John Martin Michael Sprecher

14 August 1902–29 September 1987 (Age 85)
Maryland, United States

The Life of John Martin Michael

When John Martin Michael Sprecher was born on 14 August 1902, in Maryland, United States, his father, Alvin Americus Sprecher, was 27 and his mother, Anna Virginia Beckley, was 27. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Lucille M Sprecker. He lived in Mayfield Township, Laclede, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Calwood, Callaway, Missouri, United States in 1920. He died on 29 September 1987, in Oswego, Labette, Kansas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Oswego Cemetery, Oswego, Labette, Kansas, United States.

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John Martin Michael Sprecher
Lucille M Sprecker
Dr. Robert Eugene Sprecher
Richard A Sprecker
Ruth L Sprecker

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    Dr. Robert Eugene Sprecher


    Richard A Sprecker


    Ruth L Sprecker


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 2

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of German and Middle High German sprechen ‘to speak’, an occupational name for a poet, a reciter, or a public announcer.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • John M Sprecker in household of Alma A Sprecker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Sprecher in household of Alvin A Sprecher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John M Sprecker, "United States Census, 1930"

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