Anna Spencer

1882–21 July 1953 (Age 71)
Greene, Alabama, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Spencer was born in 1882, in Greene, Alabama, United States, her father, Henry Spencer, was 60 and her mother, Julie, was 25. She had at least 7 sons and 3 daughters with Will Richardson. She lived in Clinton, Greene, Alabama, United States in 1930. She died on 21 July 1953, in Greene, Alabama, United States, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Will Richardson
1874–1940
Anna Spencer
1882–1953
Jack Richardson
1899–1966
Bessie Richardson
1903–1985
Fletcher Richardson
1905–1970
Tim Richardson
1907–
Addie Bee Richardson
1909–1985
Willie L Richardson
1911–1967
Bennie Richardson
1911–1978
Hopkins Richardson
1920–
Anna Doris Richardson
1924–
Will Jr Richardson
1925–

Spouse and Children

    Will Richardson

    Male1874–1940Male

    Female1882–1953Female

children

(10)

    Jack Richardson

    Male1899–1966Male

    Bessie Richardson

    Female1903–1985Female

    Male1905–1970Male

    Tim Richardson

    Male1907–Male

    Addie Bee Richardson

    Female1909–1985Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Spencer

    Male1822–Male

    Julie

    Female1857–Female

siblings

(7)

    Henry Spencer

    Male1869–Male

    Edith Spencer

    Female1873–Female

    Bessy Spencer

    Female1876–Female

    Lindsey Spencer

    Male1876–Male

    Benjiman Spencer

    Male1880–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 0

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 13

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone employed in the pantry of a great house or monastery, from Middle English spense ‘larder’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anna Richardson in household of Willie Richardson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Anna Richardson in household of Will Richardson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna Spencer in entry for Tim Richardson and Annie Lou Colvin, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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