Sarah Elizabeth Spurgeon

7 January 1860–13 February 1877 (Age 17)
Greenbush, Warren, Illinois, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Spurgeon was born on 7 January 1860, in Greenbush, Warren, Illinois, United States, her father, Israel Spurgeon, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Mary Marshall, was 27. She died on 13 February 1877, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 17, and was buried in Holeman Cemetery, Greenbush Township, Warren, Illinois, United States.

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Israel Spurgeon
Elizabeth Mary Marshall
Melinda F Spurgin
Tabitha Spurgeon
French Spurgeon
Lydia Spurgeon
John Newton Spurgeon
Louisa Spurgeon
Sarah Elizabeth Spurgeon
Mary S. Spurgeon
Walter Israel Spurgeon
Henry Clyde Spurgeon
Emma Spurgeon
Dora Spurgeon

Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Mary Marshall




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World Events (8)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 1

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 6

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia): unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah E Spurgin in household of Israel Spurgin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Spurgeon in household of Israel Spurgeon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Elizabeth Spurgeon (1860-1877); Find A Grave

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