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SPENCER FAMILY GENEALOGY


The following SPENCER family genealogy represents my family descendancy. I believe this data to be accurate, however much of the information is unproved. Data sources are listed at the bottom of the page. If you spot an error or have additional Spencer family information, I would be pleased to receive an E-mail at: EEtheredge@suddenlink.net

FAMILY BY GENERATION


William Spencer family
Husband: William SPENCER
    Born: 
    Died: 1798/1799 in Patrick, VA
Wife: Mary ?
    Born: 
Children
1. Frances "Fannie" Spencer
    Born: Abt 1756
     Spouse: William Spencer 
2. Dolly Spencer
    Born: Abt 1758 in ?Bedford Co., VA
    Died: Sept 1844 in Clinton, Dewitt Co., Illinois
     Spouse: John E. French
3. William Spencer
    Born: 1761 in Prince Edward Co., VA
4.Levi Spencer
    Born: Abt 1770 
    Died: 1844 in Cass Co., GA
     Spouse: Susan
     
  
Levi Spencer family
Husband:  Levi SPENCER
    Born: Abt 1770 
    Died: 1844 in Cass Co., GA
Wife: Susan ? 
Children
1. Levi Spencer
    Born: 1800-1810 in South Carolina  
2. Doctor Hampton Spencer
    Born: 1812 in Tennessee
    Died: 1860-1866 in AR
3. Thomas Spencer
    Born: July 14, 1813 in Tennessee
    Died: November 28, 1864 in Gordon Co., GA
4. Female Spencer
    Born: 1820-1825

      
Doctor Hampton SPENCER family
Husband: Doctor Hampton SPENCER
    Born: Abt 1812 in Tennessee
    Died:
Wife: Elizabeth A. BURNETT
    Born: Abt 1816 in Tennessee
NOTE: Doctor is a given name not a title. Family had moved from McMinn Co., Tennessee and were living in Crawford Co., Arkansas at the 1850 Federal Census.
CHILDREN 1. Sarah Jane SPENCER Born: Aug 21, 1833 in Tennessee Married: 1855 Died: September 22, 1882 in Franklin Co, AK (White Oak Community) 2. Susan SPENCER Born: Abt 1837 in Tennessee 3. John SPENCER Born: January 5, 1838 Died: March 15, 1915 in Wise Co., TX 4. Judith E. SPENCER Born: Abt 1842 in Tennessee 5. Mary SPENCER Born: Abt 1844 in Tennessee 6. Thomas SPENCER Born: Abt 1846 in Arkansas 7. Jeremiah M. SPENCER Born: May 17, 1846 in Crawford Co., AR 8: William Newton SPENCER Born: 1850 in Arkansas Died: Spouse 1: Paulina CONDREY (1851-1890) Spouse 2: Emma Francis MERITT 9. Martha SPENCER Born: abt 1856
John SPENCER family
Husband: John SPENCER Born: January 5, 1838 in McMinn Co., Tennessee Died: March 15, 1915 in Wise County, Texas Cause of death: Pneumonia Buried: Bethel cemetery, Wise County, TX Wife (1): Selina Harriet WINN Born: Married: Abt 1860 Died: Abt 1863 Father: Zadok WINN, b. abt 1799 in SC Mother: Elizabeth Brecheen b. abt 1803 in SC Note: Name of first wife is unproved."Mother's name" as listed on death certificate of daughter Arminda Elizabeth is: Paulina Winn. Wife (2): Mary Frances COWLING Born: January 6, 1839 in Franklin Co., Tennessee Note: Moved to Texas about 1859 Married: 1868 in Texas (1900 Census, Married: "32" years) Died: January 16, 1929 in Decatur, Texas Cause of death: Influenza Buried: Bethel cemetery, Wise County, TX Father: William Kelly COWLING Mother: Susannah DUNCAN
Note: John enlisted June 9, 1861 at Fort Smith, AR in Company H, 1st Regiment, Arkansas Mounted Rifles, C.S.A. He served as a blacksmith and wagoner and was "paroled in accordance with the terms of a Military Convention entered into on the 26th day of April, 1865, between General Joseph E. Johnson, Commanding Confederate Army, and Major General W.T. Sherman, Commanding United States Army in North Carolina." Paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 1865. John moved from Arkansas to Texas. His wife Selina had died and he had married Mary Frances Cowling and was living in Pilot Point, Denton Co, Texas at the time of the Federal Census of 1870 and 1880. Family moved to Wise Co, Texas in 1884. John and his brother, William Newton Spencer were nurserymen and sold fruit trees and grapevine cuttings over a wide area.
CHILDREN OF SALINA WINN: 1: Arminda Elizabeth SPENCER Born: January 14,1862 in Armada, Arkansas Died: November 18, 1924 in Arkansas Spouse: (1) James Gregory ALLEN (2) David KIMES 2: John Emerson SPENCER Born: 186? in Texas Married: 1899 Died: 1942 Spouse: Molinda Campbell (d. May 1934) Children: John W.Spencer (d. 1930), m. Eula Nin, 1922 David E. Spencer (d. March 1961), m. Effa Walker, 1922 Lily May Spencer (d. 1965), m. William Curry, 1927 Lena Spencer Briggs CHILDREN OF MARY FRANCES COWLING: 1: Mary Frances Spencer Born: December 1868 in Texas Died: 1950 in Wise Co, TX Spouse: J.D. (Bob) CROZIER, (d. 1935) No Children 2: William Hampton (Bud) SPENCER Born: abt 1869 in Texas Married: 1894 in Wise Co., TX Died: June 25, 1938 Spouse: Martha Elizabeth THOMPSON, d. DEC 21, 1908 Children: H. M. (Monty) Spencer Anna Spencer, m. Burns William Hampton Spencer Charles Spencer (d. 1918) Lawrence Spencer (d. 1964), m. Kate Lassiter, 1918 3: Dora E. SPENCER Born: June 1874 in Texas Died: Abt Aug 5, 1954 in Decatur, Texas Spouse: Hugh Montgomery (Mont) FOSTER (d. 1954) No Children 4: Samuel Riley SPENCER Born: July 11, 1874 in Texas Married: Dec 21, 1900 Died: June 18, 1953 in Waco, Texas Buried: Oak Lawn Cemetery, Decatur, TX Spouse: Cora PENN, (d. 1968) McLennan Co., TX No Children 5: James Marion (Jim) SPENCER Born: September 1876 in Texas Died: 1957 in Altus, Oklahoma Spouse: Nora WALLACE (d. 1964), Altus, Oklahoma Children: Maria Spencer Freda Spencer Thelma Spencer Miller 6: Albert (Abb) SPENCER Born: December 19, 1878 in Denton Co., Texas Died: December 2, 1937 in Sweetwater, Texas Spouse: Lena Josephine McCRIGHT
Albert (Abb) SPENCER family
Husband: Albert (Abb) SPENCER Born: December 19, 1877 in Denton, Texas Married: 1907 in Wise Co., TX Died: December 10, 1937 in Sweetwater, Nolan Co., Texas Cause of death: Uremic poisoning, Acute heart failure
Note: On Dec. 2nd, a car unable to stop due to icy street, struck Abb while he was walking across W. 3rd St. at intersection with Oak St. in Sweetwater, TX. He sustained internal injuries and a fracture of right femur.
Buried: Bethel Cemetery, Decatur, Wise Co., Texas (No headstone - in John Spencer family plot) Father: John SPENCER Mother: Mary Frances COWLING Wife: Lena Josephine McCRIGHT Born: January 4, 1887 in Decatur, Wise Co., Texas Died: December 3, 1953 in San Angelo, Texas Cause of death: Colon cancer Buried: Sweetwater Cemetery, Nolan Co., Texas Father: William Jasper (Billy) McCRIGHT Mother: Eliza ESKRIDGE CHILDREN 1: Albert Lynn Spencer Born: September 23, 1907 in Decatur, Wise Co., TX Married: 1927 Died: April 26, 1969 in Abilene, Taylor Co, TX Cause of death: Heart Spouse: Kathleen McCord, (d. 1972) Children: (1) Billy Mack Spencer (2) Shirlene Spencer Hunt (d. 2002) 2: Flora Lorian Spencer Born: in Decatur, Wise Co., TX Married: April 15, 1934 in Sweetwater, TX Spouse: Troy Ernest Etheredge (1902-1998) Children: (1) Ernestine Etheredge Covington (2) Edwin C. Etheredge (3) Alvin J. Etheredge 3: Eliza Frances Spencer Born: 1911 in Decatur, Wise Co., TX Married: 1932 Died: June 1, 1959 in Cameron Co., TX Cause of death: Cancer Spouse: Fred T. Toler (d. March 11, 1956) Children: (1) Fred Toler 4: James Leslie (J.L.) Spencer Born: March 13, 1913 in Decatur, Wise Co, TX Married: March 17, 1942 in Rotan, Fisher Co, TX Died: January 15, 1970 in San Angelo, TX Cause of death: Heart Spouse: Mary Lathanas Children: (1) Beverly Elaine Spencer Renken (2) George Spencer 5: Samuel Rile Spencer Born: February 10, 1915 in Decatur, Wise Co., TX Married: Died: January 1982 in Abilene, Texas Cause of death: Cancer Spouse: Mary Ann Elliot (1921-1989) Children: (1) Keath Rile Spencer 6: Gladys Josephine Spencer Born: 1918 in Decatur, Wise Co., TX Married: Died: in Baytown, TX Cause of death: Heart Spouse: Vernon V. Wright Children: (1) Melanie Wright Bradford (2) Beverly Wright Saunders 7: Lena Mae Spencer Born: in Decatur, Wise Co., TX Married: Spouse: James T. (Jimmy) Collins Children: (1) James Collins (2) Terry Collins (3) Donna Collins
Flora Lorine (Spencer) Etheredge family
Husband: Troy Ernest Etheredge Born: May 26, 1902 in Scurry Co., TX Married: April 15, 1934 in Sweetwater, TX Died: December 29, 1998 in Tyler, Smith County, TX Buried: Hobbs Community cemetery, Fisher County, TX Father: Willie Samuel Etheredge Mother: Ruth Bryan Wife: Flora Lorian Spencer Born: in Decatur, Wise Co., TX Father: Albert Abb Spencer Mother: Lena Josephine McCright CHILDREN 1: Ernestine Etheredge Born: in Sweetwater, Texas Married: June 30, 1957 in Port Arthur, TX Spouse: Jay Covington Children: (1) Christine Covington Hunt (2) Arnold Jay Covington 2: Edwin Clarence Etheredge Born: in Sweetwater, Texas Married: December 13, 1977 in Las Vegas, NV Spouse: (Divorced) Cathy Rae Wait Children: (1) Troy Edwin Etheredge (2) Sarah Catherine Etheredge 3: Alvin James Etheredge Born: in Sweetwater, Texas Married: July 21, 1967 in Rusk, TX Spouse: Shelta Rae Norton Children: (1) Tina Rae Etheredge Murrell (2) Alan Wilson Etheredge

Sources 01. Flora (Spencer) Etheredge, Tyler, TX Oral communication 02. Bill Spencer, Graham, TX Written Communication, photographs 03. S. Rile Spencer, (deceased) Oct 1974 - "Affidavit Of Heirship - Wise County, Texas" 04. Frank Farless, Washburn, MO Oral communication, photographs 05. Federal Census 08. Library - Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints 09. Robert Saunders -electronic:http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=rdsjr&id=I957 10. Darrell R. Spencer - electronic: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/s/p/e/Darrell-R-Spencer/GENE2-0001.html
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