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Percy Lebaron Spencer (1894 - 1970)

Percy Lebaron Spencer
Born in Howland, Maine, United States of Americamap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Newton, Massachusetts, United States of Americamap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Mar 2016
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Biography

Notables Project
Percy Spencer is Notable.

Percy was born in 1894. He was the son of Jasper Spencer and Myrtle Keene.[1]

He died in 1970[2] and is buried in Newton Cemetery Newton, Massachusetts.[3]


Occupation Scientist, Radio Engineer, Inventor

He became known as the inventor of the microwave oven.

W1GBE

Sources

  1. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KCDP-HT4 : 4 April 2020), Percey L Spencer, 09 Jul 1894; citing Howland, , Maine, United States, multiple sources, Maine; FHL microfilm.
  2. "Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZR5-64Z : 13 June 2019), Percy L Spencer, 1970.
  3. Find A Grave: Memorial #67310129 has photo
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMLT-KHG : accessed 9 June 2020), Percey L Spencer in household of John L Spencer, Enfield, Lowell & Passadunkeag towns, Penobscot, Maine, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 99, sheet 8B, family 178, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,598.
  • "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XQPN-CSP : accessed 9 June 2020), Percy L Spencer, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 364, sheet 18A, line 39, family 469, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 926; FHL microfilm 2,340,661.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K4F5-3VB : accessed 7 March 2016), Percy L Spencer, Ward 3, Newton, Newton City, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 9-414, sheet 16B, family 326, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 1614.
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VS8B-SMH : 20 May 2014), Percy Spencer, Sep 1970; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  • "Connecticut Marriage Index, 1959-2001," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VWTM-3N4 : 4 December 2014), Percy L Spencer and Lilli Ottenheimer, 18 Nov 1960; from "Connecticut, Marriage Index, 1959-2001," database, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2003); citing Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford.


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Related to folks in Group 1 of the Spencer DNA Study. Down from the Four brothers.
posted by Chet Spencer