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James Spencer (abt. 1784 - 1880)

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James Spencer
Born about in Kiester, Greenbrier Co., WVmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 11 Dec 1808 in Greenbrier Co., Wmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Fenwick Mtn., Nicholas Co., WVmap
Profile last modified 31 Jan 2020 | Created 23 Aug 2018 | Last significant change: 31 Jan 2020
05:11: Craig Albrechtson edited the Biography for James Spencer (abt.1784-1880). [Thank Craig for this]
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James was born about 1790. He passed away after 1820. [1]

James was born about 1784. He passed away in 1880. [2]


  • "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), James Spencer and Mary Cook, 12 Dec 1833; citing Greenbrier, West Virginia, v 1A p 140, county clerks, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 595,040.
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), James Spencer, Nicholas county, part of, Nicholas, Virginia, United States; citing family 118, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 July 2017), James Spencer in household of Washington Spencer, Kentucky, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district ED 106, sheet 117A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm 1,255,410.
  1. Unsourced family tree handed down to Tanya (Stobaugh) Barkell.
  2. Unsourced family tree handed down to Clarice (Sorensen) Olsen.

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Spencer-17640 and Spencer-17467 appear to represent the same person because: Though there are some differences, they appear to be the same person.
posted by Craig Albrechtson

James is 18 degrees from Danielle Liard, 15 degrees from Jack London and 15 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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