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Franklin Spencer (1827 - 1898)

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Franklin Spencer
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Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1855 [location unknown]
Husband of — married 3 Sep 1868 in Paris, Monroe, Missouri, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified 31 Jan 2020 | Created 21 Oct 2019 | Last significant change: 31 Jan 2020
06:53: Edward Trever edited the Biography for Franklin Spencer (1827-1898). (Adding sources.Formatting.) [Thank Edward for this]
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Biography

Franklin was born 22 Oct 1827 in West Hartford, Connecticut to Moses Roswell Spencer and Alma Flagg Spencer.

Franklin served in the armed forces twice during wartime. During the Mexican War, he enrolled at age 20 in the Illinois Volunteer Calvalry. He also enlisted in the Civil War, entering the Missouri State Militia Calvary, where he served hospital duty and was employed as a cook.[1]

Franklin was thrice married and had at least eight offspring.[2]

Franklin died 25 Jan 1898.

Research notes

Sister-in-law Emily Bush Spencer (George's first wife) recorded in her notes that Franklin also married Mary ??? in 1850 and that both Mary and her infant child died in 1851.[3]

Franklin married Mary ??? in 1850, married Elizabeth R. Boyer 15 Mar 1855, and married Letitia A. Capitola 3 Sep 1868.[4]

Sources

  1. Genealogical Sketches of The Spencers of Payson: Their Ancestors and Descendants, Vol. II compiled by Janet and Ida Longbotham 1989
  2. Genealogical Sketches of The Spencers of Payson: Their Ancestors and Descendants, Vol. II compiled by Janet and Ida Longbotham 1989
  3. Genealogical Sketches of The Spencers of Payson: Their Ancestors and Descendants, Vol. II compiled by Janet and Ida Longbotham 1989
  4. Children of Moses R. and Alma (Flagg) Spencer: Their Marriages and Children (uncited author and date.
  • LDS archive record submitted by Sarah H. Black
  • Family notes

Acknowledgments

Thank you to Edward Trever for creating WikiTree profile Spencer-19633 through manual input on 21 Oct 2019. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Ed and others.



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