Joseph Spencer

Joseph Marion Spencer (1870 - 1956)

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Joseph Marion Spencer
Born in Sullivan, Missouri, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 25 Oct 1891 (to 31 May 1912) in Sullivan, Missouri, United Statesmap
Died in Milan, Sullivan, Missouri, United Statesmap
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Biography

Joseph Marion Spencer was born December 22, 1870 in Sullivan County, Missouri. He was the son of Aaron Spencer and Sarah Elizabeth Kelly.

In June, 1880, Joseph Marion Spencer was attending school and living with his family on their farm in Pleasant Hill Township in Sullivan County, Missouri. Enumerated in the household were:

  • Aaron Spencer (52)
  • Sarah Spencer (41)
  • Mc Clelin Spencer (18)
  • Jane Spencer (15)
  • John W. Spencer (13)
  • Joseph Spencer (10)
  • James R. Spencer (7)
  • Sarah E. Spencer (4)
  • Francis B. Spencer (1)

Joseph Marion Spencer married Elizabeth Francis Swearengen on October 25, 1891 in Sullivan County, Missouri. She was the daughter of William John Lewis Swearengen & Barbra Ellen Payne.

In June, 1900, Joseph Marion Spencer & Elizabeth Francis Swearengen were living on a farm they owned without a mortgage in Pleasant Hill Township in Sullivan County, Missouri. They could both read and write. She had given birth to 4 children, all of whom survived. Enumerated in the household were:

  • Joseph M Spencer (29)
  • Eliza F Spencer (29)
  • William L Spencer (6)
  • Myrtle M Spencer (5)
  • Edward A Spencer (2)
  • Maggie B Spencer (2 months)
  • George P Vanhorn (33) - Farm laborer

In April, 1910, Joseph Marion Spencer & Elizabeth Francis Swearengen were living on a farm they owned with a mortgage in Pleasant Hill Township in Sullivan County, Missouri. They had been married for 18 years. Enumerated in the household were:

  • Marion Spencer (39)
  • Ray E Spencer (39)
  • William L Spencer (16)
  • Myrtle M Spencer (15)
  • Edward A Spencer (12)
  • Maggie B Spencer (10)
  • Helen M Spencer (9)

Elizabeth Francis Swearengen died on May 31, 1912 in Pleasant Hill Township in Sullivan County, Missouri. She was 41 years old. She was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri.

Joseph Marion Spencer married Lena Dale on December 21, 1913 in Kirksville, Adair County, Missouri. She was the daughter of Richard Dale & Susan F. Pilcher Dale.

In January, 1920, Joseph Marion Spencer & Lena Dale were living on a farm they owned with a mortgage in Pleasant Hill Township in Sullivan County, Missouri. Enumerated in the household were:

  • Joseph M Spencer (49)
  • Lena Spencer (23)
  • Leland Spencer (4)
  • Lillian Spencer (2)
  • Vasil Spencer (0)

In April, 1930, Joseph Marion Spencer & Lena Dale were living on a farm they owned in Pleasant Hill Township in Sullivan County, Missouri. Enumerated in the household were:

  • J Marian Spencer (60)
  • Lena Spencer (40)
  • A Lelan Spencer (14)
  • Lillian F Spencer (12)
  • Basel M Spencer (11)
  • Mildred L Spencer (9)
  • Verda A Spencer (6)
  • Anna M Spencer (1)

In April, 1940, Joseph Marion Spencer & Lena Dale were living on a rented farm in Pleasant Hill Township in Sullivan County, Missouri. He had completed 8th grade, she had completed 7th grade. Enumerated in the household were:

  • Marion Spencer (68)
  • Lena Spencer (47)
  • Leland Spencer (24)
  • Basil Spencer (21)
  • Mildred Spencer (19)
  • Verda Spencer (16)
  • Anna May Spencer (11)
  • Susan Dale (79) - Mother of Lena Dale

Joseph Marion Spencer died on June 5, 1956 in Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri. He was 85 years old. He was buried with his 1st wife in Oak Grove Cemetery in Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri.

Sources

  • Birth
    • Missouri Standard Certificate of Death (see link below)
    • Find-A-Grave Memorial # 11493836 (see link below)
  • Marriage
    • Marriage to Elizabeth Francis Swearengen (See attached document)
    • Marriage to Lena Dale (See attached document)
  • Residence
    • 1880 United States Federal Census (Pleasant Hill Township, Sullivan County, MO)
    • 1900 United States Federal Census (Pleasant Hill Township, Sullivan County, MO)
    • 1910 United States Federal Census (Pleasant Hill Township, Sullivan County, MO)
    • 1920 United States Federal Census (Pleasant Hill Township, Sullivan County, MO)
    • 1930 United States Federal Census (Pleasant Hill Township, Sullivan County, MO)
    • 1940 United States Federal Census (Pleasant Hill Township, Sullivan County, MO)
  • Death & Burial


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