Cyrus Spencer

Cyrus Spencer (1766 - 1818)

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Cyrus Spencer
Born in Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about Jun 1799 in Stephentown, Rensselaer County, New Yorkmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Stephentown, Rensselaer County, New Yorkmap
Profile last modified 12 Feb 2020 | Created 7 Oct 2013 | Last significant change: 12 Feb 2020
13:54: Vernon Hintt Jr. added Philomena Whitman Spencer (1800-1884) as child for Cyrus Spencer (1766-1818). [Thank Vernon for this]
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Cyrus Spencer was born on April 1, 1766 at Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut. Cyrus is the son of Timothy Spencer and Lois Hill.

On April 7, 1792 a number of residents of Vermont, including Cyrus Spencer, signed a Petition for Land to settle in Lower Canada (present day Quebec) in 1792. Also on this petition were the signatures of his brother Daniel Hill Spencer, his son Daniel Jr., Simeon Spencer Sr's. sons Nehemiah Spencer, Simeon Spencer, Aaron Spencer, Jonas Spencer, James Spencer and John Spencer.


Name: Cyrus /Spencer/[1][2]


Date: 01 APR 1766
Place: Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States[3]


Date: 10 APR 1818[4]


  • Land Petitions - "Land Petitions of Lower Canada, 1764-1841," Library and Archives Canada. Item Number: 81728. Given Name(s): Ciras. Surname: SPENCER. Year: 1792-1805. Volume: 42. Page: 21445-21506. Microfilm. Reel Number: C-2509. Reference: RG 1 L3L. Referencing Pages 46 & 47.
  • Source: S1 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Name: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Originaldata: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;; Repository: #R1
  • Repository: R1 Name: Address: E-Mail Address: Phone Number:
  • Source: S98 Title: Jacobus, Donald Lines , "The Four Spencer Brothers" NOTEJacobus, Donald Lines . "The Four Spencer Brothers: Their". The American Genealogist. 27 (April 1951): pp. 79-87.

  1. Source: #S1 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Timothy Spencer
  2. Source: #S98 Page: TAG 30:242-255 (Oct 1954) continued
  3. Source: #S1 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Timothy Spencer
  4. Source: #S1 Page: Database online. Data: Text: Record for Timothy Spencer


Thank you to Michael Spencer for creating WikiTree profile Spencer-5483 through the import of Timothy Spencer2_2013-10-05.ged on Oct 5, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Michael and others.

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