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Alice E. (Spoon) Briley (1871 - 1931)

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Alice E. "Rutha" Briley formerly Spoon
Born in Dripping Springs, Crawford County, Arkansas, United Statesmap
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[children unknown]
Died in Dripping Springs, Crawford County, Arkansas, United Statesmap
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"Rutha" Alice E. Spoon was the daughter of Robert Spoon and Elizabeth Mary Flannigan. Evidence of her actual birth date is only found on her gravestone. She passed away on 16 May 1931 in Crawford County, Arkansas. [1]

On 19 Aug 1888, Miss Alice Spoon age 17 and James H. Briley age 24 were married by Justice of the Peace, L. J. Matlock, Jr. in Crawford County, Arkansas. [2]

Alice and her husband are buried in Dripping Springs Cemetery, Dripping Springs, Crawford County, Arkansas.[3]


  1. "Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950," database, FamilySearch [1], Alice Briley, 16 May 1931; derived from "Arkansas, Death Index, 1914-1950," database and images, Ancestry [2]; a multigenerational derivative citing Division of Vital Records, Arkansas Department of Health, Arkansas Death Index, 1914-1950 (Arkansas: Arkansas Genealogical Society).
  2. "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch [3], James H Briley and Alice Spoon, 19 Aug 1888; citing , Crawford, Arkansas, United States, county offices, Arkansas; FHL microfilm 1,028,049.
  3. "Find A Grave" [4], Alice E. (Spoon) Briley and James H. Briley.

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