Elizabeth Spencer

F
     Elizabeth Spencer married Sir James Dashwood.

Child of Elizabeth Spencer and Sir James Dashwood

Ellen Spencer1

F, b. 13 May 1850
     Ellen Spencer was born on 13 May 1850 in Geneva, Ashtabula, Ohio.2 She was the daughter of Platt Rogers Spencer and Persis Duty.1 Ellen Spencer married Brigadier Gen. Reuben Delavan Mussey, son of Dr. Reuben Dimond Mussey and Hetty Osgood, on 14 June 1871 in Washington, District of Columbia.2 She was educated at the Geneva (Ohio) High School, Lake Erie College, Ohio, and Rockford College, Illinois. She then studied law in the office of General Mussey and practised with him until his death in 1892. In 1893 she was admitted to the bar, and was a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, the thirteenth woman to be so admitted, and of the Court of Claims. Of her many cases before the Supreme Court she has never lost one. In 1896 she founded the Washington College of Law, which, in 1899, awarded her the honorary degree of LL.M., and was for seven years its Dean, the only woman dean of a law college. For twenty-five years she was attorney for the legations of Sweden and Norway and she has been counsel for several national patriotic and labor organizations. She has been the author of bills giving married women in the District of Columbia the right to their own earnings and giving mothers the same right as fathers in the guardianship of their children. She has also been instrumental in gaining legislation for the establishment of free kindergartens, free schools for sub-normal children, juvenile courts, compulsory education, and the Federal Child Bureau. As a member of the Woman Suffrage Association she spoke before the United States Senate Committee in 1910. She is the author of articles on Marriage and Divorce, Legal Relations of Parent and Child (Good Housekeeping Magazine, November, 1910), Laws Relating to Women in the Forty-Six States of the Union (1912), Laws of Nations Relating to Women (1912), and Historic Washington (American Monthly Magazine, April, 1912). For the first six months of 1912 she was the editor of the American Monthly Magazine.
Mrs. Mussey was one of the founders of the American National Red Cross, was chairman of the women's citizens' committee for the 36th National Encampment, G. A. R., in Washington in 1902, and was formerly Vice-President of the Board of Education, Washington. In September, 1911, she was a delegate to the International Council of Women at Stockholm and she is Chairman of the Committee on the Legal Status of Women of the National Council of Women. She was at one time Vice-President-General of the Daughters of the American Revolution, State Regent of the District of Columbia, D. A. R., and President of the Legion of Loyal Women. She was President of the Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia, and a member of the National Geographic Society, an honorary member of the College Women's Club of the District of Columbia, and a member of the Dames of the Loyal Legion and of the Society of Daughters of Founders and Patriots.3

Citations

  1. [S18] Various editors, Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, Vol. 8 p.27.
  2. [S28] Various eds., Biographical Cyclopaedia of American Women, Vol. 1 p.385.
  3. [S28] Various eds., Biographical Cyclopaedia of American Women, Vol. 1 p. 385.

James Spencer1

M, b. circa 1858
     James Spencer was born circa 1858 in Maine.1 He was the son of Samuel Spencer and Olive Sewall.1 James Spencer and Oscar Fickett appear on the census of 1880 listed as laborers.1

Citations

  1. [S107] 1880 US Census, Census Place Ward 2, Bangor, Penobscot, Maine Family History Library Film 1254485 NA Film Number T9-0485.
         

John Spencer1

M, b. circa 1822
     John Spencer was born circa 1822 in Rotherhithe, Surrey.1 He married Elizabeth Dean, daughter of Joseph Dean and Elizabeth Sarah Reynolds.1

Child of John Spencer and Elizabeth Dean

Citations

  1. [S218] 1861 British Census, Kent, Deptford St Paul, District 41.

John Spencer1

M, b. circa 1849
     John Spencer was born circa 1849 in Deptford, Kent.1 He was the son of John Spencer and Elizabeth Dean.1

Citations

  1. [S218] 1861 British Census, Kent, Deptford St Paul, District 41.

Louise M. Spencer1

M, b. 1894
     Louise M. Spencer was born in 1894.1 He married Winifred Emerson, daughter of Charles Hart Emerson and Melinda Elizabeth Stearns.1

Citations

  1. [S4] Sandra MacLean Clunies, Clunies files.

Platt Rogers Spencer1

M, b. 7 November 1800, d. 16 May 1864
     Platt Rogers Spencer was born on 7 November 1800 in East Fishkill, New York, (also found as 7 September.)2 He was the son of Caleb Spencer and Jerusha Covell.1,2 A descendant of John Spencer of Rhode Island who sailed from England, March 26, 1633, and died in 1684.
He removed with his family to Jefferson, Ohio, in 1810; taught writing, and until 1832 was variously engaged as a student, teacher and bookkeeper. He was an earnest advocate of total abstinence, to which principle he had become convert in 1832; was county treasurer for twelve years; a zealous promoter of the antislavery movement; influential in organizing several business colleges in the United States, and was an instructor in business colleges throughout the country. He was the originator of the Spencerian system of penmanship, and in 1848 published Spencer and Rice's System of Business and Ladies' Penmanship, which appeared in a second edition as Spencerian or Semi-Angular Penmanship. He was married, April, 1828, to Persis, daughter of Duty Ebenezer and Sallie Warren of Ashtabula, Ohio, and of his children, Ellen (Spencer) Mussey (q.v.), became prominent in Washington in the legal profession. He is the author of several books on penmanship and the Key to Spencerian Penmanship completed in 1864.2 Platt Rogers Spencer married Persis Duty, daughter of Mark Duty and Sallie Warren, in April 1828.1 Platt Rogers Spencer died on 16 May 1864 in Geneva, Ohio, at the age of 63.2

Child of Platt Rogers Spencer and Persis Duty

Citations

  1. [S18] Various editors, Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, Vol. 8 p.27.
  2. [S18] Various editors, Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, Vol. 9 p. 353.

Robert Spencer1

M

Child of Robert Spencer

Citations

  1. [S18] Various editors, Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, Vol. 9 p. 353.

Samuel Spencer1

M
     Samuel Spencer married Olive Sewall, daughter of John Sewall and Cynthia A. Fickett, on 18 June 1857 in Bangor, Maine.1

Child of Samuel Spencer and Olive Sewall

Citations

  1. [S89] Family Search, Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907.

Sarah Spencer1

F
     Sarah Spencer married Joseph Morgan.1

Child of Sarah Spencer and Joseph Morgan

Citations

  1. [S83] NEHGR, Vol. 104 p. 311.

Susan Spinney1

F
     Susan Spinney married Levi Scott.1

Child of Susan Spinney and Levi Scott

Citations

  1. [S34] Unverified internet information, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~medeeris/Deer_Isle/…

Augusta Sprague1

F, b. 27 April 1836, d. 20 October 1925
     Augusta Sprague was born on 27 April 1836 in Lowell, Massachusetts.2 She married Ammi Ruhamah Sewall, son of Samuel Sewall and Tryphosa Fuller, on 29 August 1861.3 Augusta Sprague appears on the census of 1920 at Madison Avenue, Albany, New York.4 She died on 20 October 1925 in Albany, New York, at the age of 892 and was buried on 23 October 1925 in Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, New York.2

Children of Augusta Sprague and Ammi Ruhamah Sewall

Citations

  1. [S153] Charles Nelson Sinnett, Sinnett's Sewall genealogy, p. 46.
  2. [S232] Ancestry.com, Menands, New York, Albany Rural Cemetery Burial Cards, 1791-2011.
  3. [S208] 1900 US Census, Albany Ward 16, Albany, New York.
  4. [S206] 1920 US Census, NY ALBANY 16-WD ALBANY.
  5. [S34] Unverified internet information, http://www.sprague-database.org/genealogy/getperson.php

Dr. Lawrence Sprague

M, b. 3 May 1781
     Dr. Lawrence Sprague was born on 3 May 1781 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.1 He married Sarah Titcomb, daughter of Gen. Jonathan Titcomb and Sarah Steadiman, on 13 December 1802.

Citations

  1. [S34] Unverified internet information, http://www.sprague-database.org./genealogy/getperson.php

Lydia Sprague1

F, b. 1832
     Lydia Sprague was born in 1832.1 She married Haynes Jewett Jr., son of Haynes Jewett and Hannah Wood.1

Children of Lydia Sprague and Haynes Jewett Jr.

Citations

  1. [S4] Sandra MacLean Clunies, Clunies files.

Joseph Sprigg1

M, b. 1736, d. 1800
     Joseph Sprigg was born in 1736.1 He married Hannah Lee, daughter of Philip Lee and Elizabeth Lawson, after 1758.1 Joseph Sprigg died in 1800.1

Citations

  1. [S596] Et. al. Edward C. Papenfuse, Maryland Legislature 1635-1789, p. 725.

Lois Addison Sprigg1

F, b. 5 June 1896
     Lois Addison Sprigg was born on 5 June 1896.1 She was the daughter of William Mercer Sprigg MD and Lucy Derby Page.1

Citations

  1. [S5] William Darcy McKeough, McKeough Family Tree.

William Mercer Sprigg1

M, b. 9 May 1899
     William Mercer Sprigg was born on 9 May 1899.1 He was the son of William Mercer Sprigg MD and Lucy Derby Page.1

Citations

  1. [S5] William Darcy McKeough, McKeough Family Tree.

William Mercer Sprigg MD

M
     William Mercer Sprigg MD married Lucy Derby Page, daughter of Prof. Charles Grafton Page and Priscilla Sewall Webster, on 25 January 1894.1

Children of William Mercer Sprigg MD and Lucy Derby Page

Citations

  1. [S5] William Darcy McKeough, McKeough Family Tree.

Rev. Alpheus Spring1

M, b. 10 May 1739, d. 14 June 1791
     Rev. Alpheus Spring was born on 10 May 1739.1 He was the son of Henry Spring and Reziah Converse.1 Rev. Alpheus Spring married Sarah Frost, daughter of Judge Simon Frost and Mercy Sewall, on 19 May 1769.1 Rev. Alpheus Spring died on 14 June 1791 in Kittery, Maine, at the age of 52.1

Children of Rev. Alpheus Spring and Sarah Frost

Citations

  1. [S153] Charles Nelson Sinnett, Sinnett's Sewall genealogy, p.14 Handwritten note.

Elizabeth Spring1

F
     Elizabeth Spring married John Mason.1

Child of Elizabeth Spring and John Mason

Citations

  1. [S321] Edna Warren Mason, Descendants of Capt. Hugh Mason, p. 72.

Henry Spring1

M
     Henry Spring married Reziah Converse.

Child of Henry Spring and Reziah Converse

Citations

  1. [S153] Charles Nelson Sinnett, Sinnett's Sewall genealogy, p.14 Handwritten note.

James Wheelock Spring1

M, b. 8 February 1911, d. 19 October 2003
     James Wheelock Spring was born on 8 February 1911.2 He married Mary Webster Butler, daughter of Senator William Morris Butler and Mary L. Webster.1 James Wheelock Spring died on 19 October 2003 in Massachusetts at the age of 92.2

Citations

  1. [S160] New York Times, 9 Feb 1969.
  2. [S210] Social Security Death Index.

Lydia Spring1

F, b. 15 January 1775
     Lydia Spring was baptised on 15 January 1775.1 She was the daughter of Rev. Alpheus Spring and Sarah Frost.1 Lydia Spring married Rev. Samuel Chandler circa 1793.1

Child of Lydia Spring and Rev. Samuel Chandler

Citations

  1. [S153] Charles Nelson Sinnett, Sinnett's Sewall genealogy, p.14 Handwritten note.

Mary Spring1

F, b. June 1773
     Mary Spring was born in June 1773.1 She was the daughter of Rev. Alpheus Spring and Sarah Frost.1

Citations

  1. [S153] Charles Nelson Sinnett, Sinnett's Sewall genealogy, p.14 Handwritten note.

Mary Spring

F, b. 1698, d. 1763
     Mary Spring was born in 1698.1 She was the daughter of Sir Thomas Spring bt and Merilina Jermyn.2,3 Mary Spring was christened on 5 August 1698 at Pakenham, Suffolk.4 She married Rev. John Symonds in January 1725/26 in Hengrave Church, Suffolk.5 Mary Spring died in 1763. She was buried on 10 December 1763 in Pakenham Church, Suffolk.6

Children of Mary Spring and Rev. John Symonds

Citations

  1. [S524] Sydenham Henry Augustus Hervey, Horringer Parish Registers, p. 352.
  2. [S21] Various editors, Dictionary of National Biography, Symonds, John.
  3. [S449] Augustine Page, History of Suffolk, p. 729.
  4. [S528] Frederick Arthur Crisp, Pakenham parish registers, p. 94.
  5. [S524] Sydenham Henry Augustus Hervey, Horringer Parish Registers, p. 349.
  6. [S528] Frederick Arthur Crisp, Pakenham parish registers, p. 167.
  7. [S524] Sydenham Henry Augustus Hervey, Horringer Parish Registers, p. 42.
  8. [S450] Edmund Farrer, Portraits in Suffolk houses, p. 198.

Merilina Spring1

F, b. 5 October 1695, d. 6 November 1761
     Merilina Spring was baptised on 5 October 1695 at Pakenham, Suffolk.2 She was the daughter of Sir Thomas Spring bt and Merilina Jermyn.1 Merilina Spring married Thomas Discipline.1 Merilina Spring died on 6 November 1761 in Pakenham at the age of 66.3

Citations

  1. [S449] Augustine Page, History of Suffolk, p. 729.
  2. [S528] Frederick Arthur Crisp, Pakenham parish registers, p. 91.
  3. [S34] Unverified internet information, http://www.stedmundsbury.anglican.org/pakenham/history.html (April 2008).

Rebecca Spring1

F, b. 1771, d. 1851
     Rebecca Spring was born in 1771.1 She married Daniel Moor Jr., son of Daniel Moor and Elizabeth White, in 1797.1 Rebecca Spring died in 1851.1

Child of Rebecca Spring and Daniel Moor Jr.

Citations

  1. [S46] Various contributors, Daughters of the American Revolution, Vol. 118 p. 176.

Sarah Spring1

F, b. January 1772
     Sarah Spring was born in January 1772.1 She was the daughter of Rev. Alpheus Spring and Sarah Frost.1 Sarah Spring married Capt. Simon Jackson in 1802.1

Citations

  1. [S153] Charles Nelson Sinnett, Sinnett's Sewall genealogy, p.14 Handwritten note.

Sir Thomas Spring bt1

M, b. 1 December 1672, d. 2 April 1704
     Sir Thomas Spring bt was born on 1 December 1672 in Pakenham, Suffolk.2 He married Merilina Jermyn, daughter of Thomas Jermyn Baron Jermyn of St. Edmundsbury and Mary Merry, on 23 May 1691. Sir Thomas Spring bt died on 2 April 1704 at the age of 31.3 He was buried on 6 April 1704 in Pakenham, Suffolk.4

Children of Sir Thomas Spring bt and Merilina Jermyn

Citations

  1. [S21] Various editors, Dictionary of National Biography, Symonds, John.
  2. [S528] Frederick Arthur Crisp, Pakenham parish registers, p. 73.
  3. [S449] Augustine Page, History of Suffolk, p. 729.
  4. [S528] Frederick Arthur Crisp, Pakenham parish registers, p. 101.

Sir William Spring bt1

M, b. 16 January 1696/97, d. 22 March 1736/37
     Sir William Spring bt was baptised on 16 January 1696/97 at Pakenham, Suffolk.2 He was the son of Sir Thomas Spring bt and Merilina Jermyn.1 Sir William Spring bt died on 22 March 1736/37, at the age of 40 unmarried.1,3

Citations

  1. [S449] Augustine Page, History of Suffolk, p. 729.
  2. [S528] Frederick Arthur Crisp, Pakenham parish registers, p. 93.
  3. [S450] Edmund Farrer, Portraits in Suffolk houses, p. 197.