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Spann, Langston W.

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Spann, Langston W.
February 21, 2007 04:38PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 3rd ed.,
1886. Allen County.

LANGSTON W. SPANN was born in the western part of Allen County, November
3, 1845, where he has since resided. His father, Nathan L. Spann, was
born November 12, 1804, in Warren (now Allen) County. He was a son of
Thomas Spann (a soldier in the Revolutionary war), of North Carolina, of
English descent. Nathan L. Spann was married to Sarah Hancock, about
1831; he had children as follows: Thomas C., Frances B. (Reed), William
M., Nancy E. (Kelsie), Levi J., Willis M. (deceased), Langston W.,
Lucinda E. (Martin) and Frederic C. Langston W. was married, December
23, 1868, to Julia A., daughter of Wyatt and Mary (Crowder) Williams,
who was born February 9, 1847. To them have been born Lieu A. and Sarah
M. Mr. Spann has been a constable, and is the present deputy clerk of
Allen County. He was in debt at the time of his marriage for furniture,
but by industry, economy and perseverance he has become the owner of a
comfortable home, and a farm of twenty-five acres, besides providing
comfortably for his family. He is a member of and minister in the
Baptist Church, and in politics is a Democrat.
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