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Spencer, William T.

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Spencer, William T.
February 21, 2007 04:39PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 3rd ed.,
1886. Allen County.

WILLIAM T. SPENCER was born May 14, 1828, on the place where he now
lives, in the northeastern part of Allen County, Ky., where he grew to
manhood and has always resided. His father, William Spencer, was born
September 6, 1803, in Allen County, is living, and has long been an
active Baptist. He is the son of John Spencer, a native of Charlotte
County, Va., born in 1775; removed to Barren (now Allen) County, Ky., in
1797, and died in 1845. He was a soldier in the war of 1812; his father
was Moses Spencer, of Maine, born in 1750, who served seven years with
Washington in the Revolutionary war, and died in Tennessee in 1814; his
father died in 1805, at the age of one hundred and six years. William
has been twice married, and is the father of twenty-two children. His
first wife was Sallie, daughter of William and Delilah (Tinsley)
Rithery, and their offspring are Rev. John H., William T., Francis J.,
Moses, Chloe A. (Moody) and Josephine (Wood). After the death of his
first wife, he married Susan, daughter of Daniel Marr, of Allen County,
and their children are Albert G., Frazier, Lou, Elizabeth, Lee, Alice,
Clay, Nancy and Mordicah. January 1, 1859, William T. Spencer married
Eliza E., daughter of Daniel and Nancy (Smith) Marr, of Allen County
(born March 12, 1837), and to them have been born Galla (Moore) and
Nancy E. (deceased). Mr. Spencer is a farmer, having 358 acres of
productive land, in a good state of cultivation. He is a member of the
A. F. & A. M.; also a member of the Baptist Church, and in politics is a
Democrat.
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