Orson Spencer

Male 1802 - 1855  (53 years)


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  • Name Orson Spencer 
    Born 14 Mar 1802  Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Endowed (LDS) 11 Dec 1845  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 15 Oct 1855  Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Initiatory (LDS) 6483  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I115292  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2007 

    Father Daniel Spencer, Sr ,   b. 14 May 1764, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1843, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Chloe Wilson,   b. 24 May 1765, West Stockbridge,Bershire,Middlesex,CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 9 Jan 1788  West Stockbridge,Bershire,Middlesex,CT,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30698  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine Curtis,   b. 21 Mar 1811, Canaan Center, Columbia, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1846, Indian Creek, Keosauqua, Van Buren, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1830  Middlefield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Catherine Curtis Spencer,   b. 6 Oct 1831, Deep River, Middlesex, Connceticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1833, Deep River, Middlesex, Connceticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. Ellen Curtis Spencer,   b. 21 Nov 1832, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1896, Salt Lake City,Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Aurelia Read Spencer,   b. 4 Oct 1834, Deep River, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1922  (Age 87 years)
     4. Catherine Read Spencer,   b. 2 Oct 1836, Middlefield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Howard Orson Spencer,   b. 16 Jun 1838, Middlefield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. George Boardman Spencer,   b. 21 Feb 1840, , Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1924, Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. Lucy Curtis Spencer,   b. 9 Oct 1842, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1867  (Age 25 years)
     8. Chloe Spencer,   b. 26 Jul 1844,   d. 6 Sep 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F23453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Knight,   b. of Lancaster,Eng. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Apr 1847  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F34228  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Eliza Ann Dibble,   b. 18 Aug 1829, Chardon, Geauga, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1891, Richmond, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 9 Jan 1846  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F34230  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Margaret Ann Miller,   b. 22 Feb 1830, , Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1915, Miller Ward, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1849  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F34229  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 5 Mary Jane Davis,   b. 14 Feb 1834, Guilford, Burton, Pembroke, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1903, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1852 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F32114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 6 Mary Hill,   b. 16 Jul 1812, Johnstone, Renfrew, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1871, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 1853  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F34237  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Jan 1846 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Oct 1849 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1853 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records 3 pages

      Letter to/from Tom Sallee regarding location of Orson Spencer's home site and map

      PROPERTY:
      Wells: Block 5, Lot 4, W 3/4
      Hibbard 1, Block 3
      T7 R7, Section 34, NW/4
      Property Transactions, Hancock County, Black, Black and Plewe, pages 3866-3867
      Property Records, Nauvoo Restoration, Inc: 1 page
      Hancock County Land Records 1840+
      Hancock County Tax Records, page 93

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register page 3
      Early 70’s and High Priest Index, LDS Archives, page 133
      High Priests of Nauvoo & SLC, LDS Archives, page 129
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 40, pages 919-924
      Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, by Black and Black, Vol 6, pages 3453-3455
      Early Mormon Records, 1842 Census, Lyman DePlatt Vol. 1, page 34
      Times and Seasons, Vol 4 pages 49-59

      HISTORIES:
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, Frank Esshom, pages 183, 1178
      An Enduring Legacy, DUP 1985, Vol 3 page 297; Vol 10 pages 115-117
      Our Pioneer Heritage, DUP, 1963, Vol 6, pages 185-199
      Treasures of Pioneer History, Kate Carter, Vol 3 pages 6, 37-38, 322, 349; Vol 6, pages 35-37
      Nauvoo Journal, Vol 5 Date Fall 1993 No 2 page 44; Vol 9 Date Spring 1997 No 1 pages 33-37
      History of the Church, Joseph Smith, Vol 5 pages 120, 272; Vol 6 page 495, 576; Vol 7 pages 423-424; 489-90; 502-509
      LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jensen, Vol 1, pages 337-338
      Mormon Redress, Scroll Petition, Clark Johnson, page 568
      Heartthrobs of the West, DUP, Vol 2 pages 114 and 271

      OTHER SOURCES:
      Nauvoo Data Bank, 19 pages
      Old Mormon Nauvoo, Historic Photograph and Guide, Holzapfel and Cottle, p 51
      Newspaper article, 2 Feb 1955
      Mormon Immigration Index, 6 pages
      St. Louis Saints-Nauvoo Journal, Vol 10 Fall 1998 No 2, Sheri E Slaughter, page 99

      Internet Research:
      familysearch.org - family tree: 1 page
      RootsWeb:World Connect 4 pages
      lds.org: Church History, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 8 pages
      findagrave.com 2 page

      VARIANTS:
      Birth date: 13 May 1802; 14 April 1802, 1806
      Birth place: West Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts