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From: Earliene Kaelin <>
Subject: William Spencer Family
Date: Sun, 27 Jun 1999 07:02:10 -0700


I would like to share information on the family below. I am interested in
know id Dolly Spencer was the daughter or sister of the first William
listed below and would love to fill in any other information on this
William Spencer and any connection with the French family they married
into. Thank you for any help.
Descendants of William Spencer

Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM1 SPENCER.

Children of WILLIAM SPENCER are:
2.i.LEVI2 SPENCER, b. February 14, 1800, TN; d. 1879, DeWitt Co.,IL b.
Texas Christian Cemetery.
3.ii.LEODICA SPENCER, b. TN.

Generation No. 2

2. LEVI2 SPENCER (WILLIAM1) was born February 14, 1800 in TN, and died
1879 in DeWitt Co.,IL b. Texas Christian Cemetery. He married MARTHA
FRENCH April 10, 1824 in Adair Co., KY, daughter of JOHN FRENCH and DOLLY
SPENCER.

Children of LEVI SPENCER and MARTHA FRENCH are:
i.DANIEL3 SPENCER, b. 1827, Adair Co., KY; d. June 10, 1864, Guntown,
Battlefield, MI; m. SARA SNODGRASS, March 11, 1859, Sangamon Co., IL.
4.ii.MILDRED EMILY SPENCER, b. 1825, Adair Co., KY; d. Abt. 1905.
5.iii.DOROTHY SPENCER, b. 1828, Adair Co., KY; d. 1914, DeWitt Co.,IL.
6.iv.LITTLEBERRY SPENCER, b. February 19, 1833, Jamestown, Russell
County, Kansas; d. January 01, 1914, DeWitt Co.,IL b. Woodlawn Cem.
7.v.JAMES DOWTHART SPENCER, b. January 27, 1839, DeWitt Co.,IL; d.
September 18, 1932, DeWitt Co.,IL.
8.vi.JOHN FRENCH SPENCER, b. May 08, 1841, DeWitt Co.,IL; d. August 12,
1914, DeWitt Co.,IL b. Texas Christian Cem..
vii.LEVI SPENCER, b. October 27, 1846.

3. LEODICA2 SPENCER (WILLIAM1) was born in TN. She married LITTLEBERRY
FRENCH February 12, 1812 in Adair Co., KY, son of JOHN FRENCH and DOLLY
SPENCER.

Children of LEODICA SPENCER and LITTLEBERRY FRENCH are:
9.i.ABIGAIL3 FRENCH, d. lived in Joplin, MO.
ii.ELIZABETH B. FRENCH, m. WILLIAM R. HADLEY, July 11, 1858, Russell
County, KY.
iii.JOHN BLUDORD FRENCH.
10.iv.DANIEL FRENCH, b. 1815, Jamestown, Kentucky; d. 1850, Fredonia,
Wilson Co., KS.
11.v.JAMES JESSIE FRENCH, b. 1816, KY; d. 1849.
12.vi.SAMUEL PORTER FRENCH, b. September 02, 1818, Russell Co., KY; d.
May 30, 1871.
13.vii.NANCY FRENCH, b. August 1821; d. August 25, 1844, DeWitt Co.,IL
b.Crum Cemetery.
14.viii.LEODECIA FRENCH, b. March 13, 1824, Adair Co., KY; d. July 17,
1910, Fredonia, Wilson Co., KS.
15.ix.ROBERT BERRY FRENCH, b. January 10, 1825, Russell Co. KY; d.
November 04, 1864, DeWitt Co.,IL.
16.x.NAOMI FRENCH, b. March 25, 1827, Russell Co. KY; d. March 16, 1904,
Decatur Co., IA.

Generation No. 3

4. MILDRED EMILY3 SPENCER (LEVI2, WILLIAM1) was born 1825 in Adair Co.,
KY, and died Abt. 1905. She married ANDREW WILLIAMS June 12, 1853 in
DeWitt Co.,IL.

Children of MILDRED SPENCER and ANDREW WILLIAMS are:
i.OSEE4 WILLIAMS, b. October 06, 1853, DeWitt Co.,IL; d. May 28, 1923,
DeWitt Co.,IL.
ii.DANIEL CLARENCE WILLIAMS, b. February 22, 1856, DeWitt Co.,IL; d.
October 26, 1938, Reynoldsville, Union Co., IL; m. (1) REBECCA JANE
REYNOLDS, September 14, 1881, DeWitt Co.,IL; m. (2) LOUELLA TIPLER, June
12, 1889, DeWitt Co.,IL.

5. DOROTHY3 SPENCER (LEVI2, WILLIAM1) was born 1828 in Adair Co., KY, and
died 1914 in DeWitt Co.,IL. She married JESSE JAMES HOPPER October 30,
1857.

Children of DOROTHY SPENCER and JESSE HOPPER are:
i.ANNA M.4 HOPPER, b. 1858, DeWitt Co.,IL.
ii.ALICE HOPPER, b. December 12, 1858, DeWitt Co.,IL; d. December 18,
1913, Hutchinson, Kansas.
iii.JAMES HOPPER, b. 1859, DeWitt Co.,IL.
iv.MARTHA HOPPER, b. 1867, DeWitt Co.,IL.

6. LITTLEBERRY3 SPENCER (LEVI2, WILLIAM1) was born February 19, 1833 in
Jamestown, Russell County, Kansas, and died January 01, 1914 in DeWitt
Co.,IL b. Woodlawn Cem. He married LECINDA BLAIR May 24, 1857 in DeWitt
Co.,IL.

Children of LITTLEBERRY SPENCER and LECINDA BLAIR are:
i.ALEXANDER4 SPENCER.
ii.WILLIAM THOMAS SPENCER, b. February 09, 1858, DeWitt Co.,IL; d. July
14, 1930, DeWitt Co.,IL b. Woodlawn Cem; m. ISABELLE BAKER, Unknown.
iii.ALBERT W. SPENCER, b. November 20, 1862, DeWitt Co.,IL; d. October
19, 1944, Parker, Lynn Co. Kansas; m. M. ANNA MCELROY, June 16, 1885.
iv.FRANK COLUMBUS SPENCER, b. June 08, 1866, DeWitt Co.,IL; d. July 21,
1941, Inglewood, California; m. MARY MELVINA PLUNKETT, October 15, 1884,
DeWitt Co.,IL.

7. JAMES DOWTHART3 SPENCER (LEVI2, WILLIAM1) was born January 27, 1839 in
DeWitt Co.,IL, and died September 18, 1932 in DeWitt Co.,IL. He married
(1) MARY MCKINNEY. He married (2) CHARLOTTE EUBANK January 04, 1866 in
DeWitt Co.,IL. He married (3) NANCY RICKS November 03, 1870 in DeWitt
Co.,IL. He married (4) MITILDA WILSON June 15, 1880 in DeWitt Co.,IL. He
married (5) SARAH LULU WINKLE August 22, 1892. He married (6) SARAH MOORE
October 16, 1898. He married (7) HELEN WARNER January 08, 1919.

Children of JAMES SPENCER and MITILDA WILSON are:
i.MARTHA4 SPENCER.
ii.WILLIAM C. SPENCER.
iii.ELNORA SPENCER.
iv.CARRIE ANNE SPENCER.

8. JOHN FRENCH3 SPENCER (LEVI2, WILLIAM1) was born May 08, 1841 in DeWitt
Co.,IL, and died August 12, 1914 in DeWitt Co.,IL b. Texas Christian Cem..
He married LEAH COLE GRIFFIN February 08, 1866 in DeWitt Co.,IL.

Children of JOHN SPENCER and LEAH GRIFFIN are:
i.NORA GRIFFEN4 SPENCER, b. 1864, DeWitt Co.,IL.
ii.PORTER C. SPENCER, b. 1867, DeWitt Co.,IL; d. August 12, 1914, DeWitt
Co.,IL b. Tunbridge Cem; m. LELLA COPPENBARGER, June 29, 1889, DeWitt
Co.,IL.
iii.BERNICE A. SPENCER, b. 1868, DeWitt Co.,IL; d. 1972, DeWitt Co.,IL
b. Texas Christian Cem..
iv.ORADELL SPENCER, b. August 18, 1870, DeWitt Co.,IL; m. CHARLES RICHARD
JOHNSON.
v.JOHN H. SPENCER, b. 1872, DeWitt Co.,IL; d. 1877, DeWitt Co.,IL.
vi.THOMAS CLARK SPENCER, b. December 14, 1875, DeWitt Co.,IL; m. MARY E.
WORKS.
vii.MARY C. SPENCER, b. 1877, DeWitt Co.,IL.
viii.GILLIE FLORENCE SPENCER, b. September 29, 1879, DeWitt Co.,IL; d.
1887, DeWitt Co.,IL b. Texas Christian Cem..
ix.ASHER I SPENCER, b. October 1881, DeWitt Co.,IL; d. 1887, DeWitt
Co.,IL b. Texas Christian Cem..
x.ALBERT J. SPENCER, b. 1884, DeWitt Co.,IL; d. 1895, DeWitt Co.,IL b.
Texas Christian Cem..
xi.CHARLES C. SPENCER, b. March 01, 1886, DeWitt Co.,IL; m. RUBY MAYALL.
xii.METTIE E. SPENCER, b. July 1889, DeWitt Co.,IL; m. MARK RILEY.
xiii.GEORGE D. SPENCER, b. September 1891, DeWitt Co.,IL; d. 1954, DeWitt
Co.,IL b. Texas Christian Cem..

9. ABIGAIL3 FRENCH (LEODICA2 SPENCER, WILLIAM1) died in lived in Joplin,
MO. She married RICHARD R. SMITH September 28, 1848 in DeWitt Co.,IL.

Children of ABIGAIL FRENCH and RICHARD SMITH are:
i.RICHARD SMITH4 SMITH.
ii.WILLIAM WILLIS SMITH.

10. DANIEL3 FRENCH (LEODICA2 SPENCER, WILLIAM1) was born 1815 in
Jamestown, Kentucky, and died 1850 in Fredonia, Wilson Co., KS. He married
ELIZABETH K. LONG January 11, 1843 in Jefferson County, Iowa.

Children of DANIEL FRENCH and ELIZABETH LONG are:
i.SARAH4 FRENCH, b. 1845; m. LEE GODFERY, Unknown.
ii.ROBERT BERRY FRENCH, b. March 15, 1848; m. KATE SHAW.
iii.AMELIA FRENCH, b. 1850; m. GEORGE H. PEARSALL.
iv.MARY FRENCH, b. 1850; m. WILLIAM HOARD.

11. JAMES JESSIE3 FRENCH (LEODICA2 SPENCER, WILLIAM1) was born 1816 in KY,
and died 1849. He married ELIZABETH BLANKENSHIP February 12, 1835 in Macon
Co., IL.

Children of JAMES FRENCH and ELIZABETH BLANKENSHIP are:
i.NANCY J.4 FRENCH, b. 1836.
ii.GEORGE H. FRENCH, b. 1838.
iii.JESSE N. FRENCH, b. 1840, DeWitt County, IL; d. November 27, 1894,
Telephone, Fannin Co. TX b. Iris Chapel Cemetery; m. (1) CAROLINE BUTLER,
March 07, 1863, Daviess County, MO.; m. (2) AMANDA CARTER, February 29,
1872, Red River County, Texas.

12. SAMUEL PORTER3 FRENCH (LEODICA2 SPENCER, WILLIAM1) was born September
02, 1818 in Russell Co., KY, and died May 30, 1871. He married JANE GLENN
January 07, 1844 in Bladenburg, Wapello Co., Iowa.

Children of SAMUEL FRENCH and JANE GLENN are:
i.WILLIAM WARREN4 FRENCH, b. 1845.
ii.LITTLEBERY FRENCH, b. 1847.
iii.SAMUEL PORTER FRENCH, b. February 12, 1849, DeWitt County, IL; d. May
10, 1910, Chanute, KS; m. (1) MARY ELLEN NORRIS, October 17, 1871, Unknown;
m. (2) MARY JOHNSON, February 12, 1882.
iv.JAMES KEITH FRENCH, b. July 09, 1851, Springfield, Sangamon Co., IL;
d. November 23, 1925, McCloth, KS; m. IDA MCCLENNAN, 1885.
v.ELIZABETH NAOMI FRENCH, b. January 24, 1855, Lacelle, Iowa; d. November
17, 1935, Earlston; m. JOHN GARY CASEBIER, November 04, 1880.
vi.JOHN ROBERT FRENCH, b. August 31, 1860; d. 1879, Ackerland, Kansas.
vii.JOSEPH RICHARD FRENCH, b. December 19, 1862; d. 1885, Garnet, Kansas.

13. NANCY3 FRENCH (LEODICA2 SPENCER, WILLIAM1) was born August 1821, and
died August 25, 1844 in DeWitt Co.,IL b.Crum Cemetery. She married WILLIAM
GEORGE SWEARINGEN December 25, 1837 in Macon Co., IL.

Children of NANCY FRENCH and WILLIAM SWEARINGEN are:
i.MATILDA JANE4 SWEARINGEN, b. 1840.
ii.LOUISA SWEARINGEN, b. 1842.
iii.MARTIN A. SWEARINGEN, b. 1842.
iv.LEODICA SWEARINGEN, b. 1843.

14. LEODECIA3 FRENCH (LEODICA2 SPENCER, WILLIAM1) was born March 13, 1824
in Adair Co., KY, and died July 17, 1910 in Fredonia, Wilson Co., KS. She
married MATHIAS TROXEL March 22, 1841 in DeWitt Co.,IL, son of HENRY TROXEL
and LETHA ANDERSON.

Children of LEODECIA FRENCH and MATHIAS TROXEL are:
i.EMILY TRACEY4 TROXEL, b. May 01, 1842, IL; d. March 25, 1932, Fredonia,
Wilson Co., KS; m. MILTON H. SHORT, March 28, 1858, Leroy, Coffey Co., KS.
ii.ALBERT TROXEL, b. March 21, 1845.
iii.LETHA TROXEL, b. December 25, 1848.
iv.SHIRILDA TROXEL, b. 1850.
v.ALVIN TROXEL, b. 1852.
vi.ALBIA TROXEL, b. October 16, 1859.
vii.ALVIN MACK TROXEL, b. 1853.
viii.ANGELINE ANNA TROXEL, b. March 03, 1861.

15. ROBERT BERRY3 FRENCH (LEODICA2 SPENCER, WILLIAM1) was born January 10,
1825 in Russell Co. KY, and died November 04, 1864 in DeWitt Co.,IL. He
married ELIZABETH JANE CARPENTER November 22, 1853 in DeWitt Co.,IL.

Children of ROBERT FRENCH and ELIZABETH CARPENTER are:
i.AMANDA JANE4 FRENCH, b. October 17, 1854.
ii.JOHN BLUFORD FRENCH, b. February 10, 1856.
iii.NAOMI FRENCH, b. April 24, 1857.
iv.LOUISA IRMA FRENCH, b. August 09, 1858.
v.MARY EMMA FRENCH, b. April 13, 1861.
vi.LETTIE FRENCH, b. April 13, 1861.
vii.WINONA FRENCH, b. November 07, 1862.

16. NAOMI3 FRENCH (LEODICA2 SPENCER, WILLIAM1) was born March 25, 1827 in
Russell Co. KY, and died March 16, 1904 in Decatur Co., IA. She married
MEDLEY SHELTON 1847 in Iowa.

Children of NAOMI FRENCH and MEDLEY SHELTON are:
i.JAMES4 SHELTON.
ii.SADIE SHELTON.
iii.BELLE SHELTON.
iv.MARY SHELTON.
v.MATILDA SHELTON.
vi.DOVEY SHELTON.
vii.ROBERT SHELTON.
viii.LEE SHELTON.
ix.ARMETTA SHELTON.

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