Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Samantha Lenora "Nora" SPENCER

Female 1867 - 1950  (82 years)


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  • Name Samantha Lenora "Nora" SPENCER 
    Born 30 Dec 1867  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Census 1870, 1880  McElroy District, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900, 1910, 1930  Grant District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 Apr 1950  Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Buried Wilbur Cemetery, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I82039  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2017 

    Father John Leslie SPENCER,   b. CA 1838,   d. 11 May 1871, Tyler Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Mother Caroline BACKUS,   b. May 1837 
    Married 2 Feb 1859  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • 1860 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jun 19 1860:
      J. L. Spencer, 22, farmer, value of real estate (blank), value of personal estate $100; Caroline, 21, cannot read/write; S. R. P. (male), 1.

      1870 Census, Tyler Co, WV (McElroy District), enumerated on Jul 15 1870:
      John Spencer, 32, farmer, value of real estate $300, value of personal estate $150; cannot read/write; Caroline, 31, cannot read/write; Silas, 10; Richard, 9; Sarah, 6; Rebecca, 4; Leonora, 2.
      NOTE: Although John & Caroline's son William had been born about three weeks before this enumeration, he was not included in this census because enumerators were instructed on the form to enter the "name of every person whose place of abode on the first day of June, 1870, was in this family."

      1880 Census, Tyler Co, WV (McElroy District), enumerated on Jun 21 1880:
      Caroline Spencer, 38, widowed, cannot read/write; son Richard T, 19, farm laborer; dau Rebeca A, 14, cannot read/write; dau Samantha L, 12, attended school within the year, cannot write; son William W, 9, attended school. [7]
    Family ID F35063  Group Sheet

    Family William MCKINNEY,   b. CA 1872, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jun 1900  (Age ~ 28 years)  [8, 9
    Married 4 Oct 1894  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Noah Richard MCKINNEY,   b. 21 Aug 1895, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1974  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Harmon Washington MCKINNEY,   b. 6 Jul 1897, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1980, New Martinsville, Wetzel Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Family ID F35062  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Apr 1950 - Wilbur, Tyler Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wilbur Cemetery, Tyler Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    2. [S2093] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Grant District).

    3. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    4. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    5. [S2568] West Virginia Deaths Index, 1853-1973 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    6. [S1654] Harrison County Marriage Records, Clarksburg, WV.

    7. [S1604] Death record of son.

    8. [S1567] Marriage record of son.

    9. [S1570] Obituary of son.