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Lewis Rueben Spencer

Lewis Rueben Spencer

Male 1875 - 1944  (68 years)

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  • Name Lewis Rueben Spencer 
    Born 7 Mar 1875  Indianola, Sanpete County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date is from headstone; location is confirmed by Idaho Death Certificate; the death certificate states that he was born 7 Mar 1882 and that he was 68 years, 11 months and 14 days old at the time of his death (placing his birth year at about 1875). The 1882 birth year on the certificate is incorrect.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Thistle, Sanpete County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Indexed as Louis Spencer, age 4 born abt 1876 in Utah; white, male son of John Spencer, age 43 who was born in England and Jerusha Sepncer, age 36 who was born in Illinois. Also in the home is his father's plural wife, Lucy L. Spencer, age 36 and siblings and half-siblings: Richard H., 17; Rachel M., 15; Hyrum, 14; Jane, 10; George F., 10; Cyunthia A., 13; James E., 8; Lydia A., 7; Lucy A., 4; and Ursula, 9 mos.  
    Census 1900  Indianola, Sanpete County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Indexed as Lewis Spencer, age 23 born May 1877 in Utah; white, male, son, single; sheep herder; living with mother Jerusia, age 56, who is a widow and indexed as farmer; and siblings James, 24, day laborer; Edward S., 14; and Roxey Ann, 11, the two youngest siblings are attending school 
    Census 1910  Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Indexed as Louis R. Spencer, age 33 born 1877 in Utah; white, male, head of house; married; father born USA; mother born England; living iwth wife Lottie C., age 27 and children: Ada L., 7; Wendell L., 5; and Theron B., 3; this is the first marriage for both him and his wife - they have been married 8 years; his wife has given birth 3 times and all 3 children are living; he is a farmer on a home farm 
    Census 1920  Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Indexed as Louis R. Spencer, age 44 born abt 1876 in Utah; white, male, head of house; married; both parents were born in England; he owns his own home and has a mortgage; farmer; he is able to read/write; living with wife Lottie C., age 37; and children: Ada L., 17; Wendell L., 15; Theron B., 12; Marjorie M., 6; and Neta M., 2 
    Census 1940  Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Indexed as Lewis P. Spencer, respondent, age 65 born abt 1875 in Utah; male, white, married, head of house; he is a laborer in the fish hatching industry; he owns his home which is valued at $100 - his residence is not a farm; he lived in same place in 1935; he has had 4 years of school; Sheet 2B; Household No. 30; living with wife "Lattie," age 58 and children: Theron, 36 and Howard, 15 
    Died 21 Feb 1944  Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Date/location of death are from Idaho Death Certificate; Web: RootsWeb Death Index; and confirmed by headstone
      State File No. 137863; Local Reg. No. 8; Reg. Dist. No. 651:
      Died at Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho inside a home; had lived in the county for 41 years; Indexed as Lewis "Rubon" Spencer; SS# 519-07-4314; male, white married; wife: Lottie C. Gribble who was 61 yaers old at the time of his death; born 7 Mar 1882 (believed to be incorrect); 68 years, 11 months, and 14 days old at the time of death; was a farm laborer in the farming industry which work he performed for 48 years; last performed this work Nov. 1943; was born Indianola, Utah to John Henry Spencer of Lancaster, England and Jerusha Kibby Elmer of Lee County, Iowa; the informant was his wife Lottie Spencer or Marysville; burial was 2/24/44 in Ashton, Idaho; he had been under a doctor's care since 20 Feb 1944 until the day he died at 7:00 a.m. of Addison's Disease*

      *Addison?s disease (also chronic adrenal insufficiency, hypocortisolism, and hypoadrenalism) is a rare, chronic endocrine disorder in which the adrenal glands do not produce sufficient steroid hormones (glucocorticoids and often mineralocorticoids). It is characterised by a number of relatively nonspecific symptoms, such as abdominal pain and weakness, but under certain circumstances, these may progress to Addisonian crisis, a severe illness which may include very low blood pressure and coma.
    Lewis Ruben Spencer
    Lewis Ruben Spencer
    Death Certificate
    Buried 24 Feb 1944  Ashton, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Pineview Cemetery
    Lewis Ruben Spencer
    Lewis Ruben Spencer
    Headstone
    Person ID P95  Curbow Montoya Family
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2012 

    Father John Henry Spencer,   b. 29 Aug 1835, Waddington Parrish, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1891, Indianola, Sanpete County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Jerusha Kibbe Elmer,   b. 10 May 1842, San Prairie, Lee County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1922, Springville, Utah County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lottie Crowell Gribble,   b. 7 Nov 1882, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1961, Rigby, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1901  Manti, Sanpete County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Date/location is from Western States Marriage Record Index
    Lewis Reuben Spencer and Lottie C. Gribble
    Lewis Reuben Spencer and Lottie C. Gribble
    Marriage Record
    Children 
     1. Ada Lorene Spencer,   b. 1 Oct 1902, Gunnison, Sanpete County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1993, Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. Wendell Lewis Spencer,   b. 15 Aug 1904, Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1984, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Theron Blaine Spencer,   b. 10 Apr 1907, Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Rigby, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Harold Lynn Spencer,   b. 2 May 1910, Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1916, Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
     5. Marjorie May Spencer,   b. 15 Jul 1913, Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1998, Ashton, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     6. Neita Melissa Spencer,   b. 8 Mar 1917, Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1995, Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Harvard G. Spencer,   b. 18 Apr 1925, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1947, Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    Photos
    Lewis Ruben Spencer and wife Lottie Gribble and daughter Ada
    Lewis Ruben Spencer and wife Lottie Gribble and daughter Ada
    From the collection of Blaine Spencer
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2012 13:27:35 
    Family ID F277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Nov 1901 - Manti, Sanpete County, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Louis R. Spencer, age 33 born 1877 in Utah; white, male, head of house; married; father born USA; mother born England; living iwth wife Lottie C., age 27 and children: Ada L., 7; Wendell L., 5; and Theron B., 3; this is the first marriage for both him and his wife - they have been married 8 years; his wife has given birth 3 times and all 3 children are living; he is a farmer on a home farm - 1910 - Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Louis R. Spencer, age 44 born abt 1876 in Utah; white, male, head of house; married; both parents were born in England; he owns his own home and has a mortgage; farmer; he is able to read/write; living with wife Lottie C., age 37; and children: Ada L., 17; Wendell L., 15; Theron B., 12; Marjorie M., 6; and Neta M., 2 - 1920 - Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Lewis P. Spencer, respondent, age 65 born abt 1875 in Utah; male, white, married, head of house; he is a laborer in the fish hatching industry; he owns his home which is valued at $100 - his residence is not a farm; he lived in same place in 1935; he has had 4 years of school; Sheet 2B; Household No. 30; living with wife "Lattie," age 58 and children: Theron, 36 and Howard, 15 - 1940 - Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Feb 1944 - Marysville, Fremont County, Idaho Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Feb 1944 - Ashton, Fremont County, Idaho Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Lewis Ruben Spencer - from the collection of Blaine Spencer
    Lewis Ruben Spencer - from the collection of Blaine Spencer

  • Sources 
    1. [S2624675888] 1880, (1880 U.S. Census Index ), Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Thistle, Sanpete, Utah; Roll: 1338; Family History Film: 1255338; Page: 471B; Enumeration District: 068.

    2. [S2625380337] 1900 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, ), Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Indianola, Sanpete, Utah; Roll: 1686; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 0121; FHL microfilm: 1241686.

    3. [S2624649626] 1910 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. ), Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Marysville, Fremont, Idaho; Roll: T624_224; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 0124; ; FHL microfilm: 1374237.

    4. [S2624660385] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.), Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Marysville, Fremont, Idaho; Roll: T625_291; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 163; Image: 389.

    5. [S4273286779] 1940 United States Federal Census , (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.), Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Marysville, Fremont, Idaho; Roll: T627_745; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 22-17.

    6. [S4273286792] Web: RootsWeb Death Index, 1796-2010.
      Lewis Rubon Spencer; 21 Feb 1944; Fremont, Idadho

    7. [S4273286809] Web: Idaho, Find a Grave Index, 1863-2011.

    8. [S4273286765] Web: Western States Marriage Record Index, 1809-2011, Brigham Young University - Idaho.
      Spencer, Louis (25) of Indianola, Sanpete, Utah
      Gribble, Lottie (19) of Manti Sanpete, Utah
      married at Manti on 7 Nov 1901; Volume 4, Page 389 of Sanpete County, Utah Marriage Records