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This grave has only a brass marker placed by the Association in the 1930s. 
 
 
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This SPENCER family is a mystery. Nothing is certain about the man in this unmarked grave except that the his name was JOHN SPENCER (grandpa) and he was probably buried in the late 1890s. 

He's most likely the father of Harvey Spencer who was a neighbor of Rufus Bailey. John was born in VA about 1822, he married Margaret Nickell in 1844 in Ohio. He and Harvey and another son Charles came from Page Co, IA and made the 1889 run. Harvey's daughter Mamie was the wife of state appeals court Judge Bert B. Barefoot (b.1879 - d.1949).

Most of the unmarked graves were marked with brass plates by the Cemetery Association in 1934. Mr. Spencer's brass plate has been damaged by the mowers.
 
 
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No information about this SPENCER family is currently on-line.
Genealogy:
Descendants of John S. Spencer
 
Generation No. 1

 

1. JOHN S. SPENCER 1,2,3,4 was born 1822 in VA, and died Bet. 1880 - 1900 in Prob. OK. He married MARGARET NICKELL5,6,7 04 Jan 1844 in Jackson Co, OH8. She was born 1823 in OH, and died 12 Feb 1879 in Grant, Page Co, IA.

More About JOHN S. SPENCER:
Burial: Prob. Olive Hill Cemetery, Oklahoma Co, OK
 
Notes for MARGARET NICKELL:
Probably the daughter of Thomas Nickell of Jackson, OH (1840)
More About MARGARET NICKELL:
Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Shenandoah, Grant Twp, Page Co, IA

Children of JOHN SPENCER and MARGARET NICKELL are:

i. WILLIAM H.2 SPENCER9,10,11, b. 1844, OH; d. Bef. 1880.

ii. JAMES DOUGLAS SPENCER12,13,14,15, b. 1850, OH; d. 1911, Grant, Page Co, IA.

More About JAMES DOUGLAS SPENCER:
Burial: Rose Hill Cemetery, Shenandoah, Grant Twp, Page Co, IA

iii. CHARLES W. SPENCER16,17,18,19,20,21,22, b. Jan 1859, OH; d. 17 Nov 1940, Oklahoma City, OK; m. LUCY A. ?23,24,25, 1880, IA; b. Mar 1858, OH; d. Bet. 1920 - 1930, Oklahoma City, OK.

Notes for CHARLES W. SPENCER:
OBITUARY: 11/18/1940; p. 7
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CHARLES W. SPENCER
Charles W. Spencer, 81-year-old retired building contractor and carpenter, died late Sunday after a three-month illness after a stroke of paralysis. He lived with his daughter Mrs. Viola M. Hawkins, 933 Northwest Sevenths street.
With his family, Spencer came to Oklahoma from Kansas in the run of 1889, homesteading a farm 16 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. He moved here 11 years later.
Besides contracting building erection, Spencer was proud of his carpentry finishing work, some of which can be found in various downtown buildings, the state capitol and in the building at the university at Norman.
A member of the First Methodist church, Spencer is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Hawkins, and Mrs. William F. Thomas, Dallas, Texas, and a brother, Harve B. Spencer, Chickasha. Services will be announced later by Garrison funeral home.
More About CHARLES W. SPENCER:
Burial: 19 Nov 1940, Fairlawn Cemetery, Oklahoma Co, OK26
Obituary: 18 Nov 1940, Daily Oklahoman
 
Notes for LUCY A. ?:
1900 Census - 2 children born 2 still living
1910 Census - 2 children born 2 still living

iv. HARVEY B. SPENCER27,28,29,30,31,32, b. 29 Jan 1861, Grant, Page Co, IA; d. 05 Sep 1941, Chickasaw, Grady Co, OK; m. ROSA M. PRATT33,34,35,36, 1880, IA; b. 18 Feb 1863, IA; d. 02 May 1941, Chickasaw, Grady Co, OK.

Notes for HARVEY B. SPENCER:
OBITUARY: 09/06/1941
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H. B. Spencer, 89er and County Pioneer, Dies in Chickasha
H. B. Spencer, 80-year-old Oklahoma county pioneer and father of Mrs. Bert B. Barefoot, wife of the state criminal court of appeals judge, died of a heart ailment Friday at his home in Chickasha. His death ended an illness of about six months.
Spencer, a native of Iowa, pioneered in western Kansas and came to Oklahoma in 1889, settling on a farm 15 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. In 1901 he moved to Chickasha, where he operated a grocery store until a few years ago. Since his retirement he had managed two farms near Chickasha.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Barefoot, 818 Northwest Eighteenth street, and Mrs. Ethel Craven, San Francisco Calif. and three grandchildren.
Services will be at 3; p.m. Sunday in the Methodist church of Chickasha, with burial in the cemetery at Chickasha.
More About HARVEY B. SPENCER:
Burial: 06 Sep 1941, Rosehill Cemetery, Chickasaw, Grady Co, OK
Obituary: 06 Sep 1941, Daily Oklahoman
 
Notes for ROSA M. PRATT:
1900 Census - 3 children born 3 still living
Mother and Father born IA
More About ROSA M. PRATT:
Burial: 02 May 1941, Rosehill Cemetery, Chickasaw, Grady Co, OK
 

SOURCES

 
1. Census 1850 - OH - Milton, Jackson Co; p.316; ROLL: M432_698.
2. Census 1860 - OH - Milton, Jackson Co; p.3; ROLL: M653_992.
3. Census 1870 - IA - Grant, Page Co; p.429; ROLL: M593_414.
4. Census 1880 - IA - Grant, Page Co; p.397; ROLL: T9_358; ED: 152.
5. Census 1850 - OH - Milton, Jackson Co; p.316; ROLL: M432_698.
6. Census 1860 - OH - Milton, Jackson Co; p.3; ROLL: M653_992.
7. Census 1870 - IA - Grant, Page Co; p.429; ROLL: M593_414.
8. LDS FamilySearch International Genealogical Index, "Electronic."
9. Census 1850 - OH - Milton, Jackson Co; p.316; ROLL: M432_698.
10. Census 1860 - OH - Milton, Jackson Co; p.3; ROLL: M653_992.
11. Census 1870 - IA - Grant, Page Co; p.429; ROLL: M593_414.
12. Census 1850 - OH - Milton, Jackson Co; p.316; ROLL: M432_698.
13. Census 1860 - OH - Milton, Jackson Co; p.3; ROLL: M653_992.
14. Census 1870 - IA - Grant, Page Co; p.429; ROLL: M593_414.
15. Census 1880 - IA - Morton, Page Co; p.489; ROLL: T9_358; ED: 157.
16. Census 1860 - OH - Milton, Jackson Co; p.3; ROLL: M653_992.
17. Census 1870 - IA - Grant, Page Co; p.429; ROLL: M593_414.
18. Census 1880 - IA - Grant, Page Co; p.397; ROLL: T9_358; ED: 152.
19. Census 1900 - OK - Oklahoma Twp, Oklahoma Co; p.11A; ROLL: T623_1340; ED: 169.
20. Census 1910 - OK - 2-Wd Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co; p.20A; ROLL: T624_1266; ED: 205.
21. Census 1920 - OK - Oklahoma City Ward 3, Oklahoma Co; p.10B; ROLL: T625_1474; ED: 148.
22. Census 1930 - OK - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co; p.6A; ROLL: 1920; ED: 100.
23. Census 1900 - OK - Oklahoma Twp, Oklahoma Co; p.11A; ROLL: T623_1340; ED: 169.
24. Census 1910 - OK - 2-Wd Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co; p.20A; ROLL: T624_1266; ED: 205.
25. Census 1920 - OK - Oklahoma City Ward 3, Oklahoma Co; p.10B; ROLL: T625_1474; ED: 148.
26. "Daily Oklahoman."
27. Census 1870 - IA - Grant, Page Co; p.429; ROLL: M593_414.
28. Census 1880 - IA - Grant, Page Co; p.397; ROLL: T9_358; ED: 152.
29. Census 1900 - OK - Spring Creek, Oklahoma Co; p.2B; ROLL: T623_1340; ED: 158.
30. Census 1910 - OK - 1-Wd Chickasaw, Grady Co; p.124A; ROLL: T624_1252; ED: 95.
31. Census 1920 - OK - Chickasaw Ward 4, Grady Co; p.3B; ROLL: T625_1461; ED: 171.
32. Census 1930 - OK - Chickasha, Grady Co; p.10B; ROLL: 1904; ED: 11.
33. Census 1900 - OK - Spring Creek, Oklahoma Co; p.2B; ROLL: T623_1340; ED: 158.
34. Census 1910 - OK - 1-Wd Chickasaw, Grady Co; p.124A; ROLL: T624_1252; ED: 95.
35. Census 1920 - OK - Chickasaw Ward 4, Grady Co; p.3B; ROLL: T625_1461; ED: 171.
36. Census 1930 - OK - Chickasha, Grady Co; p.10B; ROLL: 1904; ED: 11.
 
Genealogy last updated: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
 
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