JEFFERSON COUNTY, NEW YORK


JOHN SPENCER PIONEER FAMILY


1. JOHN SPENCER, of Granville, NY, was born about 1781, and died in Clayton, Jefferson County, NY on 30 July 1847 at the age of 67 years. He married NANCY WARNER of Granville, daughter of Nathaniel Warner. JOHN came to Clayton, Jefferson County, in 1819 and was a farmer by occupation.

Children of JOHN SPENCER and NANCY WARNER:

+            2          i         JOHN O. SPENCER b 25 Oct 1809 and died 25 May 1892

               3          ii          SIDNEY SPENCER b about 1803/04 in NY and a farmer at Bainbridge, Berrien County, Michigan where he died at 87 years, m ADENIA or LUCENA (---), based on census records.

               4          iii          JASON SPENCER b about 1804, m PHOEBE (---)e

               5          iv         HANNAH SPENCER

               6          v         AMBROSE SPENCER b 20 Oct 1807, m MERCY ANN RUSSELL (see Pioneer Reuben Russell this site)

               7          vi         ALBERT SPENCER

               8          vii         ALONZO SPENCER

               9          viii        TRYPHOSA SPENCER m JESSE BAUDER, b 1818

               10        ix         PERSIS SPENCER

                11        x          URBANE SPENCER m PHILATY FANNIE DOBSON

               12         xi         AURILLA SPENCER

  
2.JOHN O. SPENCER was born 25 October 1809 and died 25 May 1892 at 82 years 7 months; buried in Depauville, Jefferson Co., NY.

JOHN married (1)

ELVIRA HALL, daughter ofJONATHAN and HEPSIBAH HALL . ELVIRA was born 1811 and died 1881 at Depauville. JONATHAN HALL was born in Uxbridge, Worcester Co., MA on 18 September 1770, son of NEHEMIAH HALL (7 Dec 1764 – 29 Dec 1842) and SARAH HAYWARD. JONATHAN HALL married on 29 May 1793 to HEPSIBAH ALBEE. JONATHAN HALL died 27 July 1848 at 77 years and is buried at Depauville. He was called "Captain". HEPSIBAH ALBEE HALL was born at Uxbridge MA on 17 May 1772 and died 5 April 1833 at 62 years at Depauville. She was the daughter of JAMES ALBEE and PRUDENCE WHITE ALBEE.

JOHN O. SPENCER married a second time after ELVIRA'S death

Mrs. ZILLAH LOWE. ZILLAH was the daughter of ANTHONY and POLLY LARKINS ATWOOD of Connecticut and the widow of ISAAC LOWE. ZILLAH died 6 November 1889 at 71 years 6 months at Depauville.

Children of JOHN O. SPENCER and ELVIRA HALL:

+         13         i         PHILANDER A. SPENCER b 17 Dec 1833 m SOPHIA D. GRACE

            14         ii         FLORA SPENCER

            15         iii        LUCENA H. SPENCER

            16         iv        EMILY SPENCER d 22 August 1841 at 7 months at Depauville.

            17         v        LESTINA SPENCER


13. PHILANDER A. SPENCER was born 17 Dec. 1833 at Clayton, Jefferson Co., NY, and died 7 May 1903 at Depauville. He was a Civil War veteran.

He married

SOPHIA D. GRACE, daughter of LEWIS GRACE of Madison Co., NY. SOPHIA died 11 Nov. 1924 at 89 years

Children of PHILANDER A. SPENCER and SOPHIA D. GRACE:

            18         i        CHARLES R. SPENCER

            19         ii        EUGENE G. SPENCER

15.  LUCENA H. SPENCER was born about 1845 in Clayton, Jefferson Co., NY. She died 26 Jan. 1893 at 48 years at Clayton.

She married WILLIAM J. EASTON, born 1846 in Canada and died 18 July 1897 in Depauville. WILLIAM was a private in the Civil War, serving in the Heavy Artillery. He enlisted 20 July 1864 and was discharged 29 June 1865. He survived a gunshot in his left leg. They were residents of Depauville. William J. Easton was the son of WILBER EASTON, a native of England, who emigrated to the town of Clayton, and his wife LOIS PATCHIN, daughter of IRA W. and CHARLOTTE HUBBARD PATCHIN. After LUCENA'S death, WILLIAM married (2)ROSELLA MARY HOAN, born 1870 died 31 Jan 1934 at Depauville.

Children of LUCENA H. SPENCER and WILLIAM J. EASTON:

            20         i        MABEL EASTON

            21         ii        FRANK E. EASTON (adopted)

          Sources: Our County and Its People; Grindstone Island Family History; census records, tombstone records; VIR in MA, NY, MI; Hall Family Records.




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