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John Longstreth SpencerFamily line contributed by Vance Bailey, [email protected]

My great great great Grandfather had a daughter born in Delhi, 10 Nov 1861. Her name was Sarah Longstreth Bailey. Any information on them would be appreciated.

Generation One:

John Longstreth Spencer [Samuel (5), Samuel (4), William (3), Samuel (2), John (1)] was born 11 December 1800 in Philadelphia, Phila. Co., Pa., and died September 1868 in Jerseyville, Jersey Co. Ill. He married Elizabeth Tantum 26 May 1825. She was born 1798 in Crosswicks, Burlington Co., New Jersey, and died 01 May 1875 in Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill..

Children of John Spencer and Elizabeth Tantum are:

i. HELEN MARY SPENCER, b. 13 October 1826, Monmouth Co., NJ; d. 15 March 1861, Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill.
ii. CHARLES EUGENE SPENCER, b. 14 June 1828, Monmouth Co., NJ; d. 16 November 1862.
iii. HETTIE MALVINA SPENCER, b. 22 May 1830, Freehold, Monmouth Co., NJ. 4.
iv. WILLIAM TANTUM SPENCER, b. 15 March 1834, Crosswicks,Burlington Co., NJ; d. 31 August 1904, Ambia, Benton Co., Indiana – Buried at Jerseyville, Ill..
v. MARTHA REBECCA SPENCER, b. 29 June 1836, Crosswicks, Burlington Co., NJ.
vi. FERDINAND HAYWARD SPENCER, b. 22 May 1838, Monmouth Co., NJ; d. 19 July 1904, Yates Center, Woodson Co., Ks.
vii. SAMUEL HENRY SPENCER, b. 28 December 1840, Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill.; m. ANNA MORRISON LOVEGROVE, 04 March 1875, Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill.; b. 1844, NY; d. 29 December 1894, Yates Center, Woodson Co., Ks.
Notes for SAMUEL HENRY SPENCER: “S. Henry Spencer is a farmer and lives at Pittsburg, Crawford Co., Ks.1905 THE LONGSTRETH FAMILY RECORDS, page 477.

Generation Two

Helen Mary Spencer was born 13 October 1826 in Monmouth Co., NJ, and died 15 March 1861 in Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill.. She married Alexander A. McReynolds 21 April 1847 in Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill., son of Joseph Mc Reynolds and Margaret Anderson. He was born 28 September 1819 in Gallatin, Sumner Co., Tenn., and died 23 May 1902 in Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill.

Children of Helen Spencer and Alexander McReynolds are:

i. JOSEPH SPENCER8 MCREYNOLDS, b. 19 June 1848.
ii. MARY ELIZABETH MCREYNOLDS, b. 15 June 1849.
iii. EUGENE SPENCER MCREYNOLDS, b. 04 April 1852.
iv. SARAH TANTUM MCREYNOLDS, b. 13 July 1854.
v. JANE CLENDENIN MCREYNOLDS, b. 15 March 1857.
vi. CHARLES ANDERSON MCREYNOLDS, b. 25 October 1859.

Hettie Malvina Spencer was born 22 May 1830 in Freehold, Monmouth Co., NJ. Shemarried James C. W. Dey 12 April 1854 in Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill. He was born 30 November 1824 in Englishtown, Monmouth Co., NJ.

Notes for James C. W. Dey: In 1905 they lived at Morrisonville, Christian Co., Ill.

Children of Hettie Spencer and James Dey are:

i. ELIZABETH SPENCER8 DEY, b. 24 October 1855; m. ARNOLD.
ii. CORDELIA AMY DEY, b. 12 December 1857; m. LUSE.
iii. HENRY JOHN DEY, b. 06 February 1863; m. POST.
iv. FERDINAND EUGENE DEY, b. 18 November 1870; m. BARROW.

William Tantum Spencer was born 15 March 1834 in Crosswicks, Burlington Co., NJ, and died 31 August 1904 in Ambia, Benton Co., Indiana – Buried at Jerseyville, Ill.. He married Rebecca Pittman 1858 in Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill., daughter of Samuel Pittman and Julia Dean. She was born 21 September 1838 in Somerset Co., NJ.

Notes for William Tantum Spencer: “William T. Spencer was in the isurance business, being interested also in several financial enterprises. His disposition was such as to win him manywarm friends.” THE LONGSTRETH FAMILY RECORDS Page 476.

Children of William Spencer and Rebecca Pittman are:

i. ANNA ELNORA SPENCER, b. 21 January 1859.
ii. HARRIET LORETTA SPENCER, b. 27 January 1861.
iii. GEORGE ELLSWORTH SPENCER, b. 25 November 1864; d. 26 August 1865.
iv. MINNIE SPENCER, b. 07 July 1867; d. 18 August 1868.
v. MABLE VIOLA SPENCER, b. 12 February 1871; d. 19 July 1871.

Ferdinand Hayward Spencer was born 22 May 1838 in Monmouth Co., NJ, and died 19 July 1904 in Yates Center, Woodson Co., Ks.. He married Sarah Ross Parsell 16 February 1871 in Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill., daughter of Peter Parsell and Eliza Smalley. She was born 17 January 1850 in Somerville, Somerset Co., NJ.

Children of Ferdinand Spencer and Sarah Parsell are:

i. ELIZABETH TANTUM SPENCER, b. 28 September 1871.
ii. CHARLES HERBERT SPENCER, b. 26 December 1872, Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill.; d. 12 August 1873, Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill.
iii. WALTER HAYWARD SPENCER, b. 18 October 1874, Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill.; m. ETHEL MAY PYKE; b. 1878, Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill.
iv. LILA STEELE SPENCER, b. 05 December 1876, Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill.; m. HAYES MARION COE; b. 1872, Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill.
v. HARRY SCOTT SPENCER, b. 28 October 1878, Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill.; m. WINIFRED CAMAC; b. 1882, Jerseyville, Jersey Co., Ill.
vi. JOHN OLIVER SPENCER, b. 16 September 1881, Yates Center, Woodson Co., Ks.; m. DAISY DEAN BRUCE; b. 1885, Yates Center, Woodson Co., Ks.
vii. SOPHA ISABELLE SPENCER, b. 19 November 1884, Yates Center, WoodsonCo., Ks.

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