Henry Jefferson Spence

Henry Jefferson “Jeff” Spence was the first child born to Martha Jane McGlothlin and John Spence.  He was born September 14, 1856 in Lawrence County, Kentucky1.  In 1884 he married Mary Anna “Annie” Ratliff2. Mary Anna Ratliff was born to Louvina Hunt and Robert Ratliff (son of Mary Jane McGlothlin) in 1869 in Virginia3.   In 1885 the couple was living with Annie’s parents4. Jeff and Annie had nine children.

Children

  1. Louvina Jane Spence was born in April 1886 in Kansas5.
  2. Jemima “Mima” Spence was born October 1, 1888 in Pittsburg, Kansas6.
  3. Myrtle Spence was born July 18917.
  4. Gertrude Spence was born June 1894 in Pittsburg, Kansas 8.
  5. Bryan Spence was born in 1897 and died in 18999.
  6. Millard Melvin Spence was born September 9, 1899 in Pittsburg, Kansas10.
  7. Archie Lee Spence was born March 15, 1902 in Pittsburg, Kansas11.
  8. Leota Spence was born in December 1904 in Kansas12.
  9. Floyd Spence was born in 1907 and died in 1917 in Pittsburg, Kansas13.
  10. Florene Spence was born about 1916 in Kansas14.

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  3. Ancestry.com, Web: Kansas, Find A Grave Index, 1854-2011 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.Original data – Find A Grave. Find A Grave. https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=100228540: Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. accessed (23 February 2012)
  4. Ancestry.com., Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data – 1855 Kansas Territory Census. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Historical Society.1856, 1857, and 1858 Kansas Territory Censuses. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Hist), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Birth date: abt 1861; Birth place: Kentucky; Residence date: 1 Mar 1885; Residence place: Baker, Crawford, Kansas. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ksstatecen&h=193611&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt> (accessed 12/22/2016)
  5.  Ancestry.com, 1900 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data – 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,), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Pittsburg Ward 4, Crawford, Kansas; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District:. Birth date: Apr 1886; Birth place: Kansas; Residence date: 1900; Residence place: Pittsburg City, Crawford, Kansas. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&h=16606915&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt> (accessed 12/22/2016)
  6. Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Provo, UT, USA, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. (accessed 12/22/2016)
  7.  Ancestry.com, 1900 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data – 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,), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Pittsburg Ward 4, Crawford, Kansas; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District:. Birth date: Jul 1891; Birth place: Kansas; Residence date: 1900; Residence place: Pittsburg City, Crawford, Kansas. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&h=16606917&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt> (accessed 12/22/2016)
  8.  Ancestry.com, 1900 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data – 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,), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Pittsburg Ward 4, Crawford, Kansas; Roll:  ; Page: ; Enumeration District:. Birth date:  Jun 1894  Birth place:  Kansas  Residence date:  1900  Residence place:  Pittsburg City, Crawford, Kansas. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1900usfedcen&h=16606918&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt> (accessed 12/22/2016)
  9.  Ancestry.com, U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FindAGraveUS&h=57965364&indiv=try.
  10. Ancestry.com, California Death Index, 1940-1997 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.Original data – State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramento, CA, USA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics.Original d), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Birth date:  9 Sep 1899  Birth place:  Kansas  Death date:  18 Jul 1952  Death place:  Los Angeles, California. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=cadeath1940&h=6963277&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt> (accessed 12/22/2016)
  11.  Ancestry.com, Kansas, Births and Christenings Index, 1885-1911 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.Original data – “Kansas Births and Christenings, 1818–1936.” Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com. (accessed 12/22/2016)
  12.  Ancestry.com., Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1915 (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data – 1855 Kansas Territory Census. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Historical Society.1856, 1857, and 1858 Kansas Territory Censuses. Microfilm reel K-1. Kansas State Hist), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Birth date: abt 1904; Birth place: Kansas; Residence date: 1 Mar 1905; Residence place: Baker, Crawford, Kansas. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ksstatecen&h=2889718&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt> (accessed 12/22/2016)
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  14.  Ancestry.com, 1920 United States Federal Census (Online publication – Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Original data – United States), Ancestry.com, http://www.Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Baker, Crawford, Kansas; Roll: T625_528; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 81; Image: 593. Name: Florine Spence; Birth: abt 1915 in Kansas; Death:. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1920usfedcen&h=106745338&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt> (accessed 12/22/2016)