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Charles David Spangler

On this day, 25 April 1912, Charles David Spangler (my spouse’s 3rd great-grandfather) passed away in Lansing, Fayette County, West Virginia.

Born on 5 November 1837, in Botetourt County, Virginia, Charles David Spangler was the second known child of Jacob Spangler and Elizabeth “Eliza” L. Craft, joining older brother Clifton Hill Spangler, who was born a year and a half earlier.

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John Daniel Stark

On this day, 24 March 1912, John Daniel Stark, my 2nd great-grandfather, passed away.

Born on 15 April 1856, in Morgan County, Missouri, John Daniel Stark was the son of Charles Stark and Elizabeth Manes. John Daniel Stark was one of 18 known children, including five older half-siblings from his father’s first wife, Sally (Amos) Stark—James, Benjamin Amos Stark (born on 12 August 1826), Elizabeth, Rebecca (born 1829), and Nancy—and nine elder full siblings—Mary, born in June 1838; Sarah, born 2 January 1840; Margaret, born in 1842; Vienna, born 13 February 1844; Elizabeth Jane, born on 16 September 1847; Lewis Manes, born 7 January 1850; Samuel J., born in March 1852; William Shelton, born 13 March 1853; and Martha Elizabeth, born 22 April 1855.

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William C. Hanson

On this day, 28 February 1871, William C. Hanson (my spouse’s 4th great-grandfather) passed away. (Some have claimed that the C stands for Christopher, although I have not been able to confirm this.)

Born in 1791, in Botetourt County, Virginia, William was the son of William Hanson and Sivily Sabina Tuckwiller. He joined known elder sisters Polly Hanson (born circa 1787) and Nancy Tuckwiller Hanson (born

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Ruth Ann (Hanson) Spangler

On this day, 29 November 1919, Ruth Ann Hanson, my spouse’s 2nd great-grandmother, passed away.

Born in April 1851 in Greenbrier County, Virginia (now a part of West Virginia), Ruth Ann Hanson was the daughter of John A. Hanson and Mary Jane Shuck. She joined four older brothers Charles A. Hanson, born on 1 September 1844; James M. Hanson, born circa 1846; Franklin M. Hanson, born circa 1848; and George C. Hanson, born circa 1850. Continue reading

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Mathias Noel

On this day, 10 March 1906, Mathias Noel passed away. He was my 3rd great-grandfather.

Mathias Noel was born on 4 May 1824, in Adams County, Pennsylvania. His parents were Samuel Noel and Margaret Felix. He joined older sister Matilda Noel, who was born two years earlier.

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