Posts Tagged With: Virginia

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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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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Say What?

About a decade ago, I assisted a co-worker with researching her family history. This coworker and I went to lunch, where she rattled off her family surnames. Between bites, I wrote down her information. That weekend, I started searching high and low for her missing kin.

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Anna L. (Spangler) Kenney

On this day, 29 September 1932, Anna “Annie” L. (Spangler) Kenney passed away. She was my spouse’s 2nd great-grandmother.

Anna L. Spangler was born on 10 September 1863, in Botetourt County, Virginia, to parents Charles David Spangler and Elizabeth Ann (Ann Elizabeth) Bryant.

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