SPENCE, Timothy W.
(Cir 1810-)
SPAIN, Martha
(Cir 1810-)
SPENCE, Robert Timothy, Dr.
(1840-1914)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. GAINEY, Emma E.

2. CASE, Nora F.

SPENCE, Robert Timothy, Dr.

  • Born: 4 Mar 1840, North Carolina, United States 697
  • Marriage (1): GAINEY, Emma E. on 18 Oct 1871 in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States
  • Marriage (2): CASE, Nora F. about 1891 737
  • Died: 1 May 1914, Buckhorn Twp, Harnett County, North Carolina, United States 697
  • Buried: Cokesbury United Methodist Church Cemetery, Harnett County, North Carolina, United States 697
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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. Alt. Birth, Mar 1840, North Carolina, United States. 737

2. Census, 1850, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Robbin Spence is 10, living with parents. (Northern Division, Cumberland Co, NC, family 487)

3. Census, 1860, Harnett County, North Carolina, United States. R T D Spence is 20, male, farm labor, living with father. (Summerville PO, Harnett Co, NC, family 426)

4. Military Service: NC 2nd Cav Co D, 20 Jun 1861, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 8,9 Timothy H Spence [maybe this one] of Cumberland Co, farmer, age 22, enlisted on 20 Jun 1861 in Cumberland Co as Private. Enlisted in Company D, NC 2nd Cavalry Regiment on 30 Aug 1861. Mustered out (disability discharge) on 30 Jun 1863 at Winchester, VA.

5. Military Service: NC 3rd Cav Co I, 2 Dec 1862, Wake County, North Carolina, United States. 8,9 Robert R Spence [maybe this one] of Wake Co, physician, age 21, enlisted on 2 Dec 1862 in Wake Co, NC, as Private. Enlisted in Company I, NC 3rd Cavalry Regiment on 12 Feb 1862.

6. Census, 1880, Harnett County, North Carolina, United States. Robert F Spence, age 40, Doctor and Farmer. Married to E Spence, age 30, keeping house. Living with them are daughter Cora E (6, at school), daughter Ada C (4), and daughter Mary A (11 months, born July). (Harnett Co, Buckhorn Twp, Ed 96, Sheet 12, Line 10)

7. Property, 25 Nov 1884, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. "Whereas W E Gainey has purchased the right and interest of W J D Haywood and wife V A Haywood, Noel Gainey and wife Ella Gainey of Cumberland Co and R Spencer and wife of the county of Harnett in the estate of John A Gainey deceased, this indenture made this 25 Nov 1884." They all sell to W E Gainey half interest in a tract conveyed by Elias Gainey to W E Gainey and J A Gainey by deed dated 3 Sept 1883. Part paid now, part paid later. (Cumberland Co Deed book 77, p255)

8. Property, 27 Jan 1887, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. W J D Haywood of Cumberland Co is indebted to R T Spencer and wife of Harnett Co for $450, so he exchanges 75 acres, which is the western portion of the 200 acre Elias Gainey tract, and is also the portion on which the Gainey residence in situated. (Cumberland Co Deed book 82, p531)

9. Occupation: Grocer, 1900. 737

10. Census, 19 Jun 1900, Buckhorn Twp, Harnett County, North Carolina, United States. 737
1) Spence, Dr. Robert T., head of household, born Mar 1840, age 60, married for 8 years, born NC, parents born NC, grocer, owns his farm
2) Spence, Nora F., wife, born Jun 1861, age 39, married for 8 years, 2 children, 2 living, born NC, parents born NC
3) Spence, Cora A., daughter, born Feb 1874, age 26, single, born NC
4) Spence, Ralph C., son, born July 1892, age 7, born NC, attends school 3 months
5) Spence, L. May, daughter, born Apr 1894, age 6, born NC, attends school 3 months
6) Haywood, Edgar M., nephew, born Dec 1881, age 18, single, born NC, farm laborer, attends school 5 months.

11. Census, 1910, Harnett County, North Carolina, United States. Dr Robert T Spence is 69, married for 18 years (2nd marriage), salesman in department store, with wife Nora F (48, married for 18 years (1st marriage), bookkeeper in department store), son Ralph C (17, farm laborer), dau May (15), dau Clara (6), dau Cora (36), and a black servant. (Buckhorn Twp, Harnett Co, NC, family 157)

12. Appearance in Document: Death Certificate, 1 May 1914, Harnett County, North Carolina, United States. Robert T Spence, married, born March 4 1840 in Harnett Co, doctor, received M D from University of Missouri, father T W Spence, mother's maiden name Spain, died 1 May 1914 in Buckhorn Twp, Harnett Co, died of paralysis and [unreadable] disease, buried at Cokesbury Cemetery. Record found at Ancestry.com.

13. Appearance in Document: Deceased American Physicians, 1 May 1914, Chalk Level, Harnett County, North Carolina, United States. Robert T Spence, b 1840, d 1 May 1914 at Chalklevel, NC, type of practice "Allopath", licenses NC 1885, practice dates Chalklevel NC 1859, medical school Missouri Medical College, St Louis, McDowell Med. Coll. 1859, cause of death paralysis. (Directory of Deceased American Physicians, 1804-1929, found at Ancestry.com)

14. Occupation: Doctor, Farmer.


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Robert married Emma E. GAINEY, daughter of Elias* GAINEY and Elizabeth A.* UNKNOWN, on 18 Oct 1871 in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. (Emma E. GAINEY was born on 21 Nov 1850 in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States,690,691,696 died on 8 Dec 1890 in Harnett County, North Carolina, United States 696 and was buried in Cokesbury United Methodist Church Cemetery, Harnett County, North Carolina, United States 696.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

1. Marriage Notice, 18 Oct 1871, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Emma E Gainey married Robert T Spence (Marriage records of Cumberland Co).


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Robert next married Nora F. CASE about 1891.737 (Nora F. CASE was born on 27 Jan 1862 in North Carolina, United States,750 died on 13 May 1947 750 and was buried in Cokesbury United Methodist Church Cemetery, Harnett County, North Carolina, United States 750.)




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