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James Spens 1870-1913

 

Life Chronology of James Spens son of Nathaniel Spens by Boud Family, Genealogy Merit Badge

 American Fork, Utah

1870        James born on 13 March in American Fork, Utah to Nathaniel Spens & Mary Jane Campbell.  Mary was a twin.  His father was 32 at his birth, and from Edinburg, Scotland.  His mother was 22 at his birth, and from Oakley, Scotland.  His parents were married in 1869 in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple.

1872        Brother, Thomas born February 14 in American Fork, Utah.

 Salt Lake City, Utah

1873        Sister, Mary Jane born October 6 in Salt Lake City Utah.

1875        Sister, Annie Elizabeth born September 3 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1877        Sister, Bertha Ann born October 6 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1879        Brother, Nathaniel born October 9 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1881        Sister, Martha born August 30 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1883        Sister, Jamima born in Salt Lake City, Utah.  She died at birth.

1884        Brother, John Alexander born May 17 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1886        Brother, Robert William born October 17 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

1889        Sister, Sara born February 10 in Salt Lake City, Utah

 Mount Pleasant, Utah

1891        Sister, Clara born May 4 in Mount Pleasant, Utah

1892                Married Christiane Christensen, daughter of Jacob Christensen & Ingaborg Andersen on September 1 in Mount Pleasant, Utah.  They  were both 22, and were married by an LDS Bishop.  It was a double wedding with Jamesí sister, Mary Jane Spens and Thomas Burnside.

1893                Daughter, Minnie born April 29 Mount Pleasant, Utah.  Died at Birth

1896                Daughter Mary Bee born August 8 in Mount Pleasant, Utah.

1998                Brother Robert William died at age 12 years old.

1899                Daughter, Linden Abell born March 6 in Mount Pleasant, Utah.

1900               Farm Laborer, house painter, and wallpaperer.

 

Mammoth, Utah

1901                Daughter, Bessie Ingaborg born November 24 in Mammoth, Utah.

1904        Son, James born May 3 in Mammoth, Utah.  He died July 5 of Bronchio Pneumonia.  He was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery.

1905        Daughter, Elizabeth born August 23 in Mammoth, Utah.

1908        Son, Lloyd Nathaniel born October 2 in Mammoth, Utah.  He died at birth.

1909        Son, William Harold born October 2 in Mammoth, Utah.

1912        Son, Thomas born 20 May in Mammoth, Utah.  He died June 30 of Pneumonia.  He was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery.

1913        James died September 21 in Mammoth, Utah.  He is buried in the City Cemetery in Mount Pleasant.  He was 43 years old and died of a Cerebral Apoplexy.

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