Rufus Spangler

M, #10010, b. 11 December 1835, d. 1 July 1909
Father*Simon Spangler b. 6 Dec 1800, d. 4 Dec 1878
Mother*Hannah Jane Johnson b. 25 Mar 1802, d. 19 May 1884
ChartsPedigree - father Charles Harold Bassett
Reference1G Grf
Birth*11 December 1835 Rufus Spangler was born on 11 December 1835 at Indiana. 
Census1840*1840 He was the head of the household in the 1840 census, Clark Co., Indiana, with Evd 1079 age 5-10. 
Census18501850 He appeared on the 1850 census as the head of household, McDonough Co., Illinois. His info on the census included Evd 489 age 14. 
(InHomeOf) Census18501850 He appeared on the 1850 census in the household of Simon Spangler, pg 239 #143-143, (no town listed), McDonough Co., Illinois. His info on the census included -
Spangler, Rufus 14 b.IN. 
Census18601860 Rufus Spangler appeared on the 1860 census as the head of household, Macomb, McDonough Co., Illinois. His info on the census included Evd 490 age 22. 
(InHomeOf) Census18601860 He appeared on the 1860 census in the household of Simon Spangler, pg 511 #1050-1055, Macomb, McDonough Co., Illinois. His info on the census included -
Spangler, Rufus 22 b.IN. 
Marriage*17 January 1866 Rufus Spangler married Nancy C Ann Jeffries, daughter of Rev. Elijah Jeffries and Elizabeth Marshall, on 17 January 1866 at McDonough Co., Illinois, Have marriage certificate Evd 494 (her name Nancy Ann on this.) 
(MentionedIn) Probate18 February 1869 Rufus Spangler was mentioned in a probate of Rev. Elijah Jeffries on 18 February 1869 at Carroll Co., Kentucky; Probate book 4 pg 458 for settlement dated 9 Mar 1870 by John M Jeffers [sic] for Estate of Elijah Jeffers [sic]. 
Census187010 September 1870 Rufus Spangler appeared on the 1870 census as the head of household, Carrolton, Hurricane Twnshp, Carroll Co., Missouri. His info on the census included pg 309, 295-303, Rufus 35 farmer (no land, $500 personal) b.IN, Nancy 28 b.KY, Charles 4 b.IL, Eric 1 b.MO. Guess: they went there to be with Nancy's mother right after her father died. 
Census18801880 He appeared on the 1880 census as the head of household, ED 163 pg 436a #48-44, Macomb, McDonough Co., Illinois, along with Nancy C Ann Jeffries, Charles Everette Spangler Sr, Eric Roland Spangler, Asel Daman 'Ace' Spangler and Arminda Alice Spangler. His info on the census included Spangler, Rufus 44 b.IN (parents b.KY/TN) farmer. 
Residence1892  In 1892 Rufus Spangler resided Moved to Missouri. 
Event-Misc1896  In 1896 Rufus Spangler had the following misc event: Paul Spangler sent me a copy of letter written by Rufus in 1896. 
Occupation He was Teacher per History of McDonough County Evd 487, carriage maker per 1900 census. 
Census19001900 He appeared on the 1900 census as the head of household, pg 76a #384-400, Aurora, Lawrence Co., Missouri, along with Nancy C Ann Jeffries, Arminda Alice Spangler and Martha Belle Spangler. His info on the census included Spangler, Rufus 65 b.IN Dec 1834 (parents b. PA & VA) married 35 years, carriage maker, owns home free of mtg. 
Death*1 July 1909 Rufus Spangler died on 1 July 1909 at Aurora, Lawrence Co., Missouri, at age 73.1 
Burial* He was buried at Maple Park Cemetery, Aurora, Lawrence Co., Missouri, Blk 31 lot 11 - no stone. According to King Funeral Home Records vol I & II, Rufus Spangler died Thursday, 01 July 1909 of paralysis and the funeral was at the residence on Saturday 03 July 1909. Aged 73 yrs 6 mo 20 dy. Funeral was charged to Mrs. N.C. Spangler.1 
RelationshipsGreat-grandfather of David Lee Bassett
Father of Martha Belle Spangler

Family

Nancy C Ann Jeffries b. 13 Aug 1841, d. 21 Aug 1928
Marriage*17 January 1866 He married Nancy C Ann Jeffries, daughter of Rev. Elijah Jeffries and Elizabeth Marshall, on 17 January 1866 at McDonough Co., Illinois, Have marriage certificate Evd 494 (her name Nancy Ann on this.) 
Children
Last Edited2 Nov 2019

Citations

  1. [S1901] Find A Grave http://www.findagrave.com, Memorial ID 17264250.