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Maria Ruth "Aunt May" Spensley
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Birth: Aug. 23, 1881
Mineral Point (Iowa County)
Iowa County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 1958
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA

Telegraph Herald, Dubuque, Iowa, July 13, 1958, pg 28
Maria R. Spensley, 990 W. Third St., last remaining member of her family, a prominent pioneering one, died at 1:30pm Saturday at Finley Hospital. Friends may call from 2 to 9pm Sunday and from 11am to 2:30pm Monday at the William L. Gallogly home, 1175 Langworthy Ave. The Egelhof Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Services will be at 2:30pm Monday with the Rev. George W. Dunn officiating. Burial will be in Center Grove Cemetery. The daughter of John and Mary Waller Spensley, she was born at Mineral Point, Wis., and educated at Dubuque schools and at Kemper Hall, Kenosha, Wis. She was a member of St. Luke's Methodist Church and its Women's Society for Christian Service, and a long time member of Finley Hospital Auxiliary. Surviving are three nieces, Mrs. William L. Gallogly, and Mrs. Frank Hardie Jr., both of Dubuque, and Mrs. John M. Weir of Stamford, Ct.; and one nephew, Harker B. Spensley Jr. of Denver, Colo.

NOTE: Her name was pronounced "Muh-Ri-uh" and she was deaf. She never married.
Family links: 
  John Spensley (1841 - 1882)
  Mary Jane Waller Spensley (1840 - 1934)
  Mary Alice Spensley (1873 - 1874)*
  Harker Brentnal Spensley (1875 - 1946)*
  Robert Waller Spensley (1877 - 1910)*
  Maria Ruth Spensley (1881 - 1958)
*Calculated relationship
Center Grove Cemetery
Dubuque County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: CJ
Originally Created by: Gary Scoggin
Record added: Jun 26, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20110775
Maria Ruth Aunt May Spensley
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Maria Ruth Aunt May Spensley
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Maria Ruth Aunt May Spensley
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