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Emily Requa Sperry
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Birth: 1831
Mayes County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: 1862
Kansas, USA

Emily Requa, the only surviving dau. of Rev. William Comb Requa and his first wife Susan Comstock, b. circa 1831 at Union Mission. By 1831 this mission was now situated in Cherokee Indian Territory. By June 1860 Emily had m. Ebenezer Sperry and were residing as follows:

In the 15 August 1860 enumeration of Miamiville, Osage Twsp, Lykins County, Kansas Territory, p. 85, line 3, dwelling 654 and household 616, are:

Sperry, Ebenezer, 39, M, Farmer, b. at Conn.
-----, Emely (sic), 28, F, b. at Arkansas.

Emily and Ebenezer had one known child before Emily died circa 1862. What happened to husband Ebenezer is currently unknown. The child, Lyman K. Sperry, subsequently called "L. R." Sperry, b. in October 1860 in the Kansasa Territory, was residing in both the 1870 and 1880 census with his maternal grandfather at Lone Oak Twsp, Bates County, MO. By the 1900 census Lyman was an unmarried farmer residing at Jasper Twsp, Jasper County, MO. By 1910 he was residing in Idaho, unmarried, a fruit and nursery farmer. He was still residing at St. Joe Precinct, Benewah County, Idaho in the April 1930 census, unmarried and called 70 years of age.
Family links: 
  William Comb Requa (1795 - 1886)
  Susan Comstock Requa (1791 - 1833)
  Ebenezer Sperry*
  William Nathaniel Requa (1828 - 1852)*
  Emily Requa Sperry (1831 - 1862)
  Baby Requa (1833 - 1833)*
  John Newton Requa (1841 - 1898)**
  Sarah Jane Requa (1843 - 1928)**
  David Brainerd Requa (1844 - 1911)**
  Ann Nutting Requa Wilder (1850 - 1917)**
  Elijah Comb Requa (1850 - 1933)**
  Justin Edward Requa (1853 - 1940)**
  Henry Doddridge Requa (1855 - 1926)**
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Don Blauvelt
Record added: Jun 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53969774


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