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Augusta Lewis Spalding
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Birth: Sep. 3, 1839
Monroe
Monroe County
Michigan, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1923
Monroe
Monroe County
Michigan, USA

Augusta Lewis was the wife of Gen. George W. Spalding. She was 84 years old at the time of her passing. She was the mother of Brid. General George R. Spalding, and a daughter Elizabeth. Augusta married George Spalding on December 6, 1871 at the age of 31.

*Augusta Lewis was one of the organizers of the Monroe Ladies Soldiers Aid Society. An executive committee of sixteen local women were appointed to the newly formed group. Augusta was the new Treasurer. The objective being to furnish hospital supplies and other items not provided by the general government to the Smith Guard Soldiers of Monroe, Mi. They met at the residence of Mrs. J.M. Oliver on July 29,1861. At this time, Augusta was unmarried. From the beginning of the newly formed group, until the close of the War of Rebellion, the young ladies showed untiring energy, perseverance, and genuine patriotism for the Union Army. (Bio by Lo Marie)


*ESTEEMED WOMAN CALLED BY DEATH

Mrs. Augusta Lewis Spalding, widow of the late General George Spalding, died at her home, corner of Third and South Macomb Streets, Sunday night at 10:40 o'clock of pneumonia. Mrs. Spalding was one of the best known women of this city and her many friends will learn of her death with sorrow. Her husband was a Civil War Veteran and served as postmaster of this city. Funeral services will be held Wed. afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at her late home, Third and Macomb streets. Friends will kindly omit flowers. Monroe Evening News, Nov. 12, 1923


Note: Picture of Military Coat was the original coat worn by Augusta Lewis Spalding's husband, Gen. George Spalding, in the Civil War. 
 
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 Parents:
  Isaac Lewis (1804 - 1889)
  Sophia Redfield Lewis (1812 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  George W. Spalding (1836 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  George R. Spalding (1877 - 1962)*
  Elizabeth Spalding Orvis (1879 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Eliza Lewis (____ - 1866)*
  James Henry Lewis (1829 - 1848)*
  John Redfield Lewis (1832 - 1833)*
  Harriet Lewis Taylor (1836 - 1912)*
  Augusta Lewis Spalding (1839 - 1923)
  Frances Lewis Marsh (1846 - 1933)*
  Emily Lewis (1858 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery
Monroe
Monroe County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Lo Marie
Record added: Jul 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92957991
Augusta <i>Lewis</i> Spalding
Added by: Lo Marie
 
Augusta <i>Lewis</i> Spalding
Added by: Lo Marie
 
Augusta <i>Lewis</i> Spalding
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GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS. MAY YOU REST IN PERFECT PEACE.
- S.P.
 Added: Oct. 11, 2014

- Don Bedwell
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014

- Lo Marie
 Added: Mar. 29, 2013
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