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William Spencer Middleton
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1874
Hortense
Brantley County
Georgia, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1951
Pomona Park
Putnam County
Florida, USA

William Spencer Middleton, son of William Dilworth Middleton and Martha Matilda Horton, was born 22 Aug 1874, Hortense, Wayne CO, GA, died 03 Nov 1951, Putnam CO, FL, married 08 Apr 1903, San Mateo, Putnam CO, FL, Lizzie Aileen Williams, daughter of William Magnus Williams and Florence A (Florrie) McRoy, born 04 Feb 1883, Midway, Bamberg CO, SC, died 17 Oct 1967, Palatka, Putnam CO, FL. Both are buried Eden Cemetery, Crescent City, Putnam CO, FL.

He came to Shell Bluff, Putnam CO, FL, with his family in Jan 1897 and worked in the turpentine industry with his father and brothers for one year. He decided upon an independent career and moved to Pomona Park, Putnam CO, FL, where he establshed himself in business, his sole capital consisting of seven hundred and fifty dollars.
William entered the naval stores business and invested in other enterprises including a saw mill, orange groves, cattle, a mercantile establishment and real estate. He served as a Deacon of the Congregational Church of Pomona Park.

He was interested in the public affairs of his area, serving on the Pomona Park City Council, the school board, as a county commissioner, as a representative to the State Legislature from Putnam County and as a State Senator. He was a member of Satsuma Heights Lodge No. 63 F & A M. They were the parents of six children.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Dilworth Middleton (1851 - 1916)
  Martha Matilda Horton Middleton (1854 - 1903)
 
 Spouse:
  Lizzie Aileen Williams Middleton (1883 - 1967)*
 
 Children:
  William Sylvester Middleton (1904 - 1969)*
  Clyde Downing Middleton (1906 - 1985)*
  Aileen Spencer Middleton Swail (1911 - 1987)*
  Elwyn Linton Middleton (1914 - 1990)*
  Roderick Osgood Middleton (1919 - 1978)*
  David Webster Middleton (1921 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Spencer Middleton (1874 - 1951)
  Robert Clester Middleton (1876 - 1944)*
  Mary Anna Daisy Middleton Raybon (1879 - 1968)*
  Christopher Courtland Middleton (1881 - 1959)*
  George Haynes Middleton (1883 - 1972)*
  Della Blanche Middleton Raulerson (1886 - 1930)*
  Nora Myreen Middleton Adams (1889 - 1971)*
  Cora Myrtle Middleton Yoder (1889 - 1982)*
  Matilda Jewell Middleton Howard (1891 - 1983)*
  Downing Talmadge Middleton (1894 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Eden Cemetery
Crescent City
Putnam County
Florida, USA
 
Maintained by: Tony Middleton
Originally Created by: Rose SMITH BOYD
Record added: Apr 16, 2009
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William Spencer Middleton
Added by: Tony Middleton
 
William Spencer Middleton
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William Spencer Middleton
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- Rose SMITH BOYD
 Added: Apr. 16, 2009
 
 
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