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Tenant Roswell Spencer
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Birth: Jul. 24, 1832
Lorain County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1862
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Tenant was married to Jane E. Jordan may 17, 1857 Washtenaw co. Mi. children, Lillian Spencer, Herbert Spencer,enlisted 1861,Company D 4th Michigan Infantry at Adrian. he and brother Fet fought with the Army of the Potomac during the Peninsular campaign. brother Griffith was in the 2nd Iowa Cavalry. Tenant died of dysentery in the spring of 1862,in West Philadelphia Military Hospital, was buried at Mount Moriah.we have a couple of letters Tenant sent home to his wife during the war. Tenant had been a schoolteacher. after the war Griffith married Tenant's widow and adopted his 2 children. Herbert lived with aunt Amanda Martin,#8394829 in Ypsilanti, Mi. after 1870,there are no more records of Herbert. Lillian married Charles Stearns. parents, Roswell Spencer b 1808 NY,#58074153, Samantha Morgan b1809 Conn. her father Jesse Morgan 1761-1848, #12537242, mother Sarah Tennant 1766-1832, #58854317. these Spencers are decended from Gerard Spencer, one of 3 bros who came over from Wales to Connecticut in the 1600s. there is also a gov site under Tenant R. Spencer #2547994 the Veterans have Tenant as one of the soldiers who had been disentered and moved to Philadelphia National. He is in Mount Moriah. Copies for our own personal info only. 
 
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 Parents:
  Roswell E Spencer (1808 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane E Jordan Spencer (1837 - 1866)
 
 Children:
  Lillian Mable Spencer Stearns (1860 - 1886)*
 
 Sibling:
  Tenant Roswell Spencer (1832 - 1862)
  Griffith Spencer (1835 - 1878)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: you are welcome to copy any of my posted memorial photos for personal genealogy purposes only, nancy ashley
 
Burial:
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: 200
 
Created by: nancy ashley
Record added: Dec 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45361778
Tenant Roswell Spencer
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Tenant Roswell Spencer
Added by: nancy ashley
 
Tenant Roswell Spencer
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Peaceful Rest GG Uncle
- J.P
 Added: Jul. 1, 2012
Thank you for your dedicated service as a soldier in the Fourth Michigan Infantry.May you rest in honor.
- 4th Michigan Infantry
 Added: Mar. 9, 2012
his brother, Griffith Spencer, is #45263049
- nancy ashley
 Added: Aug. 3, 2011
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