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Pvt Spencer Montague Ainsworth

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Pvt Spencer Montague Ainsworth

  • Birth 13 Aug 1838 New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 16 Jan 1882 Athens, Limestone County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Athens, Limestone County, Alabama, USA
  • Memorial ID 29367403

Born August 13, 1837 in New York to Rev. Sorannus Corbin Ainsworth and Caroline M Hawkins Ainsworth.

Married Sallie Mariah Garrison on December 26, 1866 in Carroll County, Georgia.

Spencer M. Ainsworth was a graduate of Madison University, the forerunner of Colgate University in New York State; he taught in the South and served in the Confederate Army. His first child, Willie Herman was born September 1867 in Winchester, Tennessee, some 13 miles from Sewanee, site of University of the South, which though established in 1857, had its first college level work in 1868. It is not known, for certain, whether or not he taught there.
(excerpt from "Descendants of Caleb Garrison, Sr. and his wife Sarah Fleming" by JG Ross and Quillian Garrison, 1967, p.199)

Children:
William Herman Ainsworth
Lucian Montague Ainsworth
Clio Pearl Ainsworth Rundell
Elbert Ezra Ainsworth (1876-1958)
Nicholas Richardson Ainsworth
Carrie Curtiss Ainsworth



Inscription

Pvt Co. H 19 Ala Infantry CSA

Gravesite Details Birth year on military marker disagrees with the birth year on death certificate.

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  • Maintained by: Cyndi Wiseman
  • Originally Created by: Mary Jo
  • Added: 28 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29367403
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Spencer Montague Ainsworth (13 Aug 1838–16 Jan 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29367403, citing Athens City Cemetery, Athens, Limestone County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Cyndi Wiseman (contributor 47066513) .