George Boardman Spencer, Sr

George Boardman Spencer, Sr

Birth
Middlefield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 9 Feb 1924 (aged 83)
Paris, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA
Burial Paris, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA
Memorial ID 35958788 · View Source
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His mother died when he was 6 years old as they were leaving Nauvoo, Illinois. His father, Orson Spencer was sent on a mission to England. He crossed the plains with his sisters, Ellen, Aurelia and Catherine and his brother, Howard Orson Spencer.

George married Leonora Taylor Horne on 10 Nov 1867 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Information sent by Stephen D. Robison:

Esshom, Frank. Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p. 1178:

SPENCER, GEORGE BOARDMAN (son of Orson Spencer and Catherine Curtis). Born Feb. 21, 1840, at Middlefield, Hampshire county, Mass.

Married Leonora Taylor Home Nov. 10, 1867, Salt Lake City... Family resided Salt Lake City, Utah, and Paris, Idaho.

Helped settle the Muddy. Missionary to Switzerland 1864-67; alternate high councilor Salt Lake stake; bishop 1st ward Paris, Idaho. Settled in Idaho 1874. Bear Lake county sheriff several years; probate judge two years; county treasurer two terms; road supervisor and school trustee.



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  • Created by: Sandra Smith (Barton) Gwilliam
  • Added: 16 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35958788
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Boardman Spencer, Sr (21 Feb 1840–9 Feb 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35958788, citing Paris Cemetery, Paris, Bear Lake County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Sandra Smith (Barton) Gwilliam (contributor 46485418) .