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 William A. Speck

William A. Speck

Birth
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 12 Jun 1916 (aged 71)
Barberton, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Burial Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Plot Sec. E, next to road
Memorial ID 6283295 · View Source
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Son of Adam Speck and Mary (Stayman). In 1860 he was listed as a farmer in Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. William was a veteran of the Civil War. His service was very short. He enlisted in Newville, Cumberland County at the age of 16. Mustered into federal service at Washington, DC. on August 17, 1861 as a private with Company H, 3rd Pa. Cavalry, (60th Pa.), but was discharged by surgeon's certificate on August 27, 1861. He never re-entered the military. He married Belinda Alice Thompson on December 10, 1872 in Wayne County, Ohio. They had 7-children:
Cora Ann, b. 8-25-1874
Harry Barn, b. 5-23-1877
Ida A., b. 1879
Emma Blanche, b. 12-29-1881
Lula May, b. 11-10-1883
Ralph Ash, b. 2-11-1886
Vesta Blonde, b. 10-15-1890

NOTE: The family is listed in the 1860 Cumberland County census as "Speek." This may have been the proper pronunciation.
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THANKS TO Dennis Brandt for the information on this memorial.
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  • Created by: Mr. Ed
  • Added: 22 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6283295
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William A. Speck (9 Dec 1844–12 Jun 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6283295, citing Lakewood Cemetery, Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Mr. Ed (contributor 35186547) .