Robert Spencer

  • Birth 1832 Hayfield, High Peak Borough, Derbyshire, England
  • Death 6 Sep 1892 Ridgewood, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Totowa, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA
  • Plot Sec AB, Lot 115, Grave 4
  • Memorial ID 93007709

Robert and his wife, Mary, and two children arrived in the United States from Liverpool, England aboard the ship Manhattan June 11, 1862. When Mary died less than 10 years later, Robert remarried another Mary (Cahill) and had two more children with her.

He was a laborer and often worked in the silk mills in Paterson where he could make use of the skills he learned working in the cotton mills in Derbyshire and Lancashire.

He was the son of Thomas and Mary (Donegan) Spencer of Derbyshire, England.

Robert & Mary are buried in an unmarked grave in the cemetery.


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  • Created by: VickiO
  • Added: 3 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 93007709
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Spencer (1832–6 Sep 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93007709, citing Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Totowa, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by VickiO (contributor 47088510) .