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Looking for Spicer Family of Tennessee

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My Grandfathers name was Rockford Spicer and Greatgrandfather was William Spicer.My parents died when I was in my early 20's. At that time I was not thinking about my family tree,but now that I am older I have become interested.Please help if you have info.

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by noggin on 2013-09-27 09:58:58

when was Rockford Spicer born, who did he marry and what date was his death?


Is this his marriage and was he known as Willie Rockford Spicer
Tennessee, State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
Name: Ava Dennis
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 03 Sep 1916
Event Place: Overton, Tennessee, United States
Gender: Female
Spouse's Name: W R Spicer
Page: 270


Tennessee, Delayed Birth Records, 1869-1909
Name: Willie Rockford Spicer
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 11 Feb 1896
Birth Place: Overton
Father: William Forest Spicer
Mother: Ruth Frances Carter

by dewanadewana on 2013-09-29 21:35:58

This is my Grandfather and Grandmother do you have more info?

by dewanadewana on 2013-09-29 21:38:44

Oh and Thank you so much:)

by noggin on 2013-10-07 08:12:17

"United States Census, 1940"
Name: Rockford Spicer
Event Place: Rickman, Civil District 1, Overton, Tennessee, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 44
Marital Status: Married
Race (Original): White
Race: White
Birthplace: Tennessee
Birth Year (Estimated): 1896
Last Place of Residence: Rural, Overton, Tennessee
District: 67-1
Family Number: 175
Sheet Number and Letter: 10A
Line Number: 9
Affiliate Publication Number: T627
Affiliate Film Number: 3926
Digital Folder Number: 005461368
Image Number: 00024

Head Rockford Spicer 44 Tennessee
Wife Ava Spicer 40 Tennessee
Daughter Francis Spicer 22 Tennessee
Son Camel Spicer 20 Tennessee
Daughter Christine Spicer 17 Tennessee
Daughter Viola Spicer 14 Tennessee
Daughter Geneva Spicer 12 Tennessee
Daughter Maxine Spicer 8 Tennessee
Son George Spicer 5 Tennessee
Daughter Alma Spicer 1 Tennessee

by noggin on 2013-10-07 08:22:48

This looks like the family in 1930. There is no wife for William F Spicer so assume she died.

"United States Census, 1930"
Name: Willie R Spicer
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1930
Event Place: District 07, Overton, Tennessee, United States
District: 0010
Gender: Male
Age: 34
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1896
Birthplace: Tennessee
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
Sheet Number and Letter: 5A
Household ID: 83
Line Number: 47
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T626
Affiliate Film Number: 2268
GS Film number: 2342002
Digital Folder Number: 004547916
Image Number: 00213

Head William F Spicer 59 Tennessee
Son Willie R Spicer 34 Tennessee
Daughter-in-law Dora A Spicer 30 Tennessee ( Willies Wife using middle name ?)
Granddaughter Sarah F Spicer 12 Tennessee
Grandson Cornel C Spicer 10 Tennessee
Granddaughter Christine Spicer 7 Tennessee
Granddaughter Viola M Spicer 5 Tennessee
Granddaughter Geneva R Spicer 1 Tennessee

by noggin on 2013-10-07 08:26:25

"United States Census, 1910"
Name: Rockford Spicer
Event Place: Civil District 7, Overton, Tennessee, United States
District: 66
Gender: Male
Age: 14
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1896
Birthplace: Tennessee
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Sheet Number and Letter: 5A
Household ID: 87
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M1283
GS Film number: 1375528
Digital Folder Number: 004449788
Image Number: 00201

Head William F Spicer 39 Tennessee
Wife Ruth F Spicer 35 Kentucky
Son Rockford Spicer 14 Tennessee
Daughter Verdie Spicer 12 Tennessee
Daughter Eula Spicer 1 Tennessee

by noggin on 2013-10-07 08:28:43

"United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
Name: Rockford Spicer
Event Type: Draft Registration
Event Date: 1917-1918
Event Place: Overton County, Tennessee, United States
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1896
Birthplace: Overton, Tennessee, United States
Nationality: United States
Affiliate Publication Title: World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards
Affiliate Publication Number: M1509
GS Film number: 1877604
Digital Folder Number: 005152417
Image Number: 03393

by noggin on 2013-10-07 08:32:51

"United States Census, 1900"
Name: Rocford Spicer
Event Place: ED 51 Civil District 7, Overton, Tennessee, United States
Birth Date: Feb 1896
Birthplace: Tennessee
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
Race: White
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Years Married:
Marriage Year (Estimated):
Mother of how many children:
Number of Living Children:
Immigration Year:
Page: 9
Sheet Letter: B
Family Number: 162
Reference ID: 90
GS Film number: 1241591
Digital Folder Number: 004118704
Image Number: 00417

Head William F Spicer 30 Tennessee
Wife Ruth F Spicer 27 Tennessee
Son Rocford Spicer 4 Tennessee
Son Birda Spicer 1 Tennessee

by noggin on 2013-10-07 09:20:36

"Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955"
Name: William Forest Spicer
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 30 May 1935
Event Place: Overton, Tennessee
Gender: Male
Age: 64
Birth Year (Estimated): 1871
Father's Name: Joseph Spicer
Mother's Name: Mary Williams
Digital Folder Number: 004184436
Image Number: 01016
GS Film number: 1876828
Reference ID: cn 16005

by noggin on 2013-10-07 09:23:05

"United States Census, 1920"
Name: William F Spicer
Event Place: Civil District 7, Overton, Tennessee, United States
District: 63
Gender: Male
Age: 49
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Own or Rent: Own
Birth Year (Estimated): 1871
Birthplace: Tennessee
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
Sheet Number and Letter: 9A
Household ID: 161
Line Number: 35
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T625
GS Film number: 1821759
Digital Folder Number: 004390804
Image Number: 00233

Head William F Spicer 49 Tennessee
Daughter Mary E Spicer 11 Tennessee
Son Rocford Spicer 23 Tennessee
Daughter-in-law Avo Spicer 21 Tennessee
Granddaughter Sarah F Spicer 2 Tennessee

by noggin on 2013-10-07 09:37:07

1880 United States Federal Census
Name: Wm. F. Spicer
Age: 9
Birth Year: abt 1871
Birthplace: Tennessee
Home in 1880: District 7, Overton, Tennessee
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Joseph Spicer
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina

Joseph Spicer 53
Mary Spicer 38
H. E. Spicer 18
J. Y. Spicer 16
Margaret Spicer 14
Alice Spicer 11
Wm. F. Spicer 9
Jas. Spicer 6
Lewis Spicer 3

by noggin on 2013-10-07 10:09:52

Death
Mary Ann Williams Spicer
Memorial

Birth: Aug. 1, 1840
Death: Sep. 19, 1894


Family links:
Spouse:
Joseph H Spicer (1826 - 1894)

Children:
Joseph Yancy Spicer (1863 - 1944)*
William Forest Spicer (1870 - 1935)*
James Willet Spicer (1873 - 1955)*
Louis Hampton Spicer (1877 - 1941)*
Verdie Malissa Spicer Smith (1898 - 1978)*
Eula Spicer Davis (1908 - 1962)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial:
Fellowship Cemetery
Oakley
Overton County
Tennessee, USA

by noggin on 2013-10-07 10:11:50

William Forest "Bill" Spicer
Memorial

Birth: Jul. 23, 1870
Death: May 28, 1935

Livingston Enterprise May 31, 1935

Funeral services for William F Spicer, 67, farmer...of the 7th district of Overton County, who died at his home near Taylor's Crossroads on Tuesday, May 28 at 3 p.m. after an illness of two years, was conducted Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, with burial in the family cemetery.
He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church South and an active church worker.
His wife, who was Miss Ruth Carter before their marriage, died eighteen years ago. He was a son of the late Joseph and Mary Ann Williams Spicer.
He is survived by one son, Rockford Spicer; two daughters, Mrs Verdie Smith and Mrs Eula Davis; three brothers, J Yancey Spicer and James W Spicer of Overton County and L Hampton Spicer of Clay County.

Family links:
Parents:
Joseph H Spicer (1826 - 1894)
Mary Ann Williams Spicer (1840 - 1894)

Spouse:
Ruth F Spicer (1873 - 1917)

Burial:
Bill Spicer Cemetery
Taylors Crossroads
Overton County
Tennessee, USA

by noggin on 2013-10-07 10:12:38

Joseph H Spicer
Memorial

Birth: Oct. 30, 1826
Death: Nov. 21, 1894

Family links:
Spouse:
Mary Ann Williams Spicer (1840 - 1894)*

Children:
Joseph Yancy Spicer (1863 - 1944)*
William Forest Spicer (1870 - 1935)*
James Willet Spicer (1873 - 1955)*
Louis Hampton Spicer (1877 - 1941)*
Verdie Malissa Spicer Smith (1898 - 1978)*
Eula Spicer Davis (1908 - 1962)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial:
Fellowship Cemetery
Oakley
Overton County
Tennessee, USA

by noggin on 2013-10-07 10:14:07

grave stone for Joseph H Spicer and Mary Ann Williams Spicer

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=50364589&PIpi=26744745

by noggin on 2013-10-07 10:31:49

Ruth F Spicer
Memorial

Birth: Mar. 23, 1873
Death: Dec. 23, 1917


Family links:
Spouse:
William Forest Spicer (1870 - 1935)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial:
Fellowship Cemetery
Oakley
Overton County
Tennessee, USA

Link to photo of gravestone

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=50364271&PIpi=26744428

by noggin on 2013-10-07 10:38:00

"United States Census, 1870"
Name: Joseph H Spicer
Birth Year (Estimated): 1827
Gender: Male
Age (Original): 43y
Race: White
Birthplace: Tennessee
Event Place: Tennessee, United States

Joseph H Spicer 43y Tennessee
Mary An Spicer 36y Tennessee
Hannah E Spicer 16y Tennessee
Josiah Spicer 7y Tennessee
Margaret E Spicer 4y Tennessee
L*Anda A Spicer F 2y Tennessee
William F Spicer 1y 1m Tennessee

by dewanadewana on 2013-10-07 19:06:43

This has been a great help. Thank you:)

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