Amy Spencer

Last updated 22 Aug 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Abt 1815

Died: 30 Oct 1845

Supporting evidence for:
name

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v4-1946: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. IV”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume IV, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed., comp.), Dr. Harlow Lindley (collab.), 1946, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1994” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Plainfield MM (Spencer), p. 352

Comment: Source includes first name (Amy) under heading for surname (Spencer).

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 27 (PDF page 88)

Comment: Source includes [first married] name (Amy Vanlaw).

book-roster-of-revolutionary-ancestors-v1-1976: A roster of Revolutionary ancestors of the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution, database with images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com; accessed multiple dates) > “Vol 1”; citing “A roster of Revolutionary ancestors of the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution: Commemoration of the United States of America Bicentennial, July 4, 1976; Evansville, Ind.: Unigraphic, 1976 (reproduction)” [Collection of mini-biographies, including spouses, children, and military details for revolutionary war participants, along with the latest known descendent as of 1976. These individuals were presumably used to provide proof of descent for DAR memberships.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 404 (image 410, accessed 17 Oct 2006), entry for "Maris, David"

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Amy Van Law).

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birth

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v4-1946: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. IV”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume IV, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed., comp.), Dr. Harlow Lindley (collab.), 1946, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1994” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Chesterfield MM (Maris), p. 1106

Comment: Source includes implied year (age of 29 on death date of 15 April 1845, gives range of 16 April 1815 to 15 April 1816). Statement is "Amy S., wd J. Vanlaw, 2nd w Owen Maris, d ae 29 bur Chesterfield."

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death

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v4-1946: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. IV”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume IV, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed., comp.), Dr. Harlow Lindley (collab.), 1946, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1994” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Chesterfield MM (Maris), pp. 1106, 1123

Comment: Source includes date (1845, 10, 30) on page 1106, and (d 1845,10,30) on page 1123.

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Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Jephthah Vanlaw (? – ?)

Married: 7 Mar 1839 in Plainfield MM, Belmont County, Ohio, United States

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v4-1946: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. IV”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume IV, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed., comp.), Dr. Harlow Lindley (collab.), 1946, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1994” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Plainfield MM (Spencer), p. 352

Comment: Source notes date (1832, [month] 3, [day] 7) of marriage between Amy [Spencer] and Jephthah S. Vanlaw.

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v4-1946: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. IV”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume IV, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed., comp.), Dr. Harlow Lindley (collab.), 1946, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1994” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Chesterfield MM (Maris), p. 1123

Comment: Source notes marriage of Owen and Amy (Owen [Maris] ... m in Chesterfield, Amy S. Vanlaw).

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 27 (PDF page 88)

Comment: Source identifies Amy Vanlaw as the second wife of Owen Maris; Vanlaw was the surname of Amy Spencer's first husband.

book-roster-of-revolutionary-ancestors-v1-1976: A roster of Revolutionary ancestors of the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution, database with images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com; accessed multiple dates) > “Vol 1”; citing “A roster of Revolutionary ancestors of the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution: Commemoration of the United States of America Bicentennial, July 4, 1976; Evansville, Ind.: Unigraphic, 1976 (reproduction)” [Collection of mini-biographies, including spouses, children, and military details for revolutionary war participants, along with the latest known descendent as of 1976. These individuals were presumably used to provide proof of descent for DAR memberships.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 404 (image 410, accessed 17 Oct 2006), entry for "Maris, David"

Comment: Source identifies Amy Van Law as the second wife of Owen [Maris].

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Family #2

Spouse/Partner: Owen Maris (1799 – ?)

Married: 2 Oct 1845 in Chesterhill (Chesterfield MM), Morgan County, Ohio, United States

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v4-1946: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. IV”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume IV, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed., comp.), Dr. Harlow Lindley (collab.), 1946, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1994” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Plainfield MM (Spencer), p. 352

Comment: Source notes date (1832, [month] 3, [day] 7) of marriage between Amy [Spencer] and Jephthah S. Vanlaw.

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v4-1946: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. IV”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume IV, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed., comp.), Dr. Harlow Lindley (collab.), 1946, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1994” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Chesterfield MM (Maris), p. 1123

Comment: Source notes marriage of Owen and Amy (Owen [Maris] ... m in Chesterfield, Amy S. Vanlaw).

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 27 (PDF page 88)

Comment: Source identifies Amy Vanlaw as the second wife of Owen Maris; Vanlaw was the surname of Amy Spencer's first husband.

book-roster-of-revolutionary-ancestors-v1-1976: A roster of Revolutionary ancestors of the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution, database with images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com; accessed multiple dates) > “Vol 1”; citing “A roster of Revolutionary ancestors of the Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution: Commemoration of the United States of America Bicentennial, July 4, 1976; Evansville, Ind.: Unigraphic, 1976 (reproduction)” [Collection of mini-biographies, including spouses, children, and military details for revolutionary war participants, along with the latest known descendent as of 1976. These individuals were presumably used to provide proof of descent for DAR memberships.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 404 (image 410, accessed 17 Oct 2006), entry for "Maris, David"

Comment: Source identifies Amy Van Law as the second wife of Owen [Maris].

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Miscellaneous Facts

Events

Burial: at Chesterhill (Chesterfield MM), Morgan County, Ohio, United States

Supporting evidence for:
events

book-american-quaker-genealogy-v4-1946: U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed multiple dates) > “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy Vol. IV”; citing “Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume IV, William Wade Hinshaw, Thomas Worth Marshall (ed., comp.), Dr. Harlow Lindley (collab.), 1946, reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1973, 1994” [Transcribed and reorganized copies of original Quaker records.]

Additional detail for reference: Chesterfield MM (Maris), p. 1106

Comment: Source identifies location (Chesterfield [MM]).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

Amy's parents were Joseph & Sarah Spencer. See The Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Volume 4, page 1123.

Sources

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