SPENCE, William Henry

SPENCE, William Henry

Male 1871 - 1957  (85 years)

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  • Name SPENCE, William Henry  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 28 Jan 1871  Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7
    Died 1957 
    Buried Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address:
    125 Central Street
    Rockland, MA
    USA
    617.878.0900 
    Notes 
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH of WILLIAM H. SPENCE:

      William H. Spence, youngest son of the late John Spence, was born in Rockland Jan. 28, 1871. He received his literary education in the home schools, graduating from the Rockland high school, and in 1896 he was graduated from the Bryant & Stratton commercial college, Boston. He followed the business in which has father was engaged, and for several years was located in the same line in New York, in partnership with Stephen Dickerson, under the firm name of Dickerson & Spence, of New York and New Jersey. He is now associated with his brother, John J. Spence, in business in Rockland. Mr. Spence married Mary G. Doherty, and has two children, John W., born Mary 26, 1903; and James Raymond, born Feb. 13, 1905. (Source: Representative Men and Old Families of Southeastern Massachusetts, 1912)
    • (Research):In 1907, John J. Spence and William H. Spence ran a leather remnants company called John Spence & Co. It was located in Rockland at 350 Plain Street. (Source: 1907 Rockland Directory)

    Father SPENCE, John,   b. 12 Dec 1834, , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1902  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother FOYE, Ann,   b. Feb 1840, , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1919  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 20 May 1859  Randolph, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 

    Spouse DOHERTY, Mary G.,   b. 1871, , , Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944  (Age 73 years) 
    Children 
     1. SPENCE, Kathryn,   b. 1898,   d. 1903  (Age 5 years)
    +2. SPENCE, John William,   b. 26 Mar 1903, Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975  (Age 71 years)
     3. SPENCE, James Raymond,   b. 13 Feb 1905, Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1946, Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Jan 1871 - Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SPENCE, John William - 26 Mar 1903 - Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - SPENCE, James Raymond - 13 Feb 1905 - Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    125 Central Street
    Rockland, MA
    USA
    617.878.0900 - - Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
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  • Histories
    208 1912 William H Spence bio
    208 1912 William H Spence bio
    Biographical sketch of William H. Spence from REPRESENTATIVE MEN and OLD FAMILIES of SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS Containing Historical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Many of the Old Families.

    Census
    178 1880 US Census John Spence household
    178 1880 US Census John Spence household

    Directories
    178 1892 Rockland History and Directory
    178 1892 Rockland History and Directory
    HISTORY and DIRECTORY of ROCKLAND and HANOVER, for 1892. On page 28, lists Sarah Spence as a teacher at the North Avenue primary school in Rockland. On page 49, lists John Spence as a member of the Board of Directors and the Treasurer of the St. Alphonsus Total Abstinence Society in Rockland. On page 87, lists Daniel Riordan, shoemaker, as residing at Liberty Sq. On page 90, lists James W. Spence, leather &c, of John Spence & Co, as residing at Reed near Plain. Also lists, John Spence, leather merchant, of J Spence & Co, as residing at Plain near Reed. Also lists, John J. Spence, leather &c, of John Spence & Co, as boarding at John Spence's. Also lists, Sarah Spence, school teacher, as boarding with J. Spence. Also lists, Wm H Spence, book-keeper, of J. Spence & Co, as boarding with John Spence. On page 109, lists the business of John Spence & Co, Plain St, under the heading LEATHER REMNANTS.
    178 1907 Hanover Rockland Norwell directory
    178 1907 Hanover Rockland Norwell directory
    RESIDENT and BUSINESS DIRECTORY of ROCKLAND, HANOVER, and NORWELL, MASSACHUSETTS. 1907.  On page 45, shows an ad for JOHN SPENCE & CO at 350 Plain Street (with photo). On page 117, lists Daniel Riordan, shoe maker, as residing at 53 Liberty Sq.; lists, Alice C. Riordan, Tuft's college student, as boarding at 53 Liberty Square; lists, Katherine F. Riordan, shoe stitcher, as boarding at 53 Liberty Sq. On page 123, lists Emily F. Spence, bookkeeper, as boarding at 364 Plain; lists James W. Spence, Shoe mfr. and treasurer Albert Culyer Co., as residing at 295 Reed; lists Mrs. John Spence as residing at 364 Plain; lists John Spence & Co., leather remnants, at 350 Plain; lists John J. Spence, leather etc., as boarding at 364 Plain; lists Miss Mary A. Spence as boarding at 364 Plain; lists Miss R. Ethel Spence as boarding at 364 Plain; lists Miss Sarah J. Spence, school teacher, as boarding at 364 Plain; lists Willilam H. Spence, leather remnants, as residing at 19 Exchange.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.), Year: 1900; Census Place: East Orange Ward 3, Essex, New Je rsey; Roll: T623_968; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 175 ; FHL microfilm: 1240968. (Reliability: 3).
      208 1900 US Census William H Spence household
      208 1900 US Census William H Spence household
      William H. Spence, Year: 1900; Census Place: East Orange Ward 3, Essex, New Jersey; Roll: T623_968; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 175; FHL microfilm: 1240968.


    2. [S14] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.), Year: 1940; Census Place: Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts ; Roll: T627_1640; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 12-161. (Reliability: 3).
      208 1940 US Census WIlliam H Spence household
      208 1940 US Census WIlliam H Spence household
      Year: 1940; Census Place: Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1640; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 12-161.


    3. [S87] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.), Database online. Year: 1880; Census Place: Rockland, Plymou th, Massachusetts; Roll: 551; Family History Film: 1254551 ; Page: 576B; Enumeration District: 573; Image: 0662. (Reliability: 3).
      178 1880 US Census John Spence household
      178 1880 US Census John Spence household


    4. [S87] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site.), Year: 1880; Census Place: Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts ; Roll: 551; Family History Film: 1254551; Page: 576B; Enum eration District: 573; Image: 0662. (Reliability: 3).
      178 1880 US Census John Spence household
      178 1880 US Census John Spence household


    5. [S83] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.), Year: 1920; Census Place: Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts ; Roll: T625_727; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 140; Ima ge: 635. (Reliability: 3).
      208 1920 US Census William H Spence household
      208 1920 US Census William H Spence household
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_727; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 140; Image: 635.


    6. [S56] Ancestry Family Trees - Public, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2006.), Ancestry Family Trees (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S66] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.), Year: 1910; Census Place: Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts ; Roll: T624_613; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 1242; Ima ge: . (Reliability: 3).
      208 1910 US Census William E Spence household
      208 1910 US Census William E Spence household
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_613; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 1242; Image: .


    8. [S459] BillionGraves.com, (BillionGraves Holdings, Inc.), Grave record for William Henry Spence (1871 - 1957), BillionGraves Record 10129934 Rockland, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States (Reliability: 3).