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Claudius Victor Spencer

Birthdate:
Birthplace: West Stockbridge, Berkshire, MA, USA
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Place of Burial: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Spencer, Jr. and Sophronia Eliza Spencer
Husband of Louisa Helen King; Susanna Frances Spencer; Matilda Spencer and Georgiana Spencer
Father of Susan Spencer; Daniel Samuel Spencer; Edmond Burke Spencer; Claudia Victoria Spencer; Joseph Smith Spencer and 6 others
Half brother of Lydia Elizabeth Elizabeth Spencer; John Daniels Daniel Spencer; Amanda Spencer; Mary Leone Spencer and GEORGENA FELT

Managed by: Randy Stebbing
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About Claudius Victor Spencer

"...Claudius V. Spencer was born 2 April 1825 in West Stockibridge, Berkshire, Massachuseetts. His mother, Sophronia, died when he was seven years old. Two years later, his father remarried, giving Claudisu a stepbrother named Gilbert who was two and a half years younger.

Claudius drove the first team in his father's wagon company between Wrnter Quarters, Nebraska, and Salt Lake City in 1847.

The Mormon Church was always dear to Claudius.

He served missions to Great Britain. He was given the charge of 350 Saints on the ship Manchester as it sailed from Liverpool to New York in April and May 1861. From June to September 1853, Claudius led a group of 250 saints from Kanesville, Iowa, to Salt Lake. He was a president of the Thirty-Seventh Quorum of Seventy when it was organized and was a stake patriarch at his death.

He was married five limes. His first wife was his cousin, Maria Antoinette Spencer, daughter of Hirum and Mary Spencer. His other wives were Georgjana King, Susanna. Francis Neslen, Louisa King, and Matilda Price..."

SOURCE: The "1845 Diary of Claudius Victor Spencer" by Maurine Carr Ward.

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Claudius Victor Spencer's Timeline

1825
April 2, 1825
West Stockbridge, Berkshire, MA, USA
1853
October 9, 1853
Age 28
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1855
1855
Age 29
Utah, United States
1857
June 12, 1857
Age 32
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1859
July 27, 1859
Age 34
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1863
February 7, 1863
Age 37
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
September 15, 1863
Age 38
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1864
May 26, 1864
Age 39
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1865
October 16, 1865
Age 40
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
1866
January 28, 1866
Age 40
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States