A correction to my post of today. My computer somehow picked up the marriage of John Harris Spencers first and second wife in reverse. Just cut and paste this change into its place.
4. John Harris SPENCER - Son of David SPENCER - & Dorcas Tabitha ROSE – Born 7 Jul 1852 in Putnam County, Indiana. Baptism in Was Probably Methodist Episcopal. Died 16 Feb 1932 in Gothenburg, Nebraska Was 79yrs/7 Mo/14 Days/. Buried 18 Feb 1932 in Peckham Cemetery Gothenburg, Nebraska. He was a Plumber For Hardware Store In Gothenburg. John Married Laura Leonard In Missouri, he movef To Neb. In 1888. As An Old Pioneer The Town People Called Him Daddy Spencer. He moved to Grant City MO at a young age and this is where he met and married his first wife Laura Ellen Leonard. They moved to Nebraska in 1898 and Laura passed away 2 yrs later. He then married Amanda Root in 1900. John died 15 Feb 1932 in Gothenburg . He had a total of 12 children. Medical: Cause of death was due to apoplexy and he had a previous stroke 2 years earlier
He first married Laura Ellen LEONARD - Circa 1872 in Grant City, Missouri. Born 1851 in Iowa. Died in Missouri. They had the following children:
12i.Sylvia Delcina SPENCER ii.Sarilda Viola SPENCER iii.Sara Tabitha SPENCER 13iv.LaRinda Or (Rinda) SPENCER v.Kattie May SPENCER 14vi.Oliver "Ollie" Franklin SPENCER 15vii.John Orbit SPENCER
He second married Amanda ROOT - Born 1870. Died 1935. They had the following children:
10i.Vera M. SPENCER 11ii.Dorothy A. SPENCER iii.Elsie H. SPENCER iv.Nola M. SPENCER v.Erven L. SPENCER