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Re: Sprecher Family - North Dakota & Pennsylvania
Posted by: Kathleen Burgar (ID *****1714) Date: November 16, 2012 at 16:18:00
In Reply to: Sprecher Family - North Dakota & Pennsylvania by Sarah Collamore of 7563

in 1940 census Mike Sprecher of Leipzig, ND was born 1881 in Romania, came to USA in 1886, large family and at least 2 wifes. so if there is a relation to the PA Sprecher's its a LONG way back

in 1920 wife is Mary born 1901 but has daughter age 14 also called Mary


1920 United States Federal Census
about Edwin Spracher
Name: Edwin Spracher
[Edwin Sprecher]
[Edwin Sprocha]
[Edwin Spiecker]
Age: 2
[2 8/12]
Birth Year: abt 1918
[abt 1917]
Birthplace: North Dakota
Home in 1920: Township 136, Grant, North Dakota
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Mike Spracher
Father's Birthplace: Russia
Mother's Name: Mary Spracher
Mother's Birthplace: North Dakota

Household Members: Name Age
Mike Spracher 38
[39]
Mary Spracher 19
Mary Spracher 14
Pauline Spracher 12
Emma Spracher 10
Jacob Spracher 9
Edith Spracher 8
Edwin Spracher 2
[2 8/12]
Earnest Spracher 0
[9/12]



1940 United States Federal Census
about Edwina O Sprecher (Edwin)
Name: Edwina O Sprecher
Age: 22
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1918
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: North Dakota
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son ***
Home in 1940: Leipzig, Grant, North Dakota
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Inferred Residence in 1935: Leipzig, Grant, North Dakota
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 3A

Household Members: Name Age
Mike Sprecher 59
Maire Sprecher 40
Edwina O Sprecher 22
Ernest Sprecher 20
Delia Sprecher 19
Freda Sprecher 17
Elmer Sprecher 15
Gertrude Sprecher 12
Esther Sprecher 10
Eleanor Sprecher 7
Matt Brodehl 70




in 1915 Michael Sprecher 44
wife Maria 25

children Pauline 18,Emma 16, Jacob 15, Ida 14, Edwin 7, Ernest 5,Delia 4, Freda 2 and Elmer 1

so assume the first 4 chidlren are one wife and the next 5 by Maria



I think some ages are wrong in some census


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