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Charles Edwin Sprake

Male 1893 - 1948  (54 years)


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  • Name Charles Edwin Sprake 
    Born 11 Oct 1893  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Aug 1948 
    Person ID I52218  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors Charles Edwin Sprake,   b. 5 Jul 1868, Wales, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1896  (Age 28 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Rachael H. Harris,   b. 6 Jul 1869, Cadoxton, Glamorganshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1931, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 9 Apr 1891  Forty Fort, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Monday, April 13, 1891 Wilkes-Barre Record - Took A Wilkes-Barre Bride - Charles Edwin Sprake of Plymouth was united in marriage to Miss Rachael Harris of Wilkes-Barre on Thursday at Snowden Cottage, Edmonston, at 8 o'clock p.m. by Rev. E. H. Snowden. The young people will reside in Edwardsville.
      Marriages - Sprake-Harris - In Forty Fort, April 9, 1891, Charles Edwin Sprake of Plymouth and Miss Racheal Harris of Wilkes-Barre, by Rev. E. H. Snowden of Forty Fort.
    Family ID F19719  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Bessie K. Jenkins,   b. 20 Oct 1898, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1983, Nazareth, Northampton, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1915  Binghampton, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Newspaper Article - Tuesday, February 16, 1932 Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - Five Divorce suits were filed today in the prothonotary's office, as follows: Charles E. Sprake, 105 Simpson street, Wilkes-Barre against Elizabeth K. Sprake, last known residence Edwardsville, on charges of desertion. They were married at Binghamton, N.Y., April 5, 1915 and resided together in Wilkes-Barre, Buffalo, N.Y. and Kingston until January 5, 1930. They have two children, one being with the father and the other in the custody of the mother.
    Children 
    Married: 2x1. Elizabeth Jenkins Sprake,   b. 6 Mar 1916, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1981, Bowling Green, Wood, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x2. Lois Clair Sprake,   b. 17 May 1918, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1997, Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F19720  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Wednesday, August 11, 1948 Wilkes-Barre Record - Charles E. Sprake - Charles E. Sprake of Rochester, formerly of Wilkes-Barre, was laid at rest yesterday afternoon from the Luther M. Kniffen Funeral Home, 465 South Main Street. Rev. J. V. Lewis, retired Baptist minister, officiated. Burial was in Maple Hill Cemetery. Bearers were Stafford Lee, Alfred Kishbaugh, Richard Pierce, William Sprake Jr., Clifford Phillips and Lewis Davis.

      Newspaper Obituary - Saturday, August 7, 1948 Wilkes-Barre Times Leader - Charles E. Sprake - A former Wilkes-Barre resident, Charles E. Sprake, 54, of Rochester, N. Y., died last night at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, following a short illness. He left Wilkes-Barre in 1943 to reside in Rochester. He was the son of the late John G. and Rachel Davis, former Hillside street residents. He was a member of Meade Street Baptist Church. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Theodore C. Baker, Wayne, O., and Mrs. Anthony J. LaBella, Rochester, with whom he resided; two brothers, William H. Sprake, of Erie; and George T. Davis of Wilkes-Barre; a sister, Mrs. Maurice C. Fetterman, Wilkes-Barre; and five grandchildren.

      Newspaper Obituary - Sunday, August 8, 1948 Democrat and Chronical - Rochester, New York - SPRAKE - Charles E. Sprake of 39 Park View Ter., Summerville, on Friday, Aug. 6, 1948. Survived by two daughters, Mrs. Anothony (Lois) Lo Bella of Summerville, and Mrs. Theodore C. (Betty) Baker of Wayne, Ohio; and two brothers, George Davis of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and William Sprake of Erie, Pa.; one sister, Mrs. Rachel Fetterman of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and five grandchildren. He was a member of the St. Paul Blvd. Vol. Firmen Ass'n. Friends may call at the M. J. Emma Son Funeral Home, 487 Lake Ave. (At Emerson St.) on Saturday from 3 p.m. until 11 p.m. Interment in Wilkes-Barre, Pa.



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