William Harris Sprake

William Harris Sprake

Male 1895 - 1971  (75 years)

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  • Name William Harris Sprake  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 15 Dec 1895  Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jun 1971  Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Laurel Hill Cemetery
    Age 75 years 
    Person ID I52461  Tree2020
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 

    Father Ancestors Charles Edwin Sprake,   b. 5 Jul 1868, Wales, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1896, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Rachael H. Harris Married: 2x2x ,   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 Hazel S Kleintob,   b. 1895, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1971  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Charles G. Sprake,   b. 12 Jan 1928, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1998, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Robert C Sprake,   b. 15 Dec 1918, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, Usa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1985, Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. William Harris Sprake,   b. 27 Jun 1916, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1994, Wilkes Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     4. Donald Jacgue Sprake,   b. 22 Dec 1934, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1973, Hollywood, Broward, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F19821  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Jun 29, 1971 Wilkes-Barre Times Evening News - Obituaries - William H. Sprake - The death of William H. Sprake, 75, of 1830 W. 14th St., Erie, occurred yesterday in St. Vincent's Hospital, Erie, after an illness. He was born December 15, 1895 in Plymouth, and for 30 years lived in Erie where he was an auto mechanic with Dailey Chevrolet Company 19 years. He was a member of Delaware Avenue Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife, Hazel Klinetob Sprake; sons, William H., Jr., Wilkes-Barre; Robert C., Charles D., Erie; Donald J., West Hollywood, Fla.; 14 grandchildren, three great grandchildren. Viewing at the Burton Funeral Home, 602 W. 10th St., Erie, today 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Services will be held Wednesday at 2 in Delaware Avenue Baptist Church, Erie. Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, there.

      Newspaper Obituary - June 29, 1971 Wilkes-Barre Times Leader Evening News - William H. Sprake - William H. Sprake, 75, of 1830 W. 14th St., Erie, died yesterday in St.Vincent's Hospital, Erie, after an illness. He was born in December 15, 1895, in Plymouth, and for 30 years lived in Erie where he was an auto mechanic with Dailey Chevrolet Company 19 years. He was a member of Delaware Avenue Baptist Church. Surviving are his widow, Hazel Klinetob Sprake; sons, William H., Jr., Wilkes-Barre; Robert C., Charles D., Erie, Donald J., West Holywood, Fla; 14 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren. Friends may call at the funeral home, 602 W. 10th St., Erie, today 2 to 4 and 7 to 9. Services will be held Wednesday at 2 in Delaware Avenue Baptist Church, Erie. Interment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, there.

  • Sources 
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