Claudius Victor Spencer

2 Apr 1824 - 5 Jan 1910
Claudius Victor Spencer (1824-1910) was born 2 Apr. 1824 in West Bridgeport, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Daniel Spencer and Sophronia Eliza Pomeroy. He married Mariah Antoinette Spencer on 25 Jan. 1847 in Winter Quarters (later Omaha, Douglas Co., Nebraska); widowed 11 Mar. 1850. He married Georgiana King on 31 May 1852 in Norwich, Norwolk, England; widowed 26 Sep. 1853; participated in plural marriage. He was baptized 12 Aug. 1841. He attended meetings that Wilford Woodruff also attended from 1855 to 1876. He died 5 Jan. 1910 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co., Utah.

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