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Dorenda Elizabeth “Dora” SpencerAge: 65 years18861952

Dorenda Elizabeth “Dora” Spencer
Given names
Dorenda Elizabeth
Married name
Dorenda Elizabeth Lewis
Married name
Dorenda Elizabeth Pringle
Birth November 12, 1886 25 25
MarriageCalloway PringleView this family

MarriageHenry Carson LewisView this family

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
Birth of a son
#1Calvis Albon Pringle
August 3, 1904 (Age 17 years)
Death of a husbandCalloway Pringle
1904 (Age 17 years)

Birth of a daughter
#2Teula J Lewis
June 25, 1907 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3Geneva Lewis
September 10, 1909 (Age 22 years)
Death of a motherMargarette Blaylock
1910 (Age 23 years)
Census May 2, 1910 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
#4Wendell Dempsey “Bill” Lewis
October 18, 1912 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 30 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 31 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Census January 13, 1920 (Age 33 years)
Marriage of a childAbraham Wellington “Abe” MockTeula J LewisView this family
March 29, 1929 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 42 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Death of a fatherLewis Jefferson Spencer Spencer
February 15, 1930 (Age 43 years)
Census April 2, 1930 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1Billy Houston Caldwell Sr.
November 17, 1930 (Age 44 years)
Census April 23, 1940 (Age 53 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 55 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
Marriage of a childWendell Dempsey “Bill” LewisEsther McCauleyView this family
February 12, 1946 (Age 59 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 63 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 59 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death August 4, 1952 (Age 65 years)
Last change January 24, 201809:50:17

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
Lewis Jefferson Spencer Spencer
Birth: February 15, 1861Maynard, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: February 15, 1930Maynard, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Family with Calloway Pringle - View this family
Calvis Albon Pringle
Birth: August 3, 1904 33 17Arkansas, United States
Death: August 30, 1975
Family with Henry Carson Lewis - View this family
Teula J Lewis
Birth: June 25, 1907 20 20Supply, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: February 26, 2003Pocahontas, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
2 years
Geneva Lewis
Birth: September 10, 1909 22 22Supply, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 27, 2009Cody, Park, Wyoming, United States
3 years
Wendell Dempsey “Bill” Lewis
Birth: October 18, 1912 25 25Arkansas, United States
Death: July 17, 1977Maynard, Randolph, Arkansas, United States

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Henry Carson Lewis - Household

Lewis, H CarsonheadMW23M14ARARARFarmerGeneral farm
Spencer, Dora LwifeFW23M2433ARARAR
Lewis, Teula JdaughterFW2SARARAR
Lewis, GenevadaughterFW7mSARARAR
Pringle, Calvis Astep sonMW5SARARAR

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Dorenda Elizabeth “Dora” Spencer - Household

Little Black, Randolph, Arkansas

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Spencer, Dorenda EheadFW33WdARARMOFarmerGeneral farm
Lewis, AlbomsonMW15SARARARFarmerGeneral farm
Lewis, Teula JdaughterFW12SARARAR
Lewis, GenevadaughterFW10SARARAR
Lewis, Wendell DsonMW7SARARAR

Says Lizzie is Widowed

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Dorenda Elizabeth “Dora” Spencer - Household

Maynard and Supply Rd. 1930 Little Black, Randolph, Arkansas

Lewis, LizzieheadFW43Wd16AROHKYFarmerGeneral farm
Lewis, Wendell DsonMW17SARARARFarm laborerFarm
Pringle, Berthadaughter in lawFW22M16ARTNMOLaborerOdd Jobs
Pringle, Bonda Dgrand daughterFW4-3mSARARAR

Calvis and 2+ Children not in Census. -b

Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Dorenda Elizabeth “Dora” Spencer - Household

Little Black, Randolph, Arkansas Supply - Maynard Rd.

Pringle, ElizabethXheadFW53WdARSame houseFarm OperatorFarm
Pringle, Calvis AsonMW35MARSame houselaborerFarm
Pringle, Berthadaughter in lawFW32MARSame house
Pringle, DeWaynegrand sonMW14SARSame house
Pringle, Daphnegrand duaghterFW5SARSame house
Lewis, WendellsonMW27SARSame houselaborerFarm
Blaylock, LizauntFW81WdARSame house

Elizabeth is Widowed and now a Pringle. -b