Nofirstname SPAIN William H SPAIN Bernard S SPAIN Frances E SPAIN Louisa J SPAIN Pinkney G SPAIN Margaret E NOLASTNAME Mini tree diagram

Sidney G SPAIN1,2

about 18381,2 - UNKNOWN

Life History

about 1838

Born in Virginia.1,2




  • Sidney G Spain
    Birth abt 1838 in Virginia. Death Unknown
    Parents Unknown Spain, Margaret E b 1800;  Spouse Maranda C Morris b 1843
    --  Abraham York,

    Sidney G Spain, reported in the 1880 census as born about 1838, should have been about 12 in 1850.  So where was he when that census was taken?  In the 1860 census, he on his own, working as a Merchant, and a rich one at that, with a personal estate reported of $18,000.  He is living in the household of another merchant, B W Morris,  who reports a Real Estate value of $30,000 and a personal Estate value of $23,000.  Before the 1880 census, Sidney will marry B M's daughter, Maranda.  By then, B W has retired and he and Maranda's mother are listed as members of Sidney's household.

    1860 Federal Census, Panola County, Mississippi, 11 August, Page 45, House/Fam #295
    B W Morris 49 M Merchant $30000 Personal Estate $23000 Personal b North Carolina [born abt 1811]
    Martha F Morris 41 F    $3200 Real Estate $500 Personal b SC [born abt 1819]
    Mary E Morris 17 F b Tenn [born abt 1843]
    Maranda C Morris 14 F b Tenn [born abt 1843]
    Edward Morris 11 M b Tenn [born abt 1849]
    C H Gregory 23 M Clergyman ME $15000 Real Estate b Kentucky [born abt 1837]
    E C Gregory 21 F b Kentucky [born abt 1839]
    Jasper C Williams 18 M Merchant's Clerk b Miss [born abt 1842]
    Sidney G Spayne 22 M Merchant $800 Real Estate $300 personal b Virginia [born abt 1838]

    Mr Gregory is a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

    In the 1880 census, he and his wife are recorded in the same area of Panola County.  His unmarried sister Louisa (L J) is in his household.

    1880 Federal Census, Panola County, Mississippi, 9 June, Sardis, District 159, page 13, Hse #102, Fam #111
    Spain, S G  W M  42 Book Keeper VA VA VA
    Spain, M C  W F 35 Wife Keeping House TN NC TN
    Spain, Mary  W F 12 Dau Single At School MS VA TN
    Spain, B M  W M 9 Son Single At School MS VA TN
    Spain, Paul  W M 3 Son Single MS VA TN
    Spain, Maud  W F 1 Dau Single MS VA TN
    Morris, B W  W F 69 father-in-Law Widowed NC NC NC
    Spain, L J  W F 35 Sister Single VA VA VA
    Worden, Hannah  B F 19 Servant Single Servant SC SC SC


  • 1. Ancestry Trees
  • 2. 1880 Federal Census, Panola County, Mississippi
    • 9 June, Sardis, District 159, page 13, Hse #102, Fam #111

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