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Family of Dennis SPRINGER (1) & Margaret GOFORTH

2. Uriah SPRINGER. Born in 1805 in South Carolina. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1850. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870.

Uriah and Ruth Belew Springer lived in house 1424, District 13, Carroll County, Tennessee, during the 1850 Census.

Uriah Springer lived in Henderson County, Tennessee, in 1830.

On 3 Jul 1824 when Uriah was 19, he first married Ruth Elizabeth BELEW, daughter of Zachariah BELEW (1758-1845) & Mary BULLINGTON (1781-1839), in Lawrence County, Tennessee. Born in 1805 in South Carolina. At the age of 65, Ruth Elizabeth died in Clarksburg, 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in Oct 1870. Resided in 13th District, Carroll County, Tennessee in 1870. Alias/AKA: "Ruthy".

The members of Mud Creek met at the home of Uriah Springer in August 1861. Ruth gave a hope, but probably due to bad health, was not baptized. The church records say that she was feeble to baptize in September 1861. However, her health must have improved because she was baptized at her home in October 1861. According to the church records, she died in October 1870.

They had the following children:
3 i. William P. (1822-)
4 ii. Thomas (1826-1849)
iii. Friona. Born in 1829.

5 iv. Jason (1830-)
6 v. Rennie Bennett (1836-1902)
7 vi. Hosea (1839-1908)
vii. John. Born in 1841.

8 viii. James M. (1843-1885)
9 ix. Triona (1846-1925)

On 13 Dec 1870 when Uriah was 65, he second married Elizabeth Jane ROARK, daughter of Elijah ROARK (1798-1858) & Easter JOYNER (1804-1895), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 6 Jan 1827 in Tennessee. At the age of 61, Elizabeth Jane died on 23 Aug 1888.

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