According to Audrey Mae’s artistic cemetery map diagram and Audrey Mae’s gravestone numbering system, Eliza’s gravestone is Gravestone Number Sixteen. Using her Smith-Corona typewriter in the 1980s, Audrey Mae typed the following mini-biography of Eliza, a seventh-generation Spencer in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.
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Additional information recorded by Audrey Mae: Eliza born in 1816 is the daughter of Captain John (No. 4) and Phebe née Vaughn (No.3) Spencer. Captain John is the first son of Huldah (No. 1) and John (No.2). Audrey Mae typed the following mini-biographies of Captain John and Phebe (née Vaughn) Spencer’s children, Eliza, Phebe, Harriet, Almira, Matilda, Obediah and Susan:
Eliza and four of her sisters died at such young ages. Audrey Mae did not record the causes of their deaths. She noted that their Spencer grandparents died at age 70 and age 89 and their own parents died at age 54 and 74 which makes their young deaths even more tragic.
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