No. 27 Lucretia

no-27-lucreta_0According to Audrey Mae’s artistic cemetery map diagram and Audrey Mae’s gravestone numbering system, Lucretia’s gravestone is Gravestone Number Twenty-Seven. Using her Smith-Corona typewriter in the 1980s, Audrey Mae typed the following mini-biography of Lucretia, a seventh-generation Spencer in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. Lucretia, the daughter of Hezekiah (gravestone No. 15) and Waite, died when she was nineteen years.


Lucretia was only nineteen when she died but Audrey Mae did not leave the cause of death.

Bruce MacGunnigle – 20

Lucretia was one of the six of Hez and Waite (née Briggs) Spencer’s twelve children who are buried in the Spencer Family Cemetery. All six of their children in this cemetery died at young ages. In Audrey Mae’s gravestone numbering system, Hezekiah’s (gravestone No. 15)  and Waite’s (née Briggs) Spencer children’s gravestones are gravestone number 25, 26, 27,28,29 and 30.


Hezekiah is the third son of Patriot John Spencer (Gravestone No. 2) and Huldah (née Johnson) Spencer (Gravestone No. 1 in Audrey Mae’s gravestone numbering system).

Spencer, Johnson, Goff and Briggs descendants, if you have any additional information on Lucretia Spencer who lived to be nineteen, please add a comment to this web site and the web site editor will add this to the site. Thanks.”