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Birth: Mar. 17, 1842, Plattsburg, Clinton County, Missouri.
Death: Mar. 4, 1926, Medicine Lodge, Barber County, Kansas.
Parents: Harvey Springer and Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Poteet Springer.
Wife: Matilda L. Hayden Springer (1857 - 1938).
Children: Cora Edith Springer Warren (____ - 1964). Bessie Jane Springer Vandruff (1887 - 1975). Eddson L Springer (1889 - 1933). Lulu C. Springer Hall (1894 - 1970). Carrie Louella Springer Balding (1896 - 1988). Lucy Springer Ives (1899 - 1987).
Burial: Highland Cemetery, Medicine Lodge, Barber County, Kansas.
Mr. Springer came to Barber County in 1877 and settled in section 12, Township 33-south and Range 12-west. He was a ranchmen and had a farm of 640 acres, post office address was Medicine Lodge.
Mr. Springer was also a Civil War Veteran, being in the seventh Kansas Cavalry, Company G., Private, Enlisted and mustered in November 12, 1861. Re-enlisted and mustered in as a Veteran, January 1, 1864. Promoted to Corporal, mustered out with regiment September 29, 1865.