Doctor Paul Edward Spratlin

Male 1858 - 1946  (87 years)


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  • Name Paul Edward Spratlin  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Title Doctor 
    Born 9 Oct 1858  Wetumpka, Elmore, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 6
    • Paul Edward Spratlin was born a slave in Wetumpka, Alabama on 9 Oct 1858.
    Gender Male 
    Civic Activities … Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "He was a member of Boule, an organization/secret society of professional black men." 
    Relationship … 9 Oct 1858 
    Meriwether Calloway Spratlin or C.M. Spratlin is apparently the only male Spratlin in Coosa County, Alabama, in the 1860, old enough to be Paul's father. 
    History … Aft. 9 Oct 1858  Wetumpka, Elmore, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Paul Edward Spratlin was first owned by someone named Woodruff of Wetumpka, and then by someone named Armspin (sp?), also of Wetumpka. 
    RESEARCH … Aft. 9 Oct 1858  Coosa, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    C. M. Spratlin is on p57 of 1860 US Census, p16-17 of 1860 US Census Slave Schedule. C. J. Woodruff is on p20 of Slave Schedule. Eliza Armsten is on p123 of Census. 
    History … 1865 
    He was freed in 1865 by the Emancipation Proclamation and the end of the Civil War. 
    Residence 1875  Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1876  Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1877  Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1884  Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence Aft. 1886  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Abt. 1889  Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1890  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1893  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10
    Residence 1897  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    History … 9 Jul 1898  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Governor Alva Adams of Colorado appointed 5 men, including Denver's Paul E. Spratlin, as delegates to the "Congress of Representative White and Colored Americans" to be held at Omaha, 17 Aug 1898. 
    History … Aft. 1898  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    "Colorado delegate Paul Spratlin led Denver's black community for three decades …" 
    History … Aft. 1898  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Paul Spratlin served as the first president of the Denver NAACP branch. 
    Residence 1900  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence 1903  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 1910  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 1910  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence Bef. 6 Jun 1914  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence 1920  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1930  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence 1933  Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence Bet. 1893–1933  Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Residence 1934  Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1935  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence 1936  Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence Bef. 1936–1939  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7
    Residence 1939  Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1940  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence Jul 1941  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Dec 1942  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _WLNK https://books.google.com/books?id=tWTXAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA251&lpg=PA251&dq=wetumpka+spratlin&source=bl&ots=9nDmLpjpWq&sig=lgV27NSIQkqUoF5-k2RwvbrC9Do&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiYm-eoltPUAhWkzIMKHYY5ApoQ6AEISDAH#v=onepage&q=wetumpka%20spratlin&f=false 
    _WLNK https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn91052311/1906-06-15/ed-1/seq-14/ocr.txt 
    _WLNK https://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/bitstream/handle/1808/7072/umi-ku-2525_1.pdf.txt;jsessionid=39FE76641101E5820C4FADABF8DF8EDA?sequence=2 
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    _WLNK https://www.amazon.com/African-Americans-Denver-Images-America/dp/0738556254 
    _WLNK https://www.coloradohistoricnewspapers.org/?a=d&d=DST19060622-01.2.43.2&e=-------en-20--1--img-txIN%7ctxCO%7ctxTA--------0------ 
    _WLNK https://www.historycolorado.org/sites/default/files/media/document/2019/Mss.00384_Junius_R_Lewis.pdf 
    _WLNK https://www.historycolorado.org/story/colorado-voices/2019/06/14/11-black-coloradans-stories-emancipation 
    Died 1946  Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 1946  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Riverside Cemetery.
    Person ID I240101299593  Our Family Tree
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2022 

    Father ^ Private Meriwether Calloway Spratlin,   b. 9 Feb 1836, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1868  (Age 32 years) 
    Mother Jennie Woodruff,   b. Abt. 1843,   d. Abt. 1931, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    _SREL other 
    Family ID F4277  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Laura Joseph,   b. 20 Aug 1873, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1939, Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1895  Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Children 
     1. Doctor Maceo Edward Spratlin,   b. 24 Jan 1896, Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1945, Littleton, Jefferson, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     2. Doctor Valaurez Burwell Spratlin,   b. 4 Dec 1897, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1961, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Camille Estrelda Spratlin,   b. 10 Oct 1902, Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 2000, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     4. Amy Devonia Spratlin,   b. 15 Mar 1912, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1946, Washington, District of Columbia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F2182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Oct 1858 - Wetumpka, Elmore, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCivic Activities … - "He was a member of Boule, an organization/secret society of professional black men." - - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory … - Paul Edward Spratlin was first owned by someone named Woodruff of Wetumpka, and then by someone named Armspin (sp?), also of Wetumpka. - Aft. 9 Oct 1858 - Wetumpka, Elmore, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRESEARCH … - C. M. Spratlin is on p57 of 1860 US Census, p16-17 of 1860 US Census Slave Schedule. C. J. Woodruff is on p20 of Slave Schedule. Eliza Armsten is on p123 of Census. - Aft. 9 Oct 1858 - Coosa, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1875 - Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1876 - Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1877 - Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1884 - Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - He then moved to Denver, Colorado for health reasons. - Aft. 1886 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bet. 1889–1890. - Abt. 1889 - Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Denver city directory for 1890. r. 1156 S. 13th. - 1890 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Denver city directory for 1893. 1261 S 14th. - 1893 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Apr 1895 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Denver city directory for 1897. - 1897 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory … - Governor Alva Adams of Colorado appointed 5 men, including Denver's Paul E. Spratlin, as delegates to the "Congress of Representative White and Colored Americans" to be held at Omaha, 17 Aug 1898. - 9 Jul 1898 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory … - "Colorado delegate Paul Spratlin led Denver's black community for three decades …" - Aft. 1898 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory … - Paul Spratlin served as the first president of the Denver NAACP branch. - Aft. 1898 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Denver city directory for 1903. - 1903 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Denver city directory for 1910. - 1910 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Ward 9. Marital Status: Married. Relation to Head of House: Head. - 1910 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Clarkson ST. - Bef. 6 Jun 1914 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Married. Relation to Head of House: Head. - 1920 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2230 Clarkson. - 1933 - Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Paul E Spratlin is listed in "U.S., City Directories, 1822–1995" in Denver, Colorado, most every year between 1893 and 1933, then 1934 in Washington DC, and then back in Denver between 1936 and 1939. Several addresses over this time period. - Bet. 1893–1933 - Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2230 Clarkson. - 1936 - Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Paul E Spratlin is listed in "U.S., City Directories, 1822–1995" in Denver, Colorado, most every year between 1893 and 1933, then 1934 in Washington DC, and then back in Denver between 1936 and 1939. Several addresses over this time period. - Bef. 1936–1939 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 3830 Clarkson. - 1939 - Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Dr. Paul E. Spratlin, page 10. - Jul 1941 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Dr. Paul Spratlin, page 12. - Dec 1942 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1946 - Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
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