Anna Garlin Spencer

April 17, 1851–February 12, 1931

Born at Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts; daughter of Nancy Mason and Francis Warren Garlin. Died at Troy, Rensselaer County, New York; buried at Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island. 1 (See Document 4.27)


  1. [1] J. H. H., “Spencer, Anna Garlin,” in Dictionary of American Biography, ed. Dumas Malone (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1964), 9:445–446. “Spencer, Anna Garlin,” Concise Dictionary of American Biography (New York: Charles Scribner, 1964), 987. “Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Commission Index, 1647–2008,” (, accessed Apr. 2016), Anna Garlin Spencer, Feb. 12, 1931, Swan Point Cemetery.