Source Citations for Mary R. Shafer

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Source Citations

census-us-1910-ps-ks-rawlins-158-10b: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Ludell Township, enumeration district 158, sheet 10B (form/penned) or page 193B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) ⟩ "Kansas ⟩ Rawlins ⟩ Ludell ⟩ District 0158" image 5; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 453 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1374466]

census-us-ks-1905-s1-rawlins-ludell-3: 1905 Kansas State Census, schedule 1, Rawlins County, Ludell Township, page 3; Kansas, U.S., State Census Collection, 1855-1925, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 13 May 2007) ⟩ "1905 ⟩ Rawlins ⟩ Ludell" images 5–7; citing “1905 Kansas State Census, Microfilm reel K-128 (of 181), Kansas State Historical Society” [Each census “page” consists of four book pages, A through D.]

census-us-ks-1915-s1-rawlins-ludell-2: 1915 Kansas State Census, schedule 1, Rawlins County, Ludell Township, page 2; Kansas, U.S., State Census Collection, 1855-1925, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 13 May 2007) ⟩ "1915 ⟩ Rawlins ⟩ Ludell" images 3–5; citing “1915 Kansas State Census, Microfilm reel 191 (of 271), Kansas State Historical Society” [Each census “page” consists of four book pages, A through D.]

obituary-david-spear-1917: Obituary for David H. Spear (1917); “Obituary,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 30 Apr 2021), image “United States of America ⟩ Kansas ⟩ Atwood ⟩ The Citizen-Patriot ⟩ 1917 ⟩ 11 ⟩ 29" page 1; citing “The Citizen-Patriot (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 29 Nov 1917 (Thursday), page 1, column 1”

research-a-spear-family-history: {private} Engelmann, A Spear Family History, privately printed 1988, updated 2002, 2005; privately held

Source Reference Details

Name Details

census-us-1910-ps-ks-rawlins-158-10b:

Reference Detail: Line 69, dwelling 194

Comment Detail: Source includes [married] name (Mary R. Spear).

census-us-ks-1905-s1-rawlins-ludell-3:

Reference Detail: Line 2, dwelling 14

Comment Detail: Source includes [married] name (Mary Spear).

census-us-ks-1915-s1-rawlins-ludell-2:

Reference Detail: Line 2, dwelling 7

Comment Detail: Source includes [married] name (Mary R. Spear).

obituary-david-spear-1917:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Mary R. Shafer).

Birth Details

census-us-1910-ps-ks-rawlins-158-10b:

Reference Detail: Line 69, dwelling 194

Comment Detail: Source includes age (50) and location (Iowa). Using her age and the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a birth date range from 16 Apr 1859 to 15 Apr 1860.

census-us-ks-1905-s1-rawlins-ludell-3:

Reference Detail: Line 2, dwelling 14

Comment Detail: Source includes age (45) and location (Iowa). Using the official census date of 1 Mar 1905 gives a birth date range from 2 Mar 1859 to 1 Mar 1860..

census-us-ks-1915-s1-rawlins-ludell-2:

Reference Detail: Line 2, dwelling 7

Comment Detail: Source includes age (55) and location (Iowa). Using the official census date of 1 Mar 1915 gives a birth date range from 2 Mar 1859 to 1 Mar 1860.

Marriage Details

census-us-1910-ps-ks-rawlins-158-10b:

Reference Detail: Lines 68,69, dwelling 194

Comment Detail: Source identifies Mary R. Spear as the wife of David Spear and the number of years married (9) for both. Using the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a marriage date range from 16 Apr 1900 to 15 Apr 1901.

obituary-david-spear-1917:

Comment Detail: Source includes year (1900) of marriage of David H. Spear and Mary R. Shafer.

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Attributes”

obituary-david-spear-1917:

Comment Detail: Source notes that David H. Spear and his family moved to Rawlins County [, Kansas] in 1881 and lived there until his death in 1917. The implication is that Mary moved to Rawlins County upon their marriage in 1900.

census-us-ks-1905-s1-rawlins-ludell-3:

Reference Detail: Line 2, dwelling 14

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 Mar 1905) and location (Ludell, Rawlins County [, Kansas]).

census-us-1910-ps-ks-rawlins-158-10b:

Reference Detail: Line 69, dwelling 194

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and location (Ludell Township, County: Rawlins, State: Kansas).

census-us-ks-1915-s1-rawlins-ludell-2:

Reference Detail: Line 2, dwelling 7

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 Mar 1915) and location (Ludell, Rawlins County, Kansas). The location is taken from the metadata for the record; it is not on the record itself.

General Notes Details

census-us-ks-1915-s1-rawlins-ludell-2:

Reference Detail: Line 2, dwelling 7

Research Notes Details

obituary-david-spear-1917:

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research-a-spear-family-history:

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