Ernest Wilfred "Fred" Spear


Born: 2 Nov 1876 in Guthrie County, Iowa, USA

Died: 18 Dec 1960 in Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota, USA

Father: Thomas James "T.J." Spear (1835 – 1923)

Mother: Mary Ann Shafer (1840 – 1887)

Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Floy Genevive Smith (1884 – 1966)

Married: 19 Jul 1903 in Linden, Dallas County, Iowa, USA

Child: Mildred Ruth Spear (1904 – 1999)

Child: Loren Wilfred Spear (1906 – 1957)

Child: <private> Spear

Change Date

This data was last changed on 23 Jun 2009, and is stored in datafile B.

Primary and Secondary Sources

(see About Sources)

1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth, marriage]
A Spear Family History
by Michael Engelmann; [applies to name, birth, death, marriage]
Obituary (Thomas James Spear)
Oberlin Herald; Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas, USA; 16 Aug 1923; page ?. Duplicate printed in the Atwood Citizen-Patriot; Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas, USA; 30 Aug 1923; page ? [applies to name]
Private (Spear Birth and Death Dates Notebook)
Handwritten pages, many hands, many inks. Fragile binding and paper, but with numerous names and dates of birth or death. [applies to name, birth]