Elizabeth Spear

Last updated 22 Oct 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Bet 2 Jun 1805 and 1 Jun 1806 in , , Virginia, United States

Father: James Spear (? – 1821)

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1850-ps-oh-guernsey-oxford-255b: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Guernsey County, Oxford Township, page 255B (stamped on page 255A); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 2015) > "Ohio > Guernsey > Oxford" image 20; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 684 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 11, dwelling 1651

Comment: Source includes married name (Elizabeth [Montgomery]).

narriage-montgomery-spears-1826: Marriage registry entry for Isaac Montgomery and Betsy Spears; Ohio, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 7 May 2021) > “Coshocton > 1811 - 1937” image 66, entry 636 (page 123); citing “Marriage Records; Ohio Marriages; Various Ohio County Courthouses; Probate Court, Coshocton County, Marriage Record A-B-C, 1811-1852, pp. 122-123”

Comment: Source includes name (Betsy <spelling>). See research notes for spelling details.

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birth

census-us-1850-ps-oh-guernsey-oxford-255b: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Guernsey County, Oxford Township, page 255B (stamped on page 255A); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 2015) > "Ohio > Guernsey > Oxford" image 20; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 684 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 11, dwelling 1651

Comment: Source includes age (44). Using the official census date of 1 June 1850 gives a birth date range from 2 Jun 1805 to 1 Jun 1806.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Isaac Montgomery (1805 – ?)

Married: 28 Dec 1826 in , Coshocton County, Ohio, United States

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

narriage-montgomery-spears-1826: Marriage registry entry for Isaac Montgomery and Betsy Spears; Ohio, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 7 May 2021) > “Coshocton > 1811 - 1937” image 66, entry 636 (page 123); citing “Marriage Records; Ohio Marriages; Various Ohio County Courthouses; Probate Court, Coshocton County, Marriage Record A-B-C, 1811-1852, pp. 122-123”

Comment: Source includes date (28th day of December [1826]) and location (State of Ohio Coshocton County).

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Child: Nancy J. Montgomery (1830 – ?)

Child: James Montgomery (1832 – ?)

Child: Andrew Montgomery (1834 – ?)

Child: David Montgomery (1836 – ?)

Child: Rebecca Montgomery (1838 – ?)

Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1850 at Oxford Township, Guernsey County, Ohio, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1850-ps-oh-guernsey-oxford-255b: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Guernsey County, Oxford Township, page 255B (stamped on page 255A); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 2015) > "Ohio > Guernsey > Oxford" image 20; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 684 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 11, dwelling 1651

Comment: Source includes official census date (1 June 1850) and location (Oxford Tp in the County of Guernsey, State of Ohio).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

SPELLING

Surname: This database uses Spear. The marriage registry entry for Isaac and Betsy uses Spears. [narriage-montgomery-spears-1826]

FOLLOWUP

Did she commonly go by the nickname Betsy?

She may have been born in 1806, and died 5 Mar 1882 in Taylor Township, Owen County, Indiana. [research-a-spear-family-history]

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

narriage-montgomery-spears-1826: Marriage registry entry for Isaac Montgomery and Betsy Spears; Ohio, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 7 May 2021) > “Coshocton > 1811 - 1937” image 66, entry 636 (page 123); citing “Marriage Records; Ohio Marriages; Various Ohio County Courthouses; Probate Court, Coshocton County, Marriage Record A-B-C, 1811-1852, pp. 122-123”

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

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