Robert Aaron Spear

Last updated 30 Apr 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 16 Aug 1901 in , , Kansas, United States

Father: David H. Spear (1840 – 1917)

Mother: Mary R. Shafer (1860 – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

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]

Additional detail for reference: Line 70, dwelling 194

Comment: Source includes name (Robert A. Spear).

census-us-1930-ps-ks-rawlins-17-1a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Logan Township, enumeration district 77-17, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 68A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Kansas > Rawlins > Logan > District 0017" image 1; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 716 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340451]

Additional detail for reference: Line 28, dwelling 6

Comment: Source includes name (Robert Spear).

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Line 3, dwelling 14

Comment: Source includes name (Robert Spear).

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Line 3, dwelling 7

Comment: Source includes name (Robert Spear).

misc-spear-date-notebook: Spear birth and death date notebook; multiple contributors; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Page 12 - August Births (cont)

Comment: Source includes name (Robert Aaron Spear).

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”

Comment: Source includes name (Robert A. [Spear]).

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birth

misc-spear-date-notebook: Spear birth and death date notebook; multiple contributors; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Page 12 - August Births (cont)

Comment: Source includes date ([August] 16 [...] 1901).

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]

Additional detail for reference: Line 70, dwelling 194

Comment: Source includes age (8) and location (Kansas). Using his age and the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a birth date range from 16 Apr 1901 to 15 Apr 1902.

census-us-1930-ps-ks-rawlins-17-1a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Logan Township, enumeration district 77-17, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 68A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Kansas > Rawlins > Logan > District 0017" image 1; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 716 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340451]

Additional detail for reference: Line 28, dwelling 6

Comment: Source includes age (<conflict>) and location (Kansas). See research notes for conflict details.

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Line 3, dwelling 14

Comment: Source includes age (3) and location (Kansas). Using the official census date of 1 Mar 1905 gives a birth date range from 2 Mar 1901 to 1 Mar 1902.

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Line 3, dwelling 7

Comment: Source includes age (13) and location (Kansas). Using the official census date of 1 Mar 1915 gives a birth date range from 2 Mar 1901 to 1 Mar 1902.

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father

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]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 68,70, dwelling 194

Comment: Source identifies Robert A. Spear as a son of David Spear. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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”

Comment: Source identifies Robert A. [Spear] as a biological son of David H. Spear.

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mother

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”

Comment: Source identifies Robert A. [Spear] as a biological son of Mary R. Shafer.

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Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1 Mar 1905 at Ludell Township, Rawlins County, Kansas, United States

Residence: 15 Apr 1910 at Ludell Township, Rawlins County, Kansas, United States

Residence: 1915 at Ludell Township, Rawlins County, Kansas, United States

Occupation: (farm laborer) 1 Apr 1930

Residence: 1 Apr 1930 at Logan Township, Rawlins County, Kansas, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Line 3, dwelling 14

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

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]

Additional detail for reference: Line 70, dwelling 194

Comment: Source includes age (TBD) and location (TBD). Using TBD_his_her age and the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a birth date range from 16 Apr TBDyear-1 to 15 Apr TBDyear.

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

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.]

Additional detail for reference: Line 3, dwelling 7

Comment: 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.

census-us-1930-ps-ks-rawlins-17-1a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Logan Township, enumeration district 77-17, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 68A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Kansas > Rawlins > Logan > District 0017" image 1; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 716 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340451]

Additional detail for reference: Line 28, dwelling 6

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Apr 1930) and occupation (Farm Laborer / General Farm).

census-us-1930-ps-ks-rawlins-17-1a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Logan Township, enumeration district 77-17, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 68A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Kansas > Rawlins > Logan > District 0017" image 1; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 716 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340451]

Additional detail for reference: Line 28, dwelling 6

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Apr 1930) and location (Logan Township, County: Rawlins, State: Kansas).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

CONFLICTS

Birth Date: This database uses 16 Aug 1901. The 1930 U.S. Census gives an age of (29), which, when applied to the offical census date of 1 Apr 1930, gives a birth date range from 2 Apr 1900 to 1 Apr 1901. [census-us-1930-ps-ks-rawlins-17-1a}

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

census-us-1930-ps-ks-rawlins-17-1a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Rawlins County, Logan Township, enumeration district 77-17, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 68A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Kansas > Rawlins > Logan > District 0017" image 1; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 716 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340451]

Additional detail for reference: Line 28, dwelling 6

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