Sylvester Spear

Last updated 20 Oct 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Bet 2 Jun 1832 and 1 Jun 1833 in , , Ohio, United States

Father: Andrew Spear (1806 – 1887)

Mother: Elizabeth Hinton (? – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1850-ps-oh-monroe-salem-507a: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Monroe County, Salem Township, page 507A (stamped) or 1013 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 4 August 2018) > "Ohio > Monroe > Salem" image 7; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 172 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 15, dwelling 53

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

census-us-1880-ps-oh-washington-227-x198b: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Washington County, Liberty Township, enumeration district 227, page <unclear> (form/penned) or 198B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 May 2021) > "Ohio > Washington > Liberty > 227" image 14; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1075 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 18, dwelling 89

Comment: Source includes name (Sylvester Spear).

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birth

census-us-1850-ps-oh-monroe-salem-507a: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Monroe County, Salem Township, page 507A (stamped) or 1013 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 4 August 2018) > "Ohio > Monroe > Salem" image 7; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 172 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 15, dwelling 53

Comment: Source includes age (17) and location (Ohio). Using the official census date of 1 June 1850 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1832 to 1 June 1833.

census-us-1880-ps-oh-washington-227-x198b: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Washington County, Liberty Township, enumeration district 227, page <unclear> (form/penned) or 198B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 May 2021) > "Ohio > Washington > Liberty > 227" image 14; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1075 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 18, dwelling 89

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

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Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Occupation: (farmer) 1 Jun 1850

Residence: 1 Jun 1850 at Salem Township, Monroe County, Ohio, United States

Occupation: (wagon builder) 1 Jun 1880

Residence: 1 Jun 1880 at Liberty Township, Licking County, Ohio, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1850-ps-oh-monroe-salem-507a: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Monroe County, Salem Township, page 507A (stamped) or 1013 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 4 August 2018) > "Ohio > Monroe > Salem" image 7; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 172 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 15, dwelling 53

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1850) and occupation (farmer).

census-us-1850-ps-oh-monroe-salem-507a: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Monroe County, Salem Township, page 507A (stamped) or 1013 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 4 August 2018) > "Ohio > Monroe > Salem" image 7; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 172 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 15, dwelling 53

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1850) and location (District 106, Salem Township, Monroe, Ohio).

census-us-1880-ps-oh-washington-227-x198b: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Washington County, Liberty Township, enumeration district 227, page <unclear> (form/penned) or 198B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 May 2021) > "Ohio > Washington > Liberty > 227" image 14; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1075 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 18, dwelling 89

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1880) and occupation (Wagon Builder).

census-us-1880-ps-oh-washington-227-x198b: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Washington County, Liberty Township, enumeration district 227, page <unclear> (form/penned) or 198B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 May 2021) > "Ohio > Washington > Liberty > 227" image 14; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1075 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 18, dwelling 89

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1880) and location (Liberty Township, Washington County, Ohio)

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

CONFLICTS

Birth Date: This database uses between 2 Jun 1832 and 1 Jun 1833. The 1880 U.S. Census gives an age of (48), which, when applied to the official census date of 1 Jun 1880, gives a birth date range from 2 Jun 1831 to 1 Jun 1832. This age value looks like 43 in the image, but Ancestry labeled it as 48. To remove this conflict it should be 47. [census-us-1880-ps-oh-washington-227-x198b]

SPELLING

Given Name: This database uses Sylvester. The 1850 U.S. Census spells it as Silvester. [census-us-1850-ps-oh-monroe-salem-507a]

FOLLOWUP

In the 1880 U.S. Census, Sylvester is shown as married to Sarah (44), with 6 children and another individual. However, the names and ages are difficult to read. [census-us-1880-ps-oh-washington-227-x198b]

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

census-us-1850-ps-oh-monroe-salem-507a: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Monroe County, Salem Township, page 507A (stamped) or 1013 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 4 August 2018) > "Ohio > Monroe > Salem" image 7; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 172 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 15, dwelling 53

census-us-1880-ps-oh-washington-227-x198b: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Washington County, Liberty Township, enumeration district 227, page <unclear> (form/penned) or 198B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 May 2021) > "Ohio > Washington > Liberty > 227" image 14; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1075 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 18, dwelling 89

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