Margaret J. Allaman

Last updated 10 May 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 4 Apr 1843 in Canonsburg, Guernsey County, Ohio, United States

Died: 13 Jan 1893 in Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas, United States

Supporting evidence for:
name

obituary-margaret-spear-1893: Obituary for Margaret J. (Allaman) Spear (1893); “Died,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 20 May 2021), image “United States of America > Kansas > Atwood > The Atwood Patriot > 1893 > 01 > 20" page 1; citing “Rawlins County Democrat (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 20 Jan 1893 (Friday), page 1, column 4”

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Margaret J. Spear) and birth name (Margaret J. Allaman).

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birth

obituary-margaret-spear-1893: Obituary for Margaret J. (Allaman) Spear (1893); “Died,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 20 May 2021), image “United States of America > Kansas > Atwood > The Atwood Patriot > 1893 > 01 > 20" page 1; citing “Rawlins County Democrat (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 20 Jan 1893 (Friday), page 1, column 4”

Comment: Source includes date (April 4th 1843) and location (Cannonsburg, Noble county, Ohio). Note that Noble County did not exist until 1851; Cannonsburg was in Guernsey County in 1843.

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death

obituary-margaret-spear-1893: Obituary for Margaret J. (Allaman) Spear (1893); “Died,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 20 May 2021), image “United States of America > Kansas > Atwood > The Atwood Patriot > 1893 > 01 > 20" page 1; citing “Rawlins County Democrat (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 20 Jan 1893 (Friday), page 1, column 4”

Comment: Source includes date (January 13th, 1893) and location ("In this city" [Atwood, Kansas]).

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Family

Spouse/Partner: William Spear (? – 1919)

Married: 18 Aug 1865 in Assumption, Christian County, Illinois, United States

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

obituary-margaret-spear-1893: Obituary for Margaret J. (Allaman) Spear (1893); “Died,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 20 May 2021), image “United States of America > Kansas > Atwood > The Atwood Patriot > 1893 > 01 > 20" page 1; citing “Rawlins County Democrat (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 20 Jan 1893 (Friday), page 1, column 4”

Comment: Source includes date (August 18th, 1865) and implied location (Assumption, Illinois).

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Miscellaneous Facts

Events

Burial: 14 Jan 1893 at Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas, United States

Cemetery: (Atwood Cemetery) at Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas, United States

Supporting evidence for:
events

obituary-margaret-spear-1893: Obituary for Margaret J. (Allaman) Spear (1893); “Died,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 20 May 2021), image “United States of America > Kansas > Atwood > The Atwood Patriot > 1893 > 01 > 20" page 1; citing “Rawlins County Democrat (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 20 Jan 1893 (Friday), page 1, column 4”

Comment: Source includes date ("Saturday" [14 Jan for a story published on Friday, 20 Jan]) and notes she was buried in Atwood cemetery, which is located in Atwood, Kansas.

obituary-margaret-spear-1893: Obituary for Margaret J. (Allaman) Spear (1893); “Died,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 20 May 2021), image “United States of America > Kansas > Atwood > The Atwood Patriot > 1893 > 01 > 20" page 1; citing “Rawlins County Democrat (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 20 Jan 1893 (Friday), page 1, column 4”

Comment: Source includes cemetery (Atwood cemetery). This cemetery is located in Atwood, Kansas.

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Attributes

Residence: 1858 at Assumption, Christian County, Illinois, United States

Residence: 1887 at , Rawlins County, Kansas, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

obituary-margaret-spear-1893: Obituary for Margaret J. (Allaman) Spear (1893); “Died,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 20 May 2021), image “United States of America > Kansas > Atwood > The Atwood Patriot > 1893 > 01 > 20" page 1; citing “Rawlins County Democrat (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 20 Jan 1893 (Friday), page 1, column 4”

Comment: Source includes year (1858) of move to location (Assumption, Illinois).

obituary-margaret-spear-1893: Obituary for Margaret J. (Allaman) Spear (1893); “Died,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 20 May 2021), image “United States of America > Kansas > Atwood > The Atwood Patriot > 1893 > 01 > 20" page 1; citing “Rawlins County Democrat (Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas), 20 Jan 1893 (Friday), page 1, column 4”

Comment: Source includes date (Spring 1887) of Margaret and William's move to location ([Rawlins County, Kansas]).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

Margaret's middle name may have been Jane. [research-a-spear-family-history]

William and Margaret Spear had two children, Emmet F. Spear (b. 1866 in Christian County, Illinois, d. 28 Dec 1890 in Atwood Rawlins County, Kansas, bur. Atwood Cemetery in Atwood, Kansas) and Frank B. Spear (b. 16 Sep 1871 in Christian County, Illinois, d. after 1930, possibly in Denver, Colorado. [research-a-spear-family-history]

A story in The Republican Citizen (Atwood, Kansas) on 2 Jan 1891, p. 3, col. 4, notes the death by consumption (TB) of Emmett Spear, son of William Spear, on 28 Dec 1890. It noted he had lived in the area for "four years and more" and that he would be sorely missed.

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research notes

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

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