Sarah Elizabeth "Sadie" Spear

Last updated 13 Jul 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Bet 2 Aug 1869 and 1 Sep 1869 in , , Iowa, United States

Father: Thomas James "TJ" Spear (1835 – 1923)

Mother: Mary Ann Shafer (1840 – 1887)

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1870-ps-ia-guthrie-union-2: 1870 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Guthrie County, Union, page 2 (form) or page 243B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1870 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Iowa > Guthrie > Union" image 2; citing “Ninth Census of the United States, 1870, NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 393 (of 1761), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 545892]

Additional detail for reference: Line 7, dwelling 8

Comment: Source includes name (Sarah E. Spear).

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birth

census-us-1870-ps-ia-guthrie-union-2: 1870 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Guthrie County, Union, page 2 (form) or page 243B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1870 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Iowa > Guthrie > Union" image 2; citing “Ninth Census of the United States, 1870, NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 393 (of 1761), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 545892]

Additional detail for reference: Line 7, dwelling 8

Comment: Source includes age (10/12 [10 months]) and location (Iowa). Using the official census date of 1 June 1870 gives a birth date range from 2 Aug 1869 to 1 Sep 1869.

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Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1870 at Union Township, Guthrie County, Iowa, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1870-ps-ia-guthrie-union-2: 1870 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Guthrie County, Union, page 2 (form) or page 243B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1870 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Iowa > Guthrie > Union" image 2; citing “Ninth Census of the United States, 1870, NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 393 (of 1761), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 545892]

Additional detail for reference: Line 7, dwelling 8

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1870) and location (Union, in the County of Guthrie, State of Iowa).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

Sarah's middle name may have been Elizabeth and she may have used Sadie as a nickname. She may have been born 11 Aug 1869 in Guthrie County, Iowa, and died 31 Mar 1883 in Coon Rapids, Carroll County, Iowa, a victim of scarlet fever at the age of 13. She may have been buried at Coon Rapids Cemetery, in Coon Rapids. [research-a-spear-family-history]

There is a memorial page (25847110) on Find A Grave for Sarah Elizabeth Spear (1869-1883) but the image is unusable -- any text on the memorial obelisk is unreadable.

Supporting evidence for:
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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