Last updated 19 Oct 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.
Born: 3 Jul 1891 in Atwood, Rawlins County, Kansas, United States
Father: Thomas James "TJ" Spear (1835 – 1923)
Mother: Samantha J. Karnes (1848 – 1915)
Spouse/Partner: Esther Harmon (? – ?)
Married: 7 Apr 1915 in Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas, United States
Employer: (self) 5 Jun 1917 at Center Township, Decatur County, Kansas, United States
Residence: 1 Jun 1900 at Union Township, Rawlins County, Kansas, United States
Occupation: (Farmer) 15 Apr 1910
Residence: 15 Apr 1910 at Center Township, Decatur County, Kansas, United States
Occupation: (farmer) 5 Jun 1917 at Center Township, Decatur County, Kansas, United States
Residence: 5 Jun 1917 at Center Township, Decatur County, Kansas, United States
Residence: 12 Aug 1923 at Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas, United States
Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)
Birth Location: This database uses Atwood, Kansas. The announcement of his marriage to Esther Harmon notes that Emmett Spear was born and reared in this neighborhood, implying Oberlin since that is where the paper was published. [periodical-wedding-harmon-spear-1915]
Given Name: This database uses Emmet. His father's obituary spells it as Emmett. [obituary-thomas-spear-1923]
Given Name: This database uses Emmet. The announcement of his wedding with Esther Harmon spells it as Emmett. [periodical-wedding-harmon-spear-1915]
Emmett may have been born 3 Jul 1891. [research-a-spear-family-history]
Emmett Spear and Esther Harmon may have had two children. One may have been stillborn in 1916, in Oberlin, Kansas, and not given a name. The other may have been <private> [research-a-spear-family-history]
Emmett may hvae died 17 Dec 1931 in Oberlin, Kansas and been buried in the Oberlin Cemetery. [research-a-spear-family-history]
There exist gravesites for both Emmett Spear and Baby Girl Spear (Emmet and Esther's stillborn child) in Oberlin Cemetery in Oberlin, Decatur County, Kansas. However, images of the gravestones are not yet available on Find A Grave, and I haven't made a trip to Oberlin to photograph them myself.
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