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David Chester Spear

Last updated 18 Nov 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Bet 16 Apr 1907 and 15 Apr 1908 in Draper, Lyman County, South Dakota, United States

Died: 14 Feb 1920

Father: David C. Spear (1862 – 1940)

Mother: Eva Penrose Maris (1868 – 1937)

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1910-ps-sd-lyman-54-8a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Lyman County, Lincoln Township, enumeration district 54, sheet 8A (form/penned) or page 44A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "South Dakota > Lyman > Lincoln > District 0054" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1484 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375497]

Additional detail for reference: Line 35, dwelling 9

Comment: Source includes name (Chester Spear).

census-us-1920-ps-sd-spink-273-7b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Spink County, Redfield Township, enumeration district 273, sheet 7B (form/penned) or page 111B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 27 July 2009) > "South Dakota > Spink > Redfield > District 0273" image 14; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1727 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 91, dwelling n/a

Comment: Source includes name (David Spear).

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

Additional detail for reference: Page 22 - February Deaths

Comment: Source includes name (David Chester Spear).

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birth

census-us-1910-ps-sd-lyman-54-8a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Lyman County, Lincoln Township, enumeration district 54, sheet 8A (form/penned) or page 44A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "South Dakota > Lyman > Lincoln > District 0054" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1484 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375497]

Additional detail for reference: Line 35, dwelling 9

Comment: Source includes age (2) and location (South Dakota). Using his age and the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a birth date range from 16 Apr 1907 to 15 Apr 1908.

census-us-1920-ps-sd-spink-273-7b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Spink County, Redfield Township, enumeration district 273, sheet 7B (form/penned) or page 111B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 27 July 2009) > "South Dakota > Spink > Redfield > District 0273" image 14; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1727 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 91, dwelling n/a

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

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death

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

Additional detail for reference: Page 22 - February Deaths

Comment: Source includes date ([February] 14 [...] 1920).

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father

census-us-1910-ps-sd-lyman-54-8a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Lyman County, Lincoln Township, enumeration district 54, sheet 8A (form/penned) or page 44A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "South Dakota > Lyman > Lincoln > District 0054" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1484 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375497]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 30,35, dwelling 9

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

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Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 15 Apr 1910 at Lincoln Township, Lyman County, South Dakota, United States

Residence: 1 Jan 1920 at Redfield, Spink County, South Dakota, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1910-ps-sd-lyman-54-8a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Lyman County, Lincoln Township, enumeration district 54, sheet 8A (form/penned) or page 44A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "South Dakota > Lyman > Lincoln > District 0054" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1484 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375497]

Additional detail for reference: Line 35, dwelling 9

Comment: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and location (Lincoln Township, County: Lyman, State: South Dakota).

census-us-1920-ps-sd-spink-273-7b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Spink County, Redfield Township, enumeration district 273, sheet 7B (form/penned) or page 111B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 27 July 2009) > "South Dakota > Spink > Redfield > District 0273" image 14; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1727 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 91, dwelling n/a

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jan 1920) and location (Redfield, County: Spink, State: South Dakota).

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General Notes and Anecdotes

David was a resident of the State School and Home for the Feeble-Minded at Redfield, South Dakota. [census-us-1920-ps-sd-spink-273-7b]

Supporting evidence for:
general notes

census-us-1920-ps-sd-spink-273-7b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Spink County, Redfield Township, enumeration district 273, sheet 7B (form/penned) or page 111B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 27 July 2009) > "South Dakota > Spink > Redfield > District 0273" image 14; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1727 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 91, dwelling n/a

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

CONFLICTS

Birth Date: This database uses 23 May 1908. The 1920 U.S. Census gives an age of (13), which, when applied to the offical census date of 1 Jan 1920, gives a birth date range from 2 Jan 1906 to 1 Jan 1907. [census-us-1920-ps-sd-spink-273-7b]

FOLLOWUP

David Chester may have been born 23 May 1908 in Draper, Lyman County, South Dakota. He may have died in Redfield, Spink County, South Dakota, and been buried in Draper Cemetery, in Draper, Jones County, South Dakota. [research-a-spear-family-history]

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

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

census-us-1910-ps-sd-lyman-54-8a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Lyman County, Lincoln Township, enumeration district 54, sheet 8A (form/penned) or page 44A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "South Dakota > Lyman > Lincoln > District 0054" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1484 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375497]

Additional detail for reference: Line 35, dwelling 9

census-us-1920-ps-sd-spink-273-7b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Spink County, Redfield Township, enumeration district 273, sheet 7B (form/penned) or page 111B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 27 July 2009) > "South Dakota > Spink > Redfield > District 0273" image 14; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1727 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 91, dwelling n/a

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