David Spear

Last updated 11 Jul 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 14 Aug 1801

Died: 21 Aug 1869

Father: James Spear (? – 1821)

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1830-ps-oh-belmont-kirkwood-200: 1830 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Belmont County, Kirkwood Township, page 200; 1830 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 11 Aug 2018) > "Ohio > Belmont > Kirkwood" images 25-26; citing “Fifth Census of the United States, 1830, NARA microfilm publication M19, roll 127 (of 201), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 0337938]

Additional detail for reference: Line 19

Comment: Source includes name (David Spear).

marker-david-spear-1869: Gravestone of David Spear (1869); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 10 May 2021), memorial ID 41015590, photograph uploaded 3 Mar 2011; citing “Spears Cemetery (Morgan Township, Owen County, Indiana, USA; from State Road 46 roughly 30 miles east of Terre Haute, Indiana, turn north onto Fish Creek Rd / County Road 450W (Owen Putnam State Forest), at about 3.1 miles turn left onto Lennox Road, at about 0.3 miles turn left onto Phaedrus Road, cemetery is on the right)”

Comment: Source includes name (David Spear).

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birth

marker-david-spear-1869: Gravestone of David Spear (1869); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 10 May 2021), memorial ID 41015590, photograph uploaded 3 Mar 2011; citing “Spears Cemetery (Morgan Township, Owen County, Indiana, USA; from State Road 46 roughly 30 miles east of Terre Haute, Indiana, turn north onto Fish Creek Rd / County Road 450W (Owen Putnam State Forest), at about 3.1 miles turn left onto Lennox Road, at about 0.3 miles turn left onto Phaedrus Road, cemetery is on the right)”

Comment: Source includes date (Aug. 14, 1801).

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death

marker-david-spear-1869: Gravestone of David Spear (1869); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 10 May 2021), memorial ID 41015590, photograph uploaded 3 Mar 2011; citing “Spears Cemetery (Morgan Township, Owen County, Indiana, USA; from State Road 46 roughly 30 miles east of Terre Haute, Indiana, turn north onto Fish Creek Rd / County Road 450W (Owen Putnam State Forest), at about 3.1 miles turn left onto Lennox Road, at about 0.3 miles turn left onto Phaedrus Road, cemetery is on the right)”

Comment: Source includes date (Aug 21, 1869).

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Miscellaneous Facts

Events

Burial: at Morgan Township, Owen County, Indiana, United States

Cemetery: (Spears Cemetery) at Morgan Township, Owen County, Indiana, United States

Supporting evidence for:
events

marker-david-spear-1869: Gravestone of David Spear (1869); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 10 May 2021), memorial ID 41015590, photograph uploaded 3 Mar 2011; citing “Spears Cemetery (Morgan Township, Owen County, Indiana, USA; from State Road 46 roughly 30 miles east of Terre Haute, Indiana, turn north onto Fish Creek Rd / County Road 450W (Owen Putnam State Forest), at about 3.1 miles turn left onto Lennox Road, at about 0.3 miles turn left onto Phaedrus Road, cemetery is on the right)”

Comment: Source includes location (Morgan Township, Owen County, Indiana, United States).

marker-david-spear-1869: Gravestone of David Spear (1869); Find A Grave (https://www.findagrave.com: accessed 10 May 2021), memorial ID 41015590, photograph uploaded 3 Mar 2011; citing “Spears Cemetery (Morgan Township, Owen County, Indiana, USA; from State Road 46 roughly 30 miles east of Terre Haute, Indiana, turn north onto Fish Creek Rd / County Road 450W (Owen Putnam State Forest), at about 3.1 miles turn left onto Lennox Road, at about 0.3 miles turn left onto Phaedrus Road, cemetery is on the right)”

Comment: Souce includes cemetery (Spears Cemetery) and location (Morgan Township, Owen County, Indiana, United States).

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Attributes

Residence: Jun 1830 at Kirkwood Township, Belmont County, Ohio, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1830-ps-oh-belmont-kirkwood-200: 1830 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Belmont County, Kirkwood Township, page 200; 1830 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 11 Aug 2018) > "Ohio > Belmont > Kirkwood" images 25-26; citing “Fifth Census of the United States, 1830, NARA microfilm publication M19, roll 127 (of 201), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 0337938]

Additional detail for reference: Line 19

Comment: Source includes official census date (1 June 1830) and location (Kirkwood Township, Belmont County, Ohio).

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General Notes and Anecdotes

In 1830, bothers William, Robert, James, Samuel, David, Andrew, and Joseph Spear were all living in separate households in Kirkwood Township, Ohio. The record also suggests that Robert and William were next-door neighbors, as were James, David, and Andrew. [census-us-1830-ps-oh-belmont-kirkwood-197, census-us-1830-ps-oh-belmont-kirkwood-200]

Supporting evidence for:
general notes

census-us-1830-ps-oh-belmont-kirkwood-197: 1830 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Belmont County, Kirkwood Township, page 197; 1830 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 11 Aug 2018) > "Ohio > Belmont > Kirkwood" images 19-20; citing “Fifth Census of the United States, 1830, NARA microfilm publication M19, roll 127 (of 201), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 0337938]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 13, 14, 24

census-us-1830-ps-oh-belmont-kirkwood-200: 1830 U.S. Census, population schedule, Ohio, Belmont County, Kirkwood Township, page 200; 1830 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 11 Aug 2018) > "Ohio > Belmont > Kirkwood" images 25-26; citing “Fifth Census of the United States, 1830, NARA microfilm publication M19, roll 127 (of 201), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 0337938]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 11, 18, 19, 20

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

David may have been born in Virginia and died in Owen County, Indiana. He may have married Jane Vance on 18 Jan 1831 in Guernsey County, Ohio. [research-a-spear-family-history]

The 1830 U.S. Census identifies the household as containing David and one female between 30 and 40 (unknown), one male child under 5 and another between 10 and 15. [census-us-1830-ps-oh-belmont-kirkwood-200]

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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