Source Citations for Ernest W. Spear

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Source Citations

census-us-1930-ps-sd-custer-8-2a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Custer County, Pringle Township (T5R4), enumeration district 17-8, sheet 2A (form/penned) or page 23A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) ⟩ "South Dakota ⟩ Custer ⟩ Pringle ⟩ District 0008" image 3; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2221 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2341955]

census-us-1930-ps-sd-custer-8-2b: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Custer County, Pringle Township (T5R4), enumeration district 17-8, sheet 2B (form/penned) or page 23B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) ⟩ "South Dakota ⟩ Custer ⟩ Pringle ⟩ District 0008" image 4; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2221 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2341955]

obituary-david-spear-1940: Obituary for David C. Spear (1940); “Hill City Man Dies In Local Hospital,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 6 May 2021), image “United States of America ⟩ South Dakota ⟩ Rapid City ⟩ Rapid City Journal ⟩ 1940 ⟩ 04 ⟩ 13" page 5; citing “The Rapid City Daily Journal (Rapid City, South Dakota), 13 Apr 1940 (Saturday), page 5, column 4”

obituary-floy-spear-1966: Obituary for Floy Spear (1966); “Last Rites Thursday for Mrs. Floy Spear,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 20 Feb 2021), image “United States of America ⟩ South Dakota ⟩ Rapid City ⟩ Rapid City Journal ⟩ 1966 ⟩ 03 ⟩ 18" page 4; citing “The Rapid City Journal (Rapid City, South Dakota), 18 Mar 1966 (Friday), page 4, column 1”

obituary-thomas-spear-1923: Obituary for Thomas James Spear (1923); “T.J. Spear Dies Suddenly,” Oberlin Herald (Oberlin Kansas), 16 Aug 1923 (Thursday), page unknown, column unknown

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

Source Reference Details

Name Details

census-us-1930-ps-sd-custer-8-2b:

Reference Detail: Line 51, dwelling 28

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Earnest W. Spear).

obituary-thomas-spear-1923:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (E.W. [Spear]).

Birth Details

census-us-1930-ps-sd-custer-8-2b:

Reference Detail: Line 51, dwelling 28

Comment Detail: Source includes age (53) and location (Iowa). Using his age and the official census date of 1 Apr 1930 gives a birth date range from 2 Apr 1876 to 1 Apr 1877.

Death Details

obituary-floy-spear-1966:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (Dec. 18, 1960).

Father Details

obituary-thomas-spear-1923:

Comment Detail: Source identifies E. W. [Spear] as a son of Thomas James Spear. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

Marriage Details

census-us-1930-ps-sd-custer-8-2b:

Reference Detail: Lines 51,53, dwelling 28

Comment Detail: Source identifies Floy G. Spear as the wife of Earnest W. Spear.

obituary-floy-spear-1966:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (July 19, 1903).

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Attributes”

obituary-thomas-spear-1923:

Comment Detail: Source includes location (Wessington Springs, South Dakota), and implied date (12 Aug 1923).

census-us-1930-ps-sd-custer-8-2b:

Reference Detail: Line 51, dwelling 28

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 Apr 1930) and occupation (Farmer).

census-us-1930-ps-sd-custer-8-2b:

Reference Detail: Line 51, dwelling 28

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 Apr 1930) and location (Pringle Township, County: Custer, State: South Dakota).

obituary-david-spear-1940:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (13 Apr 1940) and location (Pringle [, South Dakota]).

General Notes Details

census-us-1930-ps-sd-custer-8-2a:

Reference Detail: Lines 45-49, dwelling 28

census-us-1930-ps-sd-custer-8-2b:

Reference Detail: Line 51-53, dwelling 28

Research Notes Details

obituary-david-spear-1940:

(no additional information)

research-a-spear-family-history:

(no additional information)

census-us-1930-ps-sd-custer-8-2b:

Reference Detail: Line 51, dwelling 28