Source Citations for Veronica "Phronie" Josephine Breck

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Source Citations

census-us-1920-ps-sd-jackson-96-3a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Jackson County, Cottonwood Township, enumeration district 96, sheet 3A (form/penned) or page 104A (stamped); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 17 August 2018) ⟩ "South Dakota ⟩ Jackson ⟩ Cottonwood ⟩ District 0096" image 4; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1721 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

census-us-1930-ps-sd-jackson-7-1a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Jackson County, Cottonwood Township, enumeration district 36-7, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 225A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) ⟩ "South Dakota ⟩ Jackson ⟩ Cottonwood ⟩ District 0007" image 1; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 2224 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2341958]

census-us-1940-ps-sd-pennington-84-1a: 1940 U.S. Census, population schedule, South Dakota, Pennington County, Township 2S Range 5, enumeration district 52-84, sheet 1A; 1940 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before Aug 2018) "⟩ South Dakota ⟩ Pennington ⟩ Township 2 S Range 5 ⟩ 52-84" image 2; citing “Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA microfilm publication T627, roll 3865 (of 4643), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

family-{private}-spear-fgs-1999: Family group sheet for {private} Spear; filled in by {private} Spear, 20 Dec 1999; privately held

interview-{private}-2006-b: Email conversation with {private}, 12 Oct 2006; privately held

marker-george-veronica-spear-1991-2005: Gravestone of George E. (1991) and Veronica J. (2005) Spear; Hill City Cemetery (Hill City, Pennington County, South Dakota), unrecorded plot location; photographed 26 Apr 2019, privately held

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

obituary-albert-breck-1990: Obituary for Albert B. “Al” Breck (1990); “Albert B. ‘Al’ Breck,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 20 May 2018), image “United States of America ⟩ South Dakota ⟩ Rapid City ⟩ Rapid City Journal ⟩ 1990 ⟩ 03 ⟩ 05” page 14; citing “The Rapid City Journal (Rapid City, South Dakota), 5 Mar 1990 (Monday), page B2, column 1”

obituary-george-spear-1991: Obituary for George E. Spear (1991); “George E. Spear,” Rapid City Journal (Rapid City, South Dakota), 17 Feb 1991 (Sunday), page C2, column 3

obituary-helen-shields-2010: Obituary for Helen (Brech) Shields (2010); Petty Funeral Home (https://www.pettyfuneralhome.com: accessed 3 Jun 2010), single location (Landrum, South Carolina), published after 31 May 2010

obituary-veronica-spear-2005: Obituary for Veronica ‘Phronie’ Josephine Spear (2005); “Veronica ‘Phronie’ Josephine Spear,” Rapid City Journal (Rapid City, South Dakota), 26 May 2005 (Thursday), page B2, column 1

Source Reference Details

Name Details

census-us-1920-ps-sd-jackson-96-3a:

Reference Detail: Line 33, dwelling 42

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Veronica J. ⟨spelling⟩). See research notes for spelling details.

census-us-1930-ps-sd-jackson-7-1a:

Reference Detail: Line 15, dwelling 3

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Veronica J. ⟨spelling⟩). See research notes for spelling details.

census-us-1940-ps-sd-pennington-84-1a:

Reference Detail: Line 8, household 3

Comment Detail: Source includes [married] name (Veronica J. Spear).

family-{private}-spear-fgs-1999:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Veronica J. Breck).

misc-spear-date-notebook:

Reference Detail: Page 16 - October Births (cont).

Comment Detail: Source includes [married] name (Veronica Breck Spear).

marker-george-veronica-spear-1991-2005:

Comment Detail: Source includes [married] name (Veronica J. Spear)

obituary-albert-breck-1990:

Comment Detail: Source includes [married] name (Veronica Spear).

obituary-george-spear-1991:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Veronica Breck).

obituary-helen-shields-2010:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Veronica [⟨spelling⟩]). See research notes for spelling details.

obituary-veronica-spear-2005:

Comment Detail: Source notes [married] name (Veronica 'Phronie' Josephine Spear).

Birth Details

census-us-1920-ps-sd-jackson-96-3a:

Reference Detail: Line 33, dwelling 42

Comment Detail: Source includes age (4) and location (S. Dakota). Using her age and the official census date of 1 Jan 1920 gives a birth date range from 2 Jan 1915 to 1 Jan 1916.

census-us-1930-ps-sd-jackson-7-1a:

Reference Detail: Line 15, dwelling 3

Comment Detail: Source includes age (14) and location (South Dakota). Using her age and the official census date of 1 Apr 1930 gives a birth date range from 2 Apr 1915 to 1 Apr 1916.

census-us-1940-ps-sd-pennington-84-1a:

Reference Detail: Line 8, household 3

Comment Detail: Source includes age (24) and location (South Dakota). Using the official census date of 1 Apr 1940 gives a birth date range from 2 Apr 1915 to 1 Apr 1916.

misc-spear-date-notebook:

Reference Detail: Page 16 - October Births (cont).

Comment Detail: Source includes date ([October] 14 [...] 1915).

marker-george-veronica-spear-1991-2005:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (1915).

obituary-veronica-spear-2005:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (Oct. 14, 1915) and location (Kimball, SD).

Death Details

marker-george-veronica-spear-1991-2005:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (2005).

obituary-helen-shields-2010:

Comment Detail: Source notes that Veronica died before Helen.

obituary-veronica-spear-2005:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (May 24, 2005), and city and implied state (Custer, South Dakota).

Father Details

census-us-1920-ps-sd-jackson-96-3a:

Reference Detail: Lines 27,33, dwelling 42

Comment Detail: Source identifies Veronica J. Brech as a daughter of John Brech. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

census-us-1930-ps-sd-jackson-7-1a:

Reference Detail: Lines 12,15, dwelling 3

Comment Detail: Source identifies Veronica J. Brech as a daughter of John Brech. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

obituary-veronica-spear-2005:

Comment Detail: Source notes John Breck as the biological father of Veronica Josephine Spear.

Mother Details

obituary-veronica-spear-2005:

Comment Detail: Source notes Louise (Schoenfelder) Breck as the biological mother of Veronica Josephine Spear.

Marriage Details

census-us-1940-ps-sd-pennington-84-1a:

Reference Detail: Line 8, household 3

Comment Detail: Source identifies Veronica J. [Spear] as the wife of George E. Spear.

obituary-george-spear-1991:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (May 4, 1935), and location (Quinn [, South Dakota]).

obituary-veronica-spear-2005:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (May 4, 1935) and location (Quinn [, South Dakota]).

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Events”

marker-george-veronica-spear-1991-2005:

Comment Detail: Source implies burial in Hill City, South Dakota.

obituary-veronica-spear-2005:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (May 31, 2005) and cemetery name and implied location (Hill City Cemetery, Hill City, South Dakota).

census-us-1940-ps-sd-pennington-84-1a:

Reference Detail: Line 8, household 3

Comment Detail: Source includes highest grade of school completed (8).

marker-george-veronica-spear-1991-2005:

Comment Detail: Source shows marker located in cemetery (Hill City Cemetery, Hill City, South Dakota).

obituary-veronica-spear-2005:

Comment Detail: Source includes cemetery name and implied location (Hill City Cemetery, Hill City, South Dakota).

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Attributes”

census-us-1920-ps-sd-jackson-96-3a:

Reference Detail: Line 33, dwelling 42

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 Jan 1920) and location (Cottonwood Township, County: Jackson, State: South Dakota).

census-us-1930-ps-sd-jackson-7-1a:

Reference Detail: Line 15, dwelling 3

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

census-us-1940-ps-sd-pennington-84-1a:

Reference Detail: Line 8, household 3

Comment Detail: Source includes date (1 Apr 1940) and location (Township 2S Range 5E, Pennington County, South Dakota).

census-us-1940-ps-sd-pennington-84-1a:

Reference Detail: Line 8, household 3

Comment Detail: Source includes date (1 Apr 1940) and location (Township 2S Range 5E, Pennington County, South Dakota).

obituary-veronica-spear-2005:

Comment Detail: Source includes year (1942) and state (Utah).

obituary-veronica-spear-2005:

Comment Detail: Source includes year (1960), and town and implied state (Keystone, South Dakota).

obituary-albert-breck-1990:

Comment Detail: Source includes date of obituary (5 Mar 1990) and location (Hill City [, South Dakota]).

obituary-george-spear-1991:

Comment Detail: Source includes location (Hill City [, South Dakota]) and date of 16 Feb 1991, derived from date of obituary (17 February 1991) and relative day ([last] Saturday).

General Notes Details

interview-{private}-2006-b:

Reference Detail: Message #2.

Research Notes Details

census-us-1920-ps-sd-jackson-96-3a:

Reference Detail: Line 33, dwelling 42

census-us-1930-ps-sd-jackson-7-1a:

Reference Detail: Line 15, dwelling 3

census-us-1940-ps-sd-pennington-84-1a:

Reference Detail: Line 8, household 3

obituary-george-spear-1991:

(no additional information)

obituary-helen-shields-2010:

(no additional information)