Family info on Bennett Spier

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I am trying to find out if the Bennett Spier of North Carolina listed is related to my family. If so, I would like to find out where they came from before North Carolina and is the last name spelled differently.

Here is my family info...

My Grandmother was Thelma Carnett Spier (Texas)

Her Father: Wimberly M. Spier (Texas)    Her Mother: Georgia Mae Spier

His Father: Jeremiah M. Spier (Texas)     His Mother: Mary Ida Spier

His Father: Bennett Spier (North Carolina)  His Mother: Rachel Susan Spier

Hope someone can help me out... :)
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Earliest census found on Bennet and Rachel Susan was 1850. Don't know if this helps.

U S Census, 1850  Smith county, part of, Smith, TX

Citing this Record  "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (

 Bennet Spier  M 43 NC Farmer

 Susan Spier F 37 NC

 Martha A Speir F 14 TN

 Mary E Anderson F 10 AR

 Edward Spier M 8 AR

 Rebecca Spier F 6 AR

 John Spier M 1 mos TX

 Richard Williams M 23 AR  Farmer



United States Census, 1860  Jones Ds Beat, Smith, TX

Bennett Spears  1908 NC  Page: 50 Family Number: 345

Rachel Spears 1813, NC

Edward Spear 17 M  1843 AR  Page: 51 Family Number: 345

John Spear  9 M  1851 TX 

Rebecca Spear 15 F 1845 AR

Eliza Spear  12 F 1848 TX

James H Spear 7 M 1853 TX

Jeremiah Spear 5 M 1855 TX


U S Census, 1870  Etna Beat 3, Smith, TX 

Citing this Record  "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch (

 Benet Spears  M 63y North Carolina

 John Spears M 19y Texas

 James Spears M 18y Texas

 Jefferson Spears M 15y Texas

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