William Berry Spearman b 1848 d. 1889 Piedmont S.C was he in the Civil War & did he have Will or Land, acres, Thanks

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He lived on Shiloh Church Road,  Piedmont S.C but was interested in how much land he had , it's still in the Family some
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Found this information about William Spearman's on Fold3 from the 1860 US Federal Census. This also includes his father, brother and another family member not sure of the relationship.

Piedmont, SC is located in Anderson County

Person: Frances Spearman

Age in 1860: 44

Birth: South Carolina 

Female (Has to be an error based on the name, birth year matches father)

Estimated Birth Year: 1816

Residence:

Place: Anderson County, South Carolina 

From: 1860

Minor Civil Division: The 42d Regiment

Person: William Spearman

Age in 1860: 10

Birth: South Carolina

Male

Estimated Birth Year: 1850

Residence:

Place: Anderson County, South Carolina

From: 1860

Minor Civil Division: The 42d Regiment

Person: John Spearman 

Age in 1860: 12 

Birth: South Carolina 

Male

Estimated Birth Year: 1848

Residence:

Place: Anderson County, South Carolina 

From: 1860 

Minor Civil Division: The 42d Regiment 

Person: T A Spearman 

Age in 1860: 40 

Birth: South Carolina 

Male 

Estimated Birth Year: 1820 

Residence:

Place: Anderson County, South Carolina 

From: 1860

Minor Civil Division: The 42d Regiment

On the Census ledger it listed William's parents and family living with TA Spearman, and TA Spearman as having real estate valued at $900 and personal property valued at $200.

 

Hope this helps.

 

by Dean Anderson G2G6 Pilot (437k points)
Dean that Frances Spearman b.1816 is that the one buried at Shiloh United Methodist Church and the father to my William Spearman,  I trying to get my information together on my Grandfather's that was in the Civil War,  I want to join the Son's of Confederate Soldiers and do local service in the community in their honor,  Thanks for helping me

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