William Spearman
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William Berry Spearman (1848 - 1889)

William Berry Spearman
Born in Eastern Subdivision, Anderson County, South Carolina, United States of Americamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 31 Dec 1873 in Hall, Georgia, United States of Americamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Brushy Creek, Piedmont, Anderson county, South Carolina, United States of Americamap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Feb 2016
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  • 1850

Name: William Sperman Age: 2 Birth Year: abt 1848 Birthplace: South Carolina Home in 1850: Eastern Subdivision, Anderson, South Carolina, USA Gender: Male Family Number: 749 Household Members:[1] Name Age Francis A Sperman 33 Frances Sperman 37 John D Sperman 4 William Sperman 2 Anna Sperman 0

  • 1860

Name: William Spearman Age: 10 Birth Year: abt 1850 Gender: Male Birth Place: South Carolina Home in 1860: Regiment 42, Anderson, South Carolina Post Office: Golden Spring Dwelling Number: 1031 Family Number: 1041 Attended School: Yes Household Members:[2] Name Age T A Spearman 40 Frances Spearman 44 John Spearman 12 William Spearman 10 Madison Spearman 6 Ann Spearman 5 Asbury Spearman 3

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  • Marriage

Marriage in the State of Georgia, Hall County, say's To any Minister of the Gospel, Judge of Superior Court, or Justice of the Peace to Celebrate : You are hereby authorized and permitted to Join in the Honorable State of Matrimony, W.B Spearman and Martha Huff 13th day of December 1875

  • 1880

Name: W. B. Spearman Age: 32 Birth Date: Abt 1848 Birthplace: South Carolina Home in 1880: Williamston, Anderson, South Carolina, USA Dwelling Number: 272 Race: White Gender: Male Relation to Head of House: Self (Head) Marital status: Married Spouse's name: Mattie Spearman Father's Birthplace: South Carolina Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina Occupation: Farmer Cannot Read: Yes Cannot Write: Yes Neighbors: View others on page: [3] Household Members: Name Age W. B. Spearman 32 Mattie Spearman 33 John Spearman 5 James Spearman 4 William Spearman 2 Andrew Spearman 3/12 months

  • William Berry Spearman in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

Name: William Berry Spearman Birth Date: 30 Mar 1848 Birth Place: United States of America Death Date: 24 Apr 1889 Death Place: United States of America Cemetery: Shiloh United Methodist Church Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Piedmont, Anderson County, South Carolina, United States of America Father: Frances Spearman Mother: Francis Asbury Spearman Spouse: Martha Spearman Children: Andrew Fletcher Spearman William Asberry Spearman Infant Daughter Spearman Thomas Isadore Spearman Tulula Ann Traynum Ruth Sheldon URL: [4]. [5]

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William Davan “Bill” Spearman, 88, passed away on June 17, 2014 at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House, Rock Hill, SC.

The graveside service will be 11:00 am, Friday, June 20, 2014, at Lakeview Memory Gardens, York, SC with the Rev. Ken Lane and Rev. Greg Spearman officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 10:45 at M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, 209 North Main Street, Clover, SC.

Mr. Spearman was born January 24, 1926 in Inman, SC to the late Samuel David Spearman and Lillie Belle Lowe Spearman. He retired from Celanese in Rock Hill after 33 years of service and was a US Army, WWII veteran.

He was preceded in death by four brothers: Dean, Trent, Charles, and Norris Spearman.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Lillie Belle Farris Spearman; four children, Steve Spearman (Debbie) of Ninety Six, SC, Sheila Vines (Ned), Mary Spearman, and Joe Spearman (Patty) all of Clover; sister Diane Patterson; brother Marvin Spearman; seven grandchildren, Alan Spearman (Katie), Stacie Spearman, and Allen Vines, all of Clover, Greg Spearman (Anna Kayla) of Ninety Six, Leslie Williams (Joel) of Anderson, SC, Nora Vines of Vilas, NC, Angela Vines of Duluth, GA; and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House, P. O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731 or Mountain View Baptist Church, 369 Indian Springs Rd., Blacksburg, SC 29702.

posted 9 May 2019 by Donnie Blackstone   [thank Donnie]
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8Q8-RBP : 9 November 2014), William Spearman in household of Francis A Spearman, Anderson county, Anderson, South Carolina, United States; citing family 749, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.)

"United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MZT4-8Q5 : 30 December 2015), William Spearman in entry for T A Spearman, 1860.

posted 4 Feb 2019 by Donnie Blackstone   [thank Donnie]
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


Place: Anderson County, South Carolina 

From: 1860

Minor Civil Division: The 42d Regiment

Person: William Spearman

Age in 1860: 10

Birth: South Carolina


Estimated Birth Year: 1850


Place: Anderson County, South Carolina

From: 1860

Minor Civil Division: The 42d Regiment

Person: John Spearman 

Age in 1860: 12 

Birth: South Carolina 


Estimated Birth Year: 1848


Place: Anderson County, South Carolina 

From: 1860 

Minor Civil Division: The 42d Regiment 

Person: T A Spearman 

Age in 1860: 40 

Birth: South Carolina 


Estimated Birth Year: 1820 


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.

posted 24 Feb 2017 by Donnie Blackstone   [thank Donnie]
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