Francis Spearman Jr

Francis Asbury Spearman Jr (1859 - 1919)

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Francis Asbury Spearman Jr
Born in Regiment 42, Anderson, South Carolina (near Shiloh United Methodist Church)map
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 29 Jun 1879 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Williamston Township, Anderson, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 23 May 2018 | Created 21 Oct 2016
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Francis Asbury Spearman was a prominent builder in the area around Anderson County, He was overseer for the construction of numerous homes developed by cotton mills for the employees, such as Piedmont, Ware shoals and Williamston. He was a long - time member of Shiloh United Methodist Church. but in later years Joined Big Creek Baptist Church at Williamston, which was directly across the road from his residence. He was active in the Red Shirt political organization of South Carolina after the War between the States. In which a major promotional effort was made to unseat the political machine in the State, which had ruled since the War and was directed by numerous appointees from the National Republican Party He was rather tall man, slender, with red hair and mustache. left handed and with a temper Compatible with his red hair, At the time of his death he owned 54 acre Farm on Big Creek near Williamston, which was usually cultivated by his Sons..., his Grandfather David Samuel Spearman and his Grandmother Nancy Clardy Spearman donated the property for Shiloh United Methodist Church and Cemetery

Children of Francis Asbury Spearman Jr. and Mary Jane Elizabeth "Lillie" Spearman Spearman

● i. John Spearman (infant son)

● ii. Annie A Spearman

● iii. Lenora Evelyn "Eva" Spearman

● iV. Frances Elizabeth Spearman

● V. Adolphus Eugene Spearman

● Vi. Clara Norman Spearman

● Vii. Franklin Albert Spearman

● Viii. William Elbert Spearman

● iX. Lois Marie Spearman

● X. Louie Waco Spearman

● Xi. Lillian Zelpha Spearman Alexander

● Xii. Infant Twins (Died at birth)

His Father- in- law: William Morrison Spearman Confederate Soldier and died in Mississippi and his Mother-in-law Susan Hutchinson

I do need this information here checked i do not see anything in my family book about a second Spouse: ?? Martha Mcdaniel ??

Francis A Spearman United States Census, 1910 Name: Francis A Spearman Event Type: Census Event Date: 1910 Event Place: Belton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States Gender: Male Age: 55 Marital Status: Married Race: White Race (Original): White Relationship to Head of Household: Head Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head Birth Year (Estimated): 1855 Birthplace: South Carolina Father's Birthplace: South Carolina Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina Sheet Letter: A Sheet Number: 25 Household Role Sex Age Birthplace Francis A Spearman Head Male 55 South Carolina Lillian Spearman Wife Female 47 South Carolina Annie L Spearman Daughter Female 29 Georgia Elizabeth Spearman Daughter Female 25 South Carolina Adolphus E Spearman Son Male 23 South Carolina Clara N Spearman Daughter Female 21 South Carolina William E Spearman Son Male 19 South Carolina Albert F Spearman Son Male 19 South Carolina Lois Spearman Daughter Female 17 South Carolina Louie W Spearman Son Male 15 South Carolina Zelpha Spearman Daughter Female 10 South Carolina James White Son-in-law Male 32 Georgia Eva White Daughter Female 27 Georgia Susan A Spearman Mother-in-law Female 71 South Carolina

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  • Asbury Spearman

United States Census, 1860

Head House: Name John Spearman Event Type Census Event Date1860 Event Place 42nd Regiment, Anderson, South Carolina, United States Gender Male Age 12 Race White Race (Original) [Blank] Birth Year (Estimated) 1848 Birthplace South Carolina Page141

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace F A Spearman M 40 South Carolina Frances Spearman F 44 South Carolina John Spearman M 12 South Carolina William Spearman M 10 South Carolina Madison Spearman M 6 South Carolina Ann Spearman F 5 South Carolina Asbury Spearman M 3 South Carolina

"United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch( : 30 December 2015), John Spearman in entry for T A Spearman, 1860.

  • Williamston Memorial Park, Williamston, Anderson County, South Carolina, United States [[1]]
  • Name: Francis A Spearman Gender:Male Spouse: Lillie Spearman Child: Lillian Zelpha Alexander [[2]]
  • Child; Frankin Albert Spearman b. December 21, 1889-March 5, 1936 death certificate; list his wife as Lois Kay [[3]]
  • Name: Francis A Spearman [Frances A Sparman] [Frances A Speaman] Age in 1910:45 [55] Birth Year:abt 1865 [abt 1855] Birthplace:South Carolina Home in 1910: Belton, Anderson, South Carolina Race:White Gender:Male Relation to Head of House:Head Marital Status:Married Spouse's Name: Lillian Spearman Father's Birthplace:South Carolina Mother's Birthplace:South Carolina Native Tongue:English Occupation:Carpenter Industry:House Employer, Employee or Other:Wage Earner Home Owned or Rented:Own Home Free or Mortgaged: Mortgaged Farm or House:Farm Able to Read:Yes Able to Write:Yes Years Married: 30 Out of Work:N Number of weeks out of work:0 Neighbors:View others on page Household Members: Name Age Francis A Spearman 45 [55]  Lillian Spearman 47 Annie L Spearman 29 [2 6/12]  Elizabeth Spearman 25 Adolphus E Spearman 23 Clara N Spearman 21 William E Spearman 19 Albert F Spearman 19 Lois Spearman 17 Louie W Spearman 15 Zelpha Spearman 10 James White 32 Eva White 27 Susan A Spearman 71 [[4]]

I added this information because it all goes to my Spearman connection to this Asbury Spearman with him married to a Spearman it made things complicated so all this below this line , will be removed after I add it where it goes, Thanks

Williamston Memorial Cemetery, Williamston, Anderson County, South Carolina, United States [[5]] I don't know who this is yet but she has some connect to the family, [[6]]

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On 22 May 2018 at 18:14 GMT Rosetta (Helm) Link wrote:

Spearman-585 and Spearman-256 appear to represent the same person because: same name same place of birth and death look like same person

On 24 Apr 2018 at 01:11 GMT Donnie Blackstone wrote:

On 23 Apr 2018 at 03:04 GMT Donnie Blackstone wrote:

Francis is 22 degrees from Tanya Lowry, 14 degrees from Charles Tiffany and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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