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William Spearman Sr. (1763 - 1816)

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William Spearman Sr.
Born in Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Cumberland, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 25 Jan 2018 | Created 7 Nov 2011
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He is the son of Thomas Spearman and Elizabeth Catlett. Catlett-105

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  1. Entered by Cassandra Moody, Nov 7, 2011

Research Notes

Siblings listed on mothers profile

Possible daughter Hannah Spearman Wilbourn

Note merging William was born in 1763. He was the son of Thomas Spearman and Margaret Rutherford ? He passed away in 1816..

Tom & Michelle, Per Spearman Family Book: John R. b abt 1794 VA d ?? s/o William & Susannah m 1/ Ruth Powell August 30, 1814 m 2/ Nancy ??? John & Nancy were living in Taney Co, Mo in 1840 only known child Sandipher of Ruth & John b April 5, 1818 Cumberland Co, KY d May 30, 1903 Dewitt CO, TX m abt 1842 in MO Cynthia Ann Oliver b July 1, 1818 probably Boone Co KY d Valley View, Cooke Co, TX children: James Oliver, John R. II, Henry Clay, & George L.

Wm Spearman b abt 1763 VA d 1816 KY m Susannah abt 1783 maiden name thoguht to be Dawson because they named their 7th son James Dawson. children: Hannah, Thomas, John R, Polly, Susannh, Wm Jr., James Dawson, Nancy, Quintas C. Nancy b ?? m 1821 Cary Harrsion Cloyd

Our shared ancestor Thomas Spearman b 1740 Essex Co, VA d before 1800 Newberry Co, SC Married 3 times: In early 1760's married Elizabeth (thought to be Catlett) Wm b abt 1763, John & James abt 1764, Elizabeth bt 1765, Edmond/Edmund ( my ancestor) 1773, Mary 1784. Before 1784 m Margaret ?? (thought to be Rutherford) Sarah "Sary" Rutherord, Robert Smith, Samuel Dishman Around 1794 Newberry Co, SC m Jane Stone Wright Ann Wisdom 1798, John Wesley 1799, Thomas Wm 1800

According to the DAR records, Thomas supported the revolution by furnishing supplies. Son John for services in RW granted land in Jasper Co, GA & settled there. Wm is next found in KY in 1798.

Thomas Job Spearman Jr. b 1714/15 or later in Essex Co, VA d 1770 Essex Co, VA. Wife unknown Thomas, Edmund, James

Thomas Job Spearman, Sr b 1670-1680 Essex Co, VA d by late 1741 Essex Co, VA m Elizabeth Martin by 1697 John, Susannah, daughter unknown, James, Thomas Job Jr., Mary

John Spearman b ?? d before 1683 m Susannah ??? later m Bennet known because Thomas Job SR petitioned for guardianship to John Williard after John died.

Hope this helps & will gladly look up anything you want, Derrell

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On 15 Nov 2017 at 03:43 GMT Donnie Blackstone wrote:

Siblings listed on mothers profile

Possible daughter Hannah Spearman Wilbourn

On 15 Nov 2017 at 00:39 GMT Donnie Blackstone wrote:

Spearman-129 and Spearman-27 appear to represent the same person because: These are ready for merge

William is 21 degrees from Tanya Lowry, 13 degrees from Charles Tiffany and 16 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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