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Robert F. Spearman (1831 - 1885)

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Robert F. Spearman
Born in South Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married after 1870 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Laurens, South Carolina, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 29 Mar 2019 | Created 15 Nov 2017
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When Robert F. Spearman was born on August 10, 1831, in South Carolina, his father, Thomas, was 26 and his mother, Emily, was 27; he had one brother and eight sisters. Robert married twice, first to Mary J. Bryson, their known children are:

  • William 'Willie' T. (1857–1923)[1]
  • Charles 'Charlie' F. (1859–)
  • Laura (1862–)
  • Jack (1863–)

She died before 1870 and he remarried to widow Talitha N. (Boazman) Boazman; they had at least one son:

  • James Watts (1875–1938)[2]

He died on January 16, 1885, in Laurens, South Carolina, at the age of 53, and was buried in Cross Hill, South Carolina.[3]

U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865[4]
Name: R.F. Spearman
Side: Confederate
Regiment State/Origin: South Carolina
Regiment: Cavalry Battalion, Holcombe Legion, South Carolina
Company: C
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M381 roll 30

Watts Family Cemetery
Cross Hill, Laurens County, South Carolina

Name: Robert Spearman
Age: 19
Birth Year: abt 1831
Home in 1850: Laurens, South Carolina, USA
Gender: Male
Family Number: 45
Household Members:

Thomas Spearman 45
Emily Spearman 46
Robert Spearman 19
Ann Priscilla 16
Margaret Priscilla 15
Candis Priscilla 11
Francis Priscilla 9
Caroline Priscilla 7
Susan Priscilla 5
Sally Priscilla 4
Elmira Priscilla 2
Franklin Spearman 35
James Spearman 14
Amanda Spearman 12
John Chapman 23


  1. South Carolina, Death Records, 1821-1965; child: Will T Spearman
  2. South Carolina, Death Records, 1821-1965; child: James W Spearman
  4. National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, online <>, acquired 2007.
  • Year: 1860; Census Place: Laurens, South Carolina; Roll: M653_1222; Page: 234; Family History Library Film: 805222
  • Year: 1870; Census Place: Waterloo, Laurens, South Carolina; Roll: M593_1501; Page: 258B; Family History Library Film: 553000
  • Year: 1880; Census Place: Cross Hill, Laurens, South Carolina; Roll: 1233; Page: 51C; Enumeration District: 100
  • South Carolina, Death Records, 1821-1965; child: Will T Spearman

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