If anyone has information regarding the ancestry of George SPEARS [Sr.] or any other new information about this SPEARS family, please contact us.
Some sources claim that George SPEARS [Sr.]'s parents are Michael Christopher SPEARS & Marie DE LA NOYE / DELANOE; however, we have not seen any primary evidence to prove this.
(1) George SPEARS [Sr.], b. about 1731 in Germany (place unknown), d. about 1803 in Rockingham Co., VA; m., about 1754, to Christeenah HARDIN / HARDWIN (b. unknown, d. unknown); they resided in Augusta Co., and then Rockingham Co., VA; their children:
[#2] i. Elizabeth, b. 5 Dec 1755, d. 26 Oct 1832, m. 1st John CARPENTER, m. 2nd Ezra MORRISON; ii. Jacob, b. 7 Feb 1757, d. 1818, m. 1st Elizabeth NEELY, m. 2nd Abigail HUSTON; [#3] iii. Catherine, b. 6 Sep 1760, d. 1 Apr 1848, m. 1st John FRY / FRYE [Sr.], m. 2nd Adam CARPENTER; iv. George [Jr.], b. 11 Aug 1764, d. 16 Apr 1836, m. Mary NEELY; v. Mary Agnes, b. about 1766, d. 1802, m. Christopher RIFE; vi. Hannah, b. 14 Mar 1769, d. 8 Jan 1835, m. Jonathan NEWMAN; vii. John, b. 10 Apr 1771, d. 14 Jan 1866, Margaret CHRISMAN; viii. Daniel, b. about 1773; ix. Sarah, b. about 1774, m. John RADER; x. David, b. about 1777, m. Barbara BOWYESS.George SPEARS [Sr.] was a wagon driver in the VA Militia in 1781 during the Revolutionary War
(2) Elizabeth SPEARS, b. 5 Dec 1755 in Augusta Co., VA, d. 26 Oct 1832 in Lincoln Co., KY; m. 1st, about 1775 in Augusta Co., VA, to John CARPENTER (b. about 1752, d. 1785).
Elizabeth SPEARS m. 2nd, 30 Sep 1791 in Lincoln Co., KY, to Ezra MORRISON.
(3) Catherine SPEARS, b. 6 Sep 1760 in Augusta Co., VA, d. 1 Apr 1848 in Lincoln Co., KY; m. 1st, about 1777 in Augusta Co., VA, to John FRY / FRYE [Sr.] (b. about 1754, d. 19 Aug 1782).
Catherine SPEARS m. 2nd, 9 Mar 1785 in Lincoln Co., KY, to Adam CARPENTER (b. 20 Apr 1760, d. 11 Jun 1806).
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