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Solomon Spears

Solomon Spears

Male 1838 - 1927  (89 years)

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  • Name Solomon Spears  [1
    Alt. Birth 18 Sep 1837  Belfast, , Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Death certificate has age 90 and 1837 as year of birth but it is crossed out 
    Born 18 Sep 1838  Belfast, , Antrim, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • in 1861 census has him 23 at next birth date
      in 1881 enumerated April 4, 1881 his age is 42

      both of these are consistent with a birth date of Sept 18, 1838 which is also on the headstone
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1849  Walkerton, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation Abt 1852  , Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    sawyer 
    Occupation 1861  Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1881  Sullivan Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Sawyer 
    Occupation 1883  Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    farmer 
    Residence Mar 1883  Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    arrived with his wife and five children 
    Occupation 6 Apr 1891  St. Edmunds Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census Enumerator 
    Occupation 1903  Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    first Reeve of St. Edmunds Township when it separated from Lindsay Township 
    Occupation 1910  Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    a gentleman 
    Letter 29 Jun 1917  Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    to Thomas Spears during World War I 
    Religion Episcopal  [3
    Residence 27 Dec 1927  Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lot 50 Con 3 W.B.R. 
    • Place of death
    _UID 21071ABC08014C4991FF1992D0098486BA3F 
    Died 27 Dec 1927  Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6
    Cause: Arteriosclerosis / Old Age 
    • Reported by his daughter Margaret (Mrs. George Bartman)
    Buried 29 Dec 1927  Dunk's Bay Cemetery, Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6
    Address:
    Dunk's Bay Road
    Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0
    Canada 
    Person ID I2107  Jan R. Schwarz III Genealogy file
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2018 

    Father John Spears,   b. Abt 1814, Cookstown, , Tyrone, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1904, Weston, York County , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Mother Sarah Harty,   b. Abt 1818, Lurgan, , Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1899, Williamsford, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 1838  [3
    Residence Abt 1856  Arthur Township, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence 1861  Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1 Concession Durham Rd. Lot unknown (between 1 and 50) 
    Residence 1871  Sullivan Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F1018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Ann Diamond,   b. 5 Feb 1848, Georgetown, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1936, Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1864  , Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 12
    Census 4 Apr 1881  Hanover, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    1881 
    Residence 1883  St. Edmunds Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • and Solomon Spears in 1883
    Census 6 Apr 1891  Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    1891 
    Children 
     1. Margaret "Maggie" H. Spears,   b. 16 Sep 1865, Hanover, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1946, Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Sarah Jane Spears,   b. 16 Dec 1867, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948  (Age 80 years)
     3. John B. Spears,   b. Abt 1868, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William Edward Spears,   b. 7 May 1870, Hanover, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Fanny Ann "Annie" Spears,   b. Oct 1873, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age ~ 76 years)
     6. Mary Elizabeth Spears,   b. Abt 1876, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1936, Miller Lake, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
     7. Solomon Spears,   b. 1878,   d. 1942  (Age 64 years)
     8. Lytle Spears,   b. May 1882, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Thomas Spears,   b. 27 Jun 1883, Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1973, Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     10. Martha Jane Spears,   b. Jan 1885, Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1967  (Age ~ 82 years)
    Photos
    Solomon Spears and Fanny Diamond
    Solomon Spears and Fanny Diamond
    Headstones
    Solomon Spears Headstone
    Solomon Spears Headstone
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F978  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - Death certificate has age 90 and 1837 as year of birth but it is crossed out - 18 Sep 1837 - Belfast, , Antrim, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Sep 1838 - Belfast, , Antrim, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1849 - Walkerton, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - sawyer - Abt 1852 - , Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1861 - Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Oct 1864 - , Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Sawyer - 1881 - Sullivan Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - 4 Apr 1881 - Hanover, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1883 - Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1883 - St. Edmunds Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - arrived with his wife and five children - Mar 1883 - Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Census Enumerator - 6 Apr 1891 - St. Edmunds Township, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1891 - 6 Apr 1891 - Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - first Reeve of St. Edmunds Township when it separated from Lindsay Township - 1903 - Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - a gentleman - 1910 - Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLetter - to Thomas Spears during World War I - 29 Jun 1917 - Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lot 50 Con 3 W.B.R. - 27 Dec 1927 - Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Arteriosclerosis / Old Age - 27 Dec 1927 - Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Dunk's Bay Road
    Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0
    Canada - 29 Dec 1927 - Dunk's Bay Cemetery, Tobermory, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada
    Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Solomon Spears
    Solomon Spears
    Solomon Spears and Fanny Diamond
    Solomon Spears and Fanny Diamond

    Headstones
    Solomon Spears Headstone
    Solomon Spears Headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Cemetery Headstones - Dunk's Bay, Dunk's Bay Cemetery (Tobermory, Ontario, Canada), Solomon Spears monumental inscription, Read by Jan Schwarz, Dec 30, 2011. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S51] Death Certificates - Ontario Archives, Ontario Archives of Ontario, Ontario Death Certificates, Bruce - St. Edmunds #511 (1927), Solomon Spears; MS935, Reel 346 <,009395. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S54] Census Canada 1861, Canada., Ontario Grey, district 3, Bentinck, p. 40 & 41, John and Solomon Spears; C-1026-1027 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S61] Census Canada 1881, Canada., district Ontario Grey North (156), sub-district Sullivan (D), Division 1, p. 5, dwelling 19, family 19, Solomon Spears; C-13262 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S153] Census Canada 1921, Canada., (Ancestry.com Operations Inc. \i The 1921 Canadian Census\i0 . http://www.ancestry.ca/1921census : 2013), district 69 Bruce North (Ontario), sub-district 40, Township of St Edmunds, p. 5, dwelling 59, family 59, Thomas Spears; (http://www.ancestry.ca/1921census : accessed 18 Jan 2015); citing Library and Archives Canada. Sixth Census of Canada, 1921. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S261] Cemetery Records - Dunk's Bay, Bruce & Grey Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, 10 of 24 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S48] Book - Down Memory Lane - Pioneers in St. Edmunds Township, Dora White-Wyonch, and Cora Wyonch, (Tobermory, Ontario: White, 1994.), 66. (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S62] Census Canada 1891, Canada., district 52 Bruce North (Ontario), sub-district J, St. Edmonds, p. 2-4, family 7, Michael Belrose; T-6328, item 1198135 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S40] Marriage Records - Ontario Registrations 1800 to 1927, Mary Crandall, ((http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maryc/thisisit.htm)), accessed Jan 3, 2912), Solomon Spears. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S40] Marriage Records - Ontario Registrations 1800 to 1927, Mary Crandall, ((http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maryc/thisisit.htm)), accessed Jan 21, 2012), Mary SPEARS. (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S55] Census Canada 1871, Canada., district 37 - Grey North, sub-district a - Sullivan, Sullivan Township, p. 48, dwelling 169, family 176, John Spears; C-9953 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S42] Marriage Records - Ontario Archives, Ontario. Archives of Ontario., Solomon Spears (Spier)-Frances Anne Diamond; MS248, Reel 5. (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S60] Birth - Ontario Wesleyan Methodist Baptismal Register, Ida Reed, ((http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wjmartin/wesleyan.htm : © Ida Reed, 2001)), accessed Jan 20, 2012), Spears; Vol 3 page 167 Bentinck Twp., Grey County. (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S52] Book - The History of St. Edmunds Township, Compiled by the Township of St. Edmunds; editor, Cathy Wyonch, (Tobermory, Ontario: Tobermory Township, 1985.), 7. (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S62] Census Canada 1891, Canada., district Ontario Bruce North (52), sub-district St. Edmonds, p. 1, dwelling 1, family 1, Solomon Spears; (Reliability: 3).