Published by Pierre Menard Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Petersburg,, Illinois Imogene Weaver Vogt, Chapter Regent
610 No. 9th
Petersburg, Il
1976
Compiled by Lois D. Forden
Historian and Librarian
415 S. 9th
Petersburg, Il 62675


Transcribed by: Jeanie Lowe.

SPEARS, GEORGE

Born: In the year 1764.
Died: April 16, 1838 in Sangamon (now Menard) County, Illinois.
Buried: In Greenwood Cemetery, near Tallula, Illinois, Menard County.
Married: Mary Neely in Kentucky February 24, 1785. She was born August 20, 1761, she died January 26, 1852 in Menard County.

He served in the Revolutionary War from Pennsylvania in Captain Jacob Bower's Company, Colonel Harman's Regiment. He was 16 years of age.
Grave marked by Pierre Menard Chapter DAR, Petersburg, Illinois, September 18, 1938-39. Mrs. Ira Owen, Regent.

Known child of George and Mary Spears:

George: born March 19, 1805, Green Co., Kentucky; married Mary Blankenship, August 19, 1824. She was born December 15, 1802 in the State of Virginia.

References: Journal of the state Historical Society, Illinois State Archives Roll ofHonor, Illinois DAR Report, Past and Present of Menard County, Ill by Rev. R.D. Miller, pages 269 thru 283.


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