Lee Roy Spear

Male26 November 1888–10 January 1917

Brief Life History of Lee Roy

When Lee Roy Spear was born on 26 November 1888, in Burrton, Harvey, Kansas, United States, his father, Orlin Wilham Spear, was 37 and his mother, Martha J. Schuchman, was 29. He lived in Fall River, Greenwood, Kansas, United States in 1900. He died on 10 January 1917, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 28.

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Orlin Wilham Spear
Martha J. Schuchman
Frank Leslie Spear
Owren Rodolphas Spear
Irene Delila Spear
Orlin Nelson Spear
Elmer Lawrence Spear
Lee Roy Spear
Ethel May Spear
Johnnie Spear
Mable Estelle Spear

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  • Leroy Spear, "United States Census, 1900"

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 2

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 10

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): nickname from Middle English spere ‘spear’ (Old English spere), perhaps used for a tall, thin person, or for a maker or skilled user of spears. Compare Spearman .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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