Jonet Spear

Brief Life History of Jonet

When Jonet Spear was christened on 22 November 1643, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Andrew Speer I, was 25 and her mother, Nancy Agnes Jean Hardie, was 34. She married Alexander Innes on 27 August 1668, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Innes
1644–1726
Jonet Spear
1643–
Marriage: 27 August 1668
Margaret Innes
1669–
Alexander Innes
1671–
Jonet Innes
1673–
Grissell Innes
1675–
Colen Innes
1677–
Margaret Innes
1680–

Sources (8)

  • Jonet Speare, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Jonet Spear, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Jonet Spear in entry for Jonet Innes, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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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