Daniel Hughes Spear

Male7 May 1842–1 February 1915

Brief Life History of Daniel Hughes

When Daniel Hughes Spear was born on 7 May 1842, in Monroe, Ohio, United States, his father, Joseph Spear, was 33 and his mother, Sarah A Hinton, was 29. He married Rebecca A Bolin about 1862, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Morgan Township, Owen, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 1 February 1915, in Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Terre Haute, Sullivan, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Hughes Spear
Jemima Catherine Cassida
Marriage: 13 February 1877
Isaac Maston Spear
Sarah Hazel Spear
Harrison Benjamin Spear

Sources (17)

  • David H Speer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Daniel H Spear, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Daniel H. Spear, "Indiana Death Index, 1882-1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1877Spencer, Washington Township, Owen, Indiana, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 18

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 21

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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