Conway Robinson Spiers

Brief Life History of Conway Robinson

When Conway Robinson Spiers was born on 28 November 1901, in Prince George, Virginia, United States, his father, Robert Stith Spiers, was 39 and his mother, Florence Howard Spiers, was 26. He lived in Hawtree Township, Warren, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and United States in 1970. He registered for military service in 1922. He died on 12 November 1970, in Richmond, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salem United Methodist Church, Carson, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States.

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Conway Robinson Spiers
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Sources (13)

  • Conway R Spiers in household of Florence Spiers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Conway R Spiers, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
  • Conway Robinson Spiers, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.


The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: variant of Spier , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

German: variant of Spier 4.

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

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