Zora Mae Spears

Brief Life History of Zora Mae

When Zora Mae Spears was born on 25 February 1910, in Dallas, Texas, United States, her father, William Henery Spears, was 40 and her mother, Henrietta M. Myers, was 32. She married Raymond Lonzo Tatum on 22 December 1928, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 12 Oldtown, Dallas, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1940. She died in 1985, in Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Lonzo Tatum
Zora Mae Spears
Marriage: 22 December 1928
Margaret Viola Tatum
Lonnie Ray Tatum
Ollie Henrietta Tatum
Ellen Josephine Tatum

Sources (19)

  • Zora M Spears in household of Henrietta Spears, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Zora Mae Spears - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth-name: Zora Mea Spears
  • Zora Mae Spears in entry for Margaret Viola Tatum, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Spear , with post-medieval excrescent -s. The name has sometimes been confused with Pearse .

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

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