Harvey Marks Spears

18 November 1898–3 May 1978 (Age 79)
Schleicher, Texas, United States

The Life of Harvey Marks

When Harvey Marks Spears was born on 18 November 1898, in Schleicher, Texas, United States, his father, George Buchanan Spears, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Adeline Williams, was 42. He married Clote Ethleene Maclin on 17 April 1926, in Schleicher, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Crockett, Texas, United States in 1930 and Commissioner's Precinct 1, Schleicher, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 3 May 1978, in Brownwood, Brown, Texas, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Bangs, Brown, Texas, United States.

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Harvey Marks Spears
Clote Ethleene Maclin
Marriage: 17 April 1926
Dorothy M Spears

Spouse and Children

17 April 1926
Schleicher, Texas, United States


    Dorothy M Spears


Parents and Siblings



    Alva Spears


    Effie Agnes Spears



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 3

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spear .

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

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Sources (3)

  • H M Spears, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harvey Speyer in household of George B Speyer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harvey M Spears in household of Sarah Spears, "United States Census, 1940"

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