Ernest Spears

14 May 1883–25 September 1979 (Age 96)
Colby, Clark, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Ernest

When Ernest Spears was born on 14 May 1883, in Colby, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Francis Marian Spears, was 35 and his mother, Alice Maria Winchel, was 25. He married Eva L Vanchoick on 29 April 1903, in Forest, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Forest, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years and La Farge, Vernon, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. He died on 25 September 1979, in Dexter, Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Springfield, Lane, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Spears
Eva L Vanchoick
Marriage: 29 April 1903
Marion Spears
Louie Spears
Cora Spears
Alfra Spears
Bernice Spears

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society
Age 15
The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 25
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spear .

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

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Sources (8)

  • Earnest Spears, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ernest Spears, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ernest Spear in household of Francis M Spear, "United States Census, 1900"

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