Robert Stanley Spear

28 December 1937–23 November 2002 (Age 64)
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Robert Stanley

When Robert Stanley Spear was born on 28 December 1937, in Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Malcolm Sherman Spear, was 42 and his mother, Hattie Thelma Thomas, was 32. He died on 23 November 2002, in Enfield, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 64.

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Malcolm Sherman Spear
Hattie Thelma Thomas
Malcolm Edward Spear
Robert Stanley Spear

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1945 · German U-Boats Surrender at Portsmouth

Age 8

Starting on May 15, 1945, four German U-Boats surrendered at Portsmouth, New Hampshire after being captured by Allied forces.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 18

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English spere ‘spear’, hence a nickname for a tall, thin person, or else for a skilled user of the hunting spear. In part it may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a maker of spears

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

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  • Robert S Spear in household of Malcolm S Spear, "United States Census, 1940"

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