Sarah Rose Emma Spears

26 July 1885–12 March 1974 (Age 88)
Clay, Alabama, United States

The Life of Sarah Rose Emma

When Sarah Rose Emma Spears was born on 26 July 1885, in Clay, Alabama, United States, her father, John W Spears, was 37 and her mother, Amanda Samantha Webb, was 37. She married James Monroe Collier on 18 August 1909, in Clay, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Delta, Clay, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 16 Friendship, Marshall, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 12 March 1974, in Guntersville, Marshall, Alabama, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

James Monroe Collier
Sarah Rose Emma Spears
Marriage: 18 August 1909
Albert Monroe Collier
Bertie Mae Collier
Henry Allen Collier
Cora Lee Samantha Collier
Rev James Irvin Collier
Winnie Irene Collier

Spouse and Children

18 August 1909
Clay, Alabama, United States



    Bertie Mae Collier


    Henry Allen Collier


    Cora Lee Samantha Collier


    Rev James Irvin Collier


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John W Spears


    Amanda Samantha Webb




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 10

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 24

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spear .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah A Collier in household of James M Collier, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosie Collier in household of J M Collier, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rose E Collier in household of Jim M Collier, "United States Census, 1930"

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