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
1858–1947
Sarah Rose Emma Spears
1885–1974
Marriage: 18 August 1909
Albert Monroe Collier
1883–1962
Bertie Mae Collier
1910–2001
Henry Allen Collier
1912–2006
Cora Lee Samantha Collier
1914–2008
Rev James Irvin Collier
1916–2000
Winnie Irene Collier
1919–2005

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 August 1909
Clay, Alabama, United States
children

(6)

    Male1883–1962Male

    Bertie Mae Collier

    Female1910–2001Female

    Henry Allen Collier

    Male1912–2006Male

    Cora Lee Samantha Collier

    Female1914–2008Female

    Rev James Irvin Collier

    Male1916–2000Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John W Spears

    Male1848–1908Male

    Amanda Samantha Webb

    Female1848–1920Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

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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