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Elijah Spear, Jr
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1780
Bennington County
Vermont, USA
Death: Oct., 1813
Oswego County
New York, USA

Excerpts from "The Descendants of George Spear" page 166.
Quote: Vol II, pg 171 (It is presumed the aforementioned citation is from the Suffield, CT records)
I Reuben Allen Jr,, of Suffield, CT. for the consideration of nine hundred Dollars received from Elijah Spear of Suffield do grant unto him a certain piece of land on Kent's Hill so called, containing eleven acres with buildings standing thereon, dated Oct 6, 1808.

Served with the 25th Regiment , Battery under Captain Seth Phillips in the War of 1812.

April 13, 1809, was admitted as a voter in the town of Suffield, Hampden Co., CT

Source of the below information:
The Speare Family; Author: Charles Leon Speare; Call Number: CS71.S74
This book contains the history and genealogy of the Speare family from Massachusetts from 1642.
Bibliographic Information: Speare, Charles Leon. The Speare Family. The Tuttle Publishing Company, INC. 1938

VI. ELIJAH (Elijah5, Moses4, Nathaniel3, Nathaniel2, George1), b. 1779, Suffield, Conn., d. 1833, Oswego, N. Y., s. of Elijah Spear, m. Feb. 4, 1807, Betsey, dau. of Timothy Noble, b. Oct. 6, 1783, Southwick, Mass., d. Apr. 1868, Seville, Gilford, County, O., aged 82 y. He enlisted in War of 1812 in 25th Regiment. Was a blacksmith and served under Capt. Seth Phillips in Reg. Battery Co. Was a justice of the peace in Seville, O. 
Family links: 
  Elijah Spear (1755 - 1831)
  Lydia Kent Spear (1757 - 1795)
  Betsy Noble Spear (1783 - 1866)*
  Betsy Spear Hartshorn (1809 - 1899)*
  Sally Spear Nye (1811 - 1855)*
  Mary Ann Spear Bell (1813 - 1871)*
*Calculated relationship
Specifically: Probably buried in Oswego Co., NY
Created by: Dick Nelson
Record added: Jun 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37897591


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