He was married to Martha H Francis 19 May 1842 in Allen County, OH.
Children: Mary Elizabeth Spees Waggoner 1843–1918 Sarah Margaret Spees Focht 1844-1931 ? Joseph H Spees 1847- Jonas Frank Spees 1849-1927 John Spees 1851-1916 Matthias Emmett 1853-1919 Alice Spees Stiles 1858-1917
Douglas Spees ? (abt 1860 then Douglas did not appear on 1870 census) it is possible this child is the same as Daniel Webster who was born 2 weeks prior to 1860 census.
Daniel Webster 1860-1920 Martha "Mattie" A Spees Burden 1864-1932 Ida Spees Lusk abt 1866-