George W Spear


George W Spear

Death 16 Mar 1902 (aged 57–58)
Burial Hartland, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 176080054 View Source

h/o Frances (Gates) Spear

George W, son of George Spear, born at Hartland Vermont February n 1844 died March 16 1902 He received his education in the public schools He a farmer during most of his active life his native town.

He enlisted in September and served in the civil war until July in Company A Twelfth Vermont Regiment Volunteer Infantry. His regiment was in Virginia and guarded wagon trains the battle of Fredericksburg. He was at on a sick furlough at the time his regiment was mustered out of service. In politics was a Republican. He was a selectman many years and was a member of the Universalist church. He served on the prudential committee.

He married January 16 1866 Francis Mary Gates born in Hartland Vermont April 12, 1841 daughter of Benjamin Franklin and Crosby Gates.

Children: 1 Franklin George born February 19 1868 resides on the old homestead Hartland married Winnifred Rich and has children Elizabeth and George. 2 Alton. 3 Rev Stanley Gates born July 24 1874 a Universalist at Dexter Maine.

Ref: New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation edited by William Richard Cutter.


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  • Created by: 55Chevy
  • Added: 6 Feb 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 176080054
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