Hello Gina, Jacob B. Speers's parents were Apollos 1801-1857 and Elizabeth Cooper Speers 1808 - 1874 I am descended from Apollos's son Noah W. Speers 1834 - 1898 and Sarah Amanda Ward 1836 - 1901 both buried in BV. There are 17 Noah's in the family tree now. Noah Speer Wyle on ER is your cousin. That Noah descends from Apollos uncle Noah Speer/s, Sr who founded Belle Vernon in 1812. Another descendent of Noah Speer, Sr is John Wayne's first wife. Look on the Speers or Speer or Spears genforum for a lot more messages on your family's different branches.