Re: Redden Spear of Tennessee
Redden Spear is in my husbands' line.Below is the information we have:
Redden Spear born abt. 1828 in Tennessee and married Mary Ann (Polly) Potter born abt. 1835 in Jackson County Tennessee.Their children were George Washington Spear born abt. 1854 in Jackson County Tennessee, died before 1900 in Monroe County Kentucky and Argyle Jarvis Spear born June 22, 1857 in Jackson County Tennessee, died October 29, 1915 in Warren County Kentucky.
George Washington Spear married Mary 'Polly' Hestand on December 11, 1879 in Monroe County Kentucky.Mary, born in February 1847 in Kentucky was the daughter of Alexander Hestand and Margaret Stewart.
George and Mary's children (all born in Monroe County Kentucky) were:
Elizabeth b. abt. 1879
Emmeritta b. September 1880
Alexander M. b. June 25, 1882 and died July 4, 1937
Lou Ann b. March 1884
Mary Ellen b. January 1886
Georgia E. b. February 1888
Georgia E. Spear was my husband's maternal grandmother.Georgia married Samuel T. Short before 1907 in Monroe County Kentucky.Samuel, born January 1884 in Monroe County Kentucky and died October 30, 1958 in Monroe County Kentucky, was the son of James Short and Sarah Isabel Coe.
Argyle Jarvis Spear married Elizabeth Susan Spear August 13, 1882 in Monroe County KY.Elizabeth, born February 28, 1852 in Monroe County KY and died November 24, 1909 in Warren Count KY, was the daughter of Bennett Spear and Adaline Kendrick.Their children were:
Dow G. b. June 8, 1883 Monroe Co KY
Herbert H. b. November 1885 Monroe Co KY
Mary A. b. May 1888 Monroe Co KY
William H. b. March 1891 Monroe Co KY
Maggie R. b. October 1893 Monroe Co KY
Elma D. b. June 1896 Clay County TN