SPEER, SPEAR, SPEIRE, SPEERE, SPERRA, FAMILY GENEALOGY of Scotland to Ulster, Ireland to San Francisco, U.S.A in 1883

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  • ID: I1080
  • Name: Robert Speer
  • Given Name: Robert
  • Surname: Speer
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1650 in Stewartstown, Co. Tyrone, Ulster, Northern Ireland
  • Death: 6 Apr 1743 in Ballyclog, Barony Of Dungannon, Co.Tyrone, N. Ireland
  • Burial: Ballyclog, Barony Of Dungannon, Co.Tyrone, N. Ireland 1
  • Change Date: 18 Jun 2012 at 13:18
  • Note:

    WILL, dated 6th Oct., 1743; Probate 7 June, 1745 and preserved in Dublin Record Office; his second eldest son Thomas Speer

    Robert had three Sons and One Daughter (of the Stewartstown Branch)

    PRONI Reference : D2315/2/3
    20 February 1754 Description : Copy will of Robert Spear of Stewartstown, Co Tyrone (gentleman) bequeathing his lands at Sorne, Co Tyrone to his son Soloman Spear, subject to a yearly rent of 20 to be paid to Anne Spear (wife of Robert Spear).

    http://applications.proni.gov.uk/LL_DCAL_PRONI_ECATNI/ResultDetails.aspx GDSS

    Source # 1: IRISH PEDIGREES; or THE ORIGIN and STEM of THE IRISH NATION by JOHN O'HART 2nd Edition Vol. II; Anglo- Irish and other Genealogy's; IRISH PEDIGREES decedents of Thomas Speer of Desertoghill, died July 1636; compiled by Genealogies of G. D. Speer Sr. of Brentwood CA, USA

    Speer Family Pedigree Chart #1 of 3; Speer of Balnasaggart, Tullybryan and Carron Moat, Co. Tyrone. Derived partly from information collected by Alfred Ernest Speer And partly from the pedigree of Speer included in Vol. II of O'harts Irish pedigrees, 2ndCsupD C/supD Edition (British museum) Arranged and brought up to date in 1961 by Roy Thompson Monier Williams, [genealogy@speer.org of G. D. Speer Sr. of Brentwood CA, USA added Jan. 2006]

    Speer Family Pedigree Chart #2 of 3; Pedigree of Speer of Ireland, there are 6 sources listed on this chart; #1 O'harts Irish Pedigrees, #2 Ulster King of Arms, #3: Bethams Extracts, #4 Tyrone County Deed Records, #5 Scottish Exchange Rolls and research of Alfred Speer 1890, [genealogy@speer.org of G. D. Speer Sr. of Brentwood CA, USA added Jan. 2006]

    Source: Salt Lake City FHL Super Index 941.5 p22b V.10 A Compilation of available Irish Will Index 1270-1860 Stewartstown, Tyrone; by Gloria Bangerter; see: Speer MS 223-54 Betham Will Abstracts 25/67 SLC film 100111 page 66, 67 [genealogy@speer.org of George Daniel Speer Sr. Brentwood, CA USA added May 2006]

    Source: The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy ISBN 0806311711, Ref. 929.2 Edited by, Frederick Adams Virkus, F.I.A.G.; The Standard Genealogical Encyclopedia of the First Families of America (The Institute of American Genealogy; 440 S Dearborn St, Chicago IL; Vol V, 1933); (Vol V; pg 503-5 Thomas and Jannett Speer); [genealogy@speer.org of G. D. Speer Sr. of Brentwood CA, USA added Jan. 2006]

    Father: John Speer b: 1623 in Drumbanaway, Parish Of Ballyclog, Near Stewartstown, Co. Tyrone, N. Ireland
    Mother: Agnes Robertson b: Est 1626 in Armagh, Co. Armagh, Ulster, Northern Ireland

    Marriage 1 Mary Anne (Speer) b: Est 1655 in Prob, Co. Tyrone, Ulster, Northern Ireland
    • Married:
    • Change Date: 4 Dec 2007
    1. Has Children Solomon Speer b: Est 1679 in Stewartstown, Co. Tyrone, Ulster, Northern Ireland
    2. Has Children Thomas Speer b: Abt 1681 in Stewartstown, Co. Tyrone, Ulster, Northern Ireland
    3. Has Children Alexander Speer b: Abt 1690 in Drumbanaway, Mulloughmore, Co. Tyrone, Ulster, Northern Ireland
    4. Has No Children Elizabeth Speer b: in Stewartstown, Co. Tyrone, Ulster, Northern Ireland
    5. Has Children Unknown Connection Speer

    1. Abbrev: SPEER Genealogical Work
      Title: The Works of George Presley and Ina G. Hopkins Speer
      Author: George Daniel Speer Sr
      Date: 4 Apr 1994
      Text: This Speer Genealogical Work is dedicated to my Parents; George Presley Speer Jr. and Ina Grace Hopkins. This is the product of their 45 years of Family Records; researched, and assembled by them. It is amazing that they did this, without the use of computers!

      I would like to share a note written by my Father, in my copy of the Hopkins Family Genealogy Book; ((Quote, to;)

      Teresa and G. Daniel Speer Family

      - A Goodly Heritage -
      "Keep thy fathers commandments, and forsake not the Law of thy mother;
      Bind them continually upon thy heart." Proverbs 6: 20-21

      Herein are examples from the lives of goodly people to sustain us, guide us, motivate us and strengthen us to live righteously. We can provide a heritage for our posterity by honoring our name, sharing our testimony and writing personal and family histories.
      Ina & George Speer, Christmas 1987 (end quote))

      With much love and Devotion, your son, George Daniel Speer Sr. April 4, 1994

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