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Speas Family


First Generation

John Speas was born in 1762 in Lancaster Co. PA, son of Hieronymous and Anna Barbara Speas or Spies. He married Mary Elizabeth Geiger (Kiger) (1765-1829), daughter of Johann Adam Geiger and Margaretha Fiedler, about 1787. Both John and Mary Elizabeth are buried at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Rural Hall, Forsyth Co. NC.

The Speas name may also appear as Speace, Speece, or Spease.


Second Generation

Children of John Speas and Mary Elizabeth Geiger
John Henry Speas (1789-1862) m. Anna Shore (1788-1859), d/o Johannes Schor and Elisabeth Boeckel
John Adam Speas (1792-?)
Daniel Speas (1793-1874) m. 1) Mary Shore (1793-1846), d/o Johannes Schor and Elisabeth Boeckel; 2) Elizabeth Kiger (1812-1867) [was Kiger her maiden name, or was she a widow?]
Hieronymous Speas (1795-1868) m. Anna Magadalena Fiscus (1802-1885), d/o John Adam Fiscus and Anna Catharina Arney, moved to Indiana
Peter Speas (1798-?) m. Mary Ann Hauser (ca. 1820-1851), lived Owen Co. IN, Marshall Co. IA
Mary Catherine Speas (1799-1890) did not marry
Elizabeth Speas (1801-1876) m. William Long (1809-1891)
Isaac Speas (1803-aft. 1860) m. Elizabeth Waller (1805-1866)
Jonathan Speas (1806-1894) m. 1) Nancy Waller (1812-1852), 2) Caroline Denny (ca. 1827-bef. 1866), 3) Nancy E. Reed (1836-1897)
Solomon Speas (1808-1886) m. Rebecca Wolff (1810-1881)
John William Speas (1812-?)


Third Generation

Children of John Henry Speas and Anna Shore
Catherine Speas
Elizabeth Rebecca Speas
Isaac Napoleon Speas
John Levi Speas (1814-1888) m. Polly Phillips (1816-1900)
William Henry Speas (1817-1900) m. Sarah M. Hauser (1819-1893)
Elizabeth Amanda Speas (1818-1896)
Anna Malinda Speas (1820-1900) m. Thomas Davis (1820-1898)
Samuel B. Speas (1823-?) m. Rachel Williams (ca. 1828-?)
Julia A. Speas (ca. 1830-?). Did she marry John Poindexter?
Pamelia E. Speas (1830-1843)
Mary Speas (1838-1917) m. ? Bynum

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Children of Daniel Speas and Mary Shore
John Israel Speas (1822-1824)
Edwin Nathaniel Speas (1824-1890) m. Antenetta Styers (1829-1906)
Leanna Catherine Speas (1828-1889) m. John H. Kreeger (1826-1900)
Augustine T. Speas (1830-1860) m. Lydia Huffman (ca. 1830-?), d/o William Huffman and Mary Elizabeth Stoltz

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Children of Isaac Speas and Elizabeth Waller
John Henry Speas (1824-1880) m. Martha E. Vest (1825-1906)
Squire W. Speas (1827-1906) m. 1) Delilah Holder (ca. 1828-bef. 1867), 2) Mollie A. Jackson
Catharine Pauline Speas (1828-1919) m. John William Kreeger (1822-1880)
Peter H. Speas (1832-1917) m. Elizabeth Hink in 1856 in Jackson Co. MO
Selia K. Speas (ca. 1835-?)
Augustine H. Speas (1839-1852)

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Children of Jonathan Speas and Nancy Waller
Amanda E. Speas (ca. 1829-?) m. Gilliam Newsom
Rebecca Paulina Speas (1830-1913) m. Augustine Richard Holder (1925-1913), moved to Denton Co. TX
Nancy Sophia Speas (1832-1913) m. William W. Shamel (1831-1913), moved to Ohio in 1867
Israel S. Speas (1834-1910) m. Mary Elizabeth Hauser (1835-1906), probably d/o Isaac Hauser and Drucilla Kerby; 2) Phebe Lucinda Vogler (1839-1922)
Mary E. Speas (ca. 1837-?) m. David Collet (ca. 1832-?)
Laura Speas (1838-1914) m. Clark Hauser (1828-1892), s/o Isaac Hauser and his first wife, Nancy Hunter
Jonathan Edwin Speas (1840-1864) m. Lydia Adelaide Hauser (ca. 1837-?) d/o Isaac Hauser and Drucilla Kerby
Catherine Speas (ca. 1843-?)
Permelia Speas (1845-1937) m. Elijah L. Reed (1842-1902), s/o James Reed and Elizabeth Welch
Juliana Speas (ca. 1849-?) m. James H. Reed (1845-1887), s/o James Reed and Elizabeth Welch
Squire Henry Speas (1850-1942) m. Lucy Ann Sprinkle (1849-1906)

Children of Jonathan Speas and Nancy E. Reed
Wesley O. Speas (1867-1896)
Dora Speas (ca. 1871-?) m. Luther Anderson
Jesse Erastus Speas (1874-1939) m. Maggie Young (1876-1920)

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Children of Solomon Speas.and Rebecca Wolff
Melvina Speas (ca. 1830-bef. 1897) m. Samuel D. Newsome
Loretta E. Speas (1832-1914) did not marry
Martha M. Speas (ca. 1840-after 1897), did not marry


Fourth Generation

Children of John Levi Speas and Polly Phillips
William Henry Speas (1839-?)
John Alfred Speas (1843-?)
Julius Levi Speas (1846-1911) m. Jane Marion
Lewis Augustine Speas (1849-1934 or 1939?) m. Dorothy E. Poindexter
Millie Malinda Speas (1851-?) m. Robert Poindexter
Samuel Martin Speas (1853-?) m. Julia Ward Doub (1868-1948)
Wesley H. Speas (1856-1938) m. Mary Frances Hauser (1859-1950)
Permelia Ann Speas (conflict on birth date - 1843 or 1864?)

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Children of William Henry Speas and Sarah M. Hauser
Wesley B. Speas (1839?-1862?)
Moses Edwin Speas (ca. 1843-?). Did he marry M.J. Payne in 1864?
William Henry Speas (1844-1863)
John S. Speas (1847-1930) m. Mary Frances Doub (1847-1930)
Mary K. Speas (1849-1889) m. John A. Apperson (1844-1918)
SArah Ellen Speas (1852-1923) m. James Henry Scott (1848-1927?)
Isabella Speas (1854-1928) m. Olin Doub (1837-1925)
Junius W. Speas (1857-1908) m. Martha Ann Doub (1859-1935)

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Children of Samuel B. Speas and Rachel Williams
Tobias Speas (1850-1923) m. Alice Josephine Hunter (1860-1929)

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Children of Edwin N. Speas and Antenetta Styers
Mary E. Speas (1848-1899) m. John T. Miller (1845-1910), s/o John Benjamin Miller and Martha Hill
Jesse D. Speas (1850-1933) m. Dora S. Shore (1855-1947)
Augustine Nathaniel Speas (1853-1937) m. Flora Rebecca Shore (1859-1936)
John Leander Speas (1857-1840). Did he marry Lucinda Spainhour?
Leanna Francisca (Frances) Speas (1859-1918) m. Eugene R. Zimmerman (1860-1951)
Julius Abraham Speas (1860-1934) m. Mary Jane Brown (1862-1929), d/o Thomas M. Brown and Elizabeth Pitts
Edwin H. Speas (1864-1946) m Bertha Angel (1884-1970), d/o John Angel and Martha Irene Massencup
Erastus Eugene Speas (1866-1940) m. Elizabeth Doub (1871-1904)
Cornelia Speas (1868-1949) m. Erastus Doub (1866-1929)
Flora E. Speas (ca. 1873-?)
Augusta Antenette Speas (1876-1949) m. Irvin Oscar Speas (1872-1954)

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Children of Augustine T. Speas and Lydia Huffman
Mary Speas (ca. 1858-?) m. Solomon Styers (1851-1880)
Wesley A. Speas (1859-1926) m. Myrtle E. Shouse (1864-?)

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Children of Squire W. Speas and Delilah Holder
Augustin H. Speas (ca. 1849-?)

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Children of Israel S. Speas and Mary E. Hauser
Jonathan Wiley Speas (1856-1948) m. Lucy Woodlief (1860-1934) ,d/o James E. Woodlief and Mary Jane Flynn
Rebecca J. Speas (ca. 1858-?), maybe died young
Virgil Isaac Speas (1860-1948) m. Loucenia C. ?? (1862 1932)
Francis E. Speas (1862-1941) m. Eliza Rumley (1860-1947)
Ellen Speas (ca. 1865-?)
Luther A. Speas (1869-1954) m. Cora Eliza Briggs (1871-1963)
Irvin Oscar Speas (1872-1954) m. Augusta Antenette Speas (1876-1949)
Clarence Speas (ca. 1875-?)

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Children of Jonathan Edwin Speas and Lydia Adelaide Hauser
Junius Owen Speas (1859-1930) m. Rebecca Jane Hendrix, d/o David Hendrix and Barbara Holbrook, lived Carroll Co. VA
Elizabeth Drusilla Jane Speas (1861-1933) m. Albert Linebach (1851-?)
Lazarus Matthias Speas (1862-1886)
Wiley Edwin Speas (1864-1937) m. Rosa Belle Bishop

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Children of Squire Henry Speas and Lucy Ann Sprinkle
William Lee Speas m. 1) Lela Dull; 2) Mattie Tate
Mattie Bet Speas. m. Wess Reid
Alice Speas m. Willie Whitman
John Irvin Speas (1881-1953)


Fifth Generation

Children of John S. Speas and Mary Frances Doub
William Speas (1871-1895)
Louie Cornelia Speas (1872-1907) m. James Holloway
Walter H. Speas (1874-1953) m. Cora Lee Sprinkle (1874-1951)
Wesley Bethel Speas (1875-1947) m. Louzana Long (1879-1956)

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Children of Junius W. Speas and Martha Ann Doub
Carolyn O. Speas (1879-1954) m. Lawrence Albright
Maggie Speas (1882-1956) m. Benjamin Arthur Sprinkle (1875-1964)
Bessie Speas (1889-?) m. J.M. Coghlan
Nellie Speas (1892-1972) m. 1) J. Taylor, 2) W. Reed, 3) Robah James Whitman (1895-1940)
Sallie Beatrice Speas (1897-?) m. Ralph White (1893-1952)

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Children of Tobias Speas and Alice Josephine Hunter
Henry Orrin Speas (1879-?)
Mary Ida Speas (1881-?)
Monroe Samuel Speas (1890-?)
Ethel May Speas (1895-1962)

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Children of Jesse D. Speas and Dora S. Shore
Walter Speas (1887-before 1918)
Grady Conrad Speas (1891-1971) m. Lorena Wilson (1895-1979)
Lillian A. Speas (1894-?)

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Children of Augustine N. Speas and Flora Rebecca Shore
Thomas Speas (1876-?)
Della Speas (1878-?) m. Phillip Walker
Mattie Speas (1881-1965) m. Julius Ellis Long (1877-1943)
Charlie Speas (1883-1897)
Jettie Speas (1885-1887)
Mae Speas (1888-1960) m. Joseph A. Neal (1881-1960)
Gilbert T. Speas (1890-?) m. Sally Kirby
Harvey Alexander Speas (1893-1956) m. Ethel Scott (1898-?)
Maggie Irene Speas (1898-1960) m. Fred Lee Kreeger (1894-1977)
Pearl Speas (1899-?) m. Claud Buchanan
Foster Speas (1902-1978)
Dennis Barron Speas (1904-1977)

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Children of Julius A. Speas and Mary Jane Brown
William Lewis Speas (1887-1954)
Ernest Erastus Speas (1889-1964) m. Alice M. Grubbs (1891-1958)
Sallie G. Speas (1891-?)
Charles E. Speas (1892-1954) m. Etta Draughon (1889-1970)
Rosco H. Speas (1894-?)
Etta Speas (1899-1971) m. ? Ives
Frank S. Speas (1895-1897)

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Children of Erastus Speas and Elizabeth Doub
Elva Speas (1891-1946)
Russell Speas (1893-?)
Everitt Speas (1895-1962) m. Lelia Maud Kapp (1895-1987), d/o John William Kapp and Ellen Phylena Vest
Hubert D. Speas (1897-1905)
Viola L. Speas (1902-1913)
infant daughter Speas (b. & d. 1904)


, 2001-2007
Faye Jarvis Moran and Elizabeth H. Harris
faye@fmoran.com, ncgen@mindspring.com

Sources:

Many thanks to Ann Holladay for assistance in putting this page together! We are also grateful to Sandy Bolick, Desiree de Nantes, Debbie Fiscus, Beverly Speas Hottle, Cheryl Hunke, Mike Shamel, and Ellen Walker Stoker for past communications, and to Jo Martin, whose WorldConnect page was very helpful.

Other sources include Stokes and Forsyth census and cemetery records, wills, and marriage records.

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This page was created on October 11, 2000. Some dates and spouses were added on June 12, 2005.