Facts and Events
Peter Spears was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia
Early Land Acquisition in Virginia
Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants:
- D-211: Peter Speer of Frederick County, 50 acres on North River of Shannandoah in said County. Surv. Peter Stephens. Adj. Frederick Borcherman. 9 Nov. 1768. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, Gertrude E. Gray, pg. 200].
- Peter Henry Speers, born 1725 in Brandenburg, Germany; died November 25, 1782 in Rostraver Twp, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania. He was the son of Peter Abraham Speers and Margaret Graefenreid (Henlopen). He married Regina Froman Abt. 1744 in Augusta Co, VA. Regina Froman, born Aft. 1725 in Germany; died Aft. 1800 in Rostraver Twp, Westmoreland,Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Peter Froman and Elizabeth.
- Notes for Peter Henry Speers:Henry served as Captain of Militia, Frederick Co, VA between 1755-1761 during the French and Indian War of1754-1763
- More About Peter Henry Speers: Burial: Unknown, Gibsonton Cemetery
- Cause of Death: kicked by a horse
- Military service: Bet. 1755 - 1761, Served as Captain of Militia, Frederick Co, VA
- Children of Peter Speers and Regina Froman are:
- i. Joseph Speers, born Abt. 1744; died Unknown.
- ii. Mary Speers, born December 1745; died Unknown.
- iii. Elizabeth Speers, born Abt. 1746; died Unknown.
- iv. Sarah Speers, born Abt. 1748 in Augusta, VA; died Bef. 1814; married Nicholas Heinrich Crist II 1769 in Shenandoah, of, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.
- v. Susan Speers, born Abt. 1750; died Unknown.
- vi. Christina Speers, born 1752; died Unknown.
- vii. Jacob Speers, born January 10, 1754; died Unknown.
- viii. Henry Speers, born July 08, 1756; died Unknown.
- ix. Soloman Speers, born Abt. 1757; died Unknown.
- x. Nancy Speers, born 1759; died Unknown.
- xi. Catherine Rebacca Speers, born Abt. 1761; died Unknown.
- xii. Noah Speers, born March 27, 1769; died Unknown.
- xiii. Ester Speers, born Abt. 1771; died Unknown.876.
- [Source: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/r/u/n/Leslie-Runde-KY/PDFGENE1.pdf]