james g. craig and america spears of washington co. ar. were my grt grt grandparents. info i have received (i have not yet verified it) tells me that americas' parents were john t. spears- b. feb 22,1807 - elbert co. ga. d. may 19,1891 -yardell,newton co. ark. and martha agnekas "aggy"
w. white b. oct 29,1809-n.carolina d. sept 20,1880-yardell,newton co. ark. she is buried in sandhill cemetary,yardell..they were married in 1824 in either tn. or s.c. marthas father was serril 'eagle' white b. 1765 in granville,s.c. d. 1843 in marshall,tn. her mother was susannah lankford and her father was henry lankford. i understand that america was 6 yrs. old when john and martha were married.(?) i hope this info will help. i would love to exchange info with anyone interested.