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Born in Prussia on 13 Nov 1820. Jacob married Ann Elizabeth Woodley and had 10 children. He passed away on 28 Oct 1882 in North Carolina, USA.
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Surname meaning for "Spear"
English: from Middle English spere ‘spear’, hence a nickname for a tall, thin person, or else for a skilled user of the hunting spear. In part it may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a maker of spears