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Charles Wesley Spillers

1880 United States Census for 5th Ward, Union, Louisiana, Family History Library Film 1254473, NA Film Number T9-0473, Page Number 529B
Name Relation Marital Gender Race Age Birth Occupation Father Mother
C. W. SPILLERS Self M Male W 22 LA Farmer SC AL
Martha C. SPILLERS Wife M Female W 27 LA Keeping House --- ---

April 1885 Newspaper Abstracts from the "Home Advocate", a newspaper published in Farmerville, Union Parish Louisiana Abstracted by T. D. Hudson

10 Apr 1885 page 1 TAX SALES State of Louisiana vs. Delinquent Tax Debtors - Parish of Union
[Note: This list of delinquent tax payers ran in the issues of April 10, 17, and 24. I have only included the names, not the description of the land on which taxes were owed. Many residents, especially those who could not read, did not take a newspaper and were not aware of any taxes due on their property until after it was sold by the sheriff.]
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Louisiana, I will sell at the principle front door of the Courthouse, in which the civil District Court of said parish is held, within the legal hours for Judicial sales, beginning at 11 o'clock a.m., on Saturday, the 16th day of May 1885, and continuing on each succeeding day until said sales are completed, all immovable property on which taxes are now due to the State of Louisiana, parish of Union, to enforce collection of taxes assessed in the year 1884 and previous years, together with interest thereon, from the 31st day of December of each year for which taxes are due, at the rate of one percent per month until paid, and all costs. The names of said delinquent tax payers, the amount of taxes due by each on the assessment for said years, and the immovable property assessed to each, to be offered for sale as follows, to wit:
[Note: The initials on the names are often difficult to decipher.]

C. W. Spillers
H. C. Spillers

1910 United States Census for Ward 5, Union Parish Louisiana
Charles W. Spillers Head M W 52 M 22 LA LA
Mary Eza. Spillers Wife F W 50 M 22 4 3 LA LA
Tolbert Spillers Son M W 20 S LA LA
James H. Spillers Son M W 17 S LA LA

Auld's Chapel Cemetery, Union Parish, Louisiana
see his brother, George Washington Spillers for addition names.

Another possible spouse: Andelia Elizabeth Laverne Antley Spillers Hinton

Tolbert F. Spillers

Other Spillers in this cemetery:
To drive to Aulds Chapel Cemetery, take the Cheniere-Drew Exit off I-20 in Ouachita Parish. Go north, crossing Highway 80, until the road comes to a dead end at Highway 15 at Drew. Turn left on Highway 15 and go past the Point-Wilhite turn off for about a mile and begin looking for the first blacktop road on the left which will be the Garland Gin Road. Turn left on this road and go for about 1 to 1 1/4 mile to first blacktop road on right (Aulds Chapel Road). Turn right on Aulds Chapel Road which will take you by the church. The cemetery is located on the right side of the church.

Jeff Spillers 3/12/1965
Nora Izell Tedeton Spillers 4/22/1937 5/27/1999
U.S. Social Security Death Index 30 September 2000
Nora SPILLERS Birth Date: 27 Apr 1938 Death Date: 27 May 1999 Social Security Number: 437-52-0412 State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Louisiana Death Residence Localities - ZIP Code: 71234
Localities: Downsville, Eureka, Frost Town, Point, Willhite, Union, Louisiana
Catherine Tedeton Spillers 1/10/1933 3/9/2000
Donald F. Spillers 8/16/1968 5/10/1996
U.S. Social Security Death Index 30 September 2000
Donald SPILLERS Birth Date: 16 Aug 1968 Death Date: 10 May 1996
Social Security Number: 436-21-4555 State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Louisiana
Marlin L. Spillers 12/1965

Lucille Frost

Weak connection, buried in the same cemetery.

Sarah Amelia Shumaker

1900 Winn Parish LA Census, Ward 2, Family 2
Sarah A. WEEMS, widow, b LA, Apr 1860
with children
Joseph W, b Aug 1882
John C, b Nov 1884
Esther A, b Mar 1887
Commodore C, b Mar 1889
Lotta, b Sep 1899

May 5, 1938
Winn Parish Enterprise
Mrs. Sarah Weems of Beech Creek Dies on Her 79th Birthday Mrs. S. J. Harper, Miss Maude Harper, Mrs. Stella Jones and sons, Paul, Johnny, and Bobby Ray, and Mrs. Nellie Willis attended the funeral of Mrs. Harper's sister, Mrs. Sarah Weems, at Beech Creek Church on last Wednesday. The services were conducted by Rev. Henry Lewis of Bentley. Surviving Mrs. Weems are the following sons and daughters, Mrs. Minnie Ryan of El Dorado, Ark., Walter Weatherford of Beech Creek Community, Johnny Weatherford of Riverton, Mrs. Evy Hand and Commodore Weems of Beech Creek, and 15 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Three sisters also survive, Mrs. S. J. Harper of Winnfield, Mrs. W. H. McCarty of Flat Creek, and Mrs. J. C. Newsom of Grayson. Mrs. Weems passed away after only a few days illness in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hand, on Tuesday, April 26, at 4:30 p.m. on her 79th birthday. Her family and all other relatives join together in extending thanks to all friends who so kindly assisted and furnished the beautiful floral offerings for this sad occasion. Signed: A loving sister, Mrs. S. J. Harper

Research needed, other Weems in the same cemetery, Beech Creek Cemetery, Winn Parish, Louisiana:
Weems Ida Dell Dau. of A.J. & Mary Smith D.10/27/1916 Age 18 years
Weems Infant Son of G.b. & Ada Weems 10/04/1916

Thomas Scott Weems III

This is a weak connection.

Research needed, no known connection:
South Carolina Militia Company of Peter B. Rogers
Pay roll of a company of militia commanded by Peter B. Rogers in the service of the state of South Carolina for 1 month from 10 Dec. 1813 to January 1814 amounting to $779.72 2/3 cents. Payroll was examined by P. Noble
William Weems Thomas Weems

George Washington Weems

1880 United States Census for Cross Keys, De Kalb, Georgia, Family History Library Film 1254143, NA Film Number T9-0143, Page Number 455C
Name Relation Marital Gender Race Age Birth Occupation Father Mother
Geo. W. WEEMS Self M Male W 52 GA Farmer SC SC
Charlotte WEEMS Wife M Female W 53 GA Keeping House GA SC
William WEEMS Son S Male W 23 GA Working On Farm GA GA
James WEEMS Son S Male W 20 GA Working On Farm GA GA
Mary WEEMS Dau S Female W 15 GA At Home GA GA
George WEEMS Son S Male W 17 GA Working On Farm GA GA

Submitted by: Tommy Westbrook, Email:
There is a photo of these people, if you are interested at this website:
Just search under the name "Weems".

Mabry Oliver Weems

U.S. Social Security Death Index 30 September 2000
Birth Date: 5 Oct 1905
Death Date: Feb 1977
Social Security Number: 494-03-3446
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Missouri
Death Residence Localities - ZIP Code: 30340
Localities: Atlanta, Doraville, De Kalb County, Georgia