William Spears, born 1771 in Ireland, died 15 Mar 1854. He married Margaret -, born 1791 in Ireland. The family came to NB about 1829 and settled in Speerville, Woodstock Parish, Carleton County.
Their son Robert Spears, born 1821 in Ireland, died c1890, married Elizabeth Johnstone born 1823 in Ireland, died 30 Jun 1893. The couple had six children. 
PANB: MC1/Spears, 4 pages: John Spears and James Spears also settled in Speerville in the 1820’s: the surname was also spelled Speer and Spear.