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Descendants of Richard Sears

Ninth Generation

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8804. Albert Nelson Sears (Albert Nelson , Otis , Thomas , Willard , Thomas , Paul , Paul , Richard ) was born 30 Mar 1914. He died 14 Jul 1969 and was buried in Middleborough, MA.

BIRTH-DEATH-BURIAL: Letter from Janet Ellis, Pawtucket, RI; 1838-1961; Letter
dtd 4 Nov 1994; ; copy in poss of Ray Sears; Green Cemetery

Albert married Living

They had the following children:

  10850 M i Living
        Living married Living
  10851 F ii Living

8805. Mary Martha Young (Hannah Jane McCleary , Deborah Young , Mercy/Patty Smith , Mary Sears , Thomas , Paul , Paul , Richard ) was born 1862 in Pittsburgh, PA. She died 1914.

Mary married Moses Hampton Houseman on 1884 in Denver, CO. Moses was born 1848. He died 1911.

ESD Attorney

Moses and Mary had the following children:

  10852 F i Edith Mary Houseman was born 1886. She died 1957 in Concord, MA.
        Edith married Wilford Cook Saeger on 1912 in Saegertown, PA. Wilford was born 1881. He died 1944 in Concord, MA.

ESD Bursar of Harvard

8806. Justina Crocker (Ezra Thomas Crocker , Ezra Crocker , Sarah Tobey , Mercy Howes , Deborah Sears , Paul , Paul , Richard ) was born 29 Feb 1860 in , St Joseph Co, IN. She died 5 May 1898 in Berron, WI.

Justina married Orlando Markwood Surface.

They had the following children:

  10853 F i Lena L Surface was born 1 May 1884 in , St Joseph Co, IN. She died 22 Oct 1971 in Greene, IN.
        Lena married Mont Rea Edison on 2 Apr 1902. Mont was born 22 Mar 1878. He died 12 Dec 1934.

8814. Levant C Sears (Horace , Chauncey , Isaac , Elkanah , Joshua , Paul , Paul , Richard ) was born 13 Mar 1853 in Cascade, MI. He died 10 Aug 1937 in Beulah, MI.

S.P. May p.497(No 3636) has 6 children; is farmer in Cadillac, MI
!DEATH: Email from Sheila Sears, Tustin, CA ; 1637-1917;Email dtd 16 Apr
1996; ;
!Phone call from Chuck and Florence Sears, 4 Jun 97, he is grandson of Levant.

Levant married Julia S Hall. Julia was born 1854 in .

They had the following children:

  10854 M i Sears was born 11 Aug 1876 in Ottawa, MI.

IGI C518743
  10855 ii Sears was born 1878 in .
  10856 iii Sears was born 1880 in .
  10857 M iv Charles Clinton Sears was born 16 Mar 1883 in . He died 23 Aug 1930 in Beulah, MI.

BIRTHCHILD-DEATH: Email from Sheila Sears, Tustin, CA ; 1637-1917;Email dtd 16
Apr 1996; ;alias Charles L Sears, birth could be 17 Mar 1884
  10858 v Sears was born 1885 in .
  10859 vi Sears was born 1887 in .

8816. William W Sears (Horace , Chauncey , Isaac , Elkanah , Joshua , Paul , Paul , Richard ) was born 25 Dec 1857 in Cascade, MI. was buried in , 3638.

S.P. May p. is an extensive farmer, and stock-raiser in Alaska, MI; has no
children

John W Sears Archive: May was wrong, they have children

William married Lizzie McGregor on 10 Apr 1882 in Caledonia, MI. Lizzie was born 15 Jul 1859 in New York city, NY. She died 1950.

John W Sears Archive: d. date

William and Lizzie had the following children:

  10860 M i Percy Sears was born 1889 in . He died 1952.

John W Sears Archive: b., d. date, children
        Percy married Ethel Thompson on 1913. Ethel was born 1889. She died 1950.

John W Sears Archive: b., d. date

8825. Adela Jane Sears (Willard Sheldon , Willard , Willard , Elkanah , Joshua , Paul , Paul , Richard ) was born 22 Aug 1851 in . She died 23 Jun 1884 and was buried in , 3640.

S.P. May p.498 3 other children who d. inf.

Adela married Austin E Rouse on 11 Sep 1876. Austin was born 1847 in <, 3640>.

They had the following children:

  10861 F i Grace May Rouse was born 1877 in <, 3640>.
  10862 M ii Elmer Ellsworth Rouse was born 1879 in <, 3640>.

8831. Arza Winslow Sears (William Henry , Willard , Willard , Elkanah , Joshua , Paul , Paul , Richard ) was born 5 Sep 1857 in E Hampton, CT. He died 8 Nov 1938 and was buried in , 3646.

S.P. May p.559 lives in Waterbury, CT
!IGI shows middle name Winslow
!Shirley Scoville, 2438 E Sarto , SLC, UT 84121 child #3 is her grandmother

Arza married Katherine Taylor. Katherine was born 1856 in .

They had the following children:

  10863 F i Lilly Jane Sears was born 7 Jun 1878 in Glastonbury, CT. She died in Unm and was buried in , 4191.
  10864 F ii Daisy Idel Sears was born 4 Jan 1884 in Waterbury, CT. She died in Unm and was buried in , 4192.

IGI says b. Waterville, New Haven, CT
  10865 F iii Jennie Louise Sears was born 12 May 1889 in . She died 7 May 1969.

SKS
        Jennie married Living

8838. Mary Emily Sears (Clark Osprey , Stephen Griffith , Willard , Elkanah , Joshua , Paul , Paul , Richard ) was born 17 Mar 1860 in . was buried in , 3652.

Mary married Clayton L Smith. Clayton was born 1856 in <, 3652>.

They had the following children:

  10866 F i Annie Emma Smith was born 12 Jan 1883 in <, 3652>.

8854. Ida J Eaker (Amanda J Sears , Elijah Clark , Willard , Elkanah , Joshua , Paul , Paul , Richard ) was born 1859 in <, 2447>.

PARENTS: Letter from Betty Lou Kennedy, Portland, OR, to Ray Sears; 1639-1994;
Letter dtd 19 Feb 1993; copy in poss of Ray Sears

Ida married Living

They had the following children:

  10867 M i Living
        Living married Living

8863. Clara Sears (John Dudley , Elkanah , Benjamin , Elkanah , Joshua , Paul , Paul , Richard ) was born 1 Aug 1848 in . was buried in , 3667.

Clara married Pliny Watson on 11 Jun 1868. Pliny was born 1844 in <, 3667>.

S.P. May p.500 lives in Toledo, OH

Pliny and Clara had the following children:

  10868 M i Dudley Sears Watson was born 21 Mar 1869 in <, 3667>.
  10869 F ii Kate Coe Watson was born 8 Jan 1871 in <, 3667>.
  10870 F iii Fanny Adele Watson was born 30 Apr 1873 in <, 3667>.

8867. Rufus Victor Sears (Benjamin , Elkanah , Benjamin , Elkanah , Joshua , Paul , Paul , Richard ) was born 8 May 1860 in . He died 29 Apr 1941 and was buried 2 May 1941 in Bucyrus, OH, 3671.

Mary Jane Heine- Rufus was an attorney in Bucyrus, OH but was mainly
interested in farming, and owned many farms in the area, which he managed with
tenant farmers.

BURIAL: Email from Lynne Sears, Jeromesville, OH; 1851-1955; Letter dtd 25
Jan 1996; ;elksears@aol.com; Oakwood Cem #7349 Lot D49. He graduated Bucyrus
HS 1878 (Valedictorian). He was a substitute teacher, city solicitor and an
attorney.

John W Sears Archive: wrote in 1933 asked for a Sears Medal; CONFLICT: m. 28
Sep 1888

Rufus married Sallie Jane Harris, daughter of Stephen R Harris Hon, on 18 Sep 1888 in Bucyrus, Crawford, OH. Sallie was born 5 Jun 1861 in Bucyrus, OH. She died 13 Dec 1939.

Mary Jane Heine- Sallie Harris was the first woman Trustee of Ohio Wesleyan
Univ. in Delaware, OH.

John W Sears Archive: b. place

Rufus and Sallie had the following children:

  10871 M i Paul Bigelow Sears was born 17 Dec 1891 in Bucyrus, OH. He died 30 Apr 1991 in New Haven, CT.

Mary Jane Heine, Who Was Who in America- Mary Jane shows d. 30 Apr 1990, Taos,
NM. Dr Sears was an instructor in botany. He received BS from Ohio Wesleyan
1913 and PhD, Univ of Chicago, 1922. He wrote a book on Darwin and 11 other
books. His early interest in soil conservation was the subject of Deserts on
the March about the dust bowls and the consequences if preventative steps were
not taken. The book was published by Univ of Okla Press, Norman, OK 1935. Dr
Sears taught at the Univ of Neb. in Lincoln, the Univ of Okla., Columbia Univ
in NY, Oberlin College in Oberlin, OH and Yale Univ. where a special chair in
Conservation was established in his honor. He received many accolades during
his lifetime and served as President of the American Assoc of Scientists at one
time.
At Marjorie's death in 1982 they had 4 gr-grandchildren.

NEWS RELEASE - Delaware, OH, received Distinguished Achievement Citation, 18
Jun 1980, in recognition of outstanding professional accomplishments or
significant service to mankind. Dr Sears, one of the nation's earliest
spokesmen for ecology, is a 1913 graduate of Ohio Wesleyan and holds the MA
degree from the University of Nebraska and PhD from the University of Chicago.
He holds seven honorary degrees including one from Ohio Wesleyan. He ahs
taught at Ohio State University, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oberlin and Yale.
Among his other honors, he has served as president and chairman of the board of
the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Dr Sears is an ecologist and was Chair of the Conservation Program at Yale
Univ. Wrote Charles Darwin c 1950; Deserts on the March c1980; The Ecology of
Man c1957; Lands Beyond the Forest c1969; Life and Environment c1939; The
Living Landscape c1966; This is Our World c1971

Notable Americans and What They Did, ed Linda S Hubbard; Gale Research; Texas
A&M Library; Exec Dir Am Assoc f/ Adv of Science 1956; Exec Dir Ecological
Society of Am 1948; Charles P Daly Medal - Am Geographic Society 1969

Encyclopedia of Medicine, Science and Engineering, McGraw Hill, Vol 3, 1980, p
93: American ecologist; In his first book, Deserts on the March (1935; 3d ed
1959), Sears reviewed the effects of exploitative land use in causing soil
erosion, air and water pollution, and environmental depletion... Following
undergraduate work in zoology (BS 1913) and economics (BA 1914) at Ohio
Wesleyan Univ, Sears began the study of botany at the Univ of Nebraska under
the ecologist Raymond J Pool and Charles E BEssy, a student of Asa Gray. A
term as instructor at Ohio State, interrupted by military service, gave Sears
the benefit ofcontact with John H Schaffner and Edgar N Transeau. He then
moved to the Univ of Neb (AM 1915) and received a PhD in botany (1922) at the
Univ of Chicago, where Henry Cowles furthered Sears's interest in ecology. He
also worked for a brief period in England with geneticist William Bateson.
From Nebraska, Sears was called to the Univ of Oklahoma as chairperson of the
botany department, and then to Oberlin in a similar capacity. In 1950 he was
invited to Yale to chair a graduate program in conservation; he reitred 10
years later but retained facilities for research and writing. Recipient of a
merit Award of the Botanical Society of America in 1956, he was elected to the
Am Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1954 and was president of the Am Assoc for
the Advancement of Science in 1956.

Biography and Genealogy Master Index, 2d ed, Gale Research, ISBN 0-8103-1094-5,
p141; Paul B-CurBio 60, AmAu&B, ConAu 17R, IntWW 74,-75,-76,-77,-78, OhA&B,
WhoAm 74,-76,-78
        Paul married Marjorie Lea McCutcheon on 22 Jun 1917 in Franklin, VA. Marjorie was born 18 May 1894 in Franklin, VA. She died 31 Oct 1982 in Taos, NM.
  10872 M ii Demas Lindley Sears was born 6 Feb 1894 in Bucyrus, OH. He died 14 Jan 1988 in Toledo, OH and was buried in Bucyrus, Crawford, OH.

Mary Jane Heine- married nearly 70 years he was almost 94 when he died. He
served in both World Wars and remained a member of the Ohio Guard in peacetime
when he practiced law in Toldeo. He attained the rank of Colonel in WW II and
was decorated.BURIED: Oakwood Cemetery
        Demas married Lura Belle Grigsby about 1916. Lura was born 1893. She died 18 Sep 1987 in Toledo, OH and was buried in Bucyrus, Crawford, OH.

Mary Jane Heine-Married nearly 70 years.
BURIED:Oakwood Cemetery
  10873 M iii John Dudley Sears was born 4 Dec 1897 in Bucyrus, Crawford, OH. He died 2 Nov 1962 in Bucyrus, OH and was buried in Bucyrus, OH.

BURIED: Oakwood Cemetery
        John married Agnes Belle Shoemaker on 30 Aug 1920 in Columbus, OH. Agnes was born 29 Apr 1896 in Middleport, OH. She died 30 Aug 1980 in Bucyrus, Crawford, OH and was buried in Bucyrus, OH.

BURIED: Oakwood Cemetery

8868. Francis Oscar "Frank" Sears (Benjamin , Elkanah , Benjamin , Elkanah , Joshua , Paul , Paul , Richard ) was born 24 Apr 1863 in . He died 20 Dec 1929 and was buried in , 3672.

MARRIAGE: Email from Lynne Sears, Jeromesville, OH; 1851-1955; Letter dtd
25 Jan 1996; ;elksears@aol.com; was a farmer and stockman.
BURIED: Oakwood Cemetery #5855 Lot R3

Francis married Elizabeth Jane Walker on 20 May 1891. Elizabeth was born 15 Sep 1861. She died 1 Sep 1936.

BIRTH-MARRIAGE-DEATH: Letter from Mary Jane Heine, Walnut Creek, CA;
1863-1965; Letter dtd Oct 1992; ; Family group sheet received from Annie Sears
Wisman in Jul 1967.

Francis and Elizabeth had the following children:

  10874 F i Sallie Monnett Sears was born 17 Jun 1892. She died 25 Aug 1956 in Bucyrus, Crawford, OH.

BIRTH: Letter from Lynne Sears, Jeromesville, OH; 1851-1955; Letter dtd 21
Apr 1996; ;elksears@aol.com; BA Ohio Wesleyan, Masters degree from Ohio State;
BURIED: Oakwood Cemetery #9599 Lot R3
  10875 F ii Melissa Minick Sears was born 9 Nov 1893. She died 3 Feb 1967.

BIRTH: Letter from Lynne Sears, Jeromesville, OH; 1851-1955; Letter dtd 21
Apr 1996; ;elksears@aol.com; BURIED: Oakwood Cemetery #11228 Lot R3
  10876 M iii Benjamin Sears was born 15 Jun 1896. He died 14 Jun 1931.

BURIED: Oakwood Cemetery #6058 Lot R3
  10877 F iv Alice Rachel Sears was born 16 May 1906. She died 14 Feb 1968 in Amsden, Seneca, OH.

BIRTH-MARRIAGE-DEATH: Letter from Mary Jane Heine, Walnut Creek, CA;
1863-1965; Letter dtd Oct 1992; ;
        Alice married Living
  10878 F v Living
        Living married Arden Winfield Wisman on 20 Sep 1939. Arden died 27 Aug 1948.

MARRIAGE-DEATH: Letter from Mary Jane Heine, Walnut Creek, CA;
1863-1965; Letter dtd Oct 1992; ;

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