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David Sears (1744)

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David Sears
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Husband of — married 13 Feb 1766 [location unknown]
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Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified 24 Jul 2019 | Created 22 Nov 2012
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Biography

David Sears was born on 10 May 1744 in Harwich, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA as the fifth child of Judah Sears and Mary Paddock. [1]. He had ten siblings, namely: Ann, Judah, Alden, Nathan, Richard, Mary, Sarah, Alice, Mary, and Elizabeth. He died in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. When he was 18, he married Abigail Gerry on 26 Aug 1762 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. When he was 21, he married Susannah Handy,daughter of Zaccheus Handy and Susannah --Handy, on 13 Feb 1766 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA.

David Sears was christened on 17 Jun 1744.

David Sears and Susannah Handy had the following children:

  1. Lot Sears was born on 02 Jul 1767 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. He died in Feb 1848 in New York, New York, USA. He married Lurany Butler on 02 Oct 1798.
  2. Prince Sears was born on 15 Oct 1768 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. He died on 25 Oct 1797 in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA. He married Sallie Tucker on 20 Apr 1793 in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA. He married Rebecca Fuller on 03 Jun 1794.
  3. Susannah Sears was born on 29 Dec 1770 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA.
  4. Alice Sears was born on 01 Sep 1773 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. She married Ebenezer Clarke on 12 Dec 1792.
  5. Achsah Sears was born on 09 Apr 1776 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. She died on 15 Feb 1815. She married Daniel Belden Stow on 23 Oct 1796.
  6. David Sears was born on 19 Jul 1778 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA. He married Phebe Pease in Hudson, Columbia, New York, USA.

David Sears and Abigail Gerry had no children.

Sources

  • Stanley Wood, firsthand knowledge. Click the Changes tab for the details of edits by Stanley and others.
  1. Entered by Stanley Wood, Nov 22, 2012
  • May, Samuel. The Descendants of Richard Sares (Sears) of Yarmouth, Mass., 1638-1888Page 123 (Joel Munsell's Sons, 1890) The estate of David Sears was settled in 1782. David Sears marched in Capt Seth Brigg's Co., on alarm at Lexington, leaving home 19 Apr; 80 miles; 4 days' service; wages and expense, 12s and 4s 3d; and on alarm at Dartmouth, in 2d Foot Co., Lieut John Doty, 5-11 Sep 1778, 6 days; wages £1.12.0. He was also called on alarm at Dartmouth, 6-7 May 1776.
  • Rochester VR, Handy, Susannah and David Sears, Feb [dup. Jan] 13, 1766 [Susannah, Feb 12, P.C.R]

Acknowledgments

Thanks to Oscar Dayton for starting this profile.

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