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Richard Sears (1781 - 1830)

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Richard Sears
Born in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Son of and [mother unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 28 Jun 2019
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Biography

Richard was born in 1781. He was the son of Richard Sears. He passed away in 1830.

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In early life he sailed as supercargo and master, and after retiring from the sea, kept a store on the beach where the salt-works were, in partnership with Isaac Hardy, father of the late Hon. Alpheus H.,of Boston.
In connection with his father-in-law he built a foundry, and also a saw-mill on the Sudbury river.  ! His residence was next to his father, on the old homestead. He was very fine looking extremely gentlemanly and courteous in manner, resembling his father in many ways.
Was appointed Justice of the Peace, 1822; chosen Town Clerk, 1827; and represented the town in State Leg., 1826,27. Was Aid-de-Camp, etc.
d. of consumption
  • Framingham VR 1815 SEARS Richard, Capt, of Chatham, and Alathina Marshall,m. Apr. 11, 1815.


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