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William B. SHEARS

Male 1843 - 1930  (~ 87 years)


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  • Name William B. SHEARS 
    Born August 1843  Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1860  Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military Service 7 September 1861  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    "A" Co., OH 29th Infantry 
    Census 1870  Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1880  Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1900  Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1920  Kingsville,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died between October 1922/1930  [7
    Notes 
    • William B. Shears entered military service on September 7, 1861 and was discharged at Washington D.C. on June 20, 1865 on surgeon's certificate of disability. Three years of service.

      On marriage certificate it states that William B. Shears married Harriet Newton by minister Alex Bartlett.
      Don't know why the surname of Harriet is different.
    Person ID I1327  Marcia Shears
    Last Modified 11 April 2007 

    Father John SHEARS,   b. 1819, Geneva,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 March 1877, Plainfield Twp.,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Malinda SHAW,   b. 24 May 1824, Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 November 1914, Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 24 February 1841  Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Harriet NEWTON,   b. May 1847, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Married 27 August 1865  Austinburg Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Webster SHEARS,   b. October 1867, Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Etta Lucy SHEARS,   b. 10 June 1868, Trowbridge,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Alice Malinda SHEARS,   b. about 1872, Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 April 1885, Kingsville,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 13 years)
     4. George Lee SHEARS,   b. 5 January 1878, Sheffield,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Myrtie May SHEARS,   b. 1 June 1881, Kingsville,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Millie SHEARS,   b. 27 January 1892, Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. March 1975, Prob Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Family ID F602  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1013] 1900 US Federal Census - SHEARS William B., (Sheffield, Ashtabula Co., OH, ED 35, Page 3B).

    2. [S1014] 1850 US Federal Census - SHEARS John Family, (Sheffield, Ashtabula Co., OH, Page 254).

    3. [S369] 1860 US Federal Census - SHEARS John Family, (Sheffield Twp., Ashtabula Co., OH, Lines 18-26, Image 8 of 22,).

    4. [S674] SHEARS William B. Military Information.

    5. [S1012] 1870 US Federal Census - SHEARS Williams, (Sheffield, Ashtabula Co., OH; p. 366a,).

    6. [S355] 1880 US Federal Census - SHEARS William B. Family, Sheffield, Ashtabula Co., OH, Page 609C (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S1792] SHEARS Adelbert Delos Obituary 1922, (The Otsego Union; Otsego, Allegan Co., MI; Vol 49, No 10; Thursday 19 Oct 1922, Page 1, Col 4).

    8. [S862] SHEARS Wm B NEWTON Harriet Marriage 1865, (Ashtabula Co., OH Marriages, Vol F, Page 104), M/F 0890265 (Currently in GR, MI).


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