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Andrew B. SHEARS

Male 1877 - 1954  (76 years)


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  • Name Andrew B. SHEARS 
    Born 6 September 1876/1877  Plainfield Twp.,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1900  Pine Grove,Van Buren Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1920  Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 24 August 1954  Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Diabetes Mellitis 
    Buried 28 August 1954  Mountain Home Cemetery,Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • DEATH: CHECK REFERENCES BELOW - PAGES DO NOT MATCH.

      An index shows his death record as Andrew Shears - 1954, MI, Allegan Co., Vol 6, Page 272 & Vol 12 Page 267.

      Andrew died of Diabetes Mellitis at age 77 years. He was a Farmer. Vol. 6, Page 285, Record 4208 shows Andrew B. as a papermaker. He and Stella were married by Joseph P. McCarthy, Clergyman. Witnesses wee Roy L. Dixon and Mar. VanHorn

      BURIAL: Buried in Section H, Log 427, Grave 1. Andrew and Stella do not have grave markers but their still born son, Fred who is next to them does have a grave stone.
    Person ID I1350  Marcia Shears
    Last Modified 31 May 2006 

    Father Adelbert Delos SHEARS,   b. 9 August 1847, Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 October 1922, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Louisa HUTCHINS,   b. February 1849, Canada East Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1915, Prob Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 29 March 1868  Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F609  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Stella A. DIXON,   b. 26 February 1879, Alamo,Kalamazoo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 June 1957, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [3, 6, 7, 8
    Married 21 March 1900  Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ruby SHEARS,   b. about 1906,   d. Yes Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Fred A. SHEARS,   b. 10 February 1908, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 February 1908, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Adelbert Dixon SHEARS,   b. 13 February 1912, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 February 1982, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +4. Robert R. SHEARS,   b. 1914, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. January 1962, Galesburg,Kalamazoo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     5. Catherine SHEARS,   b. 14 August 1917, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 August 1917, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Arlina Ella SHEARS,   b. 22 September 1919, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 September 1919, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F611  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S356] 1880 US Federal Census - SHEARS Adelbert Family, Otsego, Allegan Co., MI, Page 412A (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S998] SHEARS Andrew B. WW I Draft Registration , (Allegan Co., MI; Image 278 of 826 ) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1787] SHEARS Andrew B. Obituary 1954, (The Otsego Union; Otsego, Allegan Co., MI; Vol 97, No 7; Thursday 26 Aug 1954; Page 1, Col 3).

    4. [S1026] 1900 US Federal Census - SHEARS Andrew Family, ((Other Townships) Pine Grove, Van Buren Co., MI, ED 150, Sheet 12A, Lines 32-33, Enumerated 21 Jun 1900, Image 23 of 32 ).

    5. [S607] 1930 US Federal Census - SHEARS Andrew Family, Otsego, Allegan Co., MI, Roll T626_973, Page 8A, Ed 29, Image 15 of 24.

    6. [S606] SHEARS Andrew B & DIXON Stella A Marriage Record, M/F 1017877., MI Col., Allegan Co. Marriages, Vol 6, Page 285, Rec 4208.

    7. [S836] SHEARS Andrew B and DIXON Stella Marriage Newspaper Article, (Plainwell Enterprise, Plainwell, Allegan Co., MI; Publ. 28 Mar 1900, Page 4, Col 2), M/F 3-0000-002-075-772.

    8. [S837] SHEARS Andrew B and DIXON Stella Marriage License Newspaper Article, (Plainwell Enterprise, Plainwell, Allegan Co., MI; 28 Mar 1900, Page 4, Col 2), M/F 3-0000-002-075-772.


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