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Vern Ray SHEARS

Male 1887 - 1965  (77 years)


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  • Name Vern Ray SHEARS 
    Born 10 August 1887  Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1910  Grant,Newaygo Co. MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 25 February 1965  Three Rivers,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Cause: Cancer of Bladder 
    Buried 28 February 1965  Prairie River Cemetery,Centreville,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • The 1890 Census shows Vern (33) Ina (32) Lewis (15) Lucille(11) and Lyle (7).
    Person ID I1359  Marcia Shears
    Last Modified 4 February 2007 

    Father Franklin James SHEARS,   b. 6 June 1856, Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 July 1923, Fremont,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Carrie Ella SHEARS,   b. 14 April 1860, Geneva,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 January 1914, Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 14 October 1877  Grand Rapids,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Frank and Carrie were cousins.
    Family ID F619  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Inez Mae PICKARD,   b. 19 December 1888, Bailey,Muskegon Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 April 1980, Sturgis,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 20 September 1904  Newaygo,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lewis Ray SHEARS,   b. 25 February 1905, White Cloud,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 October 1986, Sturgis,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Lucille Irene SHEARS,   b. 13 April 1908, Mesick,Wexford Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 August 1984, Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Clair Chester SHEARS,   b. 26 October 1909, Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 February 1911  (Age 1 years)
     4. Lyle Franklin SHEARS,   b. 17 September 1912, Homestead,Benzie Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 July 1980, Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +5. LIVING
    Family ID F618  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2122] SHEARS Vern SSDI Record 1965.

    2. [S2167] SHEARS Vern Ray Birth Record 1887, (Newaygo Co., MI Birth Records; Vol 2; Page 64, No. 5419), M/F 1006423.

    3. [S702] 1900 US Federal Census - SHEARS Frank J. Family, (rant, Newaygo Co., MI, ED 89, Sheet 19a, Line 56-64), G.

    4. [S700] 1910 US Federal Census - SHEARS Vene Family, Grant, Newaygo Co., MI, ED 112, Sheet 11A, Lines 29-33, Image 21 of 26.

    5. [S2308] SHEARS Vern R. Obituary 1965, (SHEARS Vern R. Obituary 1965; Grand Rapids Press; Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI; Friday, 26 Feb 1965, Page 36).


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