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Otis Hero SHEARS

Male 1896 - 1973  (77 years)


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  • Name Otis Hero SHEARS 
    Born 2 March 1896  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
    Census 1920  Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Military Service U.S. Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    WWI Veteran 
    Died 2 September 1973  Wright Twp.,Ottawa Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Buried 6 September 1973  Hillside Cemetery,Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I1375  Marcia Shears
    Last Modified 23 July 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 Eleanor OVERLA,   b. 20 September 1898, Indianapolis,Marion Co.,IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 December 1971, Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 27 March 1919  Grand Rapids,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. LIVING
    +2. LIVING
    +3. LIVING
    +4. Alfred J. SHEARS,   b. 26 August 1922, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 June 1990, Muskegon,Muskegon Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +5. Franklin J. SHEARS,   b. 18 November 1923, Grant,Newago Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 July 2006, Grand Rapids,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. LIVING
    +7. Otis Harold SHEARS, Jr.,   b. 1 March 1926, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 October 2004, Tifton,Tift Co.,GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Family ID F628  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1896] SHEARS Otis H. Sr. - MI Deaths 1971-1996.

    2. [S2170] SHEARS Otis H. & Ola Birth Record 1896, (Newaygo Co., MI Birth Records; Vol 2; Page 265, No. 8384), 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. [S701] 1910 US Federal Census - SHEARS Frank Family, Grant, Newaygo Co., MI, ED 112, Sheet 11A, Lines 40-45, Image 21 of 26.

    5. [S1930] 1930 US Federal Census - SHEARS Otis Family, (Grant, Newaygo Co., MI; ED 20, Sheet 6b).

    6. [S1948] SHEARS Otis H. Obituary 1973, (Grand Rapids Press; Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI; Tuesday, 4 Sep 1973; Page D9 ).


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