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Edith Elma SHEARS

Female 1901 - 1991  (89 years)


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  • Name Edith Elma SHEARS 
    Born 24 September 1901  Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 1910  Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 14 March 1991  Sturgis,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Buried 18 March 1991  Burr Oak,St Joseph Co,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1377  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 Orin Arthur KRONTZ,   b. 4 September 1894, Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 February 1970, Sturgis,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 26 November 1916  Sturgis,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Another source said they were married in Grant, Newaygo Co., MI. This needs to be checked.
    Children 
    +1. Franklin James KRONTZ, Sr.,   b. 11 June 1918, Grant,Newago Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 August 1976, Sturgis,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Bernard Leroy KRONTZ,   b. 1920, Fawn River,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 March 1922, Sturgis,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     3. Luthera Dorothy KRONTZ,   b. 29 January 1922, Grant,Newago Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 December 1976, Sturgis,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    +4. Orretta Caroline KRONTZ,   b. 15 March 1924, Sturgis,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 April 2005, Centerville,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +5. Russell William KRONTZ, I,   b. 28 December 1925, Fawn River,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 July 1961, Ann Arbor,Washtenaw Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    +6. Betty Floe KRONTZ,   b. 17 December 1927, Coldwater,Branch Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 June 2002, Cassopolis,Cass Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     7. Ola Belle KRONTZ,   b. 1929,   d. before June 2002  (Age 73 years)
     8. Jeannette KRONTZ,   b. 4 September 1931, Fawn River,St Joseph Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 September 1985, Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     9. LIVING
     10. LIVING
    Family ID F631  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2114] KRONTZ Edith SSDI Record 1991.

    2. [S2172] SHEARS Edith Elma Birth Record 1901, (Newaygo Co., MI Birth Records; Vol 3; Page 14, No. 9514), M/F 1006424.

    3. [S701] 1910 US Federal Census - SHEARS Frank Family, Grant, Newaygo Co., MI, ED 112, Sheet 11A, Lines 40-45, Image 21 of 26.

    4. [S2193] KRONTZ Russell Obituary 1961, (Sturgis Journal, Sturgis, St Joseph Co., MI).


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