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Sherman Theodore SHEARS

Male 1865 - 1958  (92 years)


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  • Name Sherman Theodore SHEARS 
    Born 8 November 1865  Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870  Plainfield Twp.,(PO) Austerlitz,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1880  Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1900  Otsego Twp.,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1910  Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 31 March 1958  Spencer Twp.,Cedar Springs,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried April 1958  Mountain Home Cemetery,Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Notes 
    • DEATH: He died at the home of Kenneth Shears, on 19 Mile Rd.
      Funeral services were held at Walsh Bliss Funeral Home.
    Person ID I168  Marcia Shears
    Last Modified 11 March 2007 

    Father Mindard D. SHEARS,   b. 5 September 1842, Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 March 1910, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Marinda Elizabeth HAMMOND,   b. 15 June 1847, Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 September 1904, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 7 October 1862  Jefferson,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Alice Frances HARTHY,   b. 1872, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 December 1951, ?Otsego,?Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [7
    Married 26 November 1890  Allegan,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. (Male) SHEARS,   b. 13 February 1894, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Grace L. SHEARS,   b. 25 April 1894, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. April 1993  (Age 98 years)
     3. Fern E. SHEARS,   b. 7 February 1897, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 June 1993  (Age 96 years)
     4. Shirley E. Lena SHEARS,   b. 10 September 1904, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. April 1986, Prob Oakland Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Family ID F890  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1021] 1870 US Federal Census - SHEARS Mindard Family, (Plainfield Twp., (PO) Austerlitz, Kent Co., MI, Lines 29-33, Image 33 of 38).

    2. [S781] 1880 US Federal Census - SHEARS Minard (Mindard) Family, Otsego, Allegan Co., MI, Image 37 & 38 of 47.

    3. [S407] 1900 US Federal Census - SHEARS Sherman Family, Other Twps, (Otsego Twp), Allegan Co, MI, Vol 2, ED 21, Sheet 6B, Line 55, Image 12 of 12 .

      #of dwelling: 132, # of family 136
      Shears, Sherman, Head, White, Male, b. Nov 1865, Age 34, married 10 years, b. OH, f.b. NY, m.b. OH, Occ. Farmer, Read: Yes, Write: Yes, Speak English: Yes, Renting Farm #124
      Shears, Alice, Wife, White Female, b. Aug 1870, age 29, married 10 years, b. MI, f.b. Holland, m.b. MI, children born 5, children living 2, Read: Yes, Write: Yes, Speak English: Yes
      Shears, Grace, Dau, White, Female, b. Apr 1894, age 6, single, b. MI, f.b. OH, m.b. MI, attended school 4 years, Read: Yes, Write: No, Speak English: Yes
      Shears, Fern, Dau, White, Female, b. Feb 1899, age 3, Single, b. MI, f.b. OH, f.b. OH, m.b. MI, Read: - , Write: -, Speak English: Yes

      I looked this up at the library but I still need a printed copy.

    4. [S696] 1910 US Federal Census - SHEARS Sherman T Family, Otsego, Allegan Co., MI, ED 24, Sheet 13B, Lines 97-100, Image 26 of 58 .

    5. [S2374] SHEARS Sherman Obituary 1958, (Grand Rapids Herald; Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI; Wednesday, 2 Apr 1958; Page 15).

    6. [S695] SHEARS Sherman T & Alice F Cemetery Marker.

    7. [S406] SHEARS Sherman & HARTHY Alice F. Marriage Record, Allegan Co., MI, Vol 6, Page 69, Rec 1026.


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