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John SHEARS

Male 1819 - 1877  (58 years)


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  • Name John SHEARS 
    Born 1819  Geneva,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1830  Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1850  Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1860  Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military Service 14 August 1861  Columbus,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Private, Civil War Veteran (The Rebellion) 
    Census 1870  Otsego Twp.,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Military Service 29th Infantry "A" Co. Ohio (Volunteer)  [5
    Buried March 1877  Plainfield Cemetery,Belmont,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Died 14 March 1877  Plainfield Twp.,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Notes 
    • DEATH: I did not find him listed in the Kent County, Michigan death records.
    Person ID I19  Marcia Shears
    Last Modified 10 June 2007 

    Father Mindard D. SHEARS,   b. 1786, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 January 1857, Jefferson,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Martha BARTHOLOMEW,   b. 3 November 1792, Harpersfield,Delaware Co.,NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 April 1886, North Sheffield,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 23 November 1814  Harpersville,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Married at Ashtabula County Court House. [10]
    Family ID F18  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Malinda SHAW,   b. 24 May 1824, Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 November 1914, Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [11
    Married 24 February 1841  Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. 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)
    +2. Minerd C. SHEARS,   b. 5 September 1842, Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 January 1865, Murfreesboro,Rutherford Co.,TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    +3. William B. SHEARS,   b. August 1843, Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. between October 1922/1930  (Age ~ 87 years)
    +4. 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)
    +5. Sidney E. SHEARS,   b. 8 May 1853, Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 February 1934, Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +6. 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)
    +7. Luther M. SHEARS,   b. June 1858, Sheffield Twp.,Ashtabula Co.,OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1930  (Age ~ 72 years)
    Family ID F11  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S179] 1830 US Federal Census - SHEARS John family, (Sheffield, Ashtabula, OH, 121, Image 5 of 6) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1014] 1850 US Federal Census - SHEARS John Family, (Sheffield, Ashtabula Co., OH, Page 254).

    3. [S369] 1860 US Federal Census - SHEARS John Family, (Sheffield Twp., Ashtabula Co., OH, Lines 18-26, Image 8 of 22,).

    4. [S371] BECKER Malinda Declaration of a Widow for Restoration of Pension, Pension # 203254, Detroit, Wayne Co., MI.

    5. [S650] SHEARS John - Civil War Information.

    6. [S372] 1870 US Federal Census - SHEARS John Family, (Otsego Twp., Allegan Co., MI - Roll M593_660, Page=288R).

    7. [S374] Plainfield Cemetery/Livingston Cemetery web site.

    8. [S373] SHEARS John Cemetery Marker.

    9. [S375] Plainfield Charter Township Records.

    10. [S2545] SHEARS Mindard & WILLIAMS Martha Marriage 1814, (Vol A, Page 23, Rec 74), M/F 0890264 (Currently in GR, MI).

    11. [S2593] SHEARS John & SHAW Malinda Marriage 1841, (Ashtabula Co., OH Marriages, Vol B, Page 318), M/F 0890264 (Currently in GR, MI).


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