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Oscar Lafayette SHEARS

Male 1864 - 1951  (87 years)


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  • Name Oscar Lafayette SHEARS 
    Born 11 March 1864  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, 3
    Census 1900  Otsego Twp.,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1910  Gunplain Twp,Allegan Co,,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1920  Gunplain Twp.,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1930  Gunplain Twp.,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 16 August 1951  Allegan,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Cause: Pneumonia Hypostatic-Arleriosclerotic H.D. 
    Buried 21 August 1951  Mountain Home Cemetery,Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Notes 
    • BIRTH: 1900 Census shows birth as Mch 1865.
    Person ID I7  Marcia Shears
    Last Modified 2 June 2006 

    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 1 Sarah J. HUNT,   b. about 1871, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 August 1889  Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • I found Oscar in the 1900 census with wife Maggie, not Sarah so the marriage date for Oscar and Sarah is probably not correct.
    Family ID F495  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Maggie J. WINTERS,   b. November 1876, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 17 March 1896  Otsego,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F497  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 3 Celia Edna FARBROTHER,   b. 29 March 1887, Gun Plain Twp.,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 December 1965, Grand Rapids,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [10, 11
    Married 24 April 1909  Plainwell,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Kenneth Henry SHEARS,   b. 30 March 1910, Gunplains Twp.,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 November 1970, Grand Rapids,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +2. Mary Emma SHEARS,   b. 19 March 1911, Gun Plain Twp.,Allegan Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 February 1961, Charlotte,Eaton Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +3. LIVING
    Family ID F4  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. [S1219] Plainwell and Otsego Information, (http://www.villageprofile.com/maps/michigan/index.html).

    4. [S399] 1900 US Federal Census - SHEARS Oscar Family, (Other Twps, Otsego Twp., Allegan Co., MI, Vol 2, ED 21, sheet 3, Line 45-46, Image 3 of 12).

    5. [S699] 1910 US Federal Census - SHEARS Oscar Family, Gunplain, Allegan Co., MI, ED 12, Sheet 7B, Lines 90-92, Image 14 of 21 .

    6. [S453] 1930 US Federal Census - SHEARS Oscar Family, Gunplain Twp, Allegan Co., MI, Roll T626_972, Page 10B, Ed:15, Image:0890, Image 20 of 21.

    7. [S1276] SHEARS Oscar L. Obituary 1951, (Otsego Union; Otsego, Allegan Co., MI; Thursday, 23 Aug 1951; Vol 94, No 6, Page 1, Col 6 ).

    8. [S1285] SHEARS Oscar Death Record 1951.

    9. [S707] SHEARS Oscar Cemetery Marker.

    10. [S310] SHEARS Oscar and FARBROTHER Edna Marriage Record, (Allegan Co., MI; Vol 7, Page 146, Record 8151) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S849] SHEARS Oscar L and FARBROTHER Edna Marriage Newspaper Article, (Plainwell Enterprise, Publ., 28 Apr 1909, Page 1, Col 2 & 3), M/F 3-0000-001-978-166. (Reliability: 3).


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