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Josiah Sears

Male 1745 - 1819  (74 years)


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  • Name Josiah Sears  [1, 2
    Born 1 Feb 1745  Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jul 1819  Lost at sea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20207  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of LDN
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2018 

    Father Josiah Sears,   b. 25 Aug 1708, Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 2 Jan 1772 and 11 Feb 1772, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Azuba Knowles,   b. 6 Feb 1714, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1762, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 30 Sep 1736  Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F12136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Phoebe Adams,   b. 1757, Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1828, Argyle, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Azuba Sears,   b. 26 Feb 1791, Sherose Island, Shelburne, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1822, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 12 May 2019 
    Family ID F12135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Crowell,   b. Abt 1753, Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1846  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1797  Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 12 May 2019 
    Family ID F12134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2572] A History of Barrington Township and Vicinity, Shelburne County, Nova Scotia 1604-1870, with a Biographical and Genealogical Appendix by Ewin Crowell. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, undated (but obviously late 19th/early 20th century).

    2. [S2095] The Descendants of Richard Sares (Sears) of Yarmouth, Massachusetts, 1638-1888 by Samuel P. May. Albany, New York: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1890.

    3. [S2598] Charles Thornton Libby, "The Knowles Family of Eastham, Mass." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 79:286, 1925; 79:379, 1925; 80:6, 1926; 80:119, 1926.