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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  Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I20207  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of LDN
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    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, 4
    Family ID F12136  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth,   d. Bef 6 Apr 1797 
    Children 
    +1. Azuba Sears,   b. 26 Feb 1791, Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F12135  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.

    4. [S3449] New Englanders in Nova Scotia, manuscript and collection of articles and research material, including articles written by Fred E. Crowell in the 1920s and 30s for the Yarmouth Herald, and also Crowell's research notes. R. Stanton Avery Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society. Searchable at americanancestors.org.