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Sears, David James

Male 1833 - 1884


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  • Name  Sears, David James 
    Born  09 Oct 1833  Caldwell Manor, Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1851  Loughborough Twp., Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died  15 Dec 1884  Tuscola Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Watertown Cem., Fostoria, Tuscola Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I9  VV-Battersea-Brides
    Last Modified  8 Dec 2014 

    Father  Sears, Hezekiah,   b. 28 Feb 1800, Caldwell Manor, Missisquoi Co., Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Apr 1873, Loughborough Twp., Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  VanVolkenburgh, Lavina,   b. 1805, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1881, Bedford Twp., Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Family ID  F1  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    INTRO: Battersea Brides: Sears & Lake & Emma-widow (STRAY Branch)
    INTRO: Battersea Brides: Sears & Lake & Emma-widow (STRAY Branch)

    These notes are a few early assumptions and sources found for these families - gathered from the family trees online at the NAVVF, or from personal family records supplied to us, and backed by records wherever possible. We recognize that the information may be incorrect or incomplete, but present it here as a starting point for discussion and welcome your feedback.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] 1851 Canada West census - ONTARIO-Frontenac-Loughborough-SearsHVVJohn, Canada. "Census of 1851" (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Canada. Loughborough, Frontenac Co., Canada West (Ontario); Schedule: A and Schedule: B (Agricultural); Roll: C-11712..

      Loughborough, Frontenac, Canada West

      H. (male) Sears, 60 b. abt 1792 Lower Canada, shoemaker
      T. (female) Sears, 55 b. abt 1797 Lower Canada
      Horace, 24 b. abt 1828 Loughboro
      David, 22 b. abt 1830 Loughboro
      John, 8 b. abt 1844 Loughboro
      J. (male) Vanvalkenburg, 57 b. abt 1795 Lower Canada

      Agricultural

      H. Sears at Con 4 Lot 14 Loughborough Twp. 100 acres
      Pixley at Con 4 Lot 13

      [With them is a John VV also b. Quebec. Is this Lavina's brother or cousin? He is with the family in 1851 and 1861. Perhaps he is the same "Uncle John" VV who later was living with a nearby VV family in Storrington Twp. on the 1871 census and at his 1879 death?]