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William Adelbert Strong

William Stears, Jr.

William Stears, Jr.

Male 1853 - 1923  (70 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document

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  • Name William Stears  [1, 2, 3
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 5 Jun 1853  ,,Lincolnshire,England,United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Have a christening date of July 3,
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1 May 1861  ,,New York,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    from England w/parents and arrived 
    • Spring/,,NY,USA
    Emigration 6 May 1861  ,,New York,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    to Constantine,St. Joseph,MI 
    Died 2 Dec 1923  Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • 1853.  Not sure if it is his.
    Cemetery 4 Dec 1923  Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Constantine Cemetery 
    Buried 4 Dec 1923  Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obituary 5 Dec 1923  Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Funeral of William Stears Held Tuesday
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      Passed Away at Home Near Here on Sunday, December 2nd
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         Funeral services of William Stears, 70, who died at his home Tuesday afternoon, December 4, Rev. J. C. Upton of Bristol, officiating. Interment was in the local cemetery.
         William Stears, oldest son of William and Francis (Wright) Stears, was born near Boston, Lincolnshire, England, on June 5, 1853, and died December 2, 1923, being 70 years, five months, and twenty-seven days old. He came to America with his parents when seven years old and has made his home in Constantine and vicinity with the exception of a few years spent in the West.
          He leaves to mourn their loss four sisters and two brothers: Mrs. M. Christian of Constantine, Mrs. Hattie Downs of North Star, Mrs. Lizzie Craner of Schoolcraft, and Mrs. Joseph of Three Rivers. Mr. George Stears and Mr. Frank Stears of Three Rivers, and a large number of nieces and nephews.
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    Notes 
    • (Research):Year: 1910; Census Place: Constantine, Saint Joseph, Michigan; Roll: T624_674; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0122; Image: 84; FHL microfilm: 1374687.
    Person ID I13374  Rgstrong Family genes. | Descendants of William Steare, -1720
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2012 

    Father Ancestors William Stears,   b. 19 Jan 1828, Friskney,Lincolnshire,England,United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1909, Three Rivers,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Frances F. Haylock,   b. 25 Jan 1829, Bennington,Lincolnshire,England,United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1911, Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 2 Jul 1850  Boston,Lincolnshire,England,United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4858  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jun 1853 - ,,Lincolnshire,England,United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - from England w/parents and arrived - 1 May 1861 - ,,New York,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - to Constantine,St. Joseph,MI - 6 May 1861 - ,,New York,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Dec 1923 - Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCemetery - Constantine Cemetery - 4 Dec 1923 - Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Dec 1923 - Constantine,St. Joseph,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - 5 Dec 1923 - Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S103] Portrait and Biographical Album of St Joseph Co., MI, Book Chapman Brothers/ web page by Denise (Beckwith) Frederick email tfred@freeway.net, (book published Chicago; Chapman Brothers: 1885; web pages created 6 Aug 1998), p. 204 William Stear, 2nd paragraph (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S605] "Stears-O'dell GEDCOM," supplied by Morris, 1/18/2004; copy held by [RESEARCHER & CONTACT INFORMATION FOR PRIVATE USE]\., compiled by Lori Ann Morris [(E-ADDRESS), & MAILING ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Williamston, MI.

    3. [S314] Indexes of Marriages in St. Joseph Co., MI 1832 through 1887, Denise Frederick, (web page created 13 Sep 1998), Book E page 185 (Reliability: 3), 8 Apr 2007.

    4. [S809] Records of the U.S. Customs Service. Record Group 36. Online images., (ancestry.com. New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [database on-line]. http://www.ancestry.com : 2010), "Passenger Arrival" (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 1 Nov 2012), manifest, Escort, 1 May 1861, entry for Frances Steer (Reliability: 3), 1 Nov 2012.
      Name: Willaim Steer
      Arrival Date: 1 May 1861
      Birth Date: abt 1854
      Age: 7
      Gender: Male
      Ethnicity/ Nationality: Irish
      Place of Origin: Ireland
      Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
      Destination: United States of America
      Port of Arrival: New York
      Port Arrival State: New York
      Port Arrival Country: United States
      Ship Name: Escort