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Capt John Sears, III
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1744
Yarmouth
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 1817
Dennis
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA

Capt.John Sears will be long remembered on Cape Cod in connection with his invention of the process of making salt by solar evaporation.

He married, Dec 26,1771 at Yarmouth, Phebe Sears, daughter of Daniel Sears and Mercy Snow Sears. Phebe died in January 1818.

Children: Olive Sears Berry, Deborah Sears, Daniel Sears, Heman Sears, Jerusha Sears Howes, Enos Sears, Lavinia Sears, Moody Sears, and Fanny Sears.

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Sears (1712 - 1791)
  Deborah Crowell Sears (1719 - 1753)
 
 Children:
  Deborah Sears Goodeno (1774 - 1849)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bathsheba Sears Howes (1739 - 1799)*
  John Sears (1744 - 1817)
  Priscilla Sears Sears (1749 - 1777)*
  Tamesin Sears Eldredge (1758 - 1778)**
  Bethiah Sears Sears (1761 - 1812)**
  Lucy Sears Hall (1763 - 1844)**
  Seth Sears (1767 - 1806)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
JOHN SEARS
Inventor of
Salt Works
Died 1817
Aged 72 years


 
Burial:
Sears Cemetery
West Brewster
Barnstable County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: #109
 
Created by: Kevin Avery
Record added: Dec 20, 2009
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Capt John Sears, III
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