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Col Samuel Wear
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Birth: 1753
Rockbridge County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 3, 1817
Sevier County
Tennessee, USA

Inscription: "Pioneer/Solider of Four Wars/Colonial, Revolution, Indian, 1812/One of the Heroes of/Kings Mountain and a/ Founder of the State of Franklin"
Settled in Henderson Springs in Servier County in 1792; picked the location of Sevierville and named it for his fried, John Sevier; first County Clerk of Sevierville. 
Family links: 
  Robert Wear (1715 - 1790)
  Rebecca Carrell Wear (1725 - 1780)
  Mary Thompson Wear (1757 - 1779)*
  Mary Gilliland Wear (1779 - 1840)*
  Miverva Wear Guthrie (____ - 1844)*
  Robert Wear (1781 - 1846)*
  John Wear (1793 - 1868)*
  Mary Thompson Wear Perry (1795 - 1821)*
  Malinda Wear Bradshaw (1800 - 1852)*
  Pleasant Miller Wear (1802 - 1870)*
  Margaret M. Wear Cumming (1813 - 1844)*
  Franklin Wear (1815 - 1818)*
  John Wear (1741 - 1835)*
  Samuel Wear (1753 - 1817)
*Calculated relationship
Fort Wear Cemetery
Henderson Springs
Sevier County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Charles McDonald
Originally Created by: kimshockey (reb)
Record added: Sep 16, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7871904
Col Samuel Wear
Added by: kimshockey (reb)
Col Samuel Wear
Added by: kimshockey (reb)
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To my ggg grandfather, old soldiers never die they just fade away. You are still with us, with bravery, honor, courage, and dedication. I am proud to be a direct decedent of such a decent man. Rest in peace.
- Wayne Wear
 Added: Feb. 12, 2015
Cudos Col Wear
- Nena Smothers
 Added: Oct. 17, 2014

- shirley weidler
 Added: Sep. 18, 2014
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