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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: 
 Parents:
  Robert Wear (1715 - 1790)
  Rebecca Carrell Wear (1725 - 1780)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Thompson Wear (1757 - 1779)*
 
 Children:
  Miverva Wear Guthrie (____ - 1844)*
  Robert Wear (1781 - 1846)*
  John Wear (1793 - 1868)*
  Mary Thompson Wear Perry (1795 - 1832)*
  Malinda Wear Bradshaw (1800 - 1852)*
  Pleasant Miller Wear (1802 - 1870)*
  Margaret M. Wear Cumming (1813 - 1844)*
  Franklin Wear (1815 - 1818)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fort Wear Cemetery
Henderson Springs
Sevier County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Charles McDonald
Originally Created by: kimshockey (reb) (inacti...
Record added: Sep 16, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7871904
Col Samuel Wear
Added by: kimshockey (reb) (inactive)
 
Col Samuel Wear
Added by: kimshockey (reb) (inactive)
 
 
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In remembrance of Colonel Samuel Wear. (Memorial Day, 2014).
- Cathy Porter-Maynard
 Added: May. 26, 2014
Served in both the American Revolution (as a lieutenant) and in the War of 1812 (as a colonel).
- Vonnie Cantrell
 Added: Jan. 26, 2014
Thank you, Colonel Wear, for your service in the War of 1812.
- Wes T.
 Added: Jan. 22, 2014
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