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McDonald Don Phears
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1835
Death: Dec. 4, 1895

McDonald Don Phears, born in MO - Son of Absalom Phears Sr and Sarah Jane Blankenship.

Washington Co., TX marriage records in Book 2, Page 208, show McDonald married, 28 April 1864, Mrs Sarah L (Palmer) Vinson. Also in Washington Co., TX, Book 3, Page 30, shows McDonald married Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Clemons.
Note from Charles Keith Mathis, Jr. with regard to McDonald Don Phears and Martha Pauline "Mattie" Clemons: "Uncle Don" got her pregnant and she had three kids by him. He also had kids w/at least one other sister, maybe two, and was actually married to a fourth Clemons sister, Elizabeth Clemons. Uncle Don (he was really my GG GF). The Clemons women are daughters of James Ira Clemons and Martha Dallas.

Father of (by Elizabeth) Annie Phears.

Father of (by Mattie) Carrie Bell Clemons.

McDonald's other children unknown at this time.

McDonald died in Phears Community, Lee Co., TX.

It is said that he died in a wagon accident. "He was killed in a drunk wagon driving accident. He rolled the wagon over and killed himself in the accident." 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  Carrie Bell Clemons Jensen (1876 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
M.D. PHEARS
Born
Mar. 1, 1835
DIED
DEC. 4, 1895

Though thou art gone,
And thy fair form
Lies mouldering in the dust,
Fond memory clings to thee.
 
Burial:
Guthrie Cemetery (old)
Lee County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Aug 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20892338
McDonald Don Phears
Added by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
 
McDonald Don Phears
Added by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
 
McDonald Don Phears
Added by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
 
 
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