Biography of Henry Lear
Salem Township, Wyandot County, OH Biographies

HENRY KEAR, son of Moses and Jemima (Nathan) Kear, natives of New York and Ohio respectively, was born May 10, 1831. Of a family of nine sons, eight are still living: Nathan, James, Milton, Moses O., Henry, Doctor, George W. and Seth. Peter, the second son, died May 28, 1831. The family removed to this county in 1821. Mr. Rear obtained a fair education in common schools, supplementing this by attending the Ohio Wesleyan University, from March, 1852, to August, 1853. He obtained his first certificate to teach at the age of eighteen, and. subsequently taught nineteen terms. He was married, November 24, 1858, to Susan E. Gibbs, of New Jersey, and four children have been born to them: John C., August 23, 1859; Laura M., August 27, 1860; Mary L., August 26, 1862; Seth S., October 25, 1864. Mr. Kear has eighty acres of land, which he values, at $100 per acre, besides considerable live stock. He served one term as Justice of the Peace in Tymochtee Township, and is a prominent member of his community. He is a Republican, and, with his wife, a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Upper Sandusky.

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Kear, Henry
Kear, James
Kear, Milton
Kear, Moses
Kear, Nathan

The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884

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