Biography of James Kear
Salem Township, Wyandot County, OH Biographies

JAMES KEAR, son of Moses and Jemima (Nathan) Kear, was born in. Tymochtee Township, this county, November 12, 1824. He was married, August 6, 1848, to Margaret S. Long, of Tymochtee Township, native of Pennsylvania. He settled in Salem Township, on a farm purchased about two years previous. If was then forest land, and much labor has been necessary to place it in its present high state of cultivation. Mr. and Mrs. Kear have two sons, Wilson H. and Ernest E., the former having married Miss Rosetta Larcomb, and now resides in Richland Township. Mr. Kear was among the early settlers of this county. He was educated in the common schools, and has made the best use of his knowledge thus acquired. His father being a gunsmitb, he was largely patronized by the Indians, many of whom our subject was quite familiar with. In politics, Mr. Rear is a Republican.

Kear Biographies

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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