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From: "Krueger" <>
Subject: Shearers of North Carolina/Virginia
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2001 08:13:46 -0500


Does this look familiar to anyone, does anyone have any other information on
this family?

Descendants of Thomas Foster Shearer




Generation No. 1


1. Thomas Foster1 Shearer was born 1715.


Child of Thomas Foster Shearer is:

+ 2 i. Robert Findlay2 Shearer, born August 05, 1768; died Aft. 1845.



Generation No. 2


2. Robert Findlay2 Shearer (Thomas Foster1)1 was born August 05, 17681, and
died Aft. 18451. He married Sarah Kendall1 November 19, 17891, daughter of
William Kendall and Sarah Foster.

More About Robert Findlay Shearer:

Burial: Three Forks Baptist Church, Wautaga County, North Carolina2

Religion: Baptist3

Will: October 25, 1845, Ashe County, North Carolina

Notes for Sarah Kendall:

In The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
her name is Sary Kindall


Children of Robert Shearer and Sarah Kendall are:

+ 3 i. Betsy3 Shearer, born September 03, 1790; died June 23, 1811.

4 ii. John Shearer4,5, born August 09, 17926,7; died January 02, 18588,9. He
married Mary Greene10,11 April 27, 181512,13; born August 15, 179714,15;
died August 30, 186816,17.

+ 5 iii. Nancy Shearer, born July 06, 1794.

+ 6 iv. Mary Shearer, born January 16, 1797.

7 v. Sally Shearer17, born March 24, 179917. She married Gilbert Hodge17
September 11, 181717.

+ 8 vi. Fanny Shearer, born April 19, 1801.

9 vii. William Shearer17, born March 03, 180317. He married Anne Reese17
April 09, 182217.

10 viii. Lucy Shearer18, born January 19, 180618. She married John Norris18
March 11, 182418.

+ 11 ix. Thomas Findlay Shearer, born August 10, 1808 in Near Boone, Watauga
County, North Carolina; died May 03, 1859 in Muscotah, Atchison County
Kansas; Stepchild.

12 x. Ann Shearer18, born September 06, 181018. She married Henry Cook18
March 08, 182718.



Generation No. 3


3. Betsy3 Shearer (Robert Findlay2, Thomas Foster1)19 was born September 03,
179019, and died June 23, 181119. She married Joseph Green19 January 22,
180719. He died Bef. 184519.


Children of Betsy Shearer and Joseph Green are:

13 i. Sally4 Green19, born January 22, 180819.

14 ii. Robert Green19, born August 25, 181019.



5. Nancy3 Shearer (Robert Findlay2, Thomas Foster1)20,21 was born July 06,
179421. She married Daniel Greene22,23 April 14, 181423.


Children of Nancy Shearer and Daniel Greene are:

15 i. Amy4 Greene23, born April 03, 181523.

16 ii. Susana Greene23, born March 04, 181823.



6. Mary3 Shearer (Robert Findlay2, Thomas Foster1)23 was born January 16,
179723. She married Richard Green23 August 18, 181423.

Notes for Richard Green:

Some people spell the name Greene, some don't. 4/12/2001


Child of Mary Shearer and Richard Green is:

17 i. Franklin4 Green23, born July 17, 181523.



8. Fanny3 Shearer (Robert Findlay2, Thomas Foster1)23 was born April 19,
180123. She married Joel Reece23 July 01, 181923.


Child of Fanny Shearer and Joel Reece is:

18 i. Jacob4 Reece24, born October 18, 1825 in Ashe County, North
Carolina24; died March 17, 190724. He married Elizabeth24 July 05, 184824.



11. Thomas Findlay3 Shearer (Robert Findlay2, Thomas Foster1)25,26 was born
August 10, 1808 in Near Boone, Watauga County, North Carolina26, and died
May 03, 1859 in Muscotah, Atchison County Kansas. He married Martha Rebecca
Farthing27 January 15, 182928, daughter of William Farthing and Polly
Hallyburton. She was born December 04, 180529, and died December 24, 1872.

Notes for Thomas Findlay Shearer:

Patsy, born December 4, 1805, married Thomas Shearer, an uncle of Robert
Shearer; they moved to Kansas between 1850 and 1855. Source: A History of
Watauga County, John Preston Arthur

More About Martha Rebecca Farthing:

Religion: Baptist30


Children of Thomas Shearer and Martha Farthing are:

19 i. Robert Finley4 Shearer, born May 26, 1831 in Ashe, North Carolina;
died October 28, 1883 in Canehill, Washington County, Arkansas. He married
Kathryn Pressnell.

More About Robert Finley Shearer:

Burial: Morrow, Washington County, Arkansas

20 ii. Mary B. Shearer, born February 27, 1833; died December 06, 1924. She
married Alexander Elrod.

21 iii. Sarah Louisa Shearer, born November 08, 1833 in Ashe, North
Carolina; died May 04, 1874 in Muscotah, Atchison County Kansas. She married
Elijah Colbert Pressnell.

More About Sarah Louisa Shearer:

Burial: May 1874, Muscotah, Atchison County Kansas

Notes for Elijah Colbert Pressnell:

Some references refer to him as FEC Pressnell. 4/12/2001

22 iv. Thomas H. Shearer, born September 14, 1836; died May 02, 1862.

23 v. John Dudley Shearer, born Abt. 1838 in Ashe, North Carolina; died
1928. He married Eliza A. Townsend; born 1850; died 1914.

24 vi. Anna Watkins Shearer, born February 19, 1838 in Ashe, North Carolina;
died June 02, 1916 in Kansas. She married David Worley Underwood; born
January 15, 1839 in Ashe, North Carolina; died March 15, 1868 in Geary,
Kansas.

25 vii. James Nathanial Shearer, born October 06, 1840; died February 26,
1902. He married Elizabeth Nancy Townsend; born 1841; died 1912.

26 viii. William Shearer, born January 23, 1843 in Ashe, North Carolina;
died January 14, 1863.

27 ix. David M. Shearer, born April 09, 1847 in Ashe, North Carolina; died
October 21, 1916. He married Hattie L. Hubbs.

28 x. Martha C. Shearer, born May 11, 1849 in Ashe, North Carolina; died
September 1931. She married Thomas O. Huckaby31.

29 xi. Elbert W. Shearer, born March 24, 1853 in Ashe, North Carolina; died
July 26, 1899. He married Mattie Galland.

30 xii. Elizabeth Shearer32, born December 09, 1829 in Ashe, North Carolina;
died March 13, 1869. She married Joseph Greene32.





Endnotes


1. The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
"Electronic," 247.

2. A History of Watauga County, John Preston Arthur, 341.

3. John Preston Arthur, A History of Watauga County, (First Print 1915),
341.

4. A History of Watauga County, John Preston Arthur, 341.

5. The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
"Electronic," 247.

6. A History of Watauga County, John Preston Arthur, 341.

7. The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
"Electronic," 247.

8. A History of Watauga County, John Preston Arthur, 341.

9. The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
"Electronic," 247.

10. A History of Watauga County, John Preston Arthur, 341.

11. The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
"Electronic," 247.

12. A History of Watauga County, John Preston Arthur, 341.

13. The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
"Electronic," 247.

14. A History of Watauga County, John Preston Arthur, 341.

15. The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
"Electronic," 247.

16. A History of Watauga County, John Preston Arthur, 341.

17. The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
"Electronic," 247.

18. The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
"Electronic," 248.

19. The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
"Electronic," 247.

20. John Preston Arthur, A History of Watauga County, (First Print 1915),
341.

21. The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
"Electronic," 247.

22. John Preston Arthur, A History of Watauga County, (First Print 1915),
341.

23. The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
"Electronic," 247.

24. Gene Pool Individual Records, "Electronic."

25. John Preston Arthur, A History of Watauga County, (First Print 1915),
306.

26. The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
"Electronic," 248.

27. John Preston Arthur, A History of Watauga County, (First Print 1915),
306, Patsy, born December 4, 1805.

28. The National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Volumes 1-85, 1600s-1900s,
"Electronic," 248.

29. John Preston Arthur, A History of Watauga County, (First Print 1915),
306, Patsy, born December 4, 1805.

30. A History of Watauga County, John Preston Arthur.

31. John Preston Arthur, A History of Watauga County, (First Print 1915),
306.

32. John Preston Arthur, A History of Watauga County, (First Print 1915),
341.


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