- Born January 1, 1830 in Yankeetown, Fayette County, Ohio.
- Parents were ABNER SEARS and MARY VAN PELT.
- Married ADELAIDE DELPHINE WARNER on February 27, 1861 in Marion County, Texas. Adelaide was born April 5, 1835 in Bradford County, Pennsylvania.
- MARY DELPHINE SEARS, born December 25, 1861 in Marshall, Texas.
- HARRIET ADDISON SEARS, born May 10, 1877 in Marshall, Texas.
- SOURCE: The Descendants of Richard Sares (Sears) of Yarmouth, Mass., 1638-1888 by Samuel Pearce May, J. Munsell, Albany, 1890. Page 462