- Born October 19, 1823 in Rome, Oneida County, New York.
- Parents were RICHARD SEARS and MARY ASH.
- Married SARAH A. MILLS on November 13, 1856 in Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan. Sarah was born in Macclesfield, England.
- WALTER E. SEARS, born September 20, 1859; died October 20, 1859.
- GEORGE A. SEARS, born November 28, 1862 in Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan.
- MARY L. SEARS, born October 7, 1868.
- The Descendants of Richard Sares (Sears) of Yarmouth, Mass., 1638-1888
by Samuel Pearce May, J. Munsell, Albany, 1890, Page 458