Patriot: Sears, William (2, p.294)(6)

SAR #: Not found

DAR #: A101140


Date: 1762 (6)

Location: Frederick Co. (6)





Children: Leathanna (6)

Support for American Revolution

Military Service: Private 8th Co. Upper Bn. Militia Aug. 30, 1777. (2)(6) Private 5th Co. Lower Bn. Militia July, 15, 1780. (2)

Public Service:

Civilian Aid:

Oath of Allegiance: March 2, 1778 before the Hon. Aneas Campbell (2)

Residency: Mont. Co. (6) Sugarland MC (2)


Date: Feb. 9, 1828 (6) 1803 (2)


Find-A-Grave #: Not found

Headstone GPS Coordinates:


Notes: According to Peden there was William Sears Jr. (circa 1728-1803) who had a son, William (the 3rd?) aged 14 in 1776. It isn’t clear which Support details apply to William Jr. or William 3rd. The DAR record for this patriot name appears to apply to Jr. based on the birth and death dates. (2)

Last Updated: 3 / 7 / 2014

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Source Information Codes

(1) MDSSAR Patriot Index (no longer active)

(2) "Revolutionary Patriots of Montgomery County, Maryland 1776-1783" by Henry C. Peden, Jr.

(3) Montgomery County Cemetery Inventory

(4) Find A Grave

(5) NSSAR Patriot Research System

(6) NSDAR Genealogical Research System

(N) See Notes section of record for additional information about this field.

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