Chloe Edna Sears

13 November 1847–13 October 1936 (Age 88)
Goshen, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Chloe Edna

When Chloe Edna Sears was born on 13 November 1847, in Goshen, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Freeman Sears, was 37 and her mother, Eunice Parsons, was 34. She married Sylvanne T. Johnson on 6 July 1890, in Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States. She died on 13 October 1936, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Sylvanne T. Johnson
Chloe Edna Sears
Marriage: 6 July 1890

Spouse and Children

6 July 1890
Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Freeman Sears


    Eunice Parsons




    Ellen Philena Sears


    Mary Eldredge Sears


    Olive Sophia Sears


    Freeman Willis Sears



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World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade

Age 1

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and is open 22 hours per day . 

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 25

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (Kerry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Saoghair, which in turn may be a patronymic from a Gaelicized form of the Old English personal name Saeger (see 2 below).2 English: patronymic from a Middle English personal name Saher or Seir ( see Sayer 1).3 Americanized form of French Cyr .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Carrie Sears in household of Freeman Sears, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Chloe Sears in household of Freeman Sears, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Chloe E Sears in household of Freeman Sears, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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