Chloe Edna Sears

Brief Life History 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 35. She married Sylvanus Talbert 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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Sylvanus Talbert Johnson
Chloe Edna Sears
Marriage: 6 July 1890

Sources (11)

  • Carrie Sears in household of Freeman Sears, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Edna Sears Johnson, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Edna Sears, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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Name Meaning

Irish (Kerry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Saoghair ‘son of Saoghar’, a borrowing in Anglo-Norman Ireland of the Anglo-Norman French and Middle English personal name Saher, Seier (Old French Seheri), from ancient Germanic Sigeheri, Sighari, composed of the elements sig‘victory’ + hari, heri ‘army’. See Sayer 5.

English: variant of Sayers .

Americanized form of French (or French Canadian) Cyr and French Saint-Cyr (see St. Cyr ), with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames.

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

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