John Tear

Maleabout 1647–

Brief Life History of John

John Tear was born about 1647. He had at least 1 daughter with Mrs John Tear.

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Family Time Line

John Tear
1647–
Mrs John Tear
1650–
Ellin Tear
1673–1713

Sources (1)

  • Legacy NFS Source: John Tear - Church record: birth-name: John Tear

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Children (1)

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English ter(e) ‘of fine appearance or character’. The name may sometimes have been confused with Terry .

Possibly an altered form of German Thier .

Manx: variant of Teare .

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

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