Gordon Heber Sears

2 August 1902–5 May 1977 (Age 74)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Gordon Heber

When Gordon Heber Sears was born on 2 August 1902, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Heber John Sears, was 40 and his mother, Isabell Farr, was 41. He married Elizabeth Wilson on 7 July 1935, in Milstead, Kent, England, United Kingdom. He lived in District 7, Montgomery, Maryland, United States in 1940 and Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland, United States for about 1 years. He died on 5 May 1977, in La Jolla, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in La Jolla, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gordon Heber Sears
Elizabeth Wilson
Marriage: 7 July 1935

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 July 1935Milstead, Kent, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings



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    World Events (8)

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 1
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
    Age 3
    Last Zulu uprising against British.
    Age 20
    Communist Party of South Africa established (after 1953, the South African Communist Party).

    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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    Story Highlight

    Memories of Grandfather Sears - by grandaughter Anne Christensen (Jacobson)

    Today my cousin, Melissa Sears Moore, and I listened to the cassette recording of Grandfather Sears' Memorial Service, held in La Jolla, California in 1977. We had been trying to record it onto a CD …

    Sources (51)

    • Gordon Hebr Sears, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Gordon Heber Sears, "Maryland, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
    • Gordon Heber Sears, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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