Gabriel Oliver Lear

15 April 1857–20 September 1927 (Age 70)
Marion, Missouri, United States

The Life of Gabriel Oliver

When Gabriel Oliver Lear was born on 15 April 1857, in Marion, Missouri, United States, his father, Oliver Hazard Perry Lear, was 38 and his mother, Eliza Turner, was 27. He married Altamira Tucker on 14 October 1886, in Hannibal, Marion, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hannibal, Marion, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 September 1927, in Marion, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Gabriel Oliver Lear
Altamira Tucker
Marriage: 14 October 1886
Ollie Tucker Lear
Earl M Lear
Mary E Lear

Spouse and Children

14 October 1886
Hannibal, Marion, Missouri, United States



    Earl M Lear


    Mary E Lear


Parents and Siblings




    Thomas Griffin Lear


    C W Lear


    Kossuth Morton Lear


    James Smith Lear


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 19

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places in northern France named with the Germanic element lār ‘clearing’.2 English: variant of Layer .3 English: nickname from Old English hlēor ‘cheek’, ‘face’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Olivar Lear, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ollie G Lear, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gabriel O Lear in household of O H P Lear, "United States Census, 1870"

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