FRANCIS CLAY GEAR

October 1842–21 July 1845 (Age 2)
Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States

The Life of FRANCIS CLAY

When FRANCIS CLAY GEAR was born in October 1842, in Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States, his father, William Titus Gear, was 26 and his mother, Eliza Day, was 24. He died on 21 July 1845, in his hometown, at the age of 2.

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Family Time Line

William Titus Gear
1816–1880
Eliza Day
1818–1890
Charles E. Gear
1840–1915
James W Gear
1841–1881
FRANCIS CLAY GEAR
1842–1845
Philena Hannah Gear
1844–1924
John Clay Gear
1845–1929
Sophronia Ann Gear
1847–1936
Holland Francis Gear
1851–1924
Sarah C Gear
1852–1893
George L Gear
1858–1943
Eliza V. Gear
1859–1945

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Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English gere ‘fit of passion’ ( see Geary 3).2 German: possibly an altered spelling of Gier .

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