Samuel Leroy Quear

4 September 1884–15 August 1964 (Age 79)
Arcadia, Hamilton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Samuel Leroy

When Samuel Leroy Quear was born on 4 September 1884, in Arcadia, Hamilton, Indiana, United States, his father, Joseph Charles Quear, was 24 and his mother, Emma Leonard, was 16. He married Olive K. Dawson on 30 November 1904, in Hamilton, Indiana, United States. He died on 15 August 1964, in Noblesville, Hamilton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Arcadia Cemetery, Arcadia, Hamilton, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Leroy Quear
Olive K. Dawson
Marriage: 30 November 1904

Spouse and Children

30 November 1904
Hamilton, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Charles Quear


    Emma Leonard




World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Perhaps a variant of Scottish or Irish Quire ( see McQuire ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sam Quear, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel Leroy Quear, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Samuel Lee Quear, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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