John SHEARER

1875–6 September 1953 (Age 78)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of John

When John SHEARER was born in 1875, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Robert Arthur SHEARER, was 39 and his mother, Harriet ROWLEY, was 37. He married Charlotte Elizabeth Louise SMITH on 24 February 1906, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 6 September 1953, in Brighton-Le-Sands, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

John SHEARER
1875–1953
Charlotte Elizabeth Louise SMITH
1883–1958
Marriage: 24 February 1906
Daphne SHEARER
1905–1981
Harry Jack SHEARER
1907–1943
William K SHEARER
1909–1999
Mabel Beatrice SHEARER
1911–1979
Robert SHEARER
1918–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1906
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Arthur SHEARER

    Male1836–Male

    Harriet ROWLEY

    Female1838–Female

siblings

(7)

    Catherine SHEARER

    Female1862–Female

    William J SHEARER

    Male1864–1864Male

    Elizabeth SHEARER

    Female1866–1941Female

    Female1870–1945Female

    William J SHEARER

    Male1873–1874Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1877

Age 2

Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.
1892

Age 17

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.
1901

Age 26

First Federal election.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: from an agent derivative of Middle English schere(n) ‘to shear’; an occupational name for a sheep shearer or someone who used scissors to trim the surface of finished cloth and remove excessive nap. Middle English schere denoted shears and scissors of all sizes.

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

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