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Dorothy Sears (Jones)

Birthplace: Yeovil, Somerset, England
Death: Died in Yarmouth, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Jones and Alice Jones
Wife of Richard Sears, the pilgrim
Mother of Knyvet Sears; Paul Sears, Sr.; Capt. Sylas Sears; Deborah Paddock (Sears) and John Sears
Sister of Richard Jones, of Dorchester; Elizabeth Thacher and John Jones
Half sister of Lucretia Lucy Brewster (Jones)

Occupation: Pilgrim
Managed by: Stanley Marshall Sears
Last Updated:

About Dorothy Sears

Dorothy is the mother of Silas, Paul, Knyvett, and Deborah and wife of Richard Sears. She may have also married a Thacher or Thacker before Richard Sears. Her sister, Elizabeth Jones, married Anthony Thacher. Perhaps Dorothy married Anthony's brother or cousin before she married Richard Sears.

Dorthy is the daughter of George and Agnes Jones.

Dorothy Jones was born about 1603, daughter of George and Agnes (_____) Jones of Dinder, Somerset. She married Richard Sears of Plymouth Colony by 1637. "Cady [i.e., Goody] Seares was buried the 19th of March [16]78[/9]" at Yarmouth.

Their 3 children: i PAUL, b. about 1637 (d. Yarmouth 20 February 1707/8 in 70th year [gravestone]); m. by 1659 Deborah (eldest child aged thirteen on 3 July 1672, said to be daughter of George Willard. ii DEBORAH, b. about 1639 (d. Yarmouth 17 August 1732 "within about one month of 93 years of age;" m. by 1661 Zachariah Paddock (eldest child aged seventeen on 2 February 1678. iii SILAS, b. say 1641; m. by about 1665 Anna, probably daughter of James Bursell of Yarmouth.


1632 to Richard Sears

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Dorothy Sears's Timeline

Yeovil, Somerset, England
Age 29
Plymouth, Plymouth Colony
Age 32
Marblehead, Essex., Mass.
February 20, 1637
Age 34
Marblehead, Massachusetts Bay Colony
September 16, 1639
Age 36
Yarmouth, (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
September 1639
Age 36
Yarmouth, (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
Age 47
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
March 19, 1678
Age 75
Yarmouth, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
August 17, 1940
Age 75
April 9, 1941
Age 75