About Judah Sears, Lt.
Added by Elwin C. Nickerson- Research Notes shown Below compiled by my Uncle Verno R. Nickerson- Family Records-Archives NEGHS Judah Sears Lt (Judah , Samuel , Paul , Richard ) was born 19 Nov 1734 in Harwich, Barnstable, MA and was christened 6 Jun 1736. He died 1782 in Rochester, MA and was buried in , 130.
S.P. May p.119 Judah Sears removed to Rochester, MA with his parents, previous to 1764. Was a minute man in Capt. Seth Briggs' Co., and on alarm at Lexington marched eighty miles, four days service, expense and wages, 12s and 4s 3d was Com. 2d Lt. in Col Cary's Reg., Cap Stephen Wing's Co., 177_. On the occaison of the Convention at Barnstable in Sep 1774, Judah Sears, Jr. was on Com. "to hear and determine all offenses against morality, decency and good manners, that shall be complained of during the time of our present enterprise," etc. His estate was settled in 1782, and found insolvent; his wife Mary is mentioned, but no children; and the family perhaps removed, as they are not again found in town or church records.
BIRTH-PARENTS: Abstracts of Harwich, MA Vital Records, Vol 1, by Vernon Nickerson; 1969;
Judah married Molly Crowell, daughter of John Crowell and Kezia Eldredge, on 21 Sep 1760 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA. Molly was born 13 Dec 1739