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Thomas James Shearer1

(Dec 27, 1833 - Mar 2, 1902)
Descendants of Robert Somers
     Thomas James Shearer was born on Dec 27, 1833 in Barnet, Vermont.1,2

     Thomas married Caroline Somers, daughter of Robert Somers and Caroline Clifford, on Jan 31, 1861.1

     Thomas appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Logan, Marshall County, Iowa, enumerated Jun 12, 1880, with his children Alice, Louisa and Katharyne. Also in the house was Augustus Cuthbert, laborer.2

     Thomas died on Mar 2, 1902 at the age of 68 years, 2 months and 3 days.1 He was buried near Capron, Iowa.1

Children of Thomas James Shearer and Caroline Somers


  1. Wells, Frederic Palmer. History of Barnet, Vermont. 1923. Reprint, Salem, Massachusetts: Higginson Book Company, 2003.
  2. Iowa. Marshall County. 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T9, roll 355. Washington: National Archives.