Elihu M. Sears, John Yates' great grandfather, on the trail back to John's Mayflower descendants. Elihu is buried in Miller cemetery in New Gretna. (Photo courtesy of John Yates.)
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Friday, November 28, 2008
My Sears Mayflower Descendants- John Yates
Happy Black Friday!
My family tree has some roots in New Gretna. Sears, Allen, Mathis, Cra(n)mer, Leek, Gauntt. I'll stop there for now! ;-)
Last night I had Thanksgiving with four generations of direct Mayflower descendants! If you descend from a New Gretna Sears, you too are likely a descendant of William Brewster.
I look forward to seeing Bass River genealogy and history discussed here.
And thanks to Pete for all his dedicated hard work preserving Bass River Township history!