Birth: Richard Sears was born about 1595.
Death: He died on September 5, 1676 in Yarmouth.
Ship: Unknown, 1633
Life in England: Nothing is known of his life in England. His wife, Dorothy, was the daughter of George and Agnes Jones of Dinder, Somerset.
Life in New England: Richard Sears first appeared in Plymouth records in the tax list of March 25, 1633. His name did not occur in the 1634 tax list, and he may have moved to Marblehead by then, although the first record for Marblehead places him there in January 1637/8. He moved again, to Yarmouth, by 1639. He was appointed assessor for Yarmouth on March 1, 1658/9, and constable on June 6, 1660.
Family: Richard Sears married Dorothy Jones by about 1637 and had three children. She was buried on March 19, 1678/9, in Yarmouth:
Children of Richard and Dorothy Sears: