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Female Mary Catherine Sears Click to view Mary Catherine Sears in the family tree

Mary Catherine was born on January 23rd, 1834 in Talbot Co., GA.1   Mary Catherine's father was John A. Sears and her mother was Tabitha Jane Buckner.  Her paternal grandparents were Joseph S. Sears and Elizabeth Searles; her maternal grandparents were Wiley W. Buckner and Judith Tapley Handley. She had a brother and three sisters, named Joseph Wiley, Elizabeth Francis, Martha Thomas and Tabitha Antonett.  She was the oldest of the five children.  She died at the age of 72 on September 15th, 1906 in Coosa Co., AL.  She was buried in Sears Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Coosa Co.,  AL  located about a mile north of Rockford.1 1 

Mary Catherine's family with George Washington McEwen

‌Mary Catherine and George Washington were married in a religious ceremony on December 29th, 1850 in Coosa Co., AL.1   They had five sons and seven daughters, named John Kirkham, William Powell, George Washington, Jr., James Thomas, Archie A., Mary Elizabeth, Martha Ann, Sarah Louise, Emma Jane, Mary Louise, Tabitha Olen and Arsula Antinet.

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