I am decendant of George Bear born in England 1802.My ggrandfather was James Bear born Dec. 12, 1841 (date on obituary) in Ilfracombe, England, Died Nov. 27, 1915 in Russell Co., Ks.Married Sarah Jane Edwards Oct. 7, 1871 in Buffalo, N.Y. Children:Wm. James, George, Sarah Jane all died in infancy, buried in Buffalo, N. Y.; Joseph Edwards b. Nov. 30, 1876; Charles W. b. Nov. 30, 1876; Mabel b. nov. 24, 1879; all born in Buffalo, N.Y.; Anna b. March 08, 1893; Frank b. Sept. 20, 1885; George E. b. April 05, 1888; Chester b. Feb. 04, 1890; Ethel b. unknown d. Dec. 28, 1898; James b. unknown; last 6 born in Russell Co., Ks. I have Thomas Bear died about 1888 perhaps single.George possibly came to Kansas also.Jane Bear married John Bassett Stevens, Sr. and lived in Buffalo N. Y. James came to Kansas in Spring of 1879. I have more information if anyone is interested.I would be interested in any information anyone else has.