Richard STEAR and Elizabeth married 2 May 1798.
John STEAR born 2 Mar 1799.
John Richards STEAR born 31 Oct 1800.
Lois Clifton STEAR born 5 Oct 1805 died 26 Jan 1894, married Edward BENNEE 7 Feb 1826.
The Bible was handed down through his paternal grandmother's family BENNEE. The Bible was first owned by the STEAR family whose daughter Lois Clifton married Edward BENNEE. Lois' father John Richard appears to have emigrated to SA in 1812, settled and married in Swellendam, Cape