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The Bears of Henry Alfred Bear & Sara Gertrude McGriff Franklin, PA 1936

Top Row Left to Right: Charles McGriff Bear, Chester (Ted) Phillips Bear, Isabelle Bear Jameison, Robert Henry Bear, Arthur "Donald" Bear
Second Row Left to Right: Mary Grimm-Bear, Isabelle McGriff, Samuel Johnston McGriff, Sara G. McGriff Bear
Bottom Row Left to Right:Charles (Puzz) Arnold Bear, Donald Robert Bear


West Coast Bears
Calendar of Events
Bear Family Email Log in
Bear Family News Blog
Bear Family Green Page
Bob Bear's Invention Exposure.com


Bear family tree By Dr. Robert Bear
McGriff family tree By Dr. Robert Bear
McGriff.com By Jack McGriff
McCracken family tree By Dr. Robert Bear
From Bär to Bear - By Jane Evans (Bear) Best
Origin of the Bear Name
European Background

Family Photo Albums

Ancestral Bears
Mary "Susan" (Bear) Bickus of Cary, NC
Pictures from Sally (Bear) Ames
Mary Jean (Grimm) Bear
Grimm Family
Aunt Lee Smith
Charles "Puzz" Arnold Bear of Sacramento, Ca
Donald Robert and Marian Bear of Hayward, Ca
James Edward Bear of Oakland, CA
East and West Coast Bears - Album Presented to Mary Jean (Grimm) Bear on her 90th Birthday
Laura Alice Bear (Glendora, Ca) 1971 Trip Back East
Susan Alice (Bear) Reyes Wedding Album

Family Videos

1996 The Girls Sing Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
1998 Videos from a Trip to Peru
Bob gets a haircut 2000
Ceci servers High School Volleyball
Lila's High School Graduation 2005
One Pound of the Most Ugly Disgusting Fat 2007

West Coast Bears

  • Charles ("Puzz") Arnold Bear married Joyce - charles_joycebear@yahoo.com

  • Donald Robert Bear married Marrion Janet Banta - mardon51@aol.com

  • James Edward Bear - jim@bearfamily.com

    East Coast Bears

    Chester "Ted" Phillps Bear

    Bearfamily.com is Dedicated to Mary Jean Bear

    November 18, 1904 - February 1, 1996

    You can conact us regarding this web site at ed@bearfamily.com