Eleonora Sears – Newspaper Navigator Profile

Frederick Sears (Father of Eleo)

Eleo’s father, Frederick Sears, was one of the first athletes to play tennis in the U.S. in 1874.

The Tennis Championships: 1881-1981, By Herbert Warren Wind, October 12, 1981, The New Yorker. https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1981/10/19/the-tennis-championships-1881-1981

Her uncle was also a tennis champion.

The Sears Brothers Beaten, October 21, 1885, The New York Times
https://www.nytimes.com/1885/10/21/archives/the-sears-brothers-beaten.html

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82015483/1886-10-14/ed-1/seq-2/#date1=1884&index=4&rows=20&words=brothers+Sears&searchType=basic&sequence=0&state=&date2=1888&proxtext=sears+brothers&y=14&x=10&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1

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