Lewis M. Geer

Lewis M. Geer

Male 1878 - 1945  (67 years)

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  • Name Lewis M. Geer 
    Born 27 Feb 1878 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jun 1945 
    Age 67 years 
    Person ID I33768  Tree2020
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 

    Father Ancestors Francis M. Geer,   b. 24 Nov 1851,   d. 27 Jul 1931  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Lillian Caroline Price,   b. 4 Feb 1860,   d. 13 Mar 1928  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F3590  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Isabelle A. "Belle" Groff,   b. 7 Dec 1881,   d. 10 Dec 1935  (Age 54 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Max Lewis Geer,   b. 7 Nov 1909, Richland Township, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1999  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
     2. Unknown Geer,   b. 6 Feb 1905, Richland, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Hugh Lyle Geer,   b. 26 Dec 1923, Richland Township, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1923  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x4. Lola May Geer Married: 2x2x ,   b. 21 Jan 1904, Richland township, new york Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1982  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F12574  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lewis M. Geer - February 27, 1878 - June 18, 1945. Son of Francis M. and Lillian Caroline Price Geer. Husband of Isabelle A. "Belle" Groff Geer.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, June 28, 1945 Mexico Independent - Mexico, New York - Lewis M. Geer Dies In Fernwood - Lewis M. Geer, 67, well known business man and retired railroad man, died Monday evening, June 18, at his home in Fernwood. He had been in poor health for some time. He was born in Piccairn, February 27, 1878, the son of Francis M. and Lillian C. Geer, and married in April 1901, Belle Groff of Mexico, who died in 1935. He married Bertha Marcussen in 1936. Mr. Geer entered railroad service in Mexico in September, 1898, and retired in September, 1943, after 45 years of continuous service. He was agent at Lycoming, Mexico, Daysville, Fernwood, and Maple View. His early affiliations included membership in the Mexico firemen, and I.O.O.F., and later he joined Pulaski Lodge 415, F & AM, Pulaski chapter 279, I.O.O.F., the South Richland grange of Fernwood and the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. He attended the Baptist church in Fernwood and was a trustee of the South Richland cemetery, known as Willis cemetery. He also was town constable and school director and was one of the original Pulaski Central School board members. Surviving are his wife; one son, Max Geer of Fernwood; one daughter, Mrs. John Cooper; one granddaughter, Edna Belle Geer, all of Fernwood; a brother, Ray W. Geer, station agent at Pulaski; and two sisters, Mrs. Thomas Smith, Maple View and Mrs. Fred Goodsell, Fernwood, and several nieces and nephews. Services were held at his home at 2 p.m. Thursday by the Rev. David Davis of Fernwood Baptist church and burial was in Willis cemetery.