JOHN GREER was born on 10 Jan 1810 in Tulleyconnell, County Tyrone, Ireland. He died on 22 Oct 1896 in Marquette, Hamilton, Nebraska, USA (Age: 86). He married REBECCA DUFF. She was born in 1810 in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland or Tyrone, Tyrone Ireland. She died on 09 Apr 1863 in Tyrone, Tyrone, Ireland. He married ELIZABETH NESBITT. She was born in 1827 in Northern Ireland. She died on 06 May 1890 in Nebraska (Age: 63).
John Greer: Died October 22nd, 1896 at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. T. Howell, Mr. John Greer, aged 86 years,10 months, and 12 days and was buried in the Richland Cemetery October 23rd. The funeral was preached by Rev. Calfee. He leaves five children to mourn their loss, one which is half sister to those living here. Mr. Greer has only one relative living, a brother living in Ohio. Mr. Greer was born in Tyrone, County Ireland. He moved to this country several years ago, settling in Ohio, living there about 8 years, then moving to Nebraska sixteen years ago. Mr. Greer professed religion when he was quite young joining the Presbyterian Church and has been a very faithful Christian ever since. The last conversation he held with any one he was asked if he was afraid to die, he said no, and asked if he was ready to die, he said yes, I am prepared.
John Greer and Rebecca Duff had the following children:
I. MATTHEW GREER was born on 08 Aug 1837 in Presbyterian, Brigh, Tyrone, Ireland. He died date Unknown.
II. NANCY ANN GREER was born on 20 Dec 1841 in TullyConnell, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland or Tyrone, Tyrone, Ireland. She died on 09 Apr 1920 in Round Lake, Saratoga, New York, United States (Age: 78). She married William John Wilson on 14 Apr 1863 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was born on 28 Aug 1841 in Stewartstown, Tyrone, Ireland. He died on 10 Apr 1924 in Round Lake, Saratoga, New York, United States (Age: 82).
III. JAMES GREER was born on 21 Jan 1843 in Brigh, County Tyrone, Ireland. He died on 11 Sep 1875 in Magnolia, Ohio (Age: 32).
John Greer and Elizabeth Nesbitt had the following children:
I. SOPHIA GREER was born on 26 Nov 1857 in Ireland. She died on 08 Jan 1939 in Orange County, Huntington Beach, California (Chronic Intestinal perforation). She married Joab Pleasant Howell, son of David Lowery Howell and Melinda Heddrick in 1887. He was born on 28 Dec 1851 in Indiana. He died on 07 Jun 1938 in Orange County, Huntington Beach, California (Age: 86).
II. WILLIAM GREER was born on 26 Nov 1858 in Village of Cookstown, County Tyrone, Ireland. He died on 17 Jan 1925 in Chase County, Wauneta Village, Nebraska (Ulcers, stomach propably malignant). He married BLANCHE E. DOWNS. She was born in Aug 1869 in Magnolia, Ohio. She died on 12 Mar 1962 in Chase, Wauneta Nebraska (Cerebral Embolus). Declaration of Intention of William Greer
III. THOMAS GREER was born about 1861 in Ireland. He died on 07 Nov 1931 in Chase County, Emperial, Nebraska (Perforated Peptic ulcer).
IV. SAMUEL GREER was born in 1862 in Ireland. He died on 26 Nov 1943 in Orange County, Huntington Beach, California (Myocarditis, Arteriosclerosis, Senility).