William Harkness Greer, Sr. emigrated
from Ireland to America at the age of 22, at
the persuation of his brother Samuel, aged
2
0. They arrived in New York May 23, 1837
passengers on the Ship Garrick. They
joined their Uncle, William Harkness who
had settled in Magnolia, Ohio.
Source:Ancestry.com. New York, 1820-1850 Passenger and Immigration Lists [database online]. Provo,
Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003. Original data: New York. Registers of Vessels Arriving at the Port of
New York from Foreign Ports, 1789-1919. Micropublication M237, rolls # 1-95. National Archives,
Washington, D.C.

The informaton contained in the Greer pages, to include bios of Greer ancestors, was transcribed from Old
Landmarks Canton and Stark County, by John Danner

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