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
Any photos are property of Shana Greer unless where indicated otherwise.
William Harkness Greer, Sr. emigrated from Ireland to America at the age of 22, at the persuasion of his brother Samuel,
aged 20. 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.
James Greer was Born 1779 in Tulleyconnell, County Tyrone, Ireland, and died 1817 in Tulleyconnell, County Tyrone,
Ireland. He Married Elizabeth Harkness. She Was Born 1784 in Tulleyconnell, County Tyrone, Ireland, and Died 1859
In Tulleyconnell, County Tyrone, Ireland.
James and Elizabeth had the following children:
I. ELIZABETH GREER B. Tulleyconnell, County Tyrone, Ireland; D. County Tyrone, Ireland; M. James Fleming,
May 10, 1838, Brigh Pres. County Tyrone; Derryloran, County Tyrone.
II. JOHN GREER B. January 10, 1810, Tulleyconnell, County Tyrone, Ireland; D. October 22, 1896, Nebraska; M.
(1) Rebecca Duff; D. Bef. 1863; M. (2) Elizabeth Nesbitt; B. 1827, Northern Ireland; D. May 06, 1890, Nebraska.
III. WILLIAM HARKNESS GREER, SR B. June 23, 1814, Village Of Cookstown, County Tyrone, Ireland; D. August
08, 1899, Magnolia, Stark County, Ohio; M. Charity Margaret Elson, September 09, 1851; B. January 29, 1828, 1 Mile
North Of Waynesburg, Family Homestead, Sandy Twp.; D. March 10, 1896, Magnolia, Stark County, Ohio.
IV. SAMUEL H. GREER B. 1816, Tulleyconnell, Ballyclog Parish, County Tyrone, Ireland; D. Abt. 1880, West
Virginia; M. Mary M. Cecil, June 01, 1854, State Of West Virginia, Ohio County, by James Mccabe; B. Abt. 1829, Wetzel
|Descendants of James Greer