Jay Franklin Geeslin

Brief Life History of Jay Franklin

When Jay Franklin Geeslin was born on 20 August 1880, in Michigan, United States, his father, James Frances Geeslin, was 33 and his mother, Elma Amelia Penny, was 25. He married Nellie Maud Wild on 25 June 1900, in Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and United States in 1949. He died on 28 February 1969, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Jay Franklin Geeslin
Nellie Maud Wild
Marriage: 25 June 1900
Jay Edward Geeslin
Helen Geslin
Lucille Alice Geeslin

Sources (44)

  • Jay Francis Gesslin, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Jay Geeslin, "South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2014"
  • Jay Francis Geeslin, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1881 · Denver becomes State Capitol

On Nov 8 1881, Denver becomes the state capitol, due to an economic boom the city experienced in the 1880s.


St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Variant of Geesling .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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