Jay Franklin Geeslin

Male20 August 1880–28 February 1969

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 Fruita, Gunnison, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. 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 (43)

  • Jay F Geeslin, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Jay Geeslin, "South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2014"
  • Jay Francis Geeslin, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 June 1900Colorado, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    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 · Hudson's

    Age 1

    Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.


    Age 24

    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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