Martha Elizabeth Geyer

1867–June 1915 (Age 48)
Friendship, Knox, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Elizabeth

When Martha Elizabeth Geyer was born in 1867, in Friendship, Knox, Maine, United States, her father, Henry Geyer, was 49 and her mother, Martha Stevens, was 20. She married Ulysses Taylor Wallace on 28 August 1886, in Friendship, Knox, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Cushing, Knox, Maine, United States in 1900. She died in June 1915, in Friendship, Knox, Maine, United States, at the age of 48.

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Ulysses Taylor Wallace
Martha Elizabeth Geyer
Marriage: 28 August 1886
Julia Cerena Wallace
Ida May Wallace
Henry Geyer Wallace
Moses Elwyn Wallace
Jessie Alfreda Lee Wallace
Arthur Roosevelt Wallace

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  • Marriage
    28 August 1886Friendship, Knox, Maine, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 0
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 1
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 14
    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.

    Name Meaning

    German: nickname for a greedy or rapacious person, from Middle High and Middle Low German gīr(e) ‘large bird of prey’, ‘vulture’. Some early examples may be a habitational name from houses bearing the sign of a bird of prey or from a place named Geyer near Zwickau, in Saxony, which is probably ultimately from the same word.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Martha E Geyer in household of Henry Geyer, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Lizzie M Wallace in household of Ulysses T Wallace, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Lizzie M Greyer in entry for Moses E Wallace and Bessie B Yorke, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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