Sarah J Geesey

Female8 March 1890–8 May 1942

Brief Life History of Sarah J

When Sarah J Geesey was born on 8 March 1890, in Pine Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Geesey Jr, was 28 and her mother, Martha Belle Holmes, was 21. She married George Franklin Holby on 14 October 1908, in Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. She lived in Blacklick Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. She died on 8 May 1942, in Pine Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Pine Land Cemetery, Strongstown, Pine Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Franklin Holby
Sarah J Geesey
Marriage: 14 October 1908
Dallas Franklin Holby
Edgar Dean Holby
Arthur D Holby
Ray Holby
Harold Holby
Doyle Holby

Sources (5)

  • Sadie Holby in household of George Holby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah Jane Gusey, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Sadie Holby in household of George Holby, "United States Census, 1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 October 1908Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 8

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.


    Age 14

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

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Giese . Compare Giesey and Keesey .

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

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