Sarah J Geesey

8 March 1890–8 May 1942 (Age 52)
Pine Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life 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 2 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
1891–1973
Sarah J Geesey
1890–1942
Marriage: 14 October 1908
Boyd HOLBY
1914–1937
Arthur D Holby
1917–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 October 1908
Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(2)

    Boyd HOLBY

    Male1914–1937Male

    Male1917–1999Male

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.
1904

Age 14

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

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Geese or Giese .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sadie Holby in household of George Holby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sadie Holby in household of George Holby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sadie Holby in household of George Holby, "United States Census, 1930"

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