When Edna Alice Geer was born on 29 July 1813, in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Denison Geer, was 42 and her mother, Polly Smith, was 34. She married Edward Augustus Manning on 15 July 1844, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Walpole, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1850 and Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 August 1891, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Yantic Cemetery, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States.
English (Kent and Sussex): variant of Gear .
German: from a personal name derived from gēr, gār ‘spear’ (see Gerhardt ).
Dutch (Van der Geer and Van de Geer): topographic name from geer ‘triangular piece of land’. Compare Degeer .
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