Hezekiah Monroe Geer

12 March 1863–11 March 1915 (Age 51)
Anderson, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Hezekiah Monroe

When Hezekiah Monroe Geer was born on 12 March 1863, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, his father, Solomon Madison Geer, was 40 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Holmes, was 29. He married Annie Emerson on 12 October 1887, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Broadway Township, Anderson, South Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 March 1915, in Belton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Belton Cemetery, Belton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hezekiah Monroe Geer
Annie Emerson
Marriage: 12 October 1887
Mary Inez Geer
Solomon Hadden Geer
Andrew Eugene Geer Sr

Spouse and Children

12 October 1887
Anderson, South Carolina, United States


    Mary Inez Geer


    Solomon Hadden Geer



Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1871 · KKK Supression

Age 8

In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.
1878 · Liberian Exodus

Age 15

April 21, 1878, around 206 African Americans boarde the ship Azor for Liberia.The cause for this is with the rise of political power, it makes life even harder for the African Americans.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Geary 3.2 North German: from a personal name derived from gēr, gār ‘spear’ ( see Geary 2).3 Dutch: reduced form of van den Geer, a topographic name from geer ‘headland’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • H M Geer in household of S M Geer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hesekiah M Geer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hesakiah Gear in household of Soloman M Gear, "United States Census, 1880"

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