Gilbert Dunlap Greer

11 October 1822–12 March 1910 (Age 87)
Bedford, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Gilbert Dunlap

When Gilbert Dunlap Greer was born on 11 October 1822, in Bedford, Tennessee, United States, his father, Nathaniel Hunt Greer Sr., was 19 and his mother, Nancy Ann Terry Roberts, was 17. He married Susan G Carothers on 15 June 1843, in Austin, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1855 and lived in Bosque, Bosque, Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 4, Bosque, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 12 March 1910, in Morgan, Bosque, Texas, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Kopperl, Bosque, Texas, United States.

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Gilbert Dunlap Greer
Marion Bonita Lane
Marriage: 12 October 1853
Elizabeth Greer
Susan Greer
Margaret Greer
Wilmirth Sarah Greer
Nancy Matilda Greer
James Riley Greer
Mary Elizabeth Greer
Susan Lavina Greer
Thomas Addison Greer
Luna Virginia Greer
Emma Victoria Greer
Columbus Greer
William Columbus Greer

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    12 October 1853Washington, Texas, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1844 · German Immigration to Texas
    Age 22
    Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire): from the medieval Scottish personal name Grier, a vernacular form of Gregor (see Gregory and compare Grierson ). This form of the surname is common in Ireland as well as Scotland.History: A Scottish family by the name of Grierson claim descent from Gilbert, a son of Malcolm MacGregor (died 1374), 11th Lord of MacGregor. Gilbert was known as both MacGregor and Gregorson. In 1400 he was granted lands by the Earl of March in the name Grierson. The numerous northern Irish bearers of the name Greer claim descent from this same Gilbert.

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

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    Gilbert Dunlap Greer

    Story By By William N. Greer from the website: Gilbert Dunlap Greer, the eldest child of Nathaniel Hunt Greer and Nancy Ann Terr …

    Sources (37)

    • Gilbert D Greer, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Gilbert D Greer, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
    • Gilbert Greer in entry for T A Greer, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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