Harold John Greer

Male30 July 1907–4 July 1925

Brief Life History of Harold John

When Harold John Greer was born on 30 July 1907, in Athens Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John William Greer, was 30 and his mother, Avis Crete Ames, was 26. He died on 4 July 1925, in Venango, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 17, and was buried in Sunnyside Cemetery, Centerville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Greer
Avis Crete Ames
Martha Ruth Greer
Marion Beatrice Greer
Nina Isabelle Greer
Harold John Greer
Lawrence Rodney Greer
Lela Violet Greer

Sources (3)

  • Harold Greer in household of John W Greer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harold John Greer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Harold Greer in household of John W Greer, "United States Census, 1920"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 6

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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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