Grover Cleveland Bob Geary

15 July 1899–19 March 1978 (Age 78)
White, Saltlick Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Grover Cleveland Bob

When Grover Cleveland Bob Geary was born on 15 July 1899, in White, Saltlick Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Wilson Samuel Geary, was 26 and his mother, Catherine Miranda Sheppard, was 21. He married Charlotte M Vandyke about 1924. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and South Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 19 March 1978, in Madison, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Madison Union Cemetery, Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grover Cleveland Bob Geary
1899–1978
Charlotte M Vandyke
1907–1986
Marriage: about 1924
Marion Samuel Bud Geary
1927–
Jesse Earl Geary
1929–2003
Sarah Roberta Geary
1931–2003
Edward Van Dyke Ed Geary
1936–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1924
children

(4)

    Marion Samuel Bud Geary

    Male1927–Male

    Jesse Earl Geary

    Male1929–2003Male

    Sarah Roberta Geary

    Female1931–2003Female

    Edward Van Dyke Ed Geary

    Male1936–1998Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1872–1921Male

    Catherine Miranda Sheppard

    Female1877–1942Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1896–1969Female

    Baby Boy Geary

    Male1898–Male

    Male1899–1978Male

    Jesse Albert Geary

    Male1901–1971Male

    James Earnest Geary

    Male1903–1907Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 6

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1920

Age 21

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gadhra ‘descendant of Gadhra’ ( see O’Gara ). See also McGeary .2 English: from a personal name derived from Germanic gēr, gār ‘spear’, a short form of any of various compound names with this as a first element ( see, for example Garrett ).3 English: nickname for a wayward or capricious person, from Middle English ge(a)ry ‘fickle’, ‘changeable’, ‘passionate’ (a derivative of gere ‘fit of passion’, apparently a Scandinavian borrowing).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cleveland Geary in household of Wilson Geary, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grover C Geary, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cleveland Geary in household of Wilson Geary, "United States Census, 1900"

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