James Monroe Greer

27 February 1911–11 December 1985 (Age 74)
Watauga, North Carolina, United States

The Life of James Monroe

When James Monroe Greer was born on 27 February 1911, in Watauga, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jeremiah William Greer, was 31 and his mother, Cordelia R Watson, was 29. He married Flora Ethel Tucker on 6 May 1932, in Johnson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Stony Fork, Watauga, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Bald Mountain Township, Watauga, North Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 11 December 1985, in Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

James Monroe Greer
Flora Ethel Tucker
Marriage: 6 May 1932
James Greer
Hersel Greer
Ila Greer

Spouse and Children

6 May 1932
Johnson, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jeremiah William Greer





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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 7

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 20

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Chiefly northern Irish: variant of Grier .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rae Greer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James M Greer in household of J Wm Greer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Roe Greer in household of William Greer, "United States Census, 1930"

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