Susan Effie Geer

Brief Life History of Susan Effie

When Susan Effie Geer was born in July 1877, in Elk, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James A Geer, was 25 and her mother, Anna Elizabeth Knapp, was 28. She married James Vick Kinnear in 1916. She lived in Johnsonburg, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Ridgway, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1960, at the age of 83, and was buried in Ridgway, Elk, Pennsylvania, United States.

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James Vick Kinnear
1879–1949
Susan Effie Geer
1877–1960
Marriage: 1916

Sources (8)

  • Susie Kinnear in household of James V Kinnear, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Susan Effie Geer, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Susan Effie Geer Kinnear, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (Kent and Sussex): variant of Gear .

German: from a personal name derived from gēr, gār ‘spear’ (see Gerhardt ).

Dutch (Van der Geer and Van de Geer): topographic name from geer ‘triangular piece of land’. Compare Degeer .

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

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