Dolly Geer

20 September 1785–13 October 1865 (Age 80)
New Paltz, New Paltz, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Dolly

Dolly Geer was born on 20 September 1785. She married Elias York about 1806, in New Paltz, New Paltz, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 13 October 1865, in New Paltz, New Paltz, Ulster, New York, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in New Paltz Rural Cemetery, New Paltz, New Paltz, Ulster, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elias York
1782–1825
Dolly Geer
1785–1865
Marriage: about 1806
Josiah York
1804–
Elias E York
1806–1887
Mary York
1807–
Levi York
1810–
Catherine York
1813–1882

Spouse and Children

    Elias York

    Male1782–1825Male

    Female1785–1865Female

MARRIAGE
about 1806
New Paltz, New Paltz, Ulster, New York, United States
children

(5)

    Josiah York

    Male1804–Male

    Elias E York

    Male1806–1887Male

    Female1807–Female

    Levi York

    Male1810–Male

    Female1813–1882Female

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 12

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1808

Age 23

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Geary 3.2 North German: from a personal name derived from gēr, gār ‘spear’ ( see Geary 2).3 Dutch: reduced form of van den Geer, a topographic name from geer ‘headland’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Dolly Geer York, "Find A Grave Index"

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