John H. Geist
(1844-1912)
Mary E. Buck
(1853-1916)
Harry Elwood Geist
(1879-1957)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lillie Alice Curley

Harry Elwood Geist 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 4 Jan 1879, New Holland, Lancaster, PA 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Lillie Alice Curley on 25 Jul 1900 in Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA 1
  • Died: 25 Oct 1957, Manor, Westmoreland, PA, USA at age 78 2 3 4
  • Buried: 28 Oct 1957, Manheim Twp.: Landis Valley Mennonite Cemtery, Lancaster, PA 2 3 4

  Burial Notes:

Tombstone info: Harry E. Getz, son/o John A. & Sarah A. Getz (of Safe Harbor); b. 4 Jan 1879, d. 25 Oct 1957 w., Lillie A. Curley, dau/o John & Lucetta Bucher (dau/o A. Lewis Denlinger); b. 17 Apr 1879, d. 10 Mar 1961.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1900 in New Holland, Lancaster, PA. 5 The 1900 census recorded John H. Geist, blacksmith, 56, living with wife Mary E., 48; Harry E., butcher, 21; Katie E., 19; John M., 16; A. Diller Geist, 14; Willia D. Geist, 11; and Hortense M., 7. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Occupation: butcher on 25 Jul 1900 in New Holland, Lancaster, PA.

3. He had a residence on 25 Jul 1900 in New Holland, Lancaster, PA.

4. Cause of Death: coronary occlusion, arteriosclerosis, diabetes, 25 Oct 1957, Manor, Westmoreland, PA, USA. 4


Harry married Lillie Alice Curley, daughter of John Curley and Lucetta Bicher, on 25 Jul 1900 in Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA.1 (Lillie Alice Curley was born on 17 Apr 1879 in Blue Ball, Lancaster, PA,1 2 6 7 died on 10 Mar 1961 in Millersville, Lancaster, PA 2 6 7 and was buried on 13 Mar 1961 in Manheim Twp.: Landis Valley Mennonite Cemtery, Lancaster, PA 2 6 7.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF94-374 Harry E Geist and Lilllie A Curley, 25 Jul 1900; citing Marriage, Pennsylvania, county courthouses, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 940,797.

2 Harmon, Dr. Shirley A, Cemetery Records of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania (Closson Press, 257 Delilah St Apollo PA, 15613-1933. (724) 337-4482.), Volume 3, page 40.

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=112028502.

4 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 91305. Harry Elwood Geist. Father John Geist. Mother Mary __. Spouse Lillie Alice Curley Geist.

5 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M33J-G5D John H Geist, New Holland borough, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 6B, family 166.

6 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=112028465.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 025056-61 Lillie A. Geist. Father John Curley. Mother Lucetta Bicher. Spouse Harry Elwood Geist.



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