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Heman Johnson Geer
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1828
Zeno
Muskingum County
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 1903
Cove
Union County
Oregon, USA

Heman Johnson Geer was 1st married to Oregon wagon train pioneer Cynthia Ann Eoff on 12 Oct 1848 in Marion County, Oregon Territory. Cynthia arrived in Oregon Territory with her parents in 1847 at age 14. Cynthia & Heman J Geer were parents to 4 children:
1. Theodore Thurston Geer 1851-1924.
2. Theodosia Caroline Geer 1853-.
3. Arthur Geer 1855-1857.
4. Ralph Cary Geer 1858-1872.

Heman Johnson married 2nd: Ann Eliza Duncan Oct 1867


Files on Ancestry.com claim that Heman was born in Zeno, Madison Co., OH. There is no Zeno in Madison Co., OH. I don't know if there USED to be but there isn't one now. There is a Zeno in Muskingam Co., OH. Muskingum Co. and Madison Co. are quite a ways apart. I do not know if Muskingum Co. is for sure the right place of birth for Heman. That is another maybe.
Files on Ancestry.com also claim that Heman's first wife, Cynthia, died in CA. Heman and Cynthia were together on the 1860 census in or near Silverton, Marion Co., OR.

Heman and his second wife, Ann Duncan Geer, had two children together, Judd and Blaine. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Cary Geer (1795 - 1881)
  Mary Johnson Geer (1797 - 1847)
 
 Spouses:
  Cynthia Ann Eoff Geer (1833 - ____)
  Anna Eliza Duncan Geer (1838 - 1901)
 
 Children:
  Theodore Thurston Geer (1851 - 1924)*
  Judd Geer (1868 - 1924)*
  Blaine Geer (1880 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ralph Cary Geer (1816 - 1895)*
  Frederick Wolcott Geer (1817 - 1896)*
  Frances Emeline Geer Grim (1821 - 1897)*
  Joseph Cary Geer (1825 - 1908)*
  Heman Johnson Geer (1828 - 1903)
  Mary Geer Short (1830 - 1899)*
  Elizabeth Geer Kent (1833 - 1916)*
  Iantha Geer Kruse (1836 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Heman is more than likely buried in Cove Cemetery but nobody has ever been able to find anything to prove that so it remains a maybe. Another possibility would be he was buried by his his parents and his grave went unmarked.
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Nathan Haines
Record added: Jul 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54441754
Heman Johnson Geer
Added by: Denise Doyle
 
 
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