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William Jasper Greer
Birth: Apr. 26, 1836
Boonville
Warrick County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1923
Warrick County
Indiana, USA

He was married to Hester Ann Kifer (1838 -1911) on October 19, 1856 in Warrick County, Indiana. Their children:
01. Louisa Jane Greer Beeson (1857 -1926)
02. Simon Greer (1858 -1930)
03. Mary Matilda Greer McSwane (1860 -1909)
04. Stephen Greer (1861 -1908)
05. Claudie Greer (1863 -1875)
06. DAVID JEFFERSON GREER (1866 -1909)
07. Joshua Greer (1868 -1928)
08. Hester Ann Greer Osborne (1870 -)
09. William Jasper Greer, Jr. (1871 -1934)
10. Hezekiah Clay Greer (1873 -1927)
11. Commodore Greer (1875 -1974)
12. Effie Mae Greer Feagley (1877 -1926)
13. John Greer (1879 -1978)
14. Claudia Belle Greer Oing (1882 -1933)

Many of the children stayed in Warrick County & Indiana, while some moved to other parts of the U.S. including Missouri & Texas.


GREER,WILLIAM J.
BOONVILLE STANDARD, JUNE 15,1923

William Jasper Greer was born April 26,on the homestead of his father, Richard Greer, about 1/2 mile east of Barnett Chapel cemetey in Greer Township. He died at the home of a daughter, Effie Feagley. He married Hester Ann Kifer about 67 years ago. She died almost 12 years ago.

They had 14 children, ten still living. They are: Louisa Beeson, Gonzales,Texas; Simon of Warrick County; John of Boonville; Hester Ann Osborne of Princeton; William Jasper of St.Louis,Missouri; Hezekiah Clay of Ogden, Utah; Commadore of Evansville; Effie Mae Feagley of the old homeplace; John of Curville (Kerrville),Texas; Claudia Belle Oing of Princeton.

The four children deceased were: Claudia, Stephen, DAVID, and Mary Matilda. He leaves besides his children, 63 grandchildren, 65 great-grandchildren, making five generations.

He enlisted in the Civil War August 16,1862 , Co.B. 91st. Ind. Vol.,Infantry and was honorably discharged June 1,1865 m at Salisburg,N.C., after three years of active duty.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Greer (1780 - 1865)
  Mary Smith Greer (1787 - 1858)
 
 Spouse:
  Hester Ann Kifer Greer (1838 - 1911)
 
 Children:
  Louisa Jane Greer Beeson (1857 - 1926)*
  Simon Greer (1858 - 1930)*
  Mary Matilda Greer McSwane (1860 - 1909)*
  Stephen Greer (1861 - 1908)*
  Claudie Greer (1863 - 1875)*
  David Jefferson Greer (1866 - 1909)*
  Joshua Greer (1868 - 1928)*
  Hester Ann Greer Osborne (1870 - 1929)*
  William Jasper Greer (1871 - 1934)*
  Hezekiah Clay Greer (1873 - 1927)*
  Commodore Greer (1875 - 1974)*
  Effie Mae Greer Feagley (1877 - 1926)*
  John Greer (1879 - 1978)*
  Claudia Belle Greer Oing (1882 - 1933)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Greer Tooley (1813 - ____)*
  Celia Greer Barnett (1816 - 1865)*
  Joseph Warren Greer (1823 - 1859)*
  Francis Greer Jenkins (1825 - ____)*
  Ira Washington Greer (1827 - 1911)*
  John Graham Greer (1831 - 1878)*
  Richard Marion Greer (1833 - 1864)*
  William Jasper Greer (1836 - 1923)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Photos of gravestones courtesy of Anthony Russell.
 
Burial:
Barnett Chapel Cemetery
Elberfeld
Warrick County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 05, 2008
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My great great grandfather through daughter Effie Mae.
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