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William Jasper Greer

  • Birth 26 Apr 1836 Boonville, Warrick County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 2 Jun 1923 Warrick County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Elberfeld, Warrick County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 28054153

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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  • Added: 5 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28054153
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Jasper Greer (26 Apr 1836–2 Jun 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28054153, citing Barnett Chapel Cemetery, Elberfeld, Warrick County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by TexRose56 (contributor 47024123) .