Jacob Henry Barnhart Geesey

Jacob Henry Barnhart Geesey

Birth
Adamsville, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 Mar 1913 (aged 83)
York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Yorkana, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 57947944 · View Source
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The son of Henry Joseph "Harry" & Eve (Barnhart) Geesey, he married Rebecca S. Snavely and fathered Henry (b. 1860) and Jacob B. F. (b. 07/03/68). In 1860, he was a farmer living in York Township, York County, Pennsylvania, and stood 5' 9" tall with dark hair and gray eyes.

A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Harrisburg October 11, 1864, and mustered into federal service there October 12 as a private with Co. K, 47th Pennsylvania Infantry. He joined the regiment October 30 and honorably discharged with his company October 11, 1865.

He died in York Township from "cardiac failure and general exhaustion" with "retention of urine."


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Gravesite Details Birth date calculated from a stated age at death of 83-11-25

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  • Created by: Dennis Brandt
  • Added: 31 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57947944
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Henry Barnhart Geesey (1 Apr 1829–26 Mar 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57947944, citing Yorkana Cemetery, Yorkana, York County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Brandt (contributor 47232334) .