Cornelius C Geist

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Cornelius C Geist

  • Birth 30 Aug 1835 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 16 Nov 1894 Worthville, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Worthville, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 78878836

From "Commemorative Biographical Record of Central Pennsylvania, including the Counties of Centre, Clearfield, Jefferson, and Clarion Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens, etc. Chicago, 1898"
"Cornelius C. Geist, the father of our subject, was born on August 30, 1835, in Schuylkill county, Penn., and followed farming and lumbering throughout his entire life. At an early day he removed to Jefferson county, and in 1860 removed from Porter township to Oliver township, where he was extensively engaged in agricultural pursuits...In September 1868, in Jefferson county, he was married to Mary J. J. Hice, the ceremony being performed by Rev. Martin Zirkle, of the Evangelical Association...Cornelius C. Geist, the father of our subject (William Frank Geist), died November 16, 1894, at the age of fifty-nine years, one month, and sixteen days, and was buried in Worthville cemetery. The members of his family were Elias, a farmer of Knox township...Rebecca E., now the wife of Daniel Geist; William F.; Barbara C., wife of John Thompson; Samuel T.; Robert E.; Minnie B., wife of Daniel Smith; Bertie A., wife of Charles Buzzard; Louise E., wife of McKane Wonderling; Dorsie A.; Rosanna; and Mary J. Geist."

Children of Cornelius and Mary Jane (Hice) Geist:
(information provided by JMD #47663571)
1.Elias Geist (1859-1924)
2.Rebecca Ellen (Geist) Geist (1861-1932) - married David Geist
3.John B. Geist (1862-1862)
4.William Frank Geist (1863-1932)
5.Barbara C (Geist) Thompson (1865-1937) -married John Thompson
6.Samuel T. Geist (1868-1955)
7.Robert E. Geist (1870-1943)
8.Minnie B. (Geist) Smith (1873-1933)-married Daniel Smith
9.Bertha (Bertie) A. (Geist) Buzzard (1875-?) married Charles Buzzard
10.Louise Elizabeth (Geist) Wonderling (1877-1951) married Theodore McCain Wonderling
11.Dorsie A. Geist (1879-1955)
12.Cornelius Geist (1881-1953)
13.Rosanna Geist (1882-1966)
14.Mary J. Geist (1885-1905)


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  • Created by: Kat B
  • Added: 21 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78878836
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cornelius C Geist (30 Aug 1835–16 Nov 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78878836, citing Worthville Cemetery, Worthville, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Kat B (contributor 47447776) .