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Joseph Geer

Also Known As: "Joseph Gear"
Birthplace: Niantic, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Preston City, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of George Geer and Sarah Greer
Husband of Susannah Silsby; Sarah Geer and Susannah Geer
Father of James Geer; Joseph Geer, Jr.; Sarah Herrenton; Sarah Geer; Benajah Geer and 5 others
Brother of Sarah Parke; Jonathan Geere; Hannah Williams; Margaret Gates; Mary Maynard and 6 others
Half brother of Daniel Geer; Daniel Geer and Jeremiah Geer

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Joseph Geer (1664 - 1743)

Added by JennandJan on 13 Feb 2007 (

Joseph Geer and his wife settled in the north part of Preston (now Griswold), CT, about 2 miles from his brother, Jonathan, and the place was owned and occupied by family members for many generations. According to records, his father deeded Joseph another tract of land in the town of Preston on February 23, 1707. He lived on the farm until his death.

Joseph was often called upon to act as arbiter in disputed cases, and also on committees on behalf of the town.

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Joseph Geer's Timeline

October 14, 1664
Niantic, New London County, Connecticut Colony
September 16, 1677
Age 12
First Ch.of Chri, New London, New London, Ct
October 17, 1692
Age 28
Preston, New London County, Connecticut Colony
May 31, 1707
Age 42
February 23, 1710
Age 45
Preston, New London, Connecticut, American Colonies
September 17, 1712
Age 47
Preston, New London, Ct
May 31, 1714
Age 49
Preston, New London, Ct
January 17, 1715
Age 50
Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA