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  • ID: I053447
  • Name: Elizabeth HARRIS 1 2 3
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: SEP 1820
  • Death: AFT 1900 in Rutherford Co., NC
  • Burial: poss. Mountain Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, near Gilkey, Rutherfordton, Rutherford Co., NC



    Marriage 1 William Madison GEER b: 11 DEC 1814 in Rutherford Co., NC
    • Married: 13 JUN 1840 in Rutherford Co., NC 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
    • Event: Bondsman in Solomon Geer
    • Event: Witness in William Wilkins
    Children
    1. Has Children Martha Jane GEER b: 10 JUL 1841 in Rutherford Co., NC
    2. Has Children Amy Elizabeth GEER b: 24 AUG 1843 in Rutherford Co., NC
    3. Has Children Margaret Katherine GEER b: 11 JUL 1846 in Rutherford Co., NC
    4. Has No Children Zachary Taylor GEER b: 27 DEC 1848 in Rutherford Co., NC
    5. Has Children William Albert GEER b: 25 JUL 1851 in Rutherford Co., NC
    6. Has No Children John Gray Bynum GEER b: 7 NOV 1853 in Rutherford Co., NC
    7. Has No Children Viney Isabella GEER b: 2 MAR 1856 in Rutherford Co., NC
    8. Has No Children Nancy L. GEER b: 2 MAR 1856 in Rutherford Co., NC
    9. Has Children Joel Johnson Harris GEER b: 7 AUG 1857 in Rutherford Co., NC
    10. Has No Children Thomas Miller GEER b: NOV 1859 in Rutherford Co., NC
    11. Has Children Frederick Lee GEER b: 8 MAY 1862 in Rutherford Co., NC
    12. Has Children Joseph Jay GEER b: 14 NOV 1865 in Rutherford Co., NC

    Sources:
    1. Title: The Geer Family of Rutherford Co., NC with Related Families
      Author: Robert S. Geer
      Publication: Roswell, GA: Robert S. Geer, 1992
      Note: Robert S. Geer, 2555 Whisper Wind Court, Roswell, GA 30076
      404-642-1121
      Repository:
      Note: Personal Library
      Media: Official Document
      Page: p. 14
    2. Title: FamilySearch Pedigree Resource File
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2002
      Repository:
      Note: http://www.familysearch.org [researched by Samuel Taylor Geer]
      Media: Electronic
      Page: Compact Disc #14, Pin #1005131 and Compact Disc #15, Pin #651459
    3. Title: 1900 U. S. Federal Census
      Note: The twelfth federal census is available on Soundex as well as in copies of the original records. The 1900 census schedules included dwelling and family numbers, county, town, street and house number, whether the home was owned or rented, whether free of mortgage, and whether the dwelling was a farm or house.
      The name, color, sex, month and year of birth, age, place of birth and relationship to the head of household are listed for each person who lived in the dwelling on June 1, 1900. Also requested are marital status, number of years married, how many children born to the mother, number of these children still living; mother and father's place of birth, year of immigration to the U.S., naturalization; occupation, number of months employed; whether attended school, can read, can write, can speak English.
      Name of each person in household.
      Address
      Relationship to head of household
      Color or race
      Sex
      Month and year of birth
      Age at last birthday
      Marital status
      # of years married
      Total # of children born of the mother
      # of those children living
      Place of birth of each person
      Parent names of each person
      If the person was foreign born
      Year of immigration and # of years in the US
      Citizenship status of foreign born over age 21
      Occupation
      Could person read, write, and speak English
      Whether home is owned or rented
      Whether home is on a farm
      Whether home is mortgaged
      [researched by Samuel Taylor Geer]
      Repository:
      Note: Taken: 1 June 1900 (Completion within 30 days); researched by Samuel Taylor Geer
      Media: Official Document
      Text: Ancestry.com [database on-line] (Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004), Census Place: Rutherfordton, Rutherford, North Carolina; Roll: T623 1216; p.17B; Enumeration District: 143
    4. Title: Rutherford Co., North Carolina Marriage Records 1779-1867
      Author: Frances T. Ingmire
      Publication: St. Louis, MO: Ingmire Publications, 1984
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: p. 28
      Text: "GEER, William M. - HARRIS, Elizabeth 06/13/1840"
    5. Title: The Geer Family of Rutherford Co., NC with Related Families
      Author: Robert S. Geer
      Publication: Roswell, GA: Robert S. Geer, 1992
      Note: Robert S. Geer, 2555 Whisper Wind Court, Roswell, GA 30076
      404-642-1121
      Repository:
      Note: Personal Library
      Media: Official Document
      Page: pp. 14-15
    6. Title: International Genealogical Index
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2002
      Repository:
      Note: Researched by Samuel Taylor Geer
      Media: Electronic
      Text: Endowments for the dead, 1945-1970; heir indexes, 1945-1957; baptisms for the dead, 1943-1970, Film No. 471821, Reference No. 072492; Film No. 537372; and Batch No. A537343, Source Call No. 537343, 537344, 537345 & 538952
    7. Title: Rutherford Co., North Carolina Marriage Bonds E. - J, 1779 - @1868 (Grooms)
      Author: W. D. "Bill" Floyd
      Publication: http://rfci.net/wdfloyd/ruthmb2.html, 2001
      Note: Link: Some Rutherford Co., NC Marriage Bonds (@http://rfci.net/wdfloyd/ruthmb.html) from W. D. "Bill Floyd's Home p.
      The Cemeterier of the Area That Was Old Tryon Co., NC & Upper SC Plus Other Stuff (@http://rfci.net/wdfloyd/index.html)
      The marriage bonds of Rutherford Co., NC will have some that are in what is now Polk, McDowell, Cleveland and possibly Burke Co., NC. These start in 1779 through about 1868.
      Repository:
      Note: http://rfci.net/wdfloyd/ruthmb.html
      Media: Internet
      Text: Geer, William M. - Harris, Elizabeth Jun 13, 1840 Solomon Geer William Wilkins
    8. Title: International Genealogical Index
      Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
      Publication: Salt Lake City, UT: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., 2002
      Repository:
      Note: Researched by Samuel Taylor Geer
      Media: Electronic
      Page: Patron sheets, 1969-1991
      Text: Batch No. 7211713, Sheet: 08, Source Call No. 0820319
    9. Title: Rutherford Co., North Carolina Marriage Bonds Index (from NC State Archives) - Grooms
      Author: W. D. "Bill" Floyd
      Publication: http://rfci.net/wdfloyd/RCBondG.html, 2002
      Note: from W. D. "Bill Floyd's Home p. The Cemeterier of the Area That Was Old Tryon Co., NC & Upper SC Plus Other Stuff (@http://rfci.net/wdfloyd/index.html)
      This is an index of the Rutherford Co., NC Marriage Bonds that are in the NC State Archives at Raleigh, NC. They are not at the Rutherford Co., NC Courthouse.
      Repository:
      Note: http://rfci.net/wdfloyd/RCBondEx.html
      Media: Internet
      Page: November 10, 2004
      Text: Geer, William M. - Harris, Elizabeth Jun 13, 1840
    10. Title: The Families of George Geer and Thomas Geer: A Second Supplement to the 1923 Geer Genealogy
      Author: Geer Family Association
      Publication: Durham, CT: Geer Family Association, 2002
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: p. 7-142 gives date of marriage as June 14, 1840
    11. Title: U.S. States Marriage Index: KY, NC, TN, VA, WV 1728-1850
      Author: GenealogyLibrary.com
      Publication: Salt Lake City, UT: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Family History Library
      Repository:
      Media: Microfilm
      Text: from County Court Records at Rutherfordton, NC; Microfilm: 418151
    12. Title: Marriages of Rutherford Co., North Carolina 1779-1868
      Author: Brent H. Holcomb
      Publication: Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986
      Repository:
      Note: Researched by Samuel Taylor Geer
      Media: Book
      Page: p. 49
      Text: "Geer, William M. & Elizabeth Harris, 13 Jun 1840; Solomon Geer, bm."

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