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Subject: Geer Cemetery, Griswold, Connecticut
Date: 21 Aug 2004 17:20:02 -0600


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Surnames: SPALDING, SPAULDING, GEER
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The following transcription was obtained at: http://www.rootsweb.com/~ctnewlon/geercem.htm
but it no longer shows up on the search lists or in the New London County cemeteries pages, so I thought I'd list it here so people can find it --

(Transcribed by Sally Cox from the Hale Collection of Cemetery Headstone
Inscriptions,
Town of Griswold, Connecticut)

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GEER CEMETERY
Griswold, Connecticut
Copied by H. C. Lester
Dated December 10, 1934.

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Geer, Harold Frink, born 1892, died 1934.
Geer, Gladys Gallup, wife of Harold Frink, born 1900.
Geer, Helen J., born 1914, died 1931.
Olin, William, died Dec. 9, 1851, age 70.
Olin, James, son of William & Anna, died June 14, 1848, age 25.
Olin, Benajah, son of Wm., died Feb. 23, 1831 or 1834 age 20.
Olin, Daniel W., son of Wm., died Sept. 20, 1837, age 28.
Olin, Frederick, died Aug. 23, 1888, age 86, 4 mo., 10 days.
Olin, Hannah Weeks, wife of Frederick, died Mar. 1, 1828 age 25.
Olin, Charity Rathbun, wife of Frederick, died Oct. 30, 1865, age 56.
Olin, Alice, wife of Squire, died June 20, 1863, age 83.
Olin, Squire, died Feb. 17, 1853, age 77.
Phillips, Joann, wife of Hercoless, died Nov. 4, 1854, age 50.
Phillips Hercoless, died Feb. 17, 1860, age 61.
Spalding, Edwin, son of E.L. & M., died Apr. 4, 1838, age 11 mos., 29 days.
Geer, Betsey, born Apr. 30, 1775, died Dec. 11, 1857, age 82 yrs., 7 mos.
Geer, Samuel, born Oct. 22, 1770, died Sept. 8, 1856, age 86.
Geer, Anna, daughter of Silsby & Lydia, died June 16, 1797, age 21.
Olin, Mary, wife of Phillip died Aug. 28, 1815, age 74.
Spalding, Miner, died Mar. 20 1841, age 78 (Flag stick - no marker.)
Spalding, Sarah, wife of Miner, died Dec. 28, 1821, age 58.
Spaulding, Betsey, daughter of Miner & Sarah, died Oct. 25, 1854, age 64.
Spaulding, Ezra, born 1793, died 1879, (War 1812.)
Spaulding, Eunice Olin, wife of Ezra, born 1800, died 1879.
Spaulding, Henry, born 1826, died 1889, (Flag - no marker.)
Norman, Samuel Geer, born 1859, died 1930.
Geer, George, born 1858, died 1931.
Geer, Grace E. Parker, wife of George, born 1874.
Partelow, George, son of P.P. & R., died May 23, 1843 age 11 wks.
Partridge, Prosper, son of Asa & Eliphal, died July 6, 1791, age 23.
Weeden, Ede, widow of Elijah, died Sept. 9, 1829, age 84.
Weeden, Elijah, died Oct. 29, 1819, age 81.
Prentice, Deborah, wife of Cap. Elisha, died Oct. 1803, (?), age 5 (?) yrs.
Prentice, Elisha, died Apr. 1, 1841, age-
Prentice, Charles, son, of Cap. Elisha & Deborah, died May 6, 1805, age 5
yrs.
Burton, Elisha, died June 20, 1864, ae 68.
Burton, Deborah Prentice, wife of Elisha, died Mar. 16, 1879 age 83.
Whalley, Jane Burton, wife of Harris, born Feb. 198, 1820, died May 27,
1896.
Many field stones in this cemetery.

COPIED BY H.W. HOUSE - DECEMBER, 10 1934.

Geer, Sara E.,
Geer, Eliza T., born July, 31, 1838, died Feb. 13, 1904.
Geer, John D., born Dec. 24, 1807, died May 13, 1882.
Gere, Mary Ann wife of John D., died Mar. 24, 1851, age 43.
Gere, John, died Oct. 29, 1863, age 84, (War 1812.)
Gere, Mehitable, wife of John, died Oct. 17, 1838, age 59.
Geer, Mehetable, daughter of John & Mehetable, born Feb. 26, 1805, died Oct.2, 1869.
Geer, Samuel L., born Aug. 5, 1840, died Feb. 6, 1918.
Geer, Ella J. Wilcox, wife of Samuel J., born Aug. 27, 1857, died Mar. 7, 1933.
Geer, Sally, died Mar. 14, 1852, age 67.
Geer, Polly, died Oct. 13 1843, age 51.
Geer, Sarah, wife of John W., died May 2, 1815, age 67.
Geer, John W., died Apr. 9 1828, age 75 (Rev. War.)
Geer, Moses T., died Oct. 18, 1843, age 56.
Geer, Moses E., died Sept. 19, 1843, age 23.
Geer, Ethan D., died Aug. 31, 1843, age 20 yrs.
Geer, Fanny A., daughter of Moses T. & Hannah T., died Aug. 23, 1831, age 2
mos., 12 days.
Geer, Nathaniel, son of Moses T. & Hannah T., died Aug. 14, 1825, age 12 days.
Smith, Fanny, wife of David died Aug. 17, 1847, age 54.
Smith, David, died Sept. 23, 1835, age 46.
Geer, Sarah Caroline, daughter of Moses T. & Hannah T., died Feb. 14 1851, age 18 yrs.
Patridge, Samuel, died Apr. 29, 1855, age 69.
Patridge, Betsey, widow of Samuel, died Dec. 29, 1861, age 73.
Patridge Elisha, died Jan. 31, 1854, age 82.
Patridge, Anna, wife of Elisha died July 16, 1855, age 81.
Partridge, Nathan, died May 1, 1816 age 35.
Partridge Reuben, died Oct. 16, 1820, age 78.
Partridge, Elizabeth, wife of Reuben, died Sept. 7, 1829, age 82.
Geer, Elijah D. Born Apr. 17, 1783, died Aug. 10 1848, (War 1812.)
Geer, Dolly, wife of Elijah D., born Apr. 22, 1782, died Feb. 26, 1870.
Geer, Sarah Ann, born June 2, 1815, died May 9, 1886.
Geer, Edward A., born Jan. 5, 1861, died Apr. 2, 1918.
Geer, Clarence E., born Sept, 2, 1894, died Mar. 17, 1912.
Geer, David Austin, born Aug. 17, 1824, died Mar. 29, 1907.
Geer, Sarah Leonard, wife of David A., born Aug. 18, 1829, died Nov. 23,
1906.
Geer, Elijah D., Jr., born Nov. 15, 1817, died Feb. 6, 1818.
Geer, William S. born May 21, 1822, died Nov. 18, 1842.
Rose, Lucy died May 10, 1851, age 78.
Rose, Ruth, wife of Capt. Elisha, died Feb. 4, 1809, age 52.
Rose, Betty, daughter of Elisha & Ruth, died Apr. 22, 1802, age 22.
Rose, Lydia daughter of Elisha & Ruth, died Feb. 20, 1789, age 11 years.
Newton, Harty, wife of Charles A. , died Apr. 20 1826, age 39.
Peckham, Lucy Ann, wife of Nathan B., died May 6, 1839, age 21.
Tifft, George W., died Mar. 7, 1865, (Co. I. 71 Ret., Penn. Vols. Civil War.)
Rose, Thomas, died May 1733, age 58.
Rose, Mary, wife of Thomas, died June 8, 1737.
Rose, Peter, died Oct. 7, 1787, age 86.
Rose, Elisabeth, wife of Peter, died Feb. 20, 1794, age 79.
Geer, Mary, born Aug. 24, 1821, died Aug. 31, 1904.
Geer Nathan, born Apr. 8, 1825, died Oct. 30, 1905.
Geer, Mary A., daughter of Nathan & Mary, died Mar. 16, 1859, age 6 yrs.
Geer, Anna, died Jan. 28, 1883 age 88.
Geer, Samuel, died Feb. 27, 1877, age 88, (War 1812.)
Rose, Thomas, died Apr. 12, 1773, age 73.
Rose, Betsey, daughter of Thomas, died Nov. 1, 1793, age 30.
Partridge, Asa, died May 31, 1822, age 81, (Rev. War.)
Partridge, Elipha, wife of Asa, died Oct. 16, 1817, age 77.
Rose, Sarah, wife of Peter, died Oct. 4, 1788, age 47.
Rose, Peter, died Dec. 29, 1827, age 88, (Rev. War.)
Rose, Keziah, 2nd wife of Peter died May 12, 1834, age 96.
Norman, Moses, E., son of Thomas & Hannah, died Aug. 10 1863, age 47.
Norman, Prudence A. Geer, wife of Moses E., born Aug. 8, 1825, died Jan. 12,1909.
Norman, Hannah Annie, daughter of Moses E. & Prudence A., born Mar. 14,
1863, died May 14, 1881.
Kinne, Lucy E. Geer, wife of Erastus, born June 18, 1828 died 11, 1885.

Submitted by Sally Cox. 1999.






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