The three Greer brothers
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  John William Samuel
  Born: 10th Jan 1810 Born: 24th June 1814 Born: 1816
  Wife1: Rebecca Duff (NI)
Wife2: Elizabeth Nesbit (NI)
Wife: Charity Elson (USA) Wife: Mary M. Cecil (USA)
  • (Mother Rebecca)
  • Matthew
  • Nancy Ann
  • James
  • (Mother Elizabeth)
  • Sophia
  • William
  • Thomas
  • Samuel
  • Clarence S.
  • William H.
  • Richard Elson
  • Margaret Anna
  • Katie
  • Ada
  • Mary
  • Anna
  • Ella
  • ?Possible 5th Girl
  Arrived in USA in about 1871, having sold his farm in 1870 in Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland. Initially went to Magnolia, Stark Co, Ohio, where his brother William had already settled. By 1880 he moved on to Aurora, Nebraska. Arrived in USA in 1837, after serving an apprentiship in Dublin. He came to Magnolia where his uncle - William Harkness had a buisness. He married Charity Elson, whose ancestors where one of the pioneering families of this area. Samuel emigrated with his brother William, but after arriving in Magnolia, he then headed to Wheeling West Virginia. At which point he disappears.
  Greer's of Nebraska Greer's of Ohio Greer's of West Virginia
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