Ancestors of Elizabeth Martha Geery





Generation No. 1


1.  Elizabeth Martha Geery1,2,3,4, born 06 Jan 1853 in Sugar Creek, Pike County,  Missouri5,6,7; died 06 Sep 1936 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA8.  She was the daughter of 2. Robert Geery and 3. Sarah Parks.  She married (1) David P. Eldridge9,10 25 Nov 1875 in Sugar Creek, Pike County, Missouri11,12,13.  He was born 13 Jan 1850 in Hingham, Plymouth Co, MA14,15,16,17,18, and died 28 Feb 1908 in Salmon, Lemhi Co, Idaho19,20,21,22.  He was the son of David Phillips Eldredge and Almira Gardner.




More About Elizabeth Martha Geery:

Census: 1930, Long Beach, CA - Platt St. with Lydia & Roy Thompson & granddaughters Louise & Laura23

Homestead: 10 May 1910, Homestead Land Patent #332406/BLM # IDH06540 - 74.14 acres24

Military service: 06 Jul 1908, Declaration for Widow's Pension25


More About David P. Eldridge:

Burial: 02 Mar 1908, Salmon Cemetery, Salmon, ID - North Portion of Section I - Row 7/#126

Census: 1880, Deer Lodge, Montana

Homestead: 1885, Hughes Creek, Lehmi Co, Idaho

Military service: 23 Feb 1865, Bugler for 7th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry - Co G27

Obituary: 05 Mar 1908, Idaho Recorder, pg 1




















Generation No. 2


2.  Robert Geery28, born 01 Dec 1808 in Bowling Green, Missouri; died 11 Jan 1899 in Reading,


MO29.  He was the son of 4. John Geery and 5. Elizabeth Guthrie.  He married 3. Sarah Parks 29 Sep 1831 in near Bowling Green, Missouri, Ralls Co30.





























                            Robert Geery                                                             Sarah “Sally” Parks







3.  Sarah Parks31, born 24 Apr 1811 in North Carolina; died 23 Oct 186531.  She was the daughter of 6. Reuben Parks and 7. Lois Merritt.




Children of Robert Geery and Sarah Parks are:

              i.   Polly Geery, born 30 Jan 1833 in Pike Co, Mo31; died 20 Jan 1862 in Pike Co, Mo; burial:  G. Pritchett Cemetery, Pike, MO; married Sidney Pritchett Bet. 1850 - 1856 in Pike Co, MO.


ii.Lois Ellen Geery, born 27 Mar 1836 in Frankford, Missouri; died 30 May 1902 in Frankford, Missouri; married John Blanchett Jones 28 Dec 1857 in Pike Co, MO.


iii.John W Geery, born 02 Dec 1838 in Pike Co, Mo; died 31 Oct 1857 in Pike Co, Mo.;

burial: Geery Cemetery, Pike, MO


iv.Reuben Robert Geery, born 17 Aug 1842 in Peno, Pike Co., Mo; died 05 Apr 1918 in Rocker, Silver Bow, MT; married Lucy Frances Waddle 25 Feb 1864 in Pike Co, MO; born Abt. 1847 in Missouri.




More About Reuben Robert Geery:

Burial: 07 Apr 1918, Mt. View Cemetery, Butte, Montana

Census: 1880, Deer Lodge, Montana

Military service: 14 Apr 1862, Corporal - Union Army, 49TH Regiment E.M.M., Co C, Pike Co Battalion32






















































                                  Lucy Frances Waddell                         Reuben R. Geery




v.James Geery, born 11 Feb 1845 in Pike Co, Mo33; died 08 Aug 1907 in Wenatchee, Chelan, Washington; married Czarina Waddell Abt. 1867 in Missouri; born 1848 in Missouri; died 13 Sep 1905 in Seattle, King, Washington34; burial Sep 1905, Wenatchee, WA.


More About James Geery:

Burial: Aug 1907, Wenatchee, WA

Military service: 29 Sep 1864, Corporal - Union Army, 49TH Regiment E.M.M., Co K, Pike Co Battalion35






























                                     James Geery                                     Czarina Waddell










vi.Thomas Geery, born 09 Mar 1850 in Peno, Pike Co., Mo; died Abt. 1900 in Ravalli, MT; married Cassie Eugenia Jones Abt. 1878 in Pike Co, MO.


1vii.Elizabeth Martha Geery, born 06 Jan 1853 in Sugar Creek, Pike County,  Missouri; died 06 Sep 1936 in Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA; married David P. Eldridge 25 Nov 1875 in Sugar Creek, Pike County, Missouri.


































                     Elizabeth Geery with her                              Elizabeth Geery with her

                  brother James Geery                                  husband David Eldridge





     


Elizabeth’s father, Robert Geery, married a second time on 20 Feb 1866 to Catherine Kramer who was born about 1848 and died after 1883 in Missouri.  Together they had 10 children all born in Peno, Pike Co, Missouri:


Children of Robert Geery and Catherine Kramer are:

i.Andrew4 Geery, born 01 Jan 1867 in Peno, Pike Co, MO; died 20 Mar 1950 in Pike Co., MO.  He married Elizabeth L.

ii.Robert B. Geery, born 21 May 1868 in Peno, Pike Co, MO; died 04 Jan 1954 in Corvallis, Ravalli, Montana.  He married Sadie Ann Hudson; born 1880; died 07 Jan 1954 in Corvallis, Ravalli, Montana.

iii.Sarah H. Geery, born 02 Sep 1870 in Peno, Pike Co, MO; died 10 Jan 1873 in Peno, Pike Co, MO.

iv.Joseph Geery, born 20 Feb 1872 in Pike Co, MO; died 28 May 1874 in Pike Co, MO.

v.Edward Geery, born 04 Aug 1874 in Peno, Pike Co, MO; died 03 May 1932 in Ralls Co, MO.

vi.Ida Geery, born Abt. 1876 in Peno, Pike Co, MO.

vii.Mary J. Geery, born 06 Jan 1878 in Peno, Pike Co, MO; died 12 Dec 1916 in Louisiana, MO.

viii.Emma Bell Geery, born 19 Aug 1879 in Peno, Pike Co, MO; died 18 July 1957 in Bowling Green, Pike, MO.

ix.Louis Ivory Geery, born 30 May 1880 in Peno, Pike Co, MO; died 01 Feb 1941 in Fulton, Callaway, MO.

x.Maggie M. Geery, born Dec 1882 in Missouri; died 19 Dec 1946 in Fulton, Callaway, MO.







Generation No. 3


4.  John Geery36,37, born 12 Jun 1783 in Maryland; died 06 Jul 1860 in Ralls Co, MO38; burial in Geery Cemetery, Pike Co, MO.  He was the son of 8. Willilam Geery and 9. Catherine Houtz.  He married 5. Elizabeth Guthrie 09 Dec 180538.


5.  Elizabeth Guthrie38, born 20 Feb 1783 in Kentucky38; died 02 Sep 1820 in Ralls Co, MO38.  She was the daughter of 10. Robert Guthrie and 11. Mary.


Children of John Geery and Elizabeth Guthrie are:

i.William Geery, born 22 Sep 180638; died 11 Nov 181638

2ii.Robert Geery, born 01 Dec 1808 in Bowling Green, Missouri; died 11 Jan 1899 in Reading, MO; married (1) Sarah Parks 29 Sep 1831 in near Bowling Green, Missouri/Ralls Co; married (2) Catherine Kramer 20 Feb 1866 in Pike Co, MO.

iii.Polly Geery38, born Feb 1811 in Tennessee38; died 22 Nov 1838 in Ralls Co, MO38; married John Copline.

iv.Catharine Geery, born 27 May 1813 in Tennessee38; died 20 Jun 1870 in Peno, Pike Co, MO; married Nathaniel Shotwell 22 May 1834 in ,Ralls Co, MO.

v.Margaret Geery, born 28 May 1815 in Tennessee38; died 28 May 1880 in Ralls Co, MO; married Nathaniel Shotwell 09 Jan 1871 in , Pike Co, MO.

vi.John G.B. Geery, born 25 Sep 1817 in Tennessee38; died Aft. 1880 in Spencer, Ralls Co., MO; married Virginia C. Richmond 26 Mar 1868 in ,Marion, MO.

vii.Mary Geery, born Abt. 1818 in Tennessee; died Bef. 1860; married John Copelin 14 Mar 1830.



6.  Reuben Parks, born 19 Dec 1773 in NC; died 1821 in Pike Co, MO.  He was the son of 12. John Parks and 13. Rachel Johnson.  He married 7. Lois Merritt.

7.  Lois Merritt


Child of Reuben Parks and Lois Merritt is:

3i.Sarah Parks, born 24 Apr 1811 in North Carolina; died 23 Oct 1865; married Robert Geery 29 Sep 1831 in near Bowling Green, Missouri/Ralls Co.






Generation No. 4


8.  Willilam Geery, born 27 Oct 1757; died 13 Jan 1838 in Kentucky38.  He married 9. Catherine Houtz 27 Oct 177838.

9.  Catherine Houtz38, born Sep 1760; died 02 Jun 181538.


Children of Willilam Geery and Catherine Houtz are:

4i.John Geery, born 12 Jun 1783 in Maryland; died 06 Jul 1860 in Ralls Co, MO; married (1) Elizabeth Guthrie 09 Dec 1805; married (2) Elizabeth Hicklin 22 Mar 1822 in Ralls C, MO; married (3) Elizabeth Costle 11 Oct 1831; married (4) Jane Bittman 31 Oct 1844.

ii.Mary Geery, died in Ralls Co, Mo; married John Dodds.

iii.Margaret Geery, born 16 Apr 1787; died 1860 in Kentucky; married Benjamin Wiley.

iv.James Geery, born 27 Apr 1789; died 01 Aug 1868 in Howard Co, Missouri; married Sarah Rice.




10.  Robert Guthrie  He married 11. Mary.

11.  Mary, died 25 Jan 1847 in Oxford, Chenango Co., NY; burial: Barnes Farm at Haynes, East River Rd. below Lyon Brook Bridge in Oxford


Child of Robert Guthrie and Mary is:

5i.Elizabeth Guthrie, born 20 Feb 1783 in Kentucky; died 02 Sep 1820 in Ralls Co, MO; married John Geery 09 Dec 1805.



12.  John Parks39, born 1750 in Amherst, VA39; died 30 Dec 1822 in Williamson, TN39.  He was the son of 24. Thomas Parks and 25. Priscilla.  He married 13. Rachel Johnson.

13.  Rachel Johnson39, born Abt. 1753 in Fauquier, VA39; died 11 May 1834 in Franklin, Williamson, VA.


Children of John Parks and Rachel Johnson are:

i.son Parks, born 1789.

6ii.Reuben Parks, born 19 Dec 1773 in NC; died 1821 in Pike Co, MO; married Lois Merritt.

iii.Elizabeth Sarah Parks, born 1792 in Williamson, Tennessee; married Sutherland Mayfield 02 Feb 1813 in Williamson, Tennessee.







Generation No. 5


24.  Thomas Parks, born Abt. 1725 in Essex, VA39; died Oct 1790 in Wilkes, NC39.  He was the son of 48. Thomas Parks and 49. Unknown.  He married 25. Priscilla.

25.  Priscilla39, died Aft. 1791.


Child of Thomas Parks and Priscilla is:

12i.John Parks, born 1750 in Amherst, VA; died 30 Dec 1822 in Williamson, TN; married Rachel Johnson.






Generation No. 6


48.  Thomas Parks39, born Bet. 1670 - 1675 in Old Rappahanock, VA; died Abt. 1760 in Albemarle, VA.  He was the son of 96. John Parks and 97. Unknown.  He married 49. Unknown.

49.  Unknown39, born Abt. 1680; died Bef. 24 Feb 1752.


Child of Thomas Parks and Unknown is:

24i.Thomas Parks, born Abt. 1725 in Essex, VA; died Oct 1790 in Wilkes, NC; married Priscilla.







Generation No. 7


96.  John Parks40, born Abt. 1644 in Ireland; died in England.  He married 97. Unknown.

97.  Unknown41.


Child of John Parks and Unknown is:

48i.Thomas Parks, born Bet. 1670 - 1675 in Old Rappahanock, VA; died Abt. 1760 in Albemarle, VA; married Unknown.








Endnotes


1.  "Obituary for David P. Eldridge in Idaho Recorder newspaper - Salmon, Idaho," Weekly newspaper for Salmon River Valley.

2.  Lydia A. Eldridge, Account written by Lydia Eldridge.

3.  Elizabeth Martha Geery Eldridge, Personal Memorandum written by Elizabeth Eldridge, Gibbonsville Improvement Association - Eldridge Family File, Copy of personal records kept by Elizabeth Eldridge of family heritage and births of her nine children.

4.  Lydia A. Eldridge, Family Record of Lydia Alorn Eldridge.

5.  Lydia A. Eldridge, Account written by Lydia Eldridge.

6.  Elizabeth Martha Geery Eldridge, Personal Memorandum written by Elizabeth Eldridge.

7.  1900 Census for Lemhi County, Idaho.

8.  Lydia A. Eldridge, Family Record of Lydia Alorn Eldridge, Gibbonsville Improvement Association - Eldridge Family File, completed by Lydia Eldridge and donated to the GIA by a descendant.

9.  Registration of the death of David P. Eldridge, Lemhi County Idaho Recorders Office.

10.  Account written by Lydia Eldridge about 1960

11.  Marriage Date  David Eldridge & Elizabeth Geery - Pike Co, MO Recorders Certificate, Book 4; page 495.

12.  Lydia A. Eldridge, Account written by Lydia Eldridge.

13.  Elizabeth Martha Geery Eldridge, Personal Memorandum written by Elizabeth Eldridge.

14.  "Obituary for David P. Eldridge in Idaho Recorder newspaper - Salmon, Idaho," Weekly newspaper for Salmon River Valley, Microfilm at Lemhi County Library, Salmon, Idaho, front page; full column.

15.  Lydia A. Eldridge, Account written by Lydia Eldridge, account on file at Gibbonsville Improvement Assoc., handwritten personal account of family history.

16.  1900 Census for Lemhi County, Idaho.

17.  Lydia A. Eldridge, Family Record of Lydia Alorn Eldridge.

18.  Birthdate of David P. Eldridge Jr., Twon of Hingham, Massachusetts,History - The Genealogies, Volume 2 , p 298-327.

19.  Registration of the death of David P. Eldridge, Lemhi County Recorder's Office, Death Registry for 1908.

20.  "Obituary for David P. Eldridge in Idaho Recorder newspaper - Salmon, Idaho," Weekly newspaper for Salmon River Valley, Microfilm at Lemhi Co. Library - March 5, 1908 edition, page 1, full column.

21.  Salmon Idaho Cemetery Deed, Copy of Deed #6643.

22.  "Obituary for David P. Eldridge in "Lemhi Herald" - March 5, 1908," March 5, 1908, Microfilm - Lemhi County Library - Salmon, Idaho.

23.  1930 US Federal Census - California, Ancestry.com; Roll 151; pg 20A; ED 1150; Image 198, Roy Thompson, 38, auto mechanic; Lydia, 35; Elizabeth, 77; Louise, 13; Laura, 12.

24.  General Land Office Record  # 332406, www.glorecords.blm.org/patent search/, Hailey Office # 06540, May 10, 1913.

25.  Veteran File, Dept of Veterans Affairs, Declaration for Widow's Pension, July 6, 1908.

26.  Salmon Idaho Cemetery Deed.

27.  7th Regiment Kansas Volunteers Cavalry - Adjutant General's Report.

28.  John Geery (1783-1860), Geery Family Bible, Births/Marriages/Deaths.

29.  Letter from A.J. Geery to James Geery.

30.  Ancestors.com, Missouri Marriage to 1850.

31.  John Geery (1783-1860), Geery Family Bible.

32.  Missouri State Archives: Soldiers Database, Record of Service Card, Civil War 1861-1865;Box 30; Reel s791, Rank 7th Corporal.

33.  John Geery (1783-1860), Geery Family Bible.

34.  Washington Deaths 1891-1907, Ancestry.com. Washington Deaths, 1891-1907 [database on-line]..

35.  Missouri State Archives: Soldiers Database, Record of Service Card, Civil War 1861-1865; Box 30, s791.

36.  John Geery (1783-1860), Geery Family Bible.

37.  Geery Family Cemetery, Frankford, MO.

38.  John Geery (1783-1860), Geery Family Bible.

39.  Sue Patterson, World Connect Project - Patterson Database,  (World Connect Project at Rootsweb), "Electronic."

40.  Patricia A. Smith, World Connect Project - McCormick-Sale-Skidmore-Gish Genealogy,  (World Connect Project at Rootsweb), "Electronic," worldconnect.rootsweb.com trishsimith&id=I8768.

41.  Patricia A. Smith, World Connect Project - McCormick-Sale-Skidmore-Gish Genealogy,  (World Connect Project at Rootsweb), "Electronic."