Migration of Families out of Norwich VT

At the first enumeration of the inhabitants of eastern Vermont, as made by the authority of New York in 1771, Norwich was found to be the most populous of all the towns of Windsor County, having forty families and 206 inhabitants. Windsor followed with 203, and Hartford was third with 190. The aggregate population of



History of the Baptist Church at Norwich Vermont

In Norwich, as elsewhere, the Baptists were the first of the dissenting sects to contest the ground with the dominant New England orthodoxy. Soon after the settlement of the town we find mention made of Baptists here, and it is probable that a few of the very earliest settlers were of that faith. The following



List of the Principal Pioneer Settlers in Norwich Vermont

The counties of Cumberland and Gloucester had been organized by New York in 1766, out of the territory lying between the Green Mountains and Connecticut River. In the year 1771 a census of these counties was made under the authority of that province. All the towns in Windham and Windsor Counties, as now constituted, belonged



Biographical Sketch of Thomas Henry Geer

Geer, Thomas Henry; general insurance; born, Ledyard, Conn., Sept. 3, 1840; son of Nathaniela Bellows and Julia Davis Geer; educated, common schools, Ledyard, Conn.; 1854, Irving Institute, Tarrytown, N. Y.; 1857, State Normal School, Westfield, Mass.; graduate, 1861-1862, Norwich Academy, Norwich, Conn.; married, Poquetanuck, Conn., June 30, 1868, Fanny Halsey Brewster; one daughter, Mary Brewster



Geer, Addie (Bell) – Obituary

Addie Geer, 93, a retired homemaker from Cove, died Sept. 12 at a local nursing home following an extended illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Cove Seventh Day Adventist Church, with elder Al Heitzmann officiating. Burial will follow at the Cove Cemetery. Mrs. Geer was born at Gordon, Tex.,



Geer, Fred H. – Obituary

Funeral services for Fred H. Geer, 51, ex-Portland resident, who died in Tacoma Thursday, will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o’clock at the Lincoln Memorial cemetery. Services were held at Tacoma yesterday. Mr. Geer was a son of ex-Governor T. T. Geer. He was born at Cove, Or. He lived here many years. For



Geer, Judd – Obituary

Cove, Union County, Oregon Prominent Pioneer Resident of Cove, Passes at Hot Lake Yesterday; Funeral Sunday Judd Geer, a prominent resident of Cove for the greater portion of his life, passed on at four o’clock yesterday at Hot Lake at the termination of a long illness. His remains were forwarded to La Grande and funeral



Geer, Mary Mrs. – Obituary

Elgin, Union County, Oregon Mrs Mary Geer Dies Today At Daughter’s Home Mary Holtby Geer died unexpectedly today at noon at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Philip Lockwood, of heart disease. The body is at the Snodgrass and Zimmerman mortuary and funeral arrangements have not been completed. Mrs. Geer was the widow of Judd



Biography of Heman J. Geer

HEMAN J. GEER. – The name of Geer is so well known in our state that the following account of the father of T.T. Geer of the Waldo hills will be of interest to all. This now venerable pioneer was born in Ohio in 1828, removing with his parents to Illinois in 1840. In 1847



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