Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Lucinda Griffith Geyer Obituary

Here is the obituary of my 2nd great grandmother, Lucinda Ellen (Griffith) Geyer. She was the daughter of John White Griffith and Priscilla Longwell. She married Franciscus "Frank" Geyer on 22 December 1888. They had 6 sons, Francis Grant Geyer (my great grandfather), Leonard Lawrence Geyer, George Everett Geyer, John Walter Geyer, Wilbur G. Geyer, and Harold Wayne Geyer. The obituaries of Frank and Francis Grant can be found in this previous post.

Funeral Services Held At Wellman Today for Mrs. Lucinda Geyer, 81

Wellman - Funeral services for Mrs. Lucinda Geyer, 81, lifelong resident of the Wellman vicinity, were held at 2 p.m. today at the Methodist church.

The Rev. D.C. Bissinger officiated with burial at Wellman cemetery. Powell funeral home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Geyer was born October 16, 1869, near Wellman and died Tuesday at Washington, Iowa following a long illness.

She was married to Frank Geyer in 1888. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by three sons, George Geyer, Boone, John Geyer, Thornburg, and Wilbur Geyer, Oxford, a brother Grant Griffith, Wellman, and a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Wagamon, Wellman.

Source: "Funeral Services Held At Wellman Today for Mrs. Lucinda Geyer, 81," Iowa City Press Citizen 4 Oct 1951, page 15.


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