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First Generation

 

 

1. Arch Greer.

He married First name unk. Greer, Maiden Name Unk..

They had the following children:

2 i. William Waggoner Greer

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Reference Note 312

Greer surname research info comes from Pat at clancy@communicomm.com

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Second Generation

 

2. William Waggoner Greer. Son of Arch Greer & First name unk. Greer, Maiden Name Unk..

He first married Nancy Owsley, Ousley.

He second married Sallie Johnson.

He third married Sallie Teel.

They had the following children:

3 i. Elizabeth Greer

4 ii. Vanie Greer

5 iii. Robert Greer

6 iv. Henry Greer

7 v. A. J. Greer Reverand

8 vi. Calvin Greer

9 vii. James Knox Polk Greer

10 viii. Houston Greer

11 ix. Isaac Greer

 

 

Third Generation

 

3. Elizabeth Greer. Daughter of William Waggoner Greer & Sallie Teel.

She married Noah Herrell.

 

4. Vanie Greer. Daughter of William Waggoner Greer & Sallie Teel.

She married Isaac Presnell.

 

5. Robert Greer. Son of William Waggoner Greer & Sallie Teel.

He married Thusa Ann (Thursie) Evans.

They had the following children:

12 i. Preston Greer

 

6. Henry Greer. Son of William Waggoner Greer & Sallie Teel.

Research: POC duane mills duane@online.no migrated to Lee Co., VA

children born VA 2 sons maried Robinette sisters.

He married Mary Ann Shelton.

 

7. A. J. Greer Reverand. Son of William Waggoner Greer & Sallie Teel.

He married Elizabeth Holliday.

 

8. Calvin Greer. Son of William Waggoner Greer & Sallie Teel.

He married Angelene Burchfield.

 

9. James Knox Polk Greer. Son of William Waggoner Greer & Sallie Teel. Born 4 Jan 1846 in Claiborne Co., TN. Died 3 Feb 1910 in Claiborne Co., TN. Buried in Greer Cemetery, near New Tazewell, Claiborne Co., TN.

Research: 311

He first married Rosa Ann Shelton, daughter of William Shelton & Margaret Shelton, Maiden Name Unk..

They had the following children:

13 i. Josie Greer

14 ii. Margaret (Maggie) Greer

He second married Sarah Kelly, daughter of John (Jr.) Kelly & First name unk. Kelly, Maiden Name Unk..

They had the following children:

15 i. John William (Westley) Greer

16 ii. Dora L. Greer

17 iii. Melvina Greer

18 iv. Colonel Ashby Greer

He third married Mary E. Meyers, daughter of Vincent Meyers Capt. & Jane Phelps, 3 Jul 1874 in Claiborne Co., TN. Born 1842 in Claiborne Co., TN. Died 1900.

They had the following children:

19 i. Sarah Ann Greer

20 ii. Floyd Hamilton Greer

21 iii. Paralee or Pearly Greer

22 iv. Samuel Greer

23 v. Minnie or Minerva Greer

He fourth married Josie Jennings, 10 Oct 1899.

Research: no children/did not live long possible cause of death (?)

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Reference Note 311

Greer, James Knox Polk; i870 census for Claiborne Co., TN has Greer, James K. 23; Greer, Sarah 29; and son Greer, John W. 1; this is my source for child; according to the Fulkerson papers Sarah Kelly was first wife and Mary E. Myres second wife, father shows as William Greer, his father as Arch Greer. wives are included.

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10. Houston Greer. Son of William Waggoner Greer & Sallie Teel.

 

11. Isaac Greer. Son of William Waggoner Greer & Sallie Teel.

 

 

Fourth Generation

 

12. Preston Greer. Son of Robert Greer & Thusa Ann (Thursie) Evans. Born Feb 1862 in TN.

He married Sarah A. Bryant, daughter of Sonville Powell Bryant Rev. & Mary Elizabeth Freeman. Born Mar 1867 in TN.

They had the following children:

24 i. Edward R. Greer

25 ii. John T. Greer

26 iii. Minnie L. Greer

 

13. Josie Greer. Daughter of James Knox Polk Greer & Rosa Ann Shelton.

Research: (named after father's 3rd wife)

 

14. Margaret (Maggie) Greer. Daughter of James Knox Polk Greer & Rosa Ann Shelton. Born About Jan 1910. Died About 1999.

Research: named after grandmother

 

15. John William (Westley) Greer. Son of James Knox Polk Greer & Sarah Kelly. Born About 1868/1869.

He married Martha Snyder.

They had the following children:

27 i. James H. Greer

 

16. Dora L. Greer. Daughter of James Knox Polk Greer & Sarah Kelly.

 

17. Melvina Greer. Daughter of James Knox Polk Greer & Sarah Kelly.

 

18. Colonel Ashby Greer. Son of James Knox Polk Greer & Sarah Kelly.

He married unk Greer, Maiden Name Unk..

They had the following children:

28 i. First name unk Greer

 

19. Sarah Ann Greer. Daughter of James Knox Polk Greer & Mary E. Meyers. Born Jan 1876 in TN.

 

20. Floyd Hamilton Greer. Son of James Knox Polk Greer & Mary E. Meyers. Born Apr 1879 in TN.

 

21. Paralee or Pearly Greer. Son of James Knox Polk Greer & Mary E. Meyers. Born May 1883 in TN.

 

22. Samuel Greer. Son of James Knox Polk Greer & Mary E. Meyers. Born Oct 1889 in TN.

 

23. Minnie or Minerva Greer. Daughter of James Knox Polk Greer & Mary E. Meyers. Born Jul 1891 in TN.

 

 

Fifth Generation

 

24. Edward R. Greer. Son of Preston Greer & Sarah A. Bryant.

 

25. John T. Greer. Son of Preston Greer & Sarah A. Bryant.

 

26. Minnie L. Greer. Daughter of Preston Greer & Sarah A. Bryant.

 

27. James H. Greer. Son of John William (Westley) Greer & Martha Snyder. Born 1893.

 

28. First name unk Greer. Son of Colonel Ashby Greer & unk Greer, Maiden Name Unk..

He married First name unk. Greer, Maiden Name Unk..

They had the following children:

29 i. Boyd Greer

 

 

Sixth Generation

 

29. Boyd Greer. Son of First name unk Greer & First name unk. Greer, Maiden Name Unk..

Research: President of the Greer Family Reunion Org.

 

 

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