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Greer's of Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone

Submitted by Steve Gordenier
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George GREERd. about 1815 in Co. Tyrone. He married Jane MARTIN. He farmed on the same piece of land on the Montgomery Estate near Fivemiletown as Martin GREER, Sr., his son. They had at least two sons: -

 

     1) Martin GREER, Sr., b. Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. before 1834, County Tyrone. He married Lucinda CROZIER, B. Oct. 15, 1788, Ireland, died Feb. 4, 1870, Rushville, Schuyler Co., Illinois, USA.

 

Robert Lendrum GREER, son of Martin GREER and Lucinda CROZIER, b. July 11, 1827, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone. He emigrated to America with his mother and five siblings in about 1834. His mother was a widow at the time they emigrated to New York State. He died Mar. 13, 1910, Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA. He married Jane Eliza MCMASTER, b. Nov. 12, 1832, Highland County, Ohio, USA. D. Jan. 17, 1926, Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois, USA.

 

He fought for the union as a captain the American Civil War. He and several of his siblings became merchants in Rushville, Illinois and prospered.

 

Siblings who emigrated with Robert Lendrum GREER: -

George M. GREER, b. Jan. 10, 1811, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. May 6, 1902, Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois, USA.

James GREERb. May 15, 1816, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. Mar. 4, 1875, Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois, USA

Jane GREER, b. Jan. 20, 1818, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. Feb. 27, 1865, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA

Richard GREER, b. June 15, 1821, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. Sept. 15, 1868, Rushville, Schuyler, Illinois, USA

Crozier GREER, b. Dec. 26, 1824, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone.

 

     2) Robert GREERb. 1780, probably at Mullaghmore, Clogher, d. abt 1833, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone married Catherine LENDRUM, b. 1791, d. Aug. 21, 1859, Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA. Robert and Catherine had  13 children: -

 

(i) John GREER, b. Nov. 9, 1813, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. Feb. 9, 1896, Littleton, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA.  Married Nancy Letten HASTINGS, b. May 6, 1818, Sussex, Delaware, USA, d. Apr. 23, 1905, Littleton, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA.

(ii) George GREER, b. Aug. 1, 1814, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. July 18, 1899, Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA.  Married Ann Jane CLARK, b. 1809, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA, d. Aug. 8, 1876.

(iii) Joseph GREER, b. June 16, 1815, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. Aug. 19, 1900, Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA.  Married Jane LITTLE, b. Sept. 11, 1815, d. Mar. 30, 1875.

(iv) Elizabeth GREER, b. Jan. 14, 1816, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. Oct. 16, 1897.

(v) James Little GREER, b. Feb. 25, 1820, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. May 16, 1916, Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA.  Married Nancy WILSON, b. Dec. 14, 1821, Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA.

(vi) Jane GREER, b. 1821, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. 1900.

(vii) Ellen GREER, b. Dec. 30, 1822, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. Nov. 30, 1916, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA.  Married Absalom HAMILTON, b. 1816, Indiana, d. Mar 27, 1878, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA.

(viii) Robert GREER, b. May 20, 1824, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. Dec. 10, 1871, Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA.  Married Mary Ann SCOTT.

(ix) Lendrum GREER, b. Mar. 6, 1826, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. Feb. 6, 1877, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA.  Married America CARRICK, b. Oct. 13, 1830, Kentucky, d. June 22, 1878, Franklin, Sacramento County, California, USA.

(x) Lucy GREER, b. Aug. 9, 1827, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. Mar. 15, 1903, Mount Sterling, Brown County, Illinois, USA.  Married James M. MCCLINTOCK, b. 1825, Ireland, d. May 30, 1897, Mount Sterling, Brown County, Illinois, USA.

(xi) Andrew GREER, Dec. 25, 1828, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. July 22, 1901, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA.  Married Isabella Harriet ROSEBERRY, b. Oct. 19, 1838, Franklin County, Indiana, USA, d. May 27, 1927, Genoa, Douglas County, Nevada, USA.

(xii)Erskine GREER, b. July 12, 1832, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. July 18, 1913.  Married Harriet P. ELLIS, b. 1835, Kentucky, d. Mar 7, 1925, Sacramento County, California, USA.

(xiii) Alexander GREER, b. Feb. 3, 1833, Mullaghmore, Clogher, County Tyrone, d. Feb. 14, 1894, Mount Sterling, Brown County, Illinois, USA.  Married Lucretia Jane LOCKE, b. 1834, Illinois.