Nathaniel Hunt Greer

Nathaniel Hunt Greer

Male 1802 - 1855  (52 years)

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  • Name Nathaniel Hunt Greer 
    Born 26 Oct 1802  Hancock County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jun 1855  Little Nemaha, Kansas Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I74  My Family Tree | Raynor-Armstrong, Collett-Williams
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2013 

    Father John D. Greer,   b. 19 Jun 1761, Mount Pleasant, Adams, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1843, Troup County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Sarah "Sallie" Hunt,   b. 26 Feb 1763, Edgefield, Edgefield, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1835, Troup County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 14 Feb 1782  Edgefield District, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet

    Family Nancy Ann Terry Roberts,   b. 4 Aug 1805, Halifax, Franklin County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1888, Kimball, Bosque, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Oct 1821 
    Children 
    +1. Gilbert Dunlap Greer,   b. 11 Oct 1822, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1910, Morgan, Bosque, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +2. Willmirth Margaret Greer,   b. 18 Nov 1824, Dekalb County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1902, Graham County, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +3. Thomas Lacy Greer,   b. 2 Sep 1826, Dekalb County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1881, Graham County, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     4. William Reddick Greer,   b. 18 Nov 1828, Troup County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1900, Kopperl, Bosque, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +5. Stephen Decatur Greer,   b. 26 Jun 1830, Troup County, Georgia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1905, Meridian, Bosque County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +6. Americus Vespucius Greer,   b. 4 Mar 1832, Chambers County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1896, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     7. Christopher Columbus Greer,   b. 4 Mar 1832, Chambers County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1854, Milam County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    +8. Dixon Hamblin Greer,   b. 16 Apr 1834, Chambers County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1918, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +9. Sarah Hunt Greer,   b. 26 Feb 1836, Chambers County, Alabama, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1925, Lonetree, Uinta, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     10. Nathaniel Hunt Greer,   b. 1838, Washington County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1838, Washington County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     11. Ira Abney Greer,   b. 14 Jan 1840, Washington County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1855, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     12. Parley Willey Greer,   b. 17 Feb 1842, Washington County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1851, Dewitt County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 9 years)
    +13. Matthew Simeon Greer,   b. 15 Apr 1845, Washington County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1915, Kopperl, Bosque, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F18  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Oct 1802 - Hancock County, Georgia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jun 1855 - Little Nemaha, Kansas Territory, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Republic of Texas - County of Washington - List of land certificates for September 1838
    Republic of Texas - County of Washington - List of land certificates for September 1838
    Lists Nathaniel H. Greer with 2nd class land certificate #140 for 1,280 acres emigration March 1837

    Migrated with nephews Thomas Irvin and William Hunt, both single men

    Chambers County, Alabama plaque
    Chambers County, Alabama plaque
    Lists Nathaniel Greer as the 1st sheriff of Chambers County

    Source: http://www.usgwarchives.net/al/chambers/photos/ph15chambers.jpg
    Muster Roll of the Texas Revolution - Page 29
    Muster Roll of the Texas Revolution - Page 29
    Lists Thomas N. G. Greer in the Artillery Corps of Major General Sam Houston's forces
    1830 US Census - Nathaniel H. Greer
    1830 US Census - Nathaniel H. Greer
    Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Capt Britain C Tyars District, Troup, Georgia
    Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 3
    Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1
    Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 2
    Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
    Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
    Slaves - Males - 10 thru 23: 1
    Slaves - Females - 10 thru 23: 2
    Slaves - Females - 24 thru 35: 1
    Free White Persons - Under 20: 5
    Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
    Total Free White Persons: 8
    Total Slaves: 4
    Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 12
    Bosque County: Land and People (A History of Bosque County, Texas)
    Bosque County: Land and People (A History of Bosque County, Texas)
    Article credited to Matthew Simeon Greer stating brief history of Greer family.
    1830 Troup County, Georgia Families
    1830 Troup County, Georgia Families
    81 Families in the Troup County census in 1830
    1850 Slave Census for Washington County, Texas - Willis Johnson & N. H. Greer - 29 September 1850
    1850 Slave Census for Washington County, Texas - Willis Johnson & N. H. Greer - 29 September 1850
    Willis Johnson 1 64 1786 Female Black
    Willis Johnson 1 21 1829 Female Mulatto
    Willis Johnson 1 23 1827 Female Mulatto
    Willis Johnson 1 13 1837 Female Black
    Willis Johnson 1 12 1838 Female Black
    Willis Johnson 1 12 1838 Male Black
    Willis Johnson 1 10 1840 Male Black
    Willis Johnson 1 7 1843 Male Black
    N H Greer 1 4 1846 Male Black
    N H Greer 1 8 1842 Male Black
    N H Greer 1 9 1841 Male Black
    N H Greer 1 20 1830 Male Mulatto
    N H Greer 1 28 1822 Male Mulatto
    N H Greer 1 34 1816 Female Black
    N H Greer 1 36 1814 Female Black
    N H Greer 1 42 1808 Female Black
    N H Greer 1 4 1846 Female Black
    N H Greer 1 7 1843 Male Mulatto
    N H Greer 1 21 1829 Male Black
    N H Greer 1 15 1835 Male Black
    N H Greer 1 0 1850 Male Mulatto

    Histories
    The Greer Way West - 10 Volumes (June 1996 - March 2006)
    The Greer Way West - 10 Volumes (June 1996 - March 2006)
    The Official Newsletter for Descendants of Nathaniel Hunt Greer and Nancy Ann Terry Roberts

    Courtesy of William N. Greer
    Biography of Elizabeth Roberts Owens
    Biography of Elizabeth Roberts Owens
    Traveled with Seth M. Blair wagon train and worked for Nancy Reddick Greer Johnson
    Reminiscences of The Early Days in Chambers County by E. G. Richards
    Reminiscences of The Early Days in Chambers County by E. G. Richards
    References to Nathanial H. Greer on pages 4, 9, and 32.

  • Notes 
    • Texas, Land Title Abstracts,1700-2008 about Nathaniel H. Greer
      Grantee: Nathaniel H. Greer
      Certificate: 578
      Patentee: Nathaniel H. Greer
      Patent Date: 20 Dec 1850
      Acres: 1280
      District: Robertson
      County: Hill
      File: 235
      Patent #: 277
      Patent Volume: 4
      Class: Rob. 2nd.

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      Texas, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1820-1890
      Name: Nathaniel H. Greer
      State: TX
      County: Washington County
      Township: No Township Listed
      Year: 1846
      Record Type: Tax list
      Page: NPN
      Database: TX Tax List Index, 1840-1849

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] A History of Two Virginia Families, Stubbs, Dr. & Mrs. William Carter, (Sittingbourne, 1622), 134 (Reliability: 3), 1805.
      Name: John Greer, Serial#:523, Results: B B, County of Residence: Hancock
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      This document affirms that John Greer, the father of Nathanial Hunt Greer, lived in Hancock County before the 1805 Georgia Land Lottery and this was the location of Nathaniel's birth.


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