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GEANS, William "Bill" E.

Male 1854 - Abt 1912  (~ 57 )


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  • Name GEANS, William "Bill" E.  [1
    Nickname Bill 
    Born Oct 1854  TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    1860 Census 5 Jun 1860  Belfast P.O., District 5, Marshall Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 45, page 15, dwelling no. 114, family no. 116 
    • enumerated as Wm. E. age 5
    1870 Census 8 Jul 1870  Shelbyville P.O., Bedford Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 348, page 6, dwelling & family no. 44 - Civil District No. 20 
    • enumerated as Wm. E. age 15
    1880 Census 1 Jun 1880  District 9, Wayne Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 82A, page 1, dwelling & family no. 2 
    • dwelling & family no. 1 - lines 1 & 2 (line 3 blank) -- the last name was indexed as Jams, but it could be Janes - not sure
      Elizabeth JAMS Self S Female W 62 TN Housekeeping TN TN
      Mary JAMS Sister S Female W 50 TN Housekeeping TN TN
      dwelling & family no. 2 - lines 4, 5 & 6 --- 7 dwellings from brother Thomas "Hamp"
      William GEAN Nephew M Male W 25 TN Farmer TN TN
      Malinda GEAN Niece M Female W 22 TN Keeping House TN TN
      Mary Elizabeth GEAN Dau S Female W 5M TN TN TN
      dwelling & family no. 3 - lines 7 & 8
      Thos. STRICKLIN Self M Male W 74 NC Farming NC NC
      Rebecca STRICKLIN Wife M Female W 30 AL AL AL
    1900 Census 1900  Civil District No. 7, Wayne Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 76 & 77, page 1B & 2A, dwelling no. 19, family no. 19 
    • line 97 Geans, William - age 45, born Oct 1854 in TN > married 11 years
      household includes:
      line 4 Whitsitt (?), Sallie - age 13, born Jan 1886 in AL
      line 5 Enoe, Cynthia, Mrs. - age 65, born Apr 1835 in TN, mother-in-law
    1910 Census 1910  Blackburn, Lauderdale Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    sheet 125, page 3A, dwelling no. 42, family no. 42 - e.d. 56 
    • line 5 Jeans, William - age 53, born in TN - m2, married 20 years
    Died Abt 1912  [1
    Notes 
    • (Research):From the notes of Millie Mason "Note from Cherri ? and Glenda Marchand:
      "Bill Geans died at 58 while digging a well and is said to be buried at Florence, AL. Lindy died at 66 and is buried at Richardson Cemetery in Waterloo, AL. ""
    Person ID I18172  Gean~ealogy Tree
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2016 

    Father GEAN, William S.,   b. Abt 1830, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870  (Age ~ 41 ) 
    Mother Sarah J.,   b. Abt 1828, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1880  (Age ~ 53 ) 
    Family ID F6221  Group Sheet

    Family 1 JAMES, Lisa,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. GEANS, John,   b. Abt 1883, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1937, Florence, Lauderdale Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 )
     2. GEANS, Ella,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. GEANS, Mollie,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. GEAN, Joseph D. "Joe",   b. Jan 1885, Hardin Co., TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1954, Lauderdale Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 )
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2007 
    Family ID F6199  Group Sheet

    Family 2 ENO, Mary Melinda Arvilla "Lindy",   b. Mar 1866, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926  (Age ~ 59 ) 
    Married 2 Jul 1889  Lauderdale Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. GEANS, George Washington,   b. Apr 1888, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1930, Truman, AR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 )
     2. GEANS, Charlie,   b. Oct 1892, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. GEANS, Martha,   b. May 1896, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. GEANS, Nancy Belle "Nannie",   b. Feb 1898, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 5 May 1961  (Age ~ 63 )
     5. GEANS, James H.,   b. Feb 1900, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. GEANS, Lucy,   b. Abt 1903, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. GEANS, Mary,   b. 8 Jul 1905, Lauderdale Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1985, Waterloo, Lauderdale Co., AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 )
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2007 
    Family ID F6200  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S158] Research of Mildred Mason, Mason, Mildred.