George Greet

1839 - 1904

George Greet - Born in Cornwall, England

Elizabeth Ann Reed (WIFE OF George Greet) - Born in Plymouth, Devonshire, England.

 

Source: From Fred and Dora Greetís notes of their father/father-in-law George Greet and their mother/mother-n-law Elizabeth Ann Reed

 

George left Cornwall and went to the County of Durham for some few years.George then came to the U.S.A. and after some months the rest of the family came to the U.S.A. on the British Crown Steam Ship and landed at the port of Philadelphia, from there to Brazil, Indiana where father was at that time. In about two or two and a half years after arriving in this country Fred and Frank was born at Knightsville, Indiana. All the rest of us were born in Cornwall, England including one brother by the name Philip James who died in the county of Durham, England. Came to U.S.A. in October 1882.

 

Uncle Jack Reed (Mother's brother) lived in Canada. Had a son John about Ernest's age, and a daughter Elizabeth (Ann) about a few years older than the twins.

 

Mother's sister, Mary Jane Mills lived in London. Suddenly quit writing. It is supposed that she died.

 

     Annie (Reed) Brown came to U.S. to see the twins. Lived in Idaho where she died.

     Mother's mother became a widow and married John Pengelly.

     Mother was born at Devonport, England.

     Lizzie and Mary were born at St. Germans

     Ernest was born at St. Stephens.

     Will, Annie and Jimmie were born at Great Tau?, St, Martins

     They moved North to Houghten Le Spring, County of Durham where he (George) worked in the mines for the first time. Took ship from Liverpool to New York 1883

     Grandparents, Philip Greet and Ann Rogers

     Parents, George Greet and Elizabeth Ann Reed

     Jim not married

     Joe and Susanna (Richard , Jane Anne) probably their children.

     Mary Jane††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

     Stopped in Pennsylvania first, then Knightsville, Indiana, then Red Lodge, Montana, then Ten Sleep, Wyoming.

 

Source: From Fred and Dora Greets notes photographed by Fred Drake before Dora's death.

 

George Greetís eldest daughtersís death is reported Worland Newspaper 17 Jan 1958: