Logan County, Colorado
Logan County Pioneers:
George S. Neer,
"George S. Neer, the son of Eden and Phebe Neer. George, b1852, Wms Co, OH, married Mary Saloma Neidhart on 16 Nov 1872, Wms Co (Marriages V4 p249). Mary, the daughter of Jacob and Saloma Neidhart, was born c1855, OH; her parents were early settlers of Center Twp. The Neers were the parents of at least three children, all born in Center Twp, Lila Gertrude (11 May 1874), Cora E (28 Aug 1876), and William B (10 Feb 1882). In Apr 1876 Mary S. Neer stated in court (Roll 30 case number 36) that George had abandoned her and daughter Lila Gertrude on 4 Apr 1876 and had left them without money for food or clothing. Note that Mary was pregnant at this time. George had real estate and personal property that Mary wanted. The court dismissed the case without any reasons (probably due to her pregnancy) and the couple remained married. "
"When Mary's father, Jacob Nihart, died on 4 May 1883 @55Y 6M 2D in Wms Co (Deaths V2 p22), Jacob left a will that was witnessed by Mary's father-in-law, Eden Neer. Saloma Nihart, Mary's mother, died on 19 Apr 1889 @56Y 6M 11D and was buried beside her husband in Brown Cemetery, Center Twp."
In 1880 Williams County, Ohio, George Neer is 28, Mar 26, daughter Gertrude 6, Cora 4, and Phebe M. 1.
On the same page is Samuel Neer 63 and Anna E. 62, farming.
In 1885 Seward County, Nebraska, George Neer is 34, Mary 30, Gertrude 11, Cora 8, Maude 6, Willie 3, and Pearl ten months.
George S. Neer 48 and Mary S. 45 are in Weld County, Colorado in 1900, with William R. 19 and Pearl J. 16.
George 57, Mary 55, and Pearl J. 27 are in Kersey precinct, Weld County, in 1910, doing odd jobs.
George 1852-1933 is buried in Greeley # 65230408, with Mary 1854-1910 # 65230407. The Weld County coroner ruled that Mary's death was suicide.
July 3, 1910 "Greeley, Colo., July 2.—With an empty bottle which had contained carbolic acid clutched tightly in
her hand, Mrs. George Neer, a well known resident Kirby, a neighboring town, was found unconscious
in her kitchen this morning by her husband. She died two hours later. Despondency resulting from ill
health is believed to have caused her to take her life."
November 18, 1933 "George B. Neer, several years ago a resident of the Kersey district, 82 years old,
died Friday night at Laramie, Wyo. His daughters, Mrs. Henry Pleumer of Laramie, Wyo., Mrs. Cora Beggs of Castle Rock, and Mrs. Gertie Fagan,
of Lincoln, Nebr. The body is to be brought to Greeley, and funeral services will be held here Monday morning."
November 1933 Greeley "Tribune received a telegram from the Laramie Republican - Boomerang late Saturday, stating that George S.Neer, Greeley pioneer, died Friday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Henry Pluemer in Laramie."
November 21, 1933 Greeley "CARD OF THANKS - We wish to express our heartfelt thanks for the acts of kindness
and floral offerings during our recent bereavement, the death of our father, George S. Neer.
Mrs. Henry Pluemer and family, Mrs. Fred Fagan and family, Mrs. C. W. Beggs and family."
Maud M. Neer married Charles C. Neff, also on March 15, 1894 in Weld County. She died in 1895, and is buried in Greeley # 652304909.
Lilia G. Neer married Fred M. Fagan February 26, 1891, recorded in Logan County>
Lela Gertrude (Neer) Fagan 1874-1941 is buried in Lincoln # 21598986, with Fred 1863-1932.
Cora E. Neer married Charles W. Beggs March 15, 1894, recorded in Weld County.
Pearl J. Neer married Henry Peter Pluemer September 26, 1910, recorded in Weld County.
She's buried in Linn Grove 1883-1962 # 65231954.
William R. Neer married Maud M. Murphy December 22, 1909, recorded in Weld COunty.
William was born Feb 20, 1882 in Ohio, dying in Twin Falls Idaho July 8, 1933.
In 1920 Twin Falls, William is 37, farming, Maud M. 26, Nebraska, Noel R. 6 Colorado, and Donald G. five months, Idaho.
He's buried in Twin Falls 1882-1933 # 133318708.
Maude 1892-1946 is also buried there # 112983780.
Maude was born in Nebraska June 23, 1892 to W.L. Murphy of Illinois and Belle Cooper of Iowa.
Donald George Neer - Julyl 28, 1919-October 8, 200 is buried in Riverside National # 72646728.
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