GEYER, Michael, Middletown, Pa., was born in Lancaster county, Pa., September 2, 1853 ; son of Jacob Geyer. The father was the first of the Geyer family to settle in Dauphin county, he having come from Mt. Joy, Lancaster county, in 1860, and having located on what is known now as the "Old Geyer Homestead". He was well educated for his time, and was a prominent and successful farmer. He married Miss Annie Kauffman , of Lancaster county, and their children are : Katie, Abram, George, Martha, deceased, and Michael. Mr. And Mrs. Geyer were members of the United Brethren church. He died in 1889. Michael came with his parents to Dauphin county when he was six years of age, and was reared and educated in the schools of this county. He learned the trade of carpenter, and subsequently engage in farming. He is active in politics, and is a member of the Republican party. His church membership is with the United Brethren. In 1878 Mr. Geyer was married to Miss Fanny Kinsey, daughter of Samuel Kinsey, of Londonderry township. They have no children living. In 1890 Mr. Geyer purchased the farm on which he is now living.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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Date of Transcription: 13 March, 2001
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