GEIL, Henry died 1874
Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer
Date: 4/30/2012 at 13:54:52
A Tribute to the Departed
Henry Geil of the village of Giard, Clayton county, departed this life Aug. 25th, 1874 aged 70 yrs, 5 months and 28 days. He leaves a widowed companion and four children to mourn his loss. Father Geil was a worthy member of the United Brethren Church for many years. He was born in Farfield county, Ohio, he emigrated to Ill., in 1848, remained there 18 months, from thence he emmigrated to the State of Iowa in the spring of 1850 having his home in Clayton Co., where he ended his days. The funeral was held by R.D. McCormack.
~Postville Review, September 23, 1874
~Henry Geil is buried in the Giard cemetery
Clayton Obituaries maintained by Sharyl Ferrall.
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