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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Geer Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Geer Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Geer family tree.

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Gerard De GeerWiki Baron Gerard Jacob De Geer (1858-1943) was a Swedish geologist who made significant contributions to Quaternary geology, particularly geomorphology and geochronology.
Louis De GeerWiki Louis De Geer, (Li?ge,17 november 1587, - Amsterdam, 19 june 1652) was a Walloon/Dutch merchant and industrialist.
Ellen GeerWiki Ellen Ware Geer (born August 29, 1941) is an American actress, professor, screenwriter, film director and theatre director.
Justin GeerWiki Justin Giles Geer (born February 14, 1981) is an American film actor and musician, born in Forest City, North Carolina.
Peter Zack GeerWiki Peter Zack Geer (August 24, 1928 ? January 5, 1997) was a Democratic politician from Georgia.
Helen Thornton GeerWiki Helen Thornton Geer (January 7, 1903 in New Castle, Pennsylvania ? March 1983 in New Jersey) was a prominent author, professor, and librarian.
Boudewijn de GeerWiki Boudewijn Ernst de Geer (born 24 June 1955 in The Hague) is a retired Dutch professional football player who played for ADO Den Haag, HFC Haarlem, Molde FK, Lillestr?m SK, H?rcules CF, De Graafschap and Brisbane Lions.
Ralph Carey GeerWiki Ralph Carey Geer (March 13, 1816 ? January 9, 1895) was an American farmer and politician in what became the state of Oregon.
Mike de GeerWiki Mike de Geer (born 28 December 1989 in The Hague) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for ADO Den Haag.