from Merrily Lawson:
Civil War Service: Private in the 6th California Cavalry, Co I from 20 Dec 1864
to 20 Dec 1865.
From The Bellingham Reveille of 5 Jan 1904:
Death of John Geyer
John Geyer, aged 77 years, died yesterday morning at St. Joseph Hospital of
heart disease. The deceased was a native of Germany and has been a resident of
this town for fourteen years. He was a member of the G. A. R. and leaves
relatives, having several years ago buried his wife in this place. His residence
was at 1925 Franklin street. The body now lies at the funeral parlors of W. H.
Mock & Son and funeral arrangements will be announced later.
From The Bellingham Herald of 5 Jan 1904:
The funeral of John Geyer will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Father Boulet of
the Catholic church will have charge of the services at the chapel. All old
soldiers and members of the Woman's Relief corps are expected to be present. He
will be buried in Baw (sic) View cemetery. The services at the grave will be in
charge of J. B. Steedman post No. 24, G.A.R. of which Mr. Geyer was a member.
Buried at BayView Cemetery Whatcom Co.
Row: SECTION G, Lot 419
Site: Grave 1-A
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