1932 Gery Geary Family Reunion 15th Anniversary Pinback Button Berks PA
1932 Gery Geary Family Reunion 15th Anniversary Vintage Pinback Button of Berks County PA #695:
Found in Public Records:
Source: Historical and biographical annals of Berks County, Pennsylvania, embracing a concise history of the county and a genealogical and biographical record of representative families, comp. by Morton Luther Montgomery, born 1846; Published by the J.H. Beers & Company of Chicago. (First published in 1886 as: History of Berks County in Pennsylvania)
"Gery - The Gery family, numerous in Plereford township, Berks county, and in Montgomery county, where the forebear settled before the middle half of the eighteenth century, has been holding annual meetings since 1908. The last reunion of the family was held at Siesholtzville PA. The family traces its history to one Jacob Geary (Gery), who was a redemptioner, and came into the Griesemer family to work out his passage. Later he married his master's daughter, and they reared a family whose descendants are now many, scattered over Berks, Montgomery and Lehigh counties."
"The officers are: President, Irvin C. Gery, Siesholtzville, Pa. Vice-President, William H. Sallada, Hereford, Pa. Secretary, Jacob M. Gery, Topton, Pa. Assistant Secretary, Charles O.F. Treichler, East Greenville, Pa. Corresponding Secretary, Milton M. Gery, Zionsville, Pa. Financial Secretary, William B. Moll, Seisholtzville, Pa. Treasurer, Michael N. Gery, Hereford, Pa."
This is a beautiful old antique celluloid and tin reunion advertising pinback button badge from a 1932 15th Anniversary Gery Geary Family Reunion in Pennsylvania. It measures 2 inches in diameter, with a tin rim and tin pin back. Text on button reads: 15th Anniversary Gery-Geary Reunion, August 20, 1932. Can you picture a whole Gery Geary reunion sitting down to a large family picnic wearing these buttons? A great family treasure! Original, clean, and a beautiful 15th annual historical memento. We have 2 found together in Sykesville, Carroll County, Maryland and no more when gone.
Size: 1.5 inches in diameter
Note: Hello from ~debra. I have spent years collecting over 10,000 ID’d lost family photos & paper from US flea markets & antique shops. I do the best gen research I can, but am always open to corrections. This is an original antique item. You may buy a piece alone, or large intimate 300 dpi scans of the front and back sent immediately via email, or both. I also invite you to join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. Thank you, enjoy! ~Debra Clifford (contact info on top bar)
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