I have Chancey (or Chauncey) Geer (b. July 1862, according to U.S. Census) who married Irene, lived in Peoria Co., IL, later Fulton Co., IL. He was a coal mining engineer. They had several children, including: Myrtle, James, Chancy, Leroy, Arthur, Clara, Floyd, Grace, and Lena.
Chancy Geer had siblings, Uriah J, or James U., Fanny E., Benjamin Henry, and Nancy Ann. Their parents were James H. Geer and Hester Ann Collins. The parents of James H. Geer was John B. Geer and Fannie Harper. I am descended from their son, John R. Geer. The family had moved from Indiana to Iowa, then to Kansas. James H. Geer had moved back east to Peoria, IL.