Greer was the son of Hance and Elizabeth Hall Greer, natives of
Ireland. He became a blacksmith, studying with his brother-in-law
in Sewickley, PA.
1830, he married Annie R. Riley, daughter of David and Sarah Riley of
Neshannock township, Lawrence Co.. They became the parents of four
children: Sarah A., Elizabeth H., Mary A., and David R.
Greer was one of the pioneer preachers of Neshannock Township, and
held many positions within the Methodist Episcopal Church. His son David
A., followed his footsteps and also became a Methodist preacher.
Thomas Greer died 10 Apr 1891 at age 83.
on Rev. Thomas Greer