The Geffner family came from the region around Horodenka, Ukraine. Many left for the U.S….
This family goes back to Glasgow in the mid 1700s. The immigrant ancestor arrived in the U.S. in 1823 and settled in Tarrytown, NY. An old mansion on Irvington-on-Hudson was once called “Cunningham Castle”. The house burned down and was rebuilt, changed hands, and recently was owned by the Unification Church.