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Gottleib Geiger
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Birth: Jan. 20, 1830
Heidelberg
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Mar. 15, 1903
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Kansas City Star - March 16, 1903
Death of Gottleib Geiger
Gottleib Geiger a stone contractor, died at 11pm Sunday at his home, (address illegible), of dropsy. Mr. Geiger was 75 years old. For many years he resided at Leavenworth, Kas., from which place he removed to this city seventeen years ago. The funeral will be held at ____ o'clock Tuesday from the house. Interment in _______ Cemetery.

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GOTTLIEB GEIGER is a contractor, and at present is Street Commissioner of Leavenworth. He came to Kansas in 1858, and located in Leavenworth, and has lived here since. He has served in the City Council two years, and was for two years a member of the County Board of Commissioners. Mr. Geiger is a native of Germany, and lived in that country twenty-one years. He emigrated to America; has lived in Pennsylvania, Illinois and Iowa. He was born in 1830; was married in Columbia, Lancaster Co., Pa., in 1852, to Miss Elizabeth Rigg, who was born in Germany. They have had six children, all are living - Lizzie, Adam, John, Honor, Henry and Emma. Mr. Geiger is one of the old settlers of Leavenworth, and has been prominently identified with the business interests of that city, and is one of the most substantial citizens. He is a member of the Odd Fellows society, and the Encampment, and Knights of Pythias, also of the Masonic fraternity.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Johann Adam Geiger (1794 - 1830)
  Elizabeth G Kadsinez Geiger (1798 - 1886)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Rigg Geiger (1833 - 1918)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Geiger Neubauer (1853 - 1921)*
  Adam Martin Geiger (1855 - 1935)*
  John C Geiger (1858 - 1895)*
  Henry George Geiger (1862 - 1932)*
  Anna Geiger Guenther (1863 - 1950)*
  Emma Amelia Geiger Krumm (1874 - 1956)*
 
 Siblings:
  Johann Adam Geiger (1819 - 1894)*
  Christiana Geiger (1821 - 1886)*
  Martin Geiger (1824 - 1915)*
  Frederica Sophia Geiger Kern (1826 - 1866)*
  Johann George Geiger (1827 - 1893)*
  Gottleib Geiger (1830 - 1903)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: lot 62, block 12, M1
 
Created by: CJ
Record added: Oct 22, 2011
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