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Jacob Saylor Geiger
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Birth: Mar. 25, 1824
Death: Feb. 2, 1896

served as a Private in Company "B", Florida 1st Cavalry Regiment. He enlisted on 30 Oct 1861 at Camp Davis, Florida, for 12 months. The first muster roll for period 30 Oct 61-28 Feb 62 shows him present. The next muster roll for period 30 Apr-30 Nov 62 shows that Jacob was absent, sick in Florida since 1 May 62 as does the muster roll for 11 Nov 62-12 Feb 63. The next roll reports that he is "Absent without Leave" since 1 May 62. He obviously went home on 1 May 1862 and never returned to duty. The final roll shows that he was discharged on 25 Feb 1863 due to expiration of term of service. Jacob was born in 1824 and died 2 Feb 1896 in Geneva. He is buried in gravesite 24-g in the Geneva Cemetery.

married in Jasper County, Georgia on Sep 9, 1847.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Pope Binford Geiger (1831 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  John Wesley Geiger (1850 - 1932)*
  Julia Ann Kaigler Geiger Jordan (1851 - 1933)*
  William Florence Geiger (1858 - 1921)*
  George Pierce Geiger (1862 - 1923)*
  James Louis Geiger (1862 - 1945)*
  Thaddeus Washington Geiger (1865 - 1948)*
  Thaddeus Washington Geiger (1865 - 1948)*
  Robert Lee Geiger (1870 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Geneva Cemetery
Geneva
Seminole County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: janet rn
Record added: Sep 08, 2008
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Jacob Saylor Geiger
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Jacob Saylor Geiger
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Jacob Saylor Geiger
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Jacob Saylor Geiger, a resident of Georgia, DID NOT SERVE IN THE MILITARY DURING THE CIVIL WAR. But if he had, he would not have travelled over 200 miles to join a Florida regiment at Camp Mary Davis while the rest of his family was serving with Georgia ...(Read more)
- Betsy Geiger
 Added: Apr. 12, 2017

- Nella Jean
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014

- Annie H Darracott 791, UDC - Lakeland, FL
 Added: Sep. 11, 2013
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