Gustav Adolph Piper

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Gustav Adolph Piper

  • Birth 12 Mar 1856 Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
  • Death 25 Apr 1909 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Burial Mount Oliver, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Memorial ID 54786694

BIRTH:
Gustav A. PIPER was born in Mecklenberg-Schwerin, Vorpommern, Prussia, son of Theodor PIPER and his mother Dorothea WASMUTH.

MARRIAGE 1:
Gustav PIPER married (1) Emma Agatha Louisa HUEGLI 17 November 1885 in Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church of Detroit, MI. Witnesses at their marriage by Emma's father, Rev. Dr. Johannes Adam Huegli, were Wilhelm Huegli of Detroit and Albert Keil of Pittsburg, Pa. Gustave is shown as a Civil Engineer from Pittsburgh, Pa; while Emma is shown 'from Detroit, Mi'.

TWO CHILDREN OF GUSTAV & EMMA:
1. Theodore 'Ted' John PIPER; married Louise 'Lucy' S. SCHMIDT; Theodore died in Pittsburgh, PA They had at least 7 children:
a. John Charles PIPER; married Ruth Mary NIEBAUM
b. Elizabeth B. PIPER married Norman E. WILSON
c. Dorothy L. PIPER; married Howard A. BEECHER
d. Robert Allen PIPER; married Joan Carol O'NEIL
e. Donald W. PIPER married Shirley Anne CRILEY-LAFAYETTE
f. Geraldine A. PIPER; married Alfred F. McCAULEY
g. Marilyn J. PIPER; married William Park JOHNSON

2. Charlotte PIPER; married Edwin Georg Phillip DANKWORTH; both died in CA. They had at least 4 children:
a. Edwin DANKWORTH; married Ira JACKSON
b. Theodore Piper DANKWORTH married (1) June Bernadette AVELLONE, married (2) Hazel 'Zee' ROWE
c. Winifred DANKWORTH; married Richard C. HAMISTER
d. Richard DANKWORTH; married Carla Bee SNODDY

PITTSBURGH CITY DIRECTORIES:
Pittsburgh, PA city directories 1888 - 1892 show Gustav A. Piper, 266 Thirty-sixth, civil engineer.

MARRIAGE 2:
The widower Gustav PIPER married (2) Marie J. BRAND 09 February 1893 in Pittsburgh. They were married by Rev. Peter Brand, father of the bride.

The 1900 Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh Ward 17 Federal Census [Page 11B; ED 203] enumerated 08 June 1900 shows:
Living at 229 44th Street
PIPER, Gustave, head, 44, born March 1856 Germany, married 8 years, to America 1882, naturalized, civil engineer
PIPER, Theodore J., son, 13, born February 1887 Pennsylvania, parents born Germany, at school
PIPER, Charlotte, daughter, 11, born June 1888 Pennsylvania, parents born Germany, at school
PIPER, Mary, wife, 40, born May 1860 Germany, married 8 years, to America 1870
PETRALKE, Marie, servant, born February 1886 Germany, to America 1891, servant

BURIAL
Gustav & Marie are buried in First Saint Paul Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery of Mount Oliver (Allegheny County), PA.
Gustav died 25 April 1909; Marie died 31 August 1931.


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  • Created by: donald knopf
  • Added: 11 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54786694
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gustav Adolph Piper (12 Mar 1856–25 Apr 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54786694, citing First Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Mount Oliver, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by donald knopf (contributor 5792782) .