Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Daniel Geiger

Male 1799 - 1884  (85 years)


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  • Name Daniel Geiger 
    Born 10 Mar 1799  Canton Berne, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1852  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    farmer 
    Residence 1871  Wilmot Township, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmer 
    Residence 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00038-3076 
    Died 2 May 1884  Near Manheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Cause: old age 
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I12196  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2020 

    Father Peter Geiger,   b. Abt 1760, of, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F3370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine Boesiger,   b. 4 Apr 1811, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1881  (Age 70 years) 
    Children 
     1. Veronica Geiger,   b. 1834, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1918, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Catharine Geiger,   b. 1835, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John B. Geiger,   b. CALC 21 Oct 1835, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1905, Grey Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     4. David Geiger,   b. 1839, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Nancy Geiger,   b. 29 Sep 1841, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1884  (Age 42 years)
     6. Leah Geiger,   b. 11 Nov 1843, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1888  (Age 44 years)
     7. Mary Geiger,   b. 24 Dec 1845, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1888, Near Manheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     8. Barbara B. Geiger,   b. 23 Sep 1847, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 94 years)
     9. Peter B. Geiger,   b. 25 Jan 1850, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1928  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F3399  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catherine Basiger,   b. 1810, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Daniel Geiger,   b. 1838, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Geiger,   b. 1848, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Peter Geiger,   b. 1849, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F282549  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Daniel Geiger, "the youngest of the three brothers of the Geiger family who settled in Wilmot Township, was born in Germany, March 10th, 1799. He was married to Catharine Baisiger who was born April 4th, 1811, and died April 5th, 1881. They resided near Manheim on the farm now possessed by Samuel Herner, where he died May 2nd, 1884. Their family consisted of nine children"


      Eby, Ezra E. (1895). A biographical history of Waterloo township and other townships of the county: being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin: as also much other unpublished historical information chiefly of a local character. Berlin [Kitchener, Ont.]: [s.n.].

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 677.

    2. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      In memory of/ Daniel Geiger/ born Mar. 17, 1799/ died May (1), 1884/ aged 85 years/ 1 month & 14 days/ verse

    3. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration, 13713-1884 Daniel Geiger.

    4. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 8.
      Daniel GEIGER Farmer Switzerland Mennonite 53
      Catherine GEIGER France Mennonite 41
      Fanny GEIGER Canada Mennonite 18
      John GEIGER Canada Mennonite 16
      Catherine GEIGER Canada Mennonite 15
      David GEIGER Canada Mennonite 12
      Nancy GEIGER Canada Mennonite 11
      Leah GEIGER Canada Mennonite 9
      Mary GEIGER Canada Mennonite 7
      Barbara GEIGER Canada Mennonite 5
      Peter GEIGER Canada Mennonite 3

    5. [S140] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1881, Div. 2 Page 14.

    6. [S190] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1871, Sect. 2 Page 60.

    7. [S134] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1851, Div 2 Pg 8.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - farmer - 1852 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1871 - Wilmot Township, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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