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

Peter B. Geiger[1, 2]

Male 1850 - 1928  (78 years)


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  • Name Peter B. Geiger 
    Born 25 Jan 1850  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1875  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Mennonite 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    Religion 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00038-3079 
    Died 20 Aug 1928  [3
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I12201  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Daniel Geiger,   b. 10 Mar 1799, Canton Berne, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1884, Near Manheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Catherine Boesiger,   b. 4 Apr 1811, , France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1881  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F3399  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sophia Reier,   b. 9 Jul 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1920, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Children 
     1. Nettie Geiger,   b. 5 Nov 1879, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sylvanus Geiger,   b. 23 Jan 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1955  (Age 73 years)
     3. Ralph Geiger,   b. 26 Dec 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1904  (Age 16 years)
     4. Elmina Geiger,   b. 11 Feb 1892, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F3401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sophia Schmidt,   b. 1854, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 5 Jan 1875  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7, 9
    Children 
     1. Addison Geiger,   b. 22 Jul 1875, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1962, RR2, Kitchener, Waterloo Region , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Jeannette R. Geiger,   b. 5 Nov 1879, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1922  (Age 42 years)
     3. Sylvanus Geiger,   b. 23 Jan 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1955  (Age 73 years)
     4. Ralph Geiger,   b. 26 Dec 1887, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1904  (Age 16 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F7435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Peter Geiger, "resides south of Manheim where he is engaged in farming. He is married to Sophia Reier and has a family of several 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. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 14 Jan 1875.
      05 Jan 1875 By Pastor F.W. Tuerk of Berlin, Peter B. Geiger was married to Sophie Schmidt, both of Wilmot Township.

    3. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      In loving memory of/ our loving father/ Peter B. Geiger/ born Jan. 25, 1850/ died Aug. 20, 1928/ aged 78 yrs 6 m 26 d/ has gone to his reward/ Geiger

    4. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 11.

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

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

    7. [S2] Church Records - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian).
      Bridegroom Name: Peter B. Geiger Age: 25 res: Wilmot Tp. Place of Birth: Wilmot Tp. Names of Parents: Daniel Geiger & Cathar. Besinger Bride: Name: Sophia Schmidt Age: 19 res: Wilmot Tp. Place of Birth: Wilmot Tp. Names of Parents: Henry Schmidt & Louisa Fosh Witness(S): Name: Isaac Mcnelley res: Waterloo Name: Mary Bricker res: Waterloo Date of Marriage: Jan. 5, 1875

    8. [S346] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1911, Div. 12 Page 4.

    9. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 9369-75.
      Peter B. GEIGER, 25, yeoman, Wilmot, same, s/o Daniel & Catharina, married Sophia SCHMIDT, 19, Wilmot, same, d/o Henry & Louisa, witn: Isaac McNALLY & Mary BRICKER, both of Waterloo, 5 Jan 1875 at Berlin

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jan 1850 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1875 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jan 1875 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1881 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1911 - New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Mennonite - 1911 - New Dundee, 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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