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

Sylvanus Geiger

Male 1882 - 1955  (73 years)


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  • Name Sylvanus Geiger 
    Born 23 Jan 1882  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1901  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer Son 
    Occupation 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Laborer, Farm 
    Religion 1911  New Dundee, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mennonite 
    Eby ID Number 00038-3079.0002 
    Died 21 Nov 1955  [2
    Buried Latchshaw Mennonite Cemetery, Mannheim, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I24244  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother 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  [5, 6, 7
    Family ID F7435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father 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) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F3401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-2 Page 11.

    2. [S49] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Latschaw Mennonite CC#4560 Internet Link.
      Geiger / Sylvanus Geiger / born Jan. 23, 1882 / died Nov. 21, 1955 / at rest

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 34560 Sylvanus son of Sophia Schmidt and Peter B. Geiger.

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

    5. [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

    6. [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

    7. [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.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Jan 1882 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer Son - 1901 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Farm - 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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