Henry Kiger

about 1797–1857 (Age 60)
Stokes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Kiger was born about 1797, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, his father, John Adam Geiger, was 30 and his mother, Christina Moser, was 23. He married Elizabeth Edwards on 17 December 1823, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States in 1850. He died in 1857, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 60.

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Henry Kiger
Elizabeth Edwards
Marriage: 17 December 1823
Paulina J. Kiger
Temperance Tempa C Kiger
Edward D. Kiger
Ann E. Kiger
Armistead Geiger
Henry W Kiger Jr
Christina Kiger
Susannah Parmelia Kiger
Margaret Kiger

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Edwards


17 December 1823
Stokes, North Carolina, United States


    Paulina J. Kiger


    Temperance Tempa C Kiger


    Edward D. Kiger


    Ann E. Kiger


    Armistead Geiger


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World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

Age 2

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Variant of German Geiger .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Kiger, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Henry Kiger, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry Kiger in entry for Wm S Kiger and Eliza Langly, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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