Elisabeth Steiger

1867–1962 (Age 94)
Mitchell, Iowa, United States

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Steiger was born on 4 July 1867, in Mitchell, Iowa, United States, her father, Frank Steiger, was 40 and her mother, Monika Schmid, was 24. She married Peter Theodor Hemann on 17 January 1888, in Stacyville, Mitchell, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Stacyville, Mitchell, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Mitchell, Mitchell, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died on 9 March 1962, in Mitchell, Iowa, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Meyer, Mitchell, Iowa, United States.

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Elisabeth Steiger
Peter Theodor Hemann
Marriage: 17 January 1888
Mary Huemann
Mary Hemann
Katherine Hemann
Regina Hemann
Pauline Huemann
William Hemann
Anna Margretta Hemann
Monica E Hemman
Carl Jacob Huemann
Joe J Hemann

Spouse & Children

17 January 1888
Stacyville, Mitchell, Iowa, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Frank Steiger


  • Monika Schmid




  • Anna Steiger


  • Frank Steiger


  • Theresa Steiger


  • Female1867–1962Female

  • Mary Steiger


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 17

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 29

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German:1. variant of Steger . 2. occupational name from Middle High German stīger ‘foreman’, ‘mine inspector’. 3. habitational name for someone from Steige in Alsace.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Stiger in household of Frank Stiger, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Hemann in household of Peter T Hemann, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Elizabeth Hermann in household of Peter T Hermann, "United States Census, 1900"

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