Simon Christian Geigle

17 September 1839–about 1892 (Age 52)
Mötzingen, Herrenberg, Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Simon Christian

When Simon Christian Geigle was born on 17 September 1839, in Mötzingen, Herrenberg, Württemberg, Germany, his father, Christian Gottlieb Geigle, was 30 and his mother, Marie Anna Nonnenmacher, was 26. He married Johanne Lutz on 12 November 1867. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died about 1892, in his hometown, at the age of 53, and was buried in Mötzingen, Böblingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

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Simon Christian Geigle
Johanne Lutz
Marriage: 12 November 1867
Johann Jacob Geigle
Gottlieb Christian Geigle
Maria Margaretha Geigle
Johanna Rebekka Geigle
Barbara Geigle
Johannes Geigle

Spouse and Children

12 November 1867


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World Events (3)

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 13

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Age 25

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.

Age 51

Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.

Name Meaning

South German (Swabian): metonymic occupational name for a violinist, from Middle High German gīge ‘violin’ + the South German diminutive suffix -ele.

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

Sources (3)

  • Simon Christian Gengler, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Simon Christian Geigler, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Simon Christian Geigle, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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