Marianne Seegmiller

14 April 1883–1977 (Age 93)
Wilmot Township, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Marianne

When Marianne Seegmiller was born on 14 April 1883, in Wilmot Township, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, her father, George Seegmiller, was 40 and her mother, Jemima Schneider, was 30. She married David Christner in 1902. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Wilmot, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada in 1891 and Waterloo, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died in 1977, at the age of 94, and was buried in Kitchener, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

David Christner
Marianne Seegmiller
Marriage: 1902
Harold George Christner
Howard William Christner
Ruth Christner
Edna Marie Christner
Lloyd Christner
Helen Louise Christner

Spouse and Children



    Harold George Christner


    Howard William Christner


    Ruth Christner


    Edna Marie Christner



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+11 More Children

World Events (5)

1886 · First Workmen's Comp Act

Age 3

In 1886, Ontario passed its first Workmen's Compensation Act. This was in response to the number of railway workers that were being injured.
1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 23

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 51

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.

Name Meaning

Part-translation of German Seegmüller, an occupational name for the owner of a sawmill, from Middle High German sege ‘saw’ + mülnære ‘miller’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary A. Seigmiller in household of Jemimah Seigmiller, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Mary Ann Seegmiller in entry for Harold George Christner, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Mary Ann Seegmiller in entry for Harold George Christner, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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