Wilhelmina Elisabetha Sophia Wagner

19 November 1825–17 April 1886 (Age 60)
Durlach, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany

The Life of Wilhelmina Elisabetha Sophia

When Wilhelmina Elisabetha Sophia Wagner was born on 19 November 1825, her father, August Wilhelm Ludwig Wagner, was 31 and her mother, Anna Barbara Tobler, was 29. She married Johann Philipp Leonhard Geiger on 15 June 1852, in Durlach, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She lived in Durlach, Baden, Germany in 1825. She died on 17 April 1886, at the age of 60.

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Johann Philipp Leonhard Geiger
Wilhelmina Elisabetha Sophia Wagner
Marriage: 15 June 1852
Christiane Friedericke Geiger
Friederike Caroline Geiger
Carolina Barbara Geiger
Sophie Friedrike Geiger

Spouse and Children

15 June 1852
Durlach, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany




    Christiane Friedericke Geiger


    Friederike Caroline Geiger


    Carolina Barbara Geiger


    Sophie Friedrike Geiger


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (2)

1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

Age 27

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

Age 39

War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.

Name Meaning

German (also Wägner) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a carter or cartwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wagen ‘cart’, ‘wagon’, German Wagen. The German surname is also well established in Scandinavia, the Netherlands, eastern Europe, and elsewhere as well as in German-speaking countries.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilhelm Geiger in entry for Geiger, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Gelmine Geiger in entry for Friederike Caroline Geiger, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Wilhelmine in entry for Friederike Caroline Geiger, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"

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