Hedwig Margarethe Weipert

Female14 October 1850–14 February 1926

Brief Life History of Hedwig Margarethe

Hedwig Margarethe Weipert was born on 14 October 1850, in Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, Germany as the daughter of Michael Weipert. She married George Steiger in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Valley Center, San Diego, California, United States in 1900 and San Luis Rey, Oceanside, San Diego, California, United States in 1910. She died on 14 February 1926, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Steiger
Hedwig Margarethe Weipert
John Paul Steiger
Mary Catharine Steiger
Josephine Marguerite Steiger
Cora Clementine Steiger
Christiana I Steiger
Carolina A Steiger
Frank Joseph Steiger Sr
George Edward Steiger

Sources (7)

  • Hedwick Steiger in household of George Steiger, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GRYW-S6HR?cc=1932106&wc=Q633-9WH%3A227589701%2C227625701
  • Hedwig Werppert in entry for Mary Catharine Steiger, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German

    Age 2

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


    Age 13

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 20

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    German: from the medieval personal name Wīgbert, composed of the ancient Germanic elements wīg ‘battle, fight’ + berht ‘bright’.

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

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