Annie Geiger

27 May 1876–5 July 1951 (Age 75)
Lexington, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Annie

When Annie Geiger was born on 27 May 1876, in Lexington, South Carolina, United States, her father, Dr. John William Geiger Sr., was 44 and her mother, Annie Elizabeth Gardner, was 34. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Cook B. Rorer. She lived in Congaree, Lexington, South Carolina, United States for about 20 years and Congaree Township, Lexington, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 5 July 1951, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States.

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Cook B. Rorer
Annie Geiger
William C Rorer
Annie C Rorer

Spouse and Children



    William C Rorer


    Annie C Rorer


Parents and Siblings

    Dr. John William Geiger Sr.


    Annie Elizabeth Gardner






    Mary Theresa Geiger


    Albert Calvin Geiger


    Michael Geiger


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World Events (8)

1878 · Liberian Exodus

Age 2

April 21, 1878, around 206 African Americans boarde the ship Azor for Liberia.The cause for this is with the rise of political power, it makes life even harder for the African Americans.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

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

South German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a violin player or maker, Middle High German gīger (an agent derivative of gīge ‘violin’), German Geiger.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Annie E Rover in household of Cook B Rover, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Annie E Bones in household of Cook B Bones, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ann E Rorer in household of John W Geiger, "United States Census, 1920"

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