Samuel Gauger

7 April 1888–12 June 1964 (Age 76)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Gauger was born on 7 April 1888, in Illinois, United States, his father, Philip Gauger Sr, was 29 and his mother, Lydia Unsicker, was 26. He married Priscilla Aldine Helderle on 12 March 1916. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Tremont, Tazewell, Illinois, United States in 1910 and West Point Township, White, Indiana, United States in 1930. He died on 12 June 1964, in Wolcott, White, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Apostolic Cemetery, Princeton Township, White, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Gauger
Priscilla Aldine Helderle
Marriage: 12 March 1916
Anne Isabelle Gauger
Marvin Chris Gauger

Spouse and Children

12 March 1916


    Anne Isabelle Gauger



Parents and Siblings

    Philip Gauger Sr


    Lydia Unsicker





    Emma Gauger



    Philip C. Gauger


    Peter H. Gauger


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German gougern ‘to wander around or stagger’, presumably a nickname for someone with a peculiar gait.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Gauger in household of Philip Gauger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sam Gauger, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sam Gauger, "United States Census, 1920"

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