Françoise Johanna Geng

Female25 September 1870–7 March 1895

Brief Life History of Françoise Johanna

When Françoise Johanna Geng was born on 25 September 1870, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, her father, Jacob Geng, was 22 and her mother, Elizabeth Zahn, was 17. She married Daniel Henry Meyer on 24 November 1892, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. She died on 7 March 1895, in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 24, and was buried in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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Daniel Henry Meyer
Françoise Johanna Geng
Marriage: 24 November 1892

Sources (10)

  • Francis J Geng in household of Jacob Geng, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Francoise Johanna Geng, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish, Birth Records, 1819-1906"
  • Frances J Geng, "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

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  • Marriage
    24 November 1892Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 2

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1872 · The Amnesty Act

    Age 2

    A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 11

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Jing, Lei, Xin, Yan, Dong Hong, Fu, Jia, Li, Lifeng, Liping, Mei, Ming Hui.

    South German: nickname for a fit, vigorous person, from Middle High German genge.

    Chinese: Mandarin form of the surname 耿, meaning ‘bright’ or ‘upright’ in ancient Chinese: (i) from the placename Geng (邢, sharing the same pronunciation with 耿 in ancient Chinese), the name of one of the capital cities (in present-day Wenxian in Henan province) during the reign of Zu Yi, the 14th king in the Shang dynasty (1600–1046 BC ). During the reign of Pan Geng, the 20th king in the Shang dynasty (1600–1046 BC ), the capital was moved to Bo (in present-day Shanqiu in Henan province). The nobles who still resided in the original capital adopted Geng (耿) as their surname. (ii) from Geng (耿), the name of a state (located in present-day Hejin in Shanxi province) during the Spring and Autumn Period (770–476 BC ), which was annexed by the state of Jin.

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

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