Person:August Weissgerber (1)

Watchers
August Weissgerber
  1. Heinrich Weissgerberabt 1854 - 1865
  2. August Weissgerber1857 - 1943
  3. Louis Weissgerber1859 - 1929
  4. Caroline Sophia Weissgerber1860 - 1924
  5. Earnest Weissgerber1863 - 1929
  6. William Weissgerberabt 1865 - bet 1929-1941
  7. Emma Weissgerber1867 - 1885
  8. Francis D. Weissgerber1870 - 1908
  9. Fredrick J. Weissgerber1873 - 1938
  10. Bertha Weissgerber1876 - 1947
  • HAugust Weissgerber1857 - 1943
  • WNancy Millerabt 1857 - 1935
m. 30 Nov 1884
  1. Clara Weissgerber1885 - 1941
  2. Harriet "Hattie" Weissgerber1887 - 1973
  3. Sophia Weissgerber1889 - 1968
  4. Josephine Weissgerber1891 - 1979
  5. John Albert Weissgerber1893 - 1961
Facts and Events
Name August Weissgerber
Gender Male
Birth[1][3][8][9] 21 Apr 1857 Lippe, Posey, Indiana, United States
Census[1] 1860 Monroe, Ohio, United States
Census[2] 1870 Monroe, Ohio, United States
Census[4] 1880 Randolph, Illinois, United States
Marriage 30 Nov 1884 Steeleville, Randolph, Illinois, United Statesto Nancy Miller
Residence abt 1897 Jackson, Illinois, United StatesMove to Kinkaid Township
with Nancy Miller
Census[5] 1900 Jackson, Illinois, United States
Census[6] 1910 Jackson, Illinois, United States
Death[3][7][9] 2 Feb 1943 Jackson, Illinois, United States
Burial[3][7][9][10] Jackson, Illinois, United StatesBower Cemetery
August Weissgerber's House in Kinkaid Township, Jackson County, Illinois.

According to Fern Brown née Bower, August's house burned down before he died. He had rented it out to someone when it happened.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Monroe, Ohio, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (1860), 335B, 1860, Primary quality.

    Roll: 1012
    Switzerland Twp; PO: Cameron O.; Pg No: 30

  2. Monroe, Ohio, United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, 149A, 1870, Primary quality.

    Roll: 1245
    Miltonsburg, Malaga Township, PO Woodsfield, Pg. 5

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 August Weissgerber Obituary. (Ava, IL, February 19, 1943), 1943, Primary quality.

    ==August Weissgerber Dies==

    August Weissgerber was born in Ohio April 21st, 1857, and departed this life at the home of his daughter, Mrs. George Kessel, February 11th, 1943, at the age of 85 years, 9 months and 21 days.

    He was the son of Reverend Fred- rick and Caroline Weissgerber. He was baptized in the Lutheran Church at an early age. He left Ohio and came to Randolph County, Illinois, in 1879, where he met and was united in marriage to Nancy Miller in 1884, who preceded him in death October 5, 1935. To this union four daugh- ters and one son were born, Clara Davis, who preceded him in death May 26, 1941. Those surviving are: Hattie Reeves of Monroe, Louisiana, Sophia Kessel, of Ava, Josephine Bower of East St. Louis. He also leaves to mourn his death 13 grand- children and several nephews, nieces and many friends.

    Funeral services were conducted at the home of the daughter, Mrs. Geo. Kessel, near Ava, Saturday, February 13, 1943, at 1:30 o'clock, by the Rev. Theo. A. Kessel. Interment was made in Bower Cemetery.

    Ava Citizen Friday, Feb. 19, 1943

  4. Wine Hill, Randolph, Illinois, United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, 526A, 1880, Primary quality.

    Roll: 244
    Pg No.: 18; SD: 8; ED: 104
    Working as a servant at neighbors, Trone Christoph

  5. Jackson, Illinois, United States. 1900 U.S. Census Population Schedule, 154A, 1900, Primary quality.

    Roll: 306
    Kinkaid Township; SD: 16; Ed: 24; Sheet no.: 2

  6. Jackson, Illinois, United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule, 182A, 1910, Primary quality.

    Roll: 293
    Kinkaid Twp; SD: 16; ED: 59; Sheet No: 8A

  7. 7.0 7.1 Survey of Bower Cemetery: Jackson, Illinois, 2011, Secondary quality.
  8. Lippe, Posey, Indiana, United States. History of Zion Evangelical Church, 9, 1920, Secondary quality.

    See citation 6 at his father's page proving his the elder Weissgerber's employment and residence at Lippe, Indiana, at this time.

  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Find A Grave, Secondary quality.

    Name: August Weissgerber
    Birth: Apr. 21, 1857
    Death: Feb. 11, 1943