Person:William Gyger (1)

Watchers
William Alvin Gyger
m. 15 Aug 1841
  1. Martha Alice Gyger1843 - 1909
  2. Tabitha Louisa Gyger1844 - 1924
  3. Elizabeth Gyger1847 -
  4. William Alvin Gyger1850 - 1914
  5. Laura (Fannie) Gyger1852 - 1881
  • HWilliam Alvin Gyger1850 - 1914
  • WOlevia Smith1849 - 1927
  1. Jonnie Gyger1873 -
  2. Eugenea Gyger1875 -
  3. Charles B. Gyger1878 - 1956
  4. Causey C. Gyger1882 - 1950
  5. William E. Gyger1886 - 1918
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] William Alvin Gyger
Gender Male
Birth[3][4] 16 Aug 1850 Shawswick, Lawrence County, Indiana
Other[8] 1900 Shows up on census of Comanche County, Texas
Death[5] 30 Sep 1914 Proctor, Comanche County, Texas
Other[6] Buried at Proctor, Texas
Other[7] He was a Freemason

According to Ruby Lucille McLain he was called Uncle Billy.

1880 Census of E.D. 31, Comanche, Texas Page 101A

         Relation  Sex  Marr Age  Born   FB   MB   Occupation

Wm. GYGER Self M M 29 IN TN IN Farmer Levy GYGER Wife F M 30 TX USA USA Keeping House Jonnie GYGER Dau F S 7 TX IN TX At home Eugene GYGER Dau F S 5 TX IN TX At Home Charles GYGER Son M S 2 TX IN TX At Home

1900 Census of Comanche County, Texas p. 182A Name Birth Age Married Born FB MB Occupation Gyger, William Aug. 1850 49 29 yrs Ind KY TN Farmer

           Olevia  July 1849     50       29 yrs      TX   GA   AL
              (Had 5 kids all living)
           Dahnie(?)    Feb 1873       27        TX   IN   TX
           Eugenea Apr 1875       25        TX   IN   TX
           Chas. B May 1878     22          TX   IN   TX
           Causey C.    Oct 1882       17                       TX   IN     TX
           William E.   June 1886    13          TX   IN   TX

He was a Freemason

References
  1. Floyd and Arlene Gyger's notes.
  2. Schwarz; Kaufman; and Jacober. The Giger's Early American Settlers
    p. 10.
  3. Gail McLain.
  4. Country Cemeteries of Comanche County, Texas
    p. 66.
  5. Country Cemeteries of Comanche County, Texas
    p.66.
  6. Floyd and Arlene Gyger's notes.
  7. William Alvin Guyger's tombstone.
  8. Gail McLain.