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John Henry Kiger

Male 1855 - 1942  (86 years)


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  • Name John Henry Kiger  [1, 2
    Born 11 Sep 1855  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jun 1942  Wayne Co., Mo. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I0994  Merged Tree

    Father George Kiger,   b. 1825, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, 38th Illinois Infantry, Civil War, Nashville, Tn. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother Martha Farley,   b. 1835, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Wayne Co. Mo. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F410  Group Sheet

    Family Martha Elizabeth Ward,   b. 1 Mar 1865, Wayne Co. Mo. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1935, Wayne Co. Mo. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 11 May 1884  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Cora Kiger,   b. 1 Mar 1885, Wayne Co. Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Nora Kiger,   b. 1 Mar 1885
     3. Nancy Caroline Kiger,   b. 5 Jul 1886, Greenville, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1957, Greenville, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Martha Kiger,   b. 18 Jun 1888
     5. George Kiger,   b. 17 Aug 1889,   d. Jul 1977  (Age 87 years)
     6. Anna Kiger,   b. 11 Oct 1891
     7. Mary Dosha Kiger,   b. 15 Oct 1893
     8. D. Kiger
     9. Emily Kiger,   b. 15 Jan 1901, Wayne Co. Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1992, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Family ID F367  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • [18212.ged]

      [sweeze~2.FTW]

      From the files of the Wayne County Journal Banner, Piedmont, Mo., 1942.
      John Henry Kiger was born September 11, 1855, the son of George and Martha [Farley] Kiger, in the state of Illinois. He came to Missouri during the Civil War and was living at Greenville when his Father joined up with the Union Army. His father moved his family to Patterson, Mo. and left them there and went out in the Service and never returned. having been wounded and died in a hospital in Tennessee. The subject of this sketch then moved with his Mother to the farm now owned by Mr. Quinton on Bounds Creek, and lived there till the year 1917. On May 11, 1884, he was married to Martha Elizabeth Ward, daughter of the late Raney Ward. To this union was born nine children, 8 girls and one boy. His wife and two children, Mrs. Anna (Kiger) Talley and Nora preceeded him in death. He leaves to mourn his departure, Mrs. Cora Meador (Patterson) Mrs. Nancy Sweezea (Piedmont) Mrs. Fred Clark (Ellington) George Kiger (Piedmont) Mrs. Dosha Rainwater (Essex) Mrs. Dora Eads (Piedmont) Mrs. Emily Marler (Perryville): 49 Grandchildren, and 30 Great Grandchildren.
      At the age of 18 years he joined the New Prospect Baptist Church where he lived till the year 1924, when he moved his membership to Big Lake Baptist Church. He passed to the Great Beyond January 19, 1942 at the Brandon Hospital, Poplar Bluff, Mo., age 86 years 3 months 8 days. Funeral rites conducted Wednesday of the past week. The splendid citizen served as Church Clerk for many years for New Prospect Church and was a Church Deacon. His life was one of service to his fellowman, and in his passing many are grieved. - Contributed.

  • Sources 
    1. [S01648] sweeze.
      Date of Import: Aug 1, 1999

    2. [S12068] 18212.ged.
      Date of Import: Jun 7, 2001


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