Biography of Christian Geiger
Allen County, OH Biographies

CHRISTIAN GEIGER, farmer, P. O, Columbus Grove, Putnam County, was born in Switzerland, November 16, 1835; son of Peter and Anna (Welty) Geiger, also natives of Switzerland, former of whom came to America in 1837, settling on a farm in Richland Township, and raised a family of eight children. Christian, the youngest, was reared on the farm, receiving a common school education, and has made farming the business of his life. He is the owner of a well-improved farm of eighty acres of land. He was married, in 1858, to Anna, daughter of Peter Thut, a native of Switzerland and a pioneer of Allen County. To Mr. Geiger and wife were born Elizabeth (wife of Albert Shutz, a farmer in this county), Elias (a farmer), Emma (at home), Mary and Sarah. Mr. and Mrs. Geiger are members of the Mennonite Church. In politics he is a Democrat.

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