Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Kiger, James

James Kiger

AKA: According to Nancy Michael, James Kiger was the only family member who spelled his surname, Kiger. His offspring also used this spelling.

Census: 1830, in Monroe Co., OH, Salem Twp.
James Kiger

Census: 1850, in Monroe Co., OH, Salem Twp., 159/159, 9 Sep 1850
James Kiger, 49, m. carpenter, $1000, PA; Lucinda, 39, f. OH
Goldy, 19, f. OH; Thomas, 16, m. clerk, OH; Hannah, 13, f. OH
Leonidas, 10, m. OH

OBITUARY: 8 Jul 1848, Obituary - died at the residence of this brother-in-law, James Kiger, in Clarington, [OH] on the 4th inst., Mr. Riley Cain, in the 22nd year of his age, youngest son of Richard and Hannah Cain who are among the oldest and most estimable of our citizens.
(Source: The Spirit of Democracy, 8 Jul 1848, from Fedorchak, Vol. IV, p. 42)

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