|Name} Geiger, Leonard||Family History} Olson|
|Title}||Race} White||Sex} Male|
|Birth: Date} Fam 25 Dec 1895||Place} Minden, Pottawattamie, Iowa|
|Marr.1: Date} Exa 16 Jun 1924 C||Place} Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa|
|Marr.2: Date} Aft 1940||Place} , , Nebraska (Link)|
|Death: Date} Exa Feb 1974||Place} Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska|
|Burial: Date} Cir Feb 1974||Place} , , Nebraska|
|Parents: } Fred Geiger & Mary Reese|
Relationship No.} None
|1st Household No.} None|
| Occupation 1} Laborer |
Occupation 2} Bank bookkeeper
Smith, Velna Violet|
Wright, Hazel D.
Total Number of} 2
Leonard was born 25 Dec 1895 in Minden, Pottawattamie, Iowa. His parents were Fred Geiger and Marie
Reese. In the 1900 U.S. census, Leonard (Leonhard), 4, was living with his widowed mother Mariea and
three of his siblings, these being Theresia, 16, William, 8, and Christian, 6.|
In the 1910 U.S. census, Leonard, 14, was living with his stepfather Henry Stude, 67, and his mother Mary Stude, 46, in Pleasant Twp., Pottawattamie, Iowa. His stepfather was a farmer, and owned the farm with a mortgage. His younger Stude half-siblings were Johnie, 12, Margaret, 10, and Hattie, 7. Chris Arndt, 17, a nephew and farm laborer, was also in the household.
In the 1915 Iowa State census, Leonard was living in Minden, Pottawattamie, Iowa, and was a laborer. He had 7 years of grammar school, 1 year of high school, had earned $200 in the prior year, and listed his church affiliation as Congregational.
Leonard married Hazel Wright on 16 Jun 1924 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa. In the 1925 Iowa State census, Leonard, 28, and Hazel, 21, were living in Council Bluffs Ward 6, Pottawattamie, Iowa. They owned their house, worth $5,000. with a $4,000. mortgage. Leonard had completed 10 years of school, and Hazel 12 years.
In the 1930 U.S. census, Leonard, 31, and Hazel B., 26, had a 3½ year old daughter, Marjorie Ann, born 14 Sep 1927. They were living on Avenue E, Council Bluffs, Iowa. They owned their home, worth $5,000. and had a radio. Leonard was a bookkeeper for a bank.
Leonard is not found in the 1940 U.S. census. Hazel, 35, and now divorced, is living with her Marjorie Ann, 13, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa. In 1935 they had been living in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska. She is a saleslady in a millinery store. They are renting their home for $25. month, and she earned $340. in 1939. Marjorie Anne is in eighth grade.
Leonard was probably living in Omaha, Nebraska in 1935. Some time after 1940, he married Velna Violet Smith Henderson., probably in Nebraska. This was the second marriage for both. Leonard died in Feb 1974, last residence being Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska. Velna died 14 Jun 1981 in Omaha, Nebraska. Their burial place is not known.
Marjorie Ann Geiger, daughter of Leonard and Hazel, was a resident of Pinellas Park, Florida in 1992. She died 8 Jan 2005, her last residence being Pinellas Park.
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|Confirm. Date}||Photos} None|
|Immigr'n Date} N/A||Port} N/A|
|Education: Grade} or Top 2 Degrees}|
|Military: Service} for the State of}|
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