Gieger Bible

Submitted by
Gerald A. Gieger
P.O. Box 40471
Everman, TX 76140



Re-transcribed from Photocopies of the Record Pages from the original Bible
which is presumed lost...Bracketed [ ] information was included for
clarity from proven facts by this transcriber.

The inverse of these pages bear the stamp 'Certified True Contact Reflex
Copy Without Retouching or Alteration Gulfoto 407 W. Howard, Biloxi,

Photo Pages are in the possession of the Covington County Genealogical and
Historical Society, Seminary, MS.

Transcription of this Bible was printed by the Mississippi Genealogical
Society of Jackson, MS in Cemetery and Bible Records Volume II, pgs 77-78,
however the surname was misspelled and numerous errors were included which
have been proven incorrect, i.e., the transcription does not match other
Records on file, or grave markers, while several entries were omitted.


Family Record

Jesse Gieger was born March the 20th 1793
Tobitha Gieger wife of Jesse Gieger was born July the 22nd 1793 [Tobitha
Zachariah Gieger was born May the 1st 1814
Lucretia S.Y. Gieger was born May the 20th 1816 [Mary Lucretia]
AB Martin Gieger was born April the 25th 1819 [Abram Martin]
J.S. Gieger was born May the 27th 1822 [James Samuel]
Selete an Gieger was born August the 22nd 1824
Elias E Gieger was born April the 14th 1829 [Elias Eli]
Mary M Gieger was born March the 28th 1833 [Mary Magdalene]
Lucinda Gieger was born March the 15th 1835
Anzonette R West was born August the 12th 1856

C.T. Rawles was borned December 10 1859 [Charles Timothy]
Martha Gieger was borned November the 14th 1849 [Martha Jane]
Charity Rawles was borned June 2nd 1884
Bernice Rawles was borned February 8th 1885
Maggie Rawles was borned March 3rd 1887
Charles P. Rawles was borned July 8th 1889
Maye Belle Rawles was borned February 17th 1893

James Martin was born October the 6th 1756 [Tobitha's Father]
Mary Martin his wife was born August the 12th 1764 [Tobitha's Mother]
Abraham Gieger was born June the 11th 1761 [Jessie's Father]
Mercy [Martin] Gieger his wife was born April the 24th 1771 [Jessie's

Ma teopolis Wilson Dun was born April the 16th 1864. First son of A.J. Dun
Angeline Lefait was born July the 16th 1847 [Lafayette?]
William P. Long was born August 19th A.D. 1844
Lucinda Jane Long was born August the 29th 1867. Named by her mother
Angeline Long


Jessie Gieger & Tobitha Martin was married March the 11th 1813
Lucinda Gieger & Benjamin West was married November the 24th 1851
Benjamin Gieger & Mary Speed was married April the 21st 1879
Jessie Gieger was married to Susan Welch November the 8th 1871
T R Welch married T E Gieger December 27th 1877 [Timothy Ransom\Tobitha
E W Gieger was married to E.S. Lowry November the 21st 1881 [Equilla
Winfield\Evaline S.]
C T Rawles was married to M.J. Gieger November the 16th 1881 [Charles
Timothy\Martha Jane]
L.D. Gieger was married to A.J. Rawles November the 15th 1881 [Lorenzo
Dow\Angeline Jane]
M.L. Gieger was married to M.L. Welch January the 16th 1878 [Martin
Luther\Martha Laney]
William P. Long and Angeline La Fayette were married November 15th A.D.
1866, by the Reverend J.J. Creel [P.P. Creel???]

[Note: A marriage entry following M.L. Gieger and M.L. Welch is too faint to
read...It is thought to be that of Z.R. Gieger to Mitt Lowry who is the only
child of Zachariah that is not included. They married on March 17, 1875]


James S Gieger departed this life March the 23rd 1868 [James Samuel]
Martha Dikes the wife of Benjamin Dikes departed this life May the 1st 1863
Grandfather Gigger departed this life October the 20th 1871 [Jessie]
Grandmother Gieger departed this life November the 18th 1871 [Tobitha]