Lorenzo Dow Gieger Cemetery
Covington County, Mississippi

Location: This Cemetery is located on the old Lorenzo Dow Gieger Farm, outside Collins, MS on Mitchell Road off Highway 588. Enclosed by a chain-link fence, it is well maintained by the present owner of the surrounding property, Jessie GIEGER who is the gg-grandson of Lorenzo Dow GIEGER. All of the following are clearly marked with upright headstones.

Submitted by Gerry Gieger on July 26, 2001.

 

L. D. GIEGER
Born 1 Mar 1862
Died 29 June 1909
"He died as he lived, a Christian" 

A. Jane GIEGER
[maiden name: Angeline Rawls]
[Wife of L. D. GIEGER]
Born 28 September 1860
Died 18 December 1938
"She was the Sunshine of our home" 

J. Alonzo GIEGER
Born 11 November 1885
Died 8 July 1965 

Emma M. GIEGER
[maiden name: Miller]
[Wife of J. Alonzo GIEGER]
Born 28 November 1890
Died 24 June 1988 

Jewell GIEGER
Daughter of J. A & E. M. GIEGER
Born 15 November 1913
Died 17 November 1915
?Our Darling Baby? 

Jessie N. GIEGER
Born 23 April 1907
Died 16 January 1975 

Hilra D. GIEGER
[maiden name: Davis]
[Wife of Jessie N. GIEGER]
Born 4 April 1904
Died 17 July 1961 

Wiley G. GIEGER
Born 14 March 1915
Died 3 February 1982 

Edith W. GIEGER
[Wife of Wiley G. GIEGER]
Born 24 February 1920
Died 15 November 1989 

One unmarked grave is located in the corner of the cemetery; An Infant child of Percy WOODS, who died about 1934. 

(Information inside [ ] was added by the submitter for clarity...Additional graves may be located inside the fenced area, however they are not marked and no record exists to suggest their locations.)

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