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flag    George Wilhelm  FEIGE

  (b. 27 January 1867Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 28 August 1930Webster, Massachusetts, USA )  
Age: 63
Cause of Death: heart problems
Summary: George Wilhelm FEIGE was born 27 January 1867 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA . George Wilhelm FEIGE was the child of Friedrich Wilhelm ("William") FEIGE and Augusta Amalie M THEUNERT and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Johann Gottfried FEIGE and Unknown VOGEL? (maternal)  Johann Karl Gottlieb THEUNERT and Johanna Rosalie MÄNNIG

He married  Charlotte Marie SALISBURY 16 February 1887 in Auburn, New York, USA .  The couple had (at least) 6 children. Charlotte Marie SALISBURY  was born 21 March 1868 in Ledyard, New York, USA (Aurora) .  She died 5 February 1935 in Webster, Massachusetts, USA .  She was the daughter of George Washington SALISBURY and Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH.

George Wilhelm FEIGE died 28 August 1930 in Webster, Massachusetts, USA.

Occupation: shoemaker, machinist, electrician



George Feige was born on January 27, 1867 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. He was the son of Prussian immigrants, Wilhelm Friedrich Feige and Augusta Amelia Theunert. George lived in Pittsfield from birth to early adulthood. He married Charlotte Salisbury on February 16, 1887 in Auburn, New York. George’s older sister, Ellen, and her husband, Frank Shorey, were living in Auburn at the time. They are probably in some way associated with George going there and eventually marrying there. Shortly after their marriage, the couple moved back to Pittsfield. George worked in a variety of occupations. His sister, Louisa, married Jacob Gimlich. Jacob was part owner of a brewery, Gimlich & White. George worked there for a while around 1889. Around 1890, George and Charlotte moved back to Auburn, NY. George became a shoemaker. He worked as a shoemaker until around 1899, at which time they moved to Webster, Massachusetts. George worked as a machinist in Webster. He later worked for his nephew, Charles W. Bergmann, and did bicycle repair work. This was around 1907. By 1912, he was working for Charles W. Bergmann, but was now an electrician. By 1928, George opened his own electrical supply store, located on School Street in Webster. He died in Webster on August 28, 1930, at the age of 63.


There is a Henry Feig born March 16, 1896 listed in the World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 living at 109 School St. in Webster. Birthplace listed as Bohemia;Austria. Related?


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George Wilhelm FEIGE married flag   Charlotte Marie SALISBURY-- Date: 16 February 1887 Place: Auburn, New York, USA
Charlotte Marie SALISBURY was the daughter of George Washington SALISBURY and Caroline Matilda (Carrie) SMITH


Married at 130 Owasco St., Auburn, New York

The Weekly Auburnian
Auburn, New York
February 18, 1887

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flag   Willard S FEIGE (b.28 July 1888, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 18 January 1929, Webster, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Anna R KORCH 22 May 1907

flag  Edward Evylyn FEIGE (b.12 September 1890, Auburn, New York, USA  d. 17 November 1938, Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA)
m. Catherine E MELIA abt. 1918

flag   Helen Louise FEIGE (b.9 October 1892, Auburn, New York, USA  d. 22 June 1954, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Henry Robert BRANDES 29 April 1919

World War I Soldier flag   George William FEIGE (b.28 March 1898, Auburn, New York, USA  d. 2 October 1918, , France)

flag   Gertrude Marie "Trudy" FEIGE (b.18 June 1900, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 27 June 1989, Louisville, Kentucky, USA)
m. Earle Dodge MASON 2 May 1924

flag   Charles Clifford "Kipp" FEIGE (b.4 July 1908, Webster, Massachusetts, USA  d. 6 July 1983, Dayton, Ohio, USA)
m. Blanid REIDY 5 December 1931


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1867 Birth. Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts.

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Birth
27 January 1867
Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)

1867 Baptism
Feige, Georg Wilhelm

b. 27 Jan 1864
Baptised 21 Apr 1867

Witnesses: Wm Hoffman, Wm...Read MORE...


Baptism - ZION'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF PITTSFIELD, MASS.
Georg Wilhelm Feige b. 27 Jan 1867, Taconic St., Pittsfield, MA - baptised 21 Apr 1867. Parents...Read MORE...


Birth
His birth and baptism record found at the Pittsfield Library shows he was born on 27 Jan 1864 and...Read MORE...


PITTSFIELD, MA -- 1867 - 1886?



1870
Taken July 30th, 1870, Pittsfield, MA shows William Feige Age 45, looks like Grocer? Ret? Prussia...Read MORE...


World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown


World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire


USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.
March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis &...Read MORE...


USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875
United States federal law enacted during the Reconstruction Era that guaranteed African Americans...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion
May 10, 1876: The Centennial Exhibition opened in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at which Caroline...Read MORE...


USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:
300 men of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer are wiped ...Read MORE...



1880
Pittsfield, Massachusetts shows William Feige, age 58, Prussia, Farmer living with Agusta Feige,...Read MORE...


USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
THE RED CROSS SOCIETY
At a meeting this evening, largely attended by prominent citizens and those...Read MORE...


29-Oct-1882, Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
Confirmation?
ZION'S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS - Parish Registers


USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

www.wikipedia.org - May 1, 1884

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

www.wikipedia.org - December 6, 1884

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.
The formal reception of Bartholdi's great statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World" took place at...Read MORE...


Auburn, New York, City Directory, 1886
Name: George Feige
Residence Year: 1886
Street Address: 112 Owaseo
Residence Place: Auburn, New...Read MORE...


AUBURN, NY -- 1886
Somewhere in this timeframe, George moved to Auburn, NY. His sister, Ellen and her husband (Frank...Read MORE...


World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

www.wikipedia.org - January 29, 1886

1887 Marriage / Partner
George Wilhelm FEIGE and Charlotte Marie SALISBURY 16 February 1887, Auburn, New York, USA
USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

www.wikipedia.org - February 2, 1887

Friday, February 18, 1887
Married – FEIGE – SALISBURY – At the home of bride, 130 Owasco St., on Wednesday evening, Feb. 16, ...Read MORE...


Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts - 1888
Pittsfield Directory 1888 - Ancestry.com - page 62

Feige George, bds Churchill, North...Read MORE...


PITTSFIELD, MA -- 1888 - 1890
After his marriage, George took his new wife back to Pittsfield (to meet the rest of his family?)....Read MORE...


1888 Birth of Child
Willard S FEIGE was born 28 July 1888, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville)
1889
Name Business Name Occupation Location City State Year

William Feige farmer ...Read MORE...


Pittsfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1889
Name: George Feige
Residence Year: 1889
Street Address: 25 Onota
Residence Place: Pittsfield,...Read MORE...



AUBURN, CAYUGA, NY -- 1890 - 1898
George and Charlotte returned to Auburn, NY. After the death of George's father (1892), his mother...Read MORE...


Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts - 1890
Pittsfield Directory 1890 - Ancestry.com - Page 64

Feige George, rem to Auburn, N. Y.
Feige...Read MORE...


1890 Birth of Child
Edward Evylyn FEIGE was born 12 September 1890, Auburn, New York, USA
USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ sdtimeln.htm - December 29, 1890

1892 Auburn, Ward 1, E.D. 2, Cayuga, New York
George Feige, m, 26, US Citizen, shoemaker
Charlot Feige, f, 24, US Citizen
Willard Feige, m, 4,...Read MORE...



June 16, 1892
Living in Auburn, New York at the time of his father's death, according to his estate...Read MORE...


USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.
New York, Jan. 1. - Without any ceremony or formal opening the immigration officials of this city...Read MORE...


1892 Birth of Child
Helen Louise FEIGE was born 9 October 1892, Auburn, New York, USA
World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition
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USA 1894 - Pullman strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894. It...Read MORE...


Auburn, Cayuga New York - 1895
The Auburn City Directory 1895 - Ancestry.com, page 144

Feige, George W., shoemaker, h 32...Read MORE...


World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike


Auburn NY City Directory 1897-98
George is living at 9 Catlin with his mother, Augusta. Augusta is a widow.
Auburn, NY 1897-98 City Directory (http://distantcousin.com/Directories/NY/Auburn/1897_98/)

Auburn, Cayuga New York
Secret Societies Con.
Junior Order, II A HI - Pride of Cayuga Council No 23. Organized November...Read MORE...


USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.
in 1897, at 6 am, over 100 people crowded onto the first train to travel through a tunnel under...Read MORE...


USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

The World Almanac of the U.S.A, by Allan Carpenter and Carl Provorse, 1996 -

1898 Birth of Child
George William FEIGE was born 28 March 1898, Auburn, New York, USA

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
On December 10, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. The once-proud...Read MORE...


Auburn, Cayuga New York - 1899
The Auburn City Directory 1899 - Ancestry.com - Page 174

Feige, Augusta, widow William, res 26...Read MORE...


1900 Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts
George is 33. He is listed as a machinist living in Webster, Massachusetts. He was born in...Read MORE...


WEBSTER, WORCESTER, MA -- 1900 - 1930
Shortly before (or after) the death of his mother (1900), George moved to Webster, Massachusetts....Read MORE...


USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.
The Gold Standard Act a Law.
Washington, March 15. - The gold standard act passed by congress,...Read MORE...


USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.
THE KIOWA SALOONS RAIDED.
Mrs. Carrie Nation, of this City, Invaded Six of Them last Thursday....Read MORE...


1900 Birth of Child
Gertrude Marie "Trudy" FEIGE was born 18 June 1900, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
World History 1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.

www.wikipedia.org - January 22, 1901

Webster, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1902
Name: George W Feige
Residence Year: 1902
Street Address: 6 Cutler
Residence Place: Webster,...Read MORE...


World History 1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication
One hundred years ago on Saturday, a young Italian inventor named Guglielmo Marconi stood on a...Read MORE...


USA 1903 - June 16 - Ford Motor Company is incorporated in Detroit, Michigan

June 16, 1903

USA 1903 - October - First World Series
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USA 1904 - April 30 – The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri (closes December 1).
Ice-cream cones were first served in 1904 at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition world's fair in St....Read MORE...


USA 1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
February 23 – For $10 million, the United States gains control of the Panama Canal Zone...

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World History 1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.

www.wikipedia.org - April 7, 1906

1907
George W. Feige living at 59 1/ 2 School Street in Webster, Massachusetts. He is listed as a Bicycle ...Read MORE...


1908 Birth of Child
Charles Clifford "Kipp" FEIGE was born 4 July 1908, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
Tuesday, August 4, 1908
George W. Feige of Webster, Mass., formerly of Auburn, is visiting relatives here for a few days.
The Auburn Citizen
Auburn, New York
Tuesday, August 4, 1908

USA 1908 - September 27 – Henry Ford produces his first Model T automobile.

www.wikipedia.org - September 27, 1908

1910
George is 43 living in Webster, Massachusetts. He was married at age 20. He was born in...Read MORE...


1912
George W. Feige electrician at 110 Main St in Webster, MA. His home was 59 1/ 2 School St. Also...Read MORE...


World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
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USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
MANY STATES TO DEDICATE HIGHWAY
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USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

www.wikipedia.org - December 23, 1913

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
GIVES APPROVAL TO MOTHERS' DAY
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
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World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
August 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia. France and Belgium begin full...Read MORE...


1915 Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts
George W. Feige electrician at 110 Main St in Webster, MA. His home was 59 1/ 2 School St. Also...Read MORE...


USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
facilitated by a newly invented vacuum tube amplifier, ceremonially inaugurated by Alexander Graham ...Read MORE...


World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

www.wikipedia.org - May 7, 1915

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

www.americaslibrary.gov - May 30, 1916

Laws Relating to Licensing and List of Electricians Registered by the Massachusetts State Examiner of Electricians for the year ending November 18, 1917
List of Journeymen

Feige, Geo. W. 59 1/ 2 School St., Webster - License No. B1837

USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
Citizenship for Porto Ricans.
From the New York Herald.

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USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
U.S. At War
GERMAN SHIPS ARE SEIZED
HOUSE PASSES WAR BILL BY VOTE 373-50

Washington, April 6 - ...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
AVERAGE MAN HAS A 20 TO 1 CHANCE OF BEING DRAFTED
But He Must Register on Tuesday or Go to...Read MORE...



1918 Death of Child
George William FEIGE died 2 October 1918, , France
World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.

www.wikipedia.org - October 31, 1918


World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to...Read MORE...


USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:
The United States Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto....Read MORE...


1920
George is 52 years old (born in Massachusetts, parents born in Prussia/ Germany). He his living at...Read MORE...


Laws Relating to Licensing and List of Electricians Registered by the Massachusetts State Examiner of Electricians as of Record October 1, 1920 - published Jan 1921
List of Masters
Bergmann, Charles W. 218-222 Main Street, Webster, License #344

List of...Read MORE...



Saturday, July 9, 1921
Mr. George Feige of Webster, Mass., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shorey at 57 ½ Owasco Street.
The Auburn Citizen
Auburn, New York
Saturday, July 9, 1921

Webster, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1922
Name: George W Feige
Gender: M (Male)
Residence Year: 1922
Street Address: 283 School
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USA 1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
Citizenship Given Indians
- Long Beach Press -

Every native-born Indian in this country is...Read MORE...


1928 Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts
George W. Feige, electrical supplies at 43 School St. in Webster, MA, living at 283 School St....Read MORE...


1929 Death of Child
Willard S FEIGE died 18 January 1929, Webster, Massachusetts, USA
World History 1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty
Lateran Concordat of 1929
On February 11th, 1929, an historic treaty was signed between the...Read MORE...


USA 1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre
Gunmen of Alphonse Capone (1899-1947) murder seven rival Chicago mobsters in the "St. Valentine's...Read MORE...



1930 283 School Street, Webster, MA
George Feige, 63, b. MA, parents b. Germany, proprietor of electric store, age at first marriage...Read MORE...


Webster Evening Times, Webster, MA
Friday, August 29, 1930

"George W. Feige Dies Yesterday, Aged 63 Years

George W. Feige widely known resident of Webster, and for many years in the electrical business, died yesterday afternoon at his home, 283 School street. He has been a sufferer from heart trouble for some time. Mr. Feige was 63 years of age and for the past few years has conducted an electrical store. He was for many years employed at the C. W. Bergnann store on Main street.

He was a native of Pittsfield, but has lived most of his life in Webster. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Charlotte M. (Salisbury) and two sons, Edward E. of Bridgeport, and Charles Clifford Feige of Worcester; two daughters, Mrs. Henry Brandes of Webster, and Mrs. Earl E. Mason of Chicago.

The funeral service will be from the home tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Chester A. Wheeler, pastor of the Congregational church, officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion cemetery, in charge of Undertaker O. Floyd Nolf"

George is buried at: Mount Zion Cemetery
Old Worcester Rd.
Rte 12
Webster, Massachusetts, USA



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