Sigler, George William


George William Sigler
b: 1 AUG 1903
d: 5 JUL 1956
Biography

Notes from Margaret (mom) abt 2005:

1. The Siglers lived on Edwards Road, Parsippany after moving from West Orange, around 1938. Margaret was about 7 years old. Parsippany was called Rockway Neck.

2. Margaret was called “Gertie” till she was about 18 and my dad, Daniel, called her Margie.

3. George Sigler & Mary MacInnis were married secretly and lived apart so George could finish school. George lived with his father and stepmother. If his father knew he had married he would have cut him off financially.

4. During WW II May Sigler worked at a factorymaking parts for airplanes. She worked swing shift and it was the first time she ever wore slacks.

5. May and George rented out their home and moved down the road to a larger home, where Maeopened a convalesence home. This happened when Margie was about 16.

6. They always had horses, cows and chickens.

7. The Sigler family had always been Reformed Dutch religion till William Henry married Anna Meehan and that line became Irish Catholic.

8. George quit high school in 10th grade, went back after 2 years and completed 11th and 12th grade.

He went to college and studied to be a lawyer for 2 years and dropped out. Eventually became an accountant.

9. He quit school due to the depression, got an accountanting job at Edison. He worked for 25 years and never missed one day of work.

10. Artisically gifted in drawing, particularly people and architecture.

Wedding Place: Saint Vincent de Paul Chruch, Morris County, New Jersey

George”s address at time of wedding: 572 Main Street, East Orange, Essex, New Jersey

Mary”s address: 19 McKinley Avenue, East Orange, Essex, New Jersey

Witnesses: William Riley and Catherine McMasters (lived with Mary)

Priest: Edward L.M. McDonald

Facts
  • 1 AUG 1903 – Birth – ; West Orange, Essex, New Jersey
  • 5 JUL 1956 – Death – Y ; Parsippany, Morris, New Jersey
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Family Group Sheet – Child
PARENT (U) ?
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PARENT (U) ?
Birth
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CHILDREN
MGeorge William Sigler
Birth1 AUG 1903West Orange, Essex, New Jersey
Death5 JUL 1956Parsippany, Morris, New Jersey
Marriage31 AUG 1924to Mary “May” Catherine MacInnis at East Orange, Essex, New Jersey
Family Group Sheet – Spouse
PARENT (M) George William Sigler
Birth1 AUG 1903West Orange, Essex, New Jersey
Death5 JUL 1956 Parsippany, Morris, New Jersey
Marriage31 AUG 1924to Mary “May” Catherine MacInnis at East Orange, Essex, New Jersey
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Mary “May” Catherine MacInnis
Birth28 AUG 1900Little Judique, Inverness, Nova Scotia
Death16 SEP 1969 Parsippany, Morris, New Jersey
Marriage31 AUG 1924to George William Sigler at East Orange, Essex, New Jersey
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CHILDREN
FMargaret Gertrude Sigler
Birth11 NOV 1931Orange, Essex, New Jersey
Death4 MAR 2023
Marriageto Daniel Earl Hansen
Descendancy Chart
George William Sigler b: 1 AUG 1903 d: 5 JUL 1956
Mary “May” Catherine MacInnis b: 28 AUG 1900 d: 16 SEP 1969
Margaret Gertrude Sigler b: 11 NOV 1931 d: 4 MAR 2023
Daniel Earl Hansen b: 1 DEC 1930 d: 2 APR 2021