Friday, July 7, 2017

August and Salome Seeger

August (sometimes listed as Augustus) Seeger was born on February 26, 1823 in Bromberg, Posen. His occupation was listed in several Sandusky City Directories as a tallow chandler, or candle manufacturer. He resided on Adams Street in Sandusky, Ohio. According to the records on file at Erie County Probate Court, on April 15, 1858, August Seeger married Salome Traeger. Page 279 of the book SANDUSKY THEN AND NOW, tells us that Salome's maiden name was Salome Krueger. She was born in November, 1820 in Alsace. She first married George Traeger, who died in an accident in 1852.

August Seeger died on July 7, 1886. He was laid to rest at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. Mrs. Salome Seeger passed away on October 3, 1893. Mrs. Seeger was buried next to August Seeger at Oakland Cemetery. She was survived by two children from her first marriage, George Traeger and Mrs. Rosa Traeger Goosman.

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