The Dutch Cemetery in Chinsurah: A Digital Archive of Memories

Johann Friedrich Geissler

Last Name: 
Geissler
First Name: 
Johann Friedrich
Spatial: 
Post-nominal titles: 
Doctor
year of death: 
1828
date of death: 
17.05.1828
Age at death: 
76 years
Gender: 
Male
Relationships: 
Husband of Mrs J.G Geissler
Full Epitaph: 
Aula Lucis (The palace of light). Beloved to all members of his family.
Occupation: 
Surgeon
Tomb architecture: 
Casket tomb with two-tiered roof
Detailed information: 

Will available. References to E. Nosky and van Zandyk in will and the opening words of his epitaph Aula Lucis is interesting. According to The Bengal Obituary, he was a believer in the fact that light is the origin and basis of every object in the universe, and the words 'Aula Lucis' on his grave bear testimony to this fact.

Any reason for importance: 
Mentioned in J.Z. Kiernander's memoirs. He is said to have met Geissler on the 14th of February, 1798, along with Mr. Verboon.
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This record has been created by:: 

Sudipto Mitra

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