Elijah Daniel Van Huss

21 March 1892–17 November 1959 (Age 67)
Garrard, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Elijah Daniel

When Elijah Daniel Van Huss was born on 21 March 1892, in Garrard, Kentucky, United States, his father, Daniel Dickerson VanHuss, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Caroline VanHuss, was 34. He married Alicia Crosby about 1912. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Thomas Township, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Garrett Township, Johnston, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 17 November 1959, in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Staley Cemetery, Early, Brown, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Daniel Van Huss
Alicia Crosby
Marriage: about 1912
Geneva VanHuss

Spouse and Children

about 1912
, Coleman, TX


    Geneva VanHuss


Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Dickerson VanHuss


    Sarah Caroline VanHuss




    Robert Lee Wesley VanHuss




    Pvt Grover Cleveland Van Huss


    George W. VanHuss


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 2

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 8

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 20

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lige Von Huss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elijah Vanhuss, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elijah Vanhuss in household of Daniel Vanhuss, "United States Census, 1920"

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