Elijah Daniel Van Huss

Brief Life History 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 Van Huss, 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
1892–1959
Nancy Viola Gunn
1898–1970
Marriage: 3 September 1920
Elijah Ross VanHuss
1922–1924
Jesse Lee VanHuss
1928–1992
Daniel Franklin "Babe" VanHuss
1930–1983
Alonzo Wayne Van Huss*
1934–2013

Sources (12)

  • Lige Von Huss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elijah Van Huss, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Elijah Vanhuss, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

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

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

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

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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