Abraham Aughey "Alec" Guss

15 February 1852–8 August 1914 (Age 62)
Mifflintown, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Abraham Aughey "Alec"

When Abraham Aughey "Alec" Guss was born on 15 February 1852, in Mifflintown, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Uriah Guss, was 31 and his mother, Catharine Sieber, was 27. He married Sarah E Kearns in 1877, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Decatur Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Decatur, Decatur Township, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 8 August 1914, in Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Lewistown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Aughey "Alec" Guss
1852–1914
Sarah E Kearns
1855–
Marriage: 1877
Nancy Olive Guss
1878–
Rhoda Catherine Guss
1880–1951
Philip Kearns Guss
1883–1965

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1877Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 11
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 18
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): from the Old Swedish personal name Guse, Gusse.South German (Güss): topographic name for someone who lived near a torrent or on a flood plain, from Middle High German güsse ‘flood, flooding’. Compare Guess .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Guess

    Sources (6)

    • Abraham Guss in household of Uriah Guss, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Abraham Guss in entry for George D Kephart and Rhoda E Guss, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Abram A Guss, "United States Census, 1910"

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