George W. Guss

4 November 1856–1916 (Age 59)
Mifflintown, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George W.

When George W. Guss was born on 4 November 1856, in Mifflintown, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Uriah Guss, was 35 and his mother, Catharine Sieber, was 32. He married Anna Bella McMeen about 1880, in Wolford, Pierce, North Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Turbett Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Pierce, North Dakota, United States in 1910. He died in 1916, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

George W. Guss
1856–1916
Anna Bella McMeen
1860–1971
Marriage: about 1880
Sara Catharine Guss
1882–1962
Clara Anna Guss
1884–1981
Charles Cleveland Guss
1887–1976
Uriah Cloyd Guss
1890–1955
William Howard Guss
1893–1894
Hugh Mc Meen Guss
1896–1896
Joseph Laird Guss
1897–1986
Clyde Milton Guss
1900–1908
Lester Samuel Guss
1903–1944
Georgia M Guss
1907–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1880
Wolford, Pierce, North Dakota, United States
children

(10)

    Sara Catharine Guss

    Female1882–1962Female

    Clara Anna Guss

    Female1884–1981Female

    Charles Cleveland Guss

    Male1887–1976Male

    Male1890–1955Male

    William Howard Guss

    Male1893–1894Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 7

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.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 16

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

German:1. nickname for an impetuous or effusive person, from Middle High German gus ‘outpouring’, ‘effusion’. 2. variant spelling of Güss ( see Guess ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Guss in household of Uriah Guss, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George W Guss, "United States Census, 1860"
  • D W Guss, "United States Census, 1910"

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