George W. Guss

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

The Life Summary 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 4 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, and was buried in Wolford, Pierce, North Dakota, United States.

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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 May Guss
1906–1994
Georgia M Guss
1907–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1880Wolford, Pierce, North Dakota, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (14)

    +9 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

    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 (8)

    • George Guss in household of Uriah Guss, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Guss in entry for Clara G Knutsen, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
    • George W Guss, "United States Census, 1860"

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