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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George W. Guss
Anna Bella McMeen
Marriage: about 1880
Sara Catharine Guss
Clara Anna Guss
Charles Cleveland Guss
Uriah Cloyd Guss
William Howard Guss
Hugh Mc Meen Guss
Joseph Laird Guss
Clyde Milton Guss
Lester Samuel Guss
Georgia M Guss

Spouse and Children

about 1880
Wolford, Pierce, North Dakota, United States


    Sara Catharine Guss


    Clara Anna Guss


    Charles Cleveland Guss



    William Howard Guss


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+10 More Children

World Events (8)


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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