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.
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 .
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