Clara F Guss

Female4 May 1864–4 July 1949

Brief Life History of Clara F

When Clara F Guss was born on 4 May 1864, in Mifflintown, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Uriah Guss, was 43 and her mother, Catharine Sieber, was 40. She married George Brenton Hittle on 16 December 1886, in Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Pierce, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years and Wolford, Pierce, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 July 1949, at the age of 85.

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George Brenton Hittle
Clara F Guss
Marriage: 16 December 1886
Vera Gaynelle Hittle
Charles Franklin Hittle
Anna Catherine Hittle
George William Hittle
Sarah Ellen Hittle
Ella L. Hittle
Lola Guss Hittle
Lulla Hittle
Esther Josephine Hittle

Sources (11)

  • Clara Guss in household of Uriah Guss, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Clara F Guss, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • George Brenton Hittle in the North Dakota, U.S., State Death Certificates, 1908-2007

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 December 1886Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 13

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.


    Age 23

    Historical Boundaries: 1887: Bottineau, Dakota Territory, United States 1887: Pierce, Dakota Territory, United States 1889: Pierce, North Dakota, United States

    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.

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