Peter Jozias Kussee

11 September 1878–6 July 1940 (Age 61)
Arnemuiden, Zeeland, Netherlands

The Life of Peter Jozias

When Peter Jozias Kussee was born on 11 September 1878, in Arnemuiden, Zeeland, Netherlands, his father, Abraham Kusse, was 44 and his mother, Maatje Catherina Sporte, was 29. He married Mary Anna Lyda Ireson on 18 October 1905, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1890 and lived in Election Precinct 3, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1932. In 1940, at the age of 61, his occupation is listed as manager-owner of dry cleaner in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 6 July 1940, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, East Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Jozias Kussee
Mary Anna Lyda Ireson
Marriage: 18 October 1905
Don Ireson Kussee
Jack Ashby Kussee

Spouse and Children

18 October 1905
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Pieternella Kusse


    Prina Maria Kusse


    Elizabeth Kusse


    Jannis Kusse



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 12

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Kisse ( see Kissel ).

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

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Story Highlight

Peter Jozias KUSSEE

My grandfather died when I was 5. I know he liked to fish and often took me. I was his 1st grand child. He came to this country at age 10. Went from fruit stand, to bar tender, to cigar store co-owne …

Sources (3)

  • Peter J Kusses, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Peter J Kussee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Peter J Kussee, "United States Census, 1940"

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