11 September 1878–6 July 1940 (Age 61)
Arnemuiden, Zeeland, Netherlands
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.
Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.
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 …