John Wyss

20 February 1860–6 July 1953 (Age 93)
Isenfluh, Lauterbrunnen, Bern, Switzerland

The Life of John

When John Wyss was born on 20 February 1860, in Isenfluh, Lauterbrunnen, Bern, Switzerland, his father, Christian Wyss, was 27 and his mother, Susanna Feutz, was 24. He married Mary P Lehman on 4 September 1890, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1880 and lived in Salt Creek Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Sugar Creek Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States for about 30 years. In 1920, at the age of 60, his occupation is listed as farmer in Sugar Creek Township, Wayne, Ohio, United States. He died on 6 July 1953, in Fremont, Sandusky, Ohio, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Kidron, Wayne, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wyss
1860–1953
Mary P Lehman
1863–1933
Marriage: 4 September 1890
Metta Matilda Wyss
1891–1975
David Wellington Wyss
1893–1975
Emma Malinda Wyss
1894–1952
Benjamin Franklin Wyss
1897–1978
John Calvin Wyss
1899–1990
Mary Magdelena Wyss
1901–1988
Anna Marie Wyss
1902–1978
Elizabeth Wyss
1905–1905
Luella May Wyss
1906–

Spouse and Children

    Male1860–1953Male

    Mary P Lehman

    Female1863–1933Female

MARRIAGE
4 September 1890
Wayne, Ohio, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Christian Wyss

    Male1832–1895Male

    Female1835–1897Female

siblings

(5)

    Christian Wyss

    Male1856–1932Male

    Female1858–Female

    Male1860–1953Male

    David Wyss

    Male1871–1902Male

    Emil Wyss

    Male1874–1908Male

World Events (8)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863

Age 3

Jean Henru Dunant founded the Red Cross in Geneva.
1886

Age 26

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Swiss German: Alemannic form of Weiss .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Weiss, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Wyss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Wyss, "United States Census, 1930"

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