Joseph Gans

1825–3 March 1912 (Age 87)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Gans was born in 1825, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, his father, Daniel Gans, was 45 and his mother, Hester Neff, was 35. He had at least 3 sons and 5 daughters with Melissa Kaizer. He lived in Green Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 3 March 1912, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Gans
1825–1912
Melissa Kaizer
1830–1913
Allen Gans
1852–1866
Susan Elizabeth Gans
1855–1855
Ella Cora Gans
1858–1917
Mary Emma Gans
1858–1863
Daniel Walter Gans
1862–1938
Ida Gans
1866–1868
Harriet Gans
1871–1912
John Gans
1872–1872

Spouse and Children

    Male1825–1912Male

    Melissa Kaizer

    Female1830–1913Female

children

(8)

    Male1852–1866Male

    Susan Elizabeth Gans

    Female1855–1855Female

    Ella Cora Gans

    Female1858–1917Female

    Mary Emma Gans

    Female1858–1863Female

    Daniel Walter Gans

    Male1862–1938Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    John Gans

    Male1811–1895Male

    Susan Gans

    Female1813–1881Female

    Catherine Gans

    Female1814–1888Female

    Hannah Gans

    Female1816–1883Female

    Maria Gans

    Female1817–1839Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1845

Age 20

In 1844 Spring Grove Cemetery articles of incorporation were prepared. They were granted on 21 Jan 1845. The first interment at Spring Grove Cemetery was on 1 Sep 1845.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 35

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch:1. from Dutch and German gans ‘goose’, hence a nickname for a foolish person or a metonymic occupational name for someone who bred or tended geese, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a goose. 2. nickname for a healthy or strong person, from Middle Low German gans ‘whole’, ‘complete’, ‘healthy’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Gans, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph Gans, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph Gans in entry for Ella Cora Gans Craven, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

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