Christian Matthew Dauss

13 November 1914–25 July 1996 (Age 81)
South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan, United States

The Life of Christian Matthew

When Christian Matthew Dauss was born on 13 November 1914, in South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, his father, Ludwig Dauss, was 34 and his mother, Angela Weber, was 28. He married Lydia Evelyn Dauss on 11 September 1938, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 25 July 1996, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside, California, United States.

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Christian Matthew Dauss
Lydia Evelyn Dauss
Marriage: 11 September 1938
Christian George Dauss

Spouse and Children

11 September 1938
Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · The Cleveland Metro Parks

Age 3

The vision of the Cleveland Metropolitan Park came from William Albert Stinchcomb when he was appointed chief engineer of the City Parks Department. The Parks are a system of nature preserved parks encircling the city. It is unofficially referred to as the Emerald Necklace, because of the ring of green around the city. It is home to over 300 miles of trails as well as nature education centers, golf courses, and a zoo. Today the site gets over 18 million visitors a year with varying amenities and geographical features.
1936 · The Great Lakes Exposition

Age 22

Also known as the World's Fair of 1936, the Great Lakes Exposition was held along the shore of Lake Erie. It commemorated the centennial of Cleveland's incorporation as a city. It was designed after the Chicago World's Fair and exposed visitors to the cultures of other countries, celebrated industry, and promoted local businesses. Overall, the Fair drew in 11 million visitors during its two season run.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pfaus, a variant of Pfautz , a nickname for a self-important person, or possibly an altered spelling of Fass .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christ Dauss in household of Ludwig Dauss, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Christian Dauss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Christian Dauss, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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