William Peter Gies

1 February 1883–1955 (Age 71)
Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of William Peter

When William Peter Gies was born on 1 February 1883, in Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Gies, was 39 and his mother, Catharine Siegfried, was 41. He married Ellen M. Lucas about 1901, in Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1955, at the age of 72, and was buried in West Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Peter Gies
1883–1955
Ellen M. Lucas
1884–
Marriage: about 1901
Rose Elizabeth Gies
1903–1908
Herman J Gies
1909–
William Gies
1914–
Mary M Geis
1915–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1901
Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(4)

    Rose Elizabeth Gies

    Female1903–1908Female

    Herman J Gies

    Male1909–Male

    William Gies

    Male1914–Male

    Mary M Geis

    Female1915–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Gies

    Male1843–1907Male

    Catharine Siegfried

    Female1841–1888Female

siblings

(11)

    William Gies

    Male1868–1869Male

    Catharine T Gies

    Female1869–1939Female

    Elizabeth Gies

    Female1872–Female

    Henry L. Gies

    Male1872–Male

    Charles Gies

    Male1873–1874Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 North German: variant of Giese .2 Altered spelling of South German Giess, a variant of Güss ( see Guess ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • William P Geis in household of Catherine F Nowery, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William P Gise in household of Catherine T Nowery, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Gies, "United States Census, 1940"

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