Bennie Melvin Huss

1900–October 1982 (Age 82)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Bennie Melvin

When Bennie Melvin Huss was born in 1900, in Indiana, United States, his father, Earnest Henry Huss, was 34 and his mother, Clara Alice Claypool, was 24. He married Mazel Lavina Loveland on 19 January 1922, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Durand, Durand, Shiawassee, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. He died in October 1982, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Bennie Melvin Huss
Mazel Lavina Loveland
Marriage: 19 January 1922
Walter Ward Huss

Spouse and Children


    Mazel Lavina Loveland


19 January 1922
Michigan, United States


    Walter Ward Huss


Parents and Siblings

    Earnest Henry Huss


    Clara Alice Claypool




    Marie Benadine Huss


    Ernest Harley Huss



    Marie Huss Pruyne


World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 0

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 North German: status name for a householder or for someone who lived or worked at a house, Middle Low German hūs ‘house’ ( see House ).2 Czech and Slovak (Hus), German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Czech husa ‘goose’ ( see Husa ).3 German: from the Germanic personal name Huzo, a short form of any of the various compound names formed with hugi ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Melvin B Huss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Melvin B Huss, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Melvin Bennie Huss, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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