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Charles Guss descendents
Posted by: Dan Snyder Date: December 17, 2000 at 15:52:14
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The info I have on Charles Guss is:
Charles Guss (or Gus) was born in Germany about 1732 and came to this country from Baden Germany about 1750. He was a school teacher and spent most of his life in Vincent Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania. He married Mary Shunk, daughter of Simon Shunk. Charles died in 1795 and Mary died in 1821 at age 80. Both are buried at the Rhodes’ Mennonite Meeting House near Spring City (between Phoenixville and Pottstown, PA). Descendents of Charles and Mary Shunk Guss were:
       A. Mary Magdalena (ca 1762- )
       B. Charles, Jr. (ca.1765- ) m. Martha Limburg
              1. Samuel settled in Pottsville
              2. John (1780/85-ca 1833) m. ???? went to Sunbury, PA, was a tailor
                     a. 6 Others (3 boys, 3 girls)       
                     b. Rosanna (1816-1877) m. Daniel Snyder (1809-1855)
                            (1) John Young Snyder
                            (2) Sara Ann Snyder
                            (3) Evalina Snyder
                            (4) Caleb Hurst Snyder
                            (5) Alice Snyder
                            (6) Rosa Kate Snyder
                            (7) Daniel Snyder (twin)
                            (8) Guss Snyder (twin)
              3. Casper of Freemont, Ohio
              4. Lewis of Winnemac, Indiana
              5. Christiana
              6. Sophia
              7. Catharine
       C. Rachel m. Conrad Holman
       D. Catherine (twin)
       E. Elizabeth (twin)
       F. Simon (1773-1818) m. Barbara Knerr (ca 1768-1843) (dau. of Henry Knerr)
              1. Henry ( -1846?)
              2. John (no family)
              3. Samuel ( -1859)
              4. Charles (no family)
              5. Abraham (1800-1884) m. 1.Mary Ache, 2.Elizabeth Portner
              6. Isaac ( -1877)
              7. Jacob ( -1875)
              8. George
              9. Elizabeth ( -1851)
              10. William
       G. Salome m. Conrad Holman (it appears that Rachel was his first wife)
Does anyone have any more on this family?
Dan Snyder


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