ADOLPH GERHARDT FUSS

B. March 13, 1893 in Chicago, Cook County, IL
M. Veteran (June 5, 1917-May 26, 1919), Sergeant, 731 Company, Motor Transport Corps Division
D. February 13, 1950 in Lake County, IL
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  • Father: Johann J. Fuss born September 29, 1868 in Germany son of Theodore Fuss; married Dorothea Trempler on December 3, 1890 in Cook County, IL; Johann died December 23, 1940 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; buried in Acacia Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Cook County, IL
  • Mother: Dorothea “Dora” (Trempler) Fuss born about 1870 in Glencoe, Cook County, IL daughter of Henry Trempler and Fredericka Blomberg; Dorothea died December 16, 1947 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; buried in Acacia Park Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Cook County, IL
  • Wife: Elsie Linnea Klingstrom/Klingston born March 3, 1908 in Chicago, Cook County, IL, daughter of Simon Klingstrom and Helga (Larson) Klingstrom/Enelius (Helga married (2) Curth Enelius (unknown-1949); married 1) Adolph Gerhardt Fuss about 1927; married 2) Carl Hartwig (1899-1975) (See section pertaining to Carl Hartwig buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery); Elsie died February 3, 1998 (See section pertaining to Elsie Linnea (Klingstrom) Fuss Hartwig buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Children:
    1. Lois Elsie (Fuss) Geshus born March 20, 1929 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married Cpl. Anthony Andrew Geshus (1920-1980) veteran of WW II; Lois died January 10, 2002 in Apache Junction, Pinail County, AZ; Lois and Anthony are buried in Highland Memorial Park, Libertyville, Lake County, IL
    2. Richard Fuss born about 1936 in Illinois
  • Siblings:
    • Theodorea Fuss born about 1892 in Illinois

Additional Information:

According to U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918:
Adolph Gerhardt Fuss; age 24, address: 1648 N. Clark, Chicago, IL; born: March 13, 1893 in Chicago, IL; occupation: chauffer with Central Auto Service in Chicago, IL; single; medium, slender, blue eyes, brown hair; signed: June 5, 1917.

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 3434 Claremont Ave, the household members were: John J. Fuss, head, age 51, married, immigrated 1881, naturalized 1887, born in France, parents for in France, occupation: mail clerk – post office; Dora J. Fuss, wife, age 50, married, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany; Theodorea Fuss, daughter, age 28, single, born in Illinois; Adolph Fuss, son, age 26, single, born in Illinois, occupation: machinist – automobile

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL living at 4309 Kimball Avenue, the household members were: Adolph Fuss, head, age 37, married at age 34, born in Illinois, father born in Germany, mother born in Illinois, occupation: salesman – automobile; Elsie Fuss, wife, age 22, married at age 19, born in Illinois, parents born in Sweden; Lois Fuss, daughter, age 1 1/12, single, born in Illinois

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Chicago, Cook County, IL living at 1829 W. Melrose Street, the household members were: Adolph Fuss, head, age 47, married, highest grade completed: H-1, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935, occupation: automobile mechanic – public auto garage; Elsie Fuss, wife, age 32, married, highest grade completed: H-2, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935; Lois Fuss, daughter, age 11, single, highest grade completed: 5, born in Illinois, lived in same place in 1935; Richard Fuss, son, age 4, born in Illinois.

According to U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:
Adolph G. Fuss; residence: Round Lake Beach, Lake County, IL; mailing address: R R 1, Round Lake, IL; age: 49; born March 3 (sic), 1893 in Chicago, IL; person who always know your address: Mrs. Helga Enelins; Employer: Motors Products Co., North Chicago, IL.

According to U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans:
Adolph G. Fuss, born March 13, 1893; died February 13, 1950; name of cemetery: Fort Hill; Enlistment date: June 5, 1917; discharge date: Hon. May 26, 1919; Rank: Sgt.; company: 731 Co.; division: Motor Transport Corps.

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