Individual Record 1423

Name}   Gans, Fredrick Carl (Fred) Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam 22 Dec 1895 Place} Bennington, Ottawa, Kansas
Marr.: Date} Fam 30 Apr 1918 Place} Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 24 Jan 1988 Place} New Cambria, Saline, Kansas
Burial: Date} Aft 24 Jan 1918 Place} Greenville Cemetery, Niles, Ottawa, Kansas
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 394 = Letter
Source 2} 396 = Geog history
Source 3} 1610=1900 USA cen
Source 4} 1178=1905 KS cen
Source 5} 416 = 1910 USA cen
Source 6} 845 = Military rec
Source 7} 1611=1920 USA cen
Source 8} 1178=1925 KS cen
Source 9} 1612=1930 USA cen
Source 10} 1613=1940 USA cen
Source 11}549 = S.S. record
Source 12}1614=Cemetery rec
Parents: } Gustav August Gans & Ulreka
   Relationship No.} None
1st Household No.} 642 = Buckeye Twp., Ottawa, Kansas
      Occupation 1} Farmer
       Occupation 2}  
Spouses:   Prime} Haley, Ida M.
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  Fredrick Carl Gans (Fred) was born 22 Dec 1895* in Bennington, Ottawa, Kansas.  His parents were Gustav August Gans and Ulreka, both born in Germany.**  Fred was the youngest of six children, four of them living in 1900.  These were Villa, born in 1883 in Germany, and Mary, 1887 in Kansas, and Henry, 1889 in Kansas.

In the 1900 U.S. census, the family was living in Buckeye Twp., Ottawa, Kansas.  Fred's father was a farmer, and they owned their farm.  Villa was a farm laborer, and the three younger children were in school.

In the 1905 Kansas State census, Buckeye Twp., the family was listed as August Gans, 47, farmer, Reka, 45, housekeeper, Willis, 22, farmer, Marry, 17, housekeeper, Henry, 15, scholar, and Fred, 9.

In the 1910 U.S. census, only Henry, 20, and Fred, 14, were living with their parents and working on the family farm.

In 1917, when Fred registered for the World War I draft, he was living in New Cambria, Saline, Kansas.  He was a farmer, working for himself in Ottawa County.  He was described as being of medium height and build, with blue eyes and light brown hair.

Fred married Ida M. Haley on 30 Apr 1980 in Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas.  In the 1920 U.S. census, Fred and Ida were living in Buckeye Twp., Ottawa, Kansas.  Fred was a general farmer, and they owned their own farm.  By the 1925 Kansas State census, they had two daughters, Mary and Helen.

In the 1930 U.S. census the value of the farm was $9,505. and the family owned a radio.  By the 1940 U.S. census, two more children had been added to the family, Dale and a daughter.  Fred had completed one year of high school.

At some point in time, Fred and Ida moved to New Cambria, Saline, Kansas.  Ida died in 1975 in Salina, Saline, Kansas.  Fred died 24 Jan 1988, his last residence being New Cambria.  They are buried together in the Greenville Cemetery, Niles, Kansas.

*The 1900 U.S. census record gives a birth year of 1894.  All other records give the birth year as 1895.

**In the 1910 U.S. census, Geo, 53, and Reaka, 51, were listed as having been born in Denmark.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} Ninth grade         or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 23 Aug 2014
Date Created}  10 Aug 1993
Copyright © 2014 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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