|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||
|Parents: } Gustav August Gans & Ulreka |
Relationship No.} None
|1st Household No.} 642 = Buckeye Twp., Ottawa, Kansas|
| Occupation 1} Farmer |
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}|
|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}|
Cause of Death}
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