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Notes for Catherine "Katie" Claus Schleicher Fuss

The Family of George Schleicher & Katie Claus

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Ship name: Augusta Victoria
Shipping Company: Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien
Country Flag: Deutschland
Captain: Barends
Ship Type: Dampfschiff
Ship destination: New York
Date of Departure: 10.07.91
Passage Number A1891.0222
Accomodations: Zwischendeck
Place of Residence: Saratow
State of Residence: Russland

Listed with passenger number, name, age, occupation.
01.0464 Conrad Claus, age 42, Landmann
01.0465 Elisabeth Claus, age 33
01.0466 Catha. Claus, age 17
01.0467 Dorothea Claus, age 15
01.0468 Marie Claus, age 11
01.0469 Conrad Claus, age 7
01.0470 Dorothea Claus, age 4
01.0471 Elisabeth Claus, age 4
01.0472 Adam Claus, age 5 months

Obit states - "Katherine Claus was born in the German settlement at Norka, Russia on Apr. 5, 1875, the daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Conrad Claus. She was 16 years of age when the Claus family emigrated to America (1891). After a residence of six months at Sutton the family came to Grand Island (Hall, Nebraska)."

Hall Co., NE Marriage Book 5, p. 372
George Schleicher, age 22, born Russia, resident Grand Island, NE, father: John Schleicher, mother: Katie Kern
Katie Clauss, age 21, born Russia, resident Grand Island, NE, father: Conrad Clauss, mother: Katie Miller
Married Sept. 30, 1894 by Fred Gafert, Ev. Luth. Pastor. Witnesses: Conrad Clauss & Mrs. Catherine Schleicher

Nebraska Dept of Health - Bureau of Vital Statistics, Lincoln, NE
Certificate of Delayed Birth Registration #2-193926
Dated Feb. 22, 1957
Blanche Dora Schleicher, date of birth May 18, 1895, female, birthplace Grand Island, Hall Co., NE. Father George Schleicher, S-426, white, born 1875 in Germany. Mother Catherine Claus, white, born 1875 in Norka Russia
Evidence:
Class "A" Photostatic copy of Baptismal Certificate, Baptized June 18, 1895, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Grand Island, NE
Class "A" Photostatic copy application for life insurance, Royal Neighbors of America, dated July 24, 1917.

1900 census Cotton Mill Village, Kearney Ward 2, Buffalo Co., Nebraska, Sheet 14B. June 9, 1900
#302/313
Adam Klaus, head, June 1869, age 30, md 4 yrs, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1878, in USA 22 yrs, naturalized, cotton mill, laborer
Dora, wife, August 1875, age 24, md 4 yrs, 1 birth, 0 surviving, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1878, in USA 22 yrs, cotton mill, spreader
Mary Michael, foster daughter, June 1880, age 19, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1898, in USA 2 yrs, cotton mill, weaver
#303/314
Conrad Klaus, head, April 1849, age 51, md 10 yrs, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1890, in US 10 yrs, cotton mill, yard man
Lizzie, wife, Nov 1858, age 41, md 10 yrs, 9 births, 9 surviving, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1890, in US 10 yrs
Mary, daughter, Aug 1879, age 20, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1890, in US 10 yrs
Conrad, son, Jan. 1882, age 18, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1890, in US 10 yrs, mill laborer
Dora, daughter, Dec 1885, age 14, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1890, in US 10 yrs
Lizzie, daughter, May 1886, age 14, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1890, in US 10 yrs
Adam, son, Feb 1890, age 10, Nebraska/Germany/Germany
Peter, son, Aug 1893, age 6, Nebraska/Germany/Germany
Henry, son, March 1899, age 1, Nebraska/Germany/Germany
Maria, daughter, March 1897, age 3, Nebraska/Germany/Germany

AND

1900 census Grand Island, Hall Co., NE June 18, 1900
617 Koenig St., household #130/140
Katie Schleiger, head, Feb 1844, age 56, widowed, 10 births, 2 surviving children, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1886, in US 14 yrs, Launderess
Gottlieb, son, Oct 1881, age 18, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1886, in US 14 yrs, day laborer
610 Koenig St., household #131/141
George Schleiger, Feb 1874, age 26, married 6 years, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm. 1886, Saloon
Katie, wife, Apr 1874, age 26, married 6 years, 3 births, 2 surviving children, Germany/Germany/Germany, imm 1891 in US 9 yrs
Blanche, daughter, May 1895, age 5, NE/Germany/Germany
John, son, Jan 1897, age 3, NE/Germany/Germany
Conrad Glous, father-in-law, Feb 1849, age 5, Russia/Russia/Russia, imm 1891 in US 9 yrs, day laborer
Adam, brother-in-law, Mar 1890 (?? was listed as age 5 months on ship passenger list in 1891), age 10, imm 1891, in US 9 yrs Germany/Russia/Russia
John, April 1892, age 8, NE/Russia/Russia

1910 census Grand Island, Hall Co., Nebraska
George Schleiker, head, age 35, married 16 years, Russia/Russia/Russia, Imm 1887, Naturalized, Proprietor Saloon
Kathrine, wife, age 36, married 16 years, 4 births, 2 surviving children, Russia/Russia/Russia, Imm 1892
Blanch, daughter, age 15, NE/Russia/Russia
John, son, age 14, NE/Russia/Russia

Marriage booklet (in German)
Heinrich Fuss aus Grand Island, Nebraska und Katherine Schleiger aus Grand Island, Nebraska warden am 1 ten November 1919 in Gegenwart der Zeugen: Konrad Loebsack, Maria Kath. Loebsack, Adam Klaus, Dora Klaus. Ehelich verbunden welches heirdurch glaubwurdig bezeugt wird. November, den 1 ten 1919. J. Peter Wagner, Pastor.

1920 census, Washington, Hall Co., NE ED 108. page 3B
Household #74/75 421 East Division Street
Henry Fuss, head, age 50, German Russia/German Russia/German Russia, laborer, Railroad
Katie, wife, age 44, German Russia/German Russia/German Russia
John, son, age 19, Grand Island NE/German Russia/German Russia
Freda, daughter, age 14, Grand Island NE/German Russia/German Russia
John Scheicher, stepson, age 22, Grand Island NE/German Russia/German Russia, painter, Railroad

January 26, 1930 - listed in her sister Mary Jacoby's obit as Mrs. John Foos of Nebraska.

1930 census Grand Island, Hall Co., NE
321 Division St. Household #188/257
Henry Fuss, head, age 55, Russia/Russia/Russia/ imm 1892, laborer, shops
Katie, wife, age 55, widowed, Russia/Russia/Russia/ imm 1893

March 24, 1931 - listed in her sister Anna Propp's obit as Mrs. Kate Foos of Gering, Nebraska

November 24, 1931- (Tuesday) - Greeley Daily Tribune, Greeley, Colorado
Windsor - Funeral services for Conrad Clouse, age 82, who died at his home in Windsor Friday night, were held Monday afternoon at the Congregational Church with Rev. John Rothenberger in charge. Mr. Clouse was born in Norka, Russia Feb. 21, 1849. He was married to Elizabeth Jager in 1890, and the following year they came to America, locating in Nebraska. In 1902 they came to Colorado, and farmed near Windsor until 1917, when they moved to Windsor.
He is survived by his wife and the following children: Mrs. Catherine Foos, Mrs. Dorothy Clouse, both of Grand Island, Nebr.; Elizabeth Cadwalder of Windsor, Adam, Pete, John and Henry Clouse and Mrs. Marie Maul, all of Windsor; also by a stepdaughter Mrs. William Thoenneses; also 33 grandchildren and three grandchildren. A daughter Anna Propp, died in March, and another daughter, Mrs. John Jacoby, of Denver, died in January 1930.

November 25, 1931 (Wednesday) - Greeley Daily Tribune, Greeley, Colorado
Relatives from a distance, who were here to attend the funeral of Conrad Clouse, which was held at the Congregational church Monday afternoon, included Mr. and Mrs. Foos and son, John Schleiger, Dora Clouse and daughter, Grand Island, Nebr., John Jacoby children of Denver, and Mrs. Northrop of Denver.

Tribute Book from Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home, Grand Island Nebraska
May 2, 1946
Remembrances
Katie Claus was born at the German Settlement at Norka Russia on April 5, 1875, the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Conrad Claus. She was 16 years of age when the family emigrated to America. After a residence of six months at Sutton, Nebraska the family came to Grand Island Nebraska.
She was married to George Schleicher at Kearney, Nebraska. To them four children were born. Mr. Schleicher passed on on October 6th 1914.
On November 1st, 1919, she was married to Henry Fuss Sr.
Katie Claus was baptized and confirmed in her religious faith in Russia and was a member of the Pilgrims Congregational Church.
Besides her first husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by two infant children, George & Marie Schleicher.

Obit Katie Claus Schleicher Fuss
(Note from K - Katie died May 2, 1946 and was buried May 5, 1946)

Stroke Fatal to Kathrine Fuss

In Ill Health Past Seven Years; Funeral Services Sunday

Mrs. Kathrine Fuss, wife of Henry Fuss, Sr., and a resident of Grand Island for 55 years, died shortly before 8 o'clock this morning in a local hospital. Mrs. Fuss had been in ill health the last seven years, but had entered the hospital only last night after suffering a stroke. The family home is at 321 East Division.

Kathrine Claus was born in the German settlement at Norka, Russia on Apr. 5, 1875, the daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Conrad Claus. She was 16 years of age when the Claus family emigrated to America. After a residence of six months at Sutton the family came to Grand Island.

She was married to George Schleicher at Kearny. To them four children were born. Mr. Schleicher died in 1914.

On Nov. 1, 1919, she was married to Henry Fuss.

Mrs. Fuss was baptized and confirmed in her religious faith in Russia and was a member of the Pilgrim’s Congregational church.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her son and daughter, John H. Schleicher, Grand Island, and Mrs. Blanche Northup, Lincoln; three step-sons, Herny Fuss, Jr., Alex Fuss, and John B. Fuss, all of Grand Island; two step-daughters, Mrs. Katie Kammersell and Mrs. Henry Liebsack, Jr. both of Grand Island; four brothers, Adam and John Claus, Windsor, Colo., Pete Claus, Denver, Colo., and Henry Claus, Cheyenne, Wyo; two sisters, Mrs. Harry Cadwalder, Windsor, Colo., and Mrs. Dora Thomas, Denver, Colo.; thirteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Besides her first husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by two infant children, George and Marie Schleicher, one brother, Conrad Claus, and three sisters, Mrs. Mary Jacoby, Dora Claus, and Anna Hopps.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 Sunday afternoon in the Livingston-Sonderman funeral home. Rev. Emmanuel Gackle, pastor of Pilgrim’s Congregational Church will conduct the rites. Burial will be in Grand Island Cemetery.

IGI www.familysearch.com Family Group Record
Husband
Conrad Klaus
Birth: 21 FEB 1849 Norka, Saratov, Russia, Ussr
Marriage: 25 MAR 1890 Norka, Saratov, Russia, Ussr
Wife
Eva Elisabeth Brehm Pedigree (note - she was the second wife - children listed below are from the first wife)
Birth: 02 DEC 1859 Norka, Saratov, Russia, Ussr
Marriage: 25 MAR 1890 Norka,Saratov,Volga, , Russia, Ussr
Children
1. Katherina Maria Klaus Pedigree
Female
Birth: 05 APR 1874 Norka, Saratov, Russia, Ussr
2. Dorothea Margaretha Klaus Pedigree
Female
Birth: 18 AUG 1876 Norka, Saratov, Russia, Ussr
3. Katherine Maria Klaus Pedigree
Female
Birth: 20 AUG 1879 Norka, Saratov, Russia, Ussr
4. Elisabeth Klaus Pedigree
Female
Birth: 20 MAY 1887 Norka, Saratov, Russia, Ussr
5. Conrad Klaus Pedigree
Male
Birth: 08 JAN 1884 Norka, Saratov, Russia, Ussr