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Descendants of Henry James Gusner

         

 

Generation No. 1

1. HENRY JAMES1 GUSNER was born May 1854 in Newark, New Jersey, and died December 10, 1901 in Arcadia, Nebraska, of diptheria. He married BARBARA ELIZABETH (LIZZIE) BAKER Unknown in Illinois, daughter of WILLIAM BAKER and CAROLINE UTTERBACK. She was born November 18, 1855 in Stringstown, Richland County, Illinois, and died October 15, 1939 in Long Beach, California.

Notes for HENRY JAMES GUSNER:

Henry spent his early years in an orphan asylum in New York, after which he was sent to Illinois. Lived for years in the family of Thomas Pointing. He and his Wife can be found in the 1880 census taken in Stonington IL. They Move from IL to Nebraska where they homesteaded a 320 Acre farm. This farm was said to have been bordered by locust trees. When in bloom they gave of a heavy fragrance. It's known that he was a heavy worker and the farm was prosperous. Family oral history relates that he brought the first white Herford cattle into Nebraska. One bull cost $10,000 which died in a winter Freeze. Henry James is buried in the Lee Park Cemetery, near Arcadia Nebraska, in Valley County. On gravestone - "Farewell dear Lizzie, weep not for me, but to my children a mother be." Also buried there is one of his sons Fredrick O Gusner, who died as a child.

More About HENRY JAMES GUSNER:

Burial: 1901, Lee Park Cemetery, Nebraska

Census 1: 1880, Stonington, Illinois

Census 2: 1885, Myrtle Township, Custer County, Nebraska

Census 3: 1900, Myrtle Township, Custer County, Nebraska

Property: September 26, 1882, Westerville, Nebraska, Section 20, Township 17W, Range 17N, Approved patent, March, 1890

Notes for BARBARA ELIZABETH (LIZZIE) BAKER:

Christian Science church of Boston shows her to be a member of their church 11-1-1900, then residing in Westerville, Nebraska. "Lizzie" died of acute dilation of the heart. Sometime after being widowed from Henry James Gusner, she married Eldridge G. Robinson, who passed on before her as well.

More About BARBARA ELIZABETH (LIZZIE) BAKER:

Burial: October 17, 1939, Grave #2, Lot W-45,46, North Chapel, Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, CA

Census: 1880, Stonington, Illinois, at 23 years old

Residence: Bet. 1930 - 1939, 242 Redondo Ave., Long Beach, CA

 

Children of HENRY GUSNER and BARBARA BAKER are:

2.         i.  CLAUDE EUGENE2 GUSNER, b. September 1878, Stonington, Illinois; d. Unknown, ?.

           ii.  HENRY HARRY GUSNER, b. December 1880, Illinois.

3.       iii.  THEOPHILUS EVERETTE GUSNER, b. November 26, 1882, Myrtle, Nebraska; d. March 27, 1941, Orange Rural, California, of peritonitis.

          iv.  FREDERICK O. GUSNER, b. April 1885, Arcadia, Nebraska; d. July 10, 1887, Arcadia, Nebraska, at age 2.

More About FREDERICK O. GUSNER:

Burial: 1887, Lee Park Cemetery, Nebraska

          v.  LOUIS E. GUSNER, b. August 10, 1887, Nebraska1; d. March 1968, Bellflower, California1.

Notes for LOUIS E. GUSNER:

[Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1 A-L, Ed. 6, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Nov 19, 1998, Internal Ref. #1.111.6.99848.101]

Individual: Gusner, Lewis

Social Security #: 508-20-0184

Issued in: Nebraska

Birth date: Aug 10, 1887

Death date: Mar 1968

Residence code: California

ZIP Code of last known residence: 90706

Primary location associated with this ZIP Code:

Bellflower, California

More About LOUIS E. GUSNER:

Fact 1: Social Security #: 508-20-01841

Fact 2: Issued in: Nebraska1

Fact 3: Residence code: California1

Fact 4: Last residence ZIP: 907061

          vi.  WILLIS ARTHUR GUSNER, b. June 15, 1891, Arcadia, Nebraska; d. October 31, 1918, Fellows, California, of Spanish influenza and bronchial pneumonia; m. ANNA M. ?.

Notes for WILLIS ARTHUR GUSNER:

He and Harry Marcus Dorris, who graduated with the Class of 1909 from high school in Broken Bow, Nebraska, were bosom friends ever since their boyhood days, and the two of them died but hours apart, making a double sadness for their families and for their many friends at Broken Bow.

More About WILLIS ARTHUR GUSNER:

Burial: 1918, Grave #3W, Lot W45-46, North Chapel, Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, CA

         vii.  BESSIE MAUDE GUSNER, b. April 26, 1894, Nebraska; d. April 20, 1977, Huntington Beach, California; m. HARRY CYREL BRUNDAGE, Unknown, ?; b. March 13, 1890, ?; d. July 31, 1974, Huntington Beach, California.

More About BESSIE MAUDE GUSNER:

Cremation: 1977, Grave #4, Lot W45-46, North Chapel, Green Lawn Cemetery

More About HARRY CYREL BRUNDAGE:

Cremation: 1974, Grave #4, plot W45-46, North Chapel, Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, CA

Generation No. 2

2. CLAUDE EUGENE2 GUSNER (HENRY JAMES1) was born September 1878 in Stonington, Illinois, and died Unknown in ?. He married LENNA MATILDA DONER Unknown in ?. She was born 1882 in Celina, Ohio, and died Unknown in ?.

More About CLAUDE EUGENE GUSNER:

Census: 1880, Stonington, Illinois, at 1+ year old

 

Children of CLAUDE GUSNER and LENNA DONER are:

4.         i.  HENRY WAYNE3 GUSNER, b. September 03, 1902, Arcadia, Nebraska; d. May 29, 1943, Los Angeles County General Hospital, California, of Mentingococcus, a contagious disease.

           ii.  HAROLD FLOYD GUSNER, b. November 10, 1903, ?; d. January 02, 1904, Arcadia, Nebraska.

More About HAROLD FLOYD GUSNER:

Burial: 1904, Arcadia City Cemetery, Nebraska

          iii.  VIRGIL FRONE GUSNER, b. April 23, 1907, Arcadia, Nebraska; d. June 09, 1907, Arcadia, Nebraska.

More About VIRGIL FRONE GUSNER:

Burial: 1907, Arcadia City Cemetery, Nebraska

3. THEOPHILUS EVERETTE2 GUSNER (HENRY JAMES1) was born November 26, 1882 in Myrtle, Nebraska, and died March 27, 1941 in Orange Rural, California, of peritonitis. He married LUCILLE WEBB, daughter of JAMES WEBB and JANE RUSHER. She was born August 15, 1885 in Indiana, and died November 27, 1966 in San Fernando, California.

Notes for THEOPHILUS EVERETTE GUSNER:

He was a foreman in the industry of oil, with the Associated Oil Company. Lived in California for 36 years. He and Lucille had gotten divorced.

More About THEOPHILUS EVERETTE GUSNER:

Burial: March 29, 1941, Grave #1, Lot 146, North Chapel, Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, CA

Notes for LUCILLE WEBB:

Lucile's last husband was Fredrick Uzel who was a childhood boyfriend whom Lucile had known in the orphanage in Evansville, Indiana. In his later years he approached the McCutcheon's to learn the whereabouts of Lucile. They reunited to live the rest of their lives together with a genuine romantic affection for one another.

Child of THEOPHILUS GUSNER and LUCILLE WEBB is:

5.         i.  JOHN OVERTON3 GUSNER, b. July 23, 1912, Los Angles County, California; d. October 09, 1997, King County, Washington.

Generation No. 3

4. HENRY WAYNE3 GUSNER (CLAUDE EUGENE2, HENRY JAMES1) was born September 03, 1902 in Arcadia, Nebraska, and died May 29, 1943 in Los Angeles County General Hospital, California, of Mentingococcus, a contagious disease. He married RUBY MARIE MEFFERD May 29, 1927 in Missouri Valley, Harrison, Iowa. She was born January 20, 1900 in Woodbine, Iowa, and died 1987 in Chadron, Nebraska.

More About HENRY WAYNE GUSNER:

Burial: June 07, 1943, Chadran, Dawes, Nebraska

Children of HENRY GUSNER and RUBY MEFFERD are:

6.         i.  ALBERT WAYNE4 GUSNER, b. May 06, 1936, Chadron, Nebraska.

           ii.  BARBARA KAY GUSNER, b. December 12, 1941.

          iii.  CLAUDINE GUSNER, b. Unknown.

          iv.  PATRICIA GUSNER, b. Unknown; d. 1982.

More About PATRICIA GUSNER:

Burial: Unknown, Seattle, Washington

5. JOHN OVERTON3 GUSNER (THEOPHILUS EVERETTE2, HENRY JAMES1) was born July 23, 1912 in Los Angles County, California, and died October 09, 1997 in King County, Washington. He married (1) OLLIE MAYBERRY, daughter of GEORGE MAYBERRY and MARY JOHNSON. She was born November 19, 1913 in Tupelo, Oklahoma. He married (2) JENNETTE HAZEL AREKLETT August 02, 1943 in Tiawana, Mexico, daughter of JOHN AREKLET and AGNES. She was born June 10, 1924 in Superier, Wisconsin.

Notes for JOHN OVERTON GUSNER:

Pure Here say,

     John's grandmother or great grandmother had a sister who's son was William Jennings Bryan (ran for president).

     John worked on the Alaskan for Sante Fe railroad, was a conductor and later a yard master. Also worked on the Canadian railroad living in Squim, B.C. There he was injured which ended his railway career. Wonderful craftsman and mechanic. His dream was to become an aeronautical engineer. Was raised by his Aunt Bess, his uncle's sister Bessie Maude Brundage.

      [Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1 A-L, Ed. 6, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Nov 19, 1998, Internal Ref. #1.111.6.99848.100]

Individual: Gusner, John - Social Security #: 708-09-9914 - Issued in: Railroad Board

Birth date: Jul 23, 1912 - Death date: Oct 9, 1997

ZIP Code of last known residence: 98133 - Primary location associated with this ZIP Code: Seattle, Washington

More About JOHN OVERTON GUSNER:

Burial: 1997, Grave #2, Lot 146, North Chapel, Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, CA

Fact 1: Social Security #: 708-09-99142

Fact 2: Issued in: Railroad Board2

Fact 4: Last residence ZIP: 981332

 

Children of JOHN GUSNER and OLLIE MAYBERRY are:

7.         i.  JACK ORVAL4 GUSNER, b. November 15, 1933.

8.        ii.  DARRELL ARTHUR GUSNER, b. June 03, , Bakersfield, Kern County, California.

    

Children of JOHN GUSNER and JENNETTE AREKLETT are:

          iii.  JOHN EVERETT4 GUSNER, b. July 07, 1944.

9.       iv.  JOYCE NORMA GUSNER, b. February 10, 1947.

Generation No. 4

6. ALBERT WAYNE4 GUSNER (HENRY WAYNE3, CLAUDE EUGENE2, HENRY JAMES1) was born May 06, 1936 in Chadron, Nebraska.

    

Children of ALBERT WAYNE GUSNER are:

           i.  KIP5 GUSNER, b. Unknown.

           ii.  KENNY WAYNE GUSNER, b. November 30, 1962.

7. JACK ORVAL4 GUSNER (JOHN OVERTON3, THEOPHILUS EVERETTE2, HENRY JAMES1) was born November 15, 1933. He married BEATRICE.

Notes for JACK ORVAL GUSNER:

Jack worked his entire career with the Cal Trans, retiring as an engineer. His specialty was quality control. Subsequently, he moved to Longview, Texas, where he had a small manufacturing (stamping) business.

Notes for BEATRICE:

Bea, the daughter of a doctor, received her own degree in the medical field as a certified lab technician. She retained a life long interest in pharmaceutical products and medicine. She was a concert violinist and in her spare time a real estate agent.

    

Children of JACK GUSNER and BEATRICE are:

           i.  JOLENE5 GUSNER, m. JOHN.

10.      ii.  JANELL GUSNER, b. San Luis Obispo, California.

11.      iii.  JULIE GUSNER.

          iv.  JOHN GUSNER, m. PENNIE PIERCE.

8. DARRELL ARTHUR4 GUSNER (JOHN OVERTON3, THEOPHILUS EVERETTE2, HENRY JAMES1) was born June 03, in Bakersfield, Kern County, California. He married LORAMA BELL MALONE December 26, 1959 in Cambria, California. She was born February 14, 1934 in Uknown.

Notes for DARRELL ARTHUR GUSNER:

Darrell obtained his degrees in physics and chemistry with graduate work in business applied research. He spent 25 years working directly with the US government in highly classified areas associated with submarine warfare.

He formed his own company, integrated scientific systems, and for more than 10 years provided direct on site real time support for all submarines in the Atlantic fleet, designed and developed analysis work for all submarines in the Pacific fleet. His work was also the focus of SATO treaty relations with the Royal Australian Navy. His original design work formed the first successful attempt to provide uniform systems evaluation and certification of complete submarine weapon systems that had ever been achieved. His work, spanning more than 25 years, involved him at the highest levels of the US Navy from Secretary of the Navy to Torpedo man, working in forward torpedo rooms. His expertise in systems analysis, weapon systems and instrumented tracking systems or reconstruction of exercise beneath the North Pole ice caps was termed by the Royal Australian Navy as being the best kept secret in the US Navy.

Notes for LORAMA BELL MALONE:

There were 17 years of good marriage, then a most painful divorce. Lorama studied hard and obtained her PhD in psychology. She was employed by the California State Prison systems.

    

Child of DARRELL GUSNER and LORAMA MALONE is:

           i.  LORNA ANN5 GUSNER, b. November 19, 1960, San Luis Obispo, California.

9. JOYCE NORMA4 GUSNER (JOHN OVERTON3, THEOPHILUS EVERETTE2, HENRY JAMES1) was born February 10, 1947. She married BIRON KIETH KITCHENS, son of JACK KITCHENS and MARY ROLANDO. He was born December 30, 1951 in Routte, Colorado.

    

Children of JOYCE GUSNER and BIRON KITCHENS are:

           i.  BRIAN SCOTT5 GUSNER, b. November 08, 1969.

           ii.  AARON KRISTAFER KITCHENS, b. December 17, 1975.

Generation No. 5

10. JANELL5 GUSNER (JACK ORVAL4, JOHN OVERTON3, THEOPHILUS EVERETTE2, HENRY JAMES1) was born in San Luis Obispo, California. She married BANIT.

Child of JANELL GUSNER and BANIT is:

           i.  AUSTIN CHRISTOPHER6 BANIT.

11. JULIE5 GUSNER (JACK ORVAL4, JOHN OVERTON3, THEOPHILUS EVERETTE2, HENRY JAMES1) She married MARK LUOMA.

Children of JULIE GUSNER and MARK LUOMA are:

           i.  TARYN ELYSE6 LUOMA.

           ii.  EVAN ANDREW LUOMA.

Endnotes

1. Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 6, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Nov 19, 1998, Internal Ref. #1.111.6.99848.101

2. Broderbund Family Archive #110, Vol. 1, Ed. 6, Social Security Death Index: U.S., Date of Import: Nov 19, 1998, Internal Ref. #1.111.6.99848.100