The GAUS Family


Descendants of Johan Georg Gaus


Generation No. 1

1. JOHAN GEORG GAUS He married MARIA WEISS.

Children of JOHAN GAUS and MARIA WEISS are:

i. ANDREAS GAUS, b. 29 Nov 1729, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

ii. JOSEPH GAUS, b. 27 Feb 1730/31, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

iii. GEORG GAUS, b. 16 Mar 1731/32, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

iv. ANTON GAUS, b. 13 Mar 1732/33, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

v. ANNA GAUS, b. 14 May 1734, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

vi. JOHAN GAUS, b. 11 Feb 1735/36, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

vii. GEORG GAUS, b. 21 Apr 1737, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

viii. JACOB GAUS, b. 23 May 1739, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

2. ix. JOSEPH GAUS, b. 27 Jan 1739/40, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 06 Jan 1811, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

x. MICHAEL GAUS, b. 23 Sep 1741, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

xi. MARTIN GAUS, b. 05 Nov 1742, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

xii. MARIA GAUS, b. 22 Oct 1745, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.



Generation No. 2

2. JOSEPH GAUS (JOHAN GEORG) was born 27 Jan 1739/40 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died 06 Jan 1811 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany. He married CATHARINA EGER 15 Apr 1771 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, daughter of MICHAEL EGER and THERESA GIANG. She was born 02 Jan 1744/45 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died 01 Oct 1817 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

Children of JOSEPH GAUS and CATHARINA EGER are:

i. MARIA GAUS, b. 30 Jan 1772, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

3. ii. NIKOLAUS GAUS, b. 05 Dec 1773, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 12 Oct 1841, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

4. iii. ANTON GAUS, b. 17 Jan 1776, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 28 Jul 1854, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

iv. CRESCENTIA GAUS, b. 31 Mar 1780, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

5. v. MICHAEL GAUS, b. 09 Oct 1782, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 20 Aug 1846, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.



Generation No. 3

3. NIKOLAUS GAUS (JOSEPH, JOHAN GEORG) was born 05 Dec 1773 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died 12 Oct 1841 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany. He married (1) GENOVEFA HAUSER 12 Jul 1801 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany. She died 20 Aug 1801 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany. He married (2) AFRA KOST 01 Mar 1802 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, daughter of VEIT KOST and KRISTINA FACHTER. She was born 06 Aug 1778 in Bittlebronn, Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died 13 Jan 1846 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

Children of NIKOLAUS GAUS and AFRA KOST are:

i. CASPER GAUS, b. 02 Jan 1803, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 11 Dec 1803, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

6. ii. URSULA GAUS, b. 19 Oct 1804, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 1873, Dane Co., Wisconsin.

iii. JOHAN GEORG GAUS, b. 10 Apr 1807, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 04 Sep 1809, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

7. iv. JOHAN EVANGEL GAUS, b. 29 Nov 1808, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 24 Dec 1873, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

v. VICTORIA GAUS, b. 11 Jan 1811, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 12 May 1854, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

8. vi. JOSEPHA GAUS, b. 05 Apr 1813, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 29 May 1885, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

9. vii. MICHAEL GAUS, b. 12 Sep 1816, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

viii. SIMON GAUS, b. 25 Oct 1819, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 09 Apr 1820, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

ix. THEDDAE GAUS, b. 25 Oct 1819, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.


4. ANTON GAUS (JOSEPH, JOHAN GEORG) was born 17 Jan 1776 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died 28 Jul 1854 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany. He married THERESIA MULLER 09 Feb 1801 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, daughter of BARTHALOMUS MULLER and THERESIA DOLFINGER. She was born 14 May 1780 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died 21 Jan 1831 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

Children of ANTON GAUS and THERESIA MULLER are:

i. CATHARINA GAUS, b. 21 May 1802, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 02 Oct 1866, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

ii. JOHAN EVANGEL GAUS, b. 23 Dec 1803, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 10 Sep 1880, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

iii. FRANCISKA GAUS, b. 04 Mar 1806, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 19 Feb 1837, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

iv. LORENZ GAUS, b. 05 Aug 1809, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

v. THERESIA GAUS, b. 23 Oct 1812, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

vi. MARIA ANNA GAUS, b. 19 May 1815, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

vii. JOSEPH GAUS, b. 29 Jul 1820, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 12 Aug 1845, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.


5. MICHAEL GAUS (JOSEPH, JOHAN GEORG) was born 09 Oct 1782 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died 20 Aug 1846 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany. He married ELISABETHA RHEINACHER 04 Feb 1806 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, daughter of JOSEPH RHEINACHER and GERTRUDE BOCKLIN. She was born 04 Jun 1782 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died 14 Apr 1837 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

Children of MICHAEL GAUS and ELISABETHA RHEINACHER are:

i. VICTORIA GAUS, b. 19 Dec 1806, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 21 May 1807, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

ii. AGATHA GAUS, b. 05 Feb 1808, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 22 Dec 1809, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

iii. MARTIN GAUS, b. 10 Nov 1809, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 24 Jan 1810, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

iv. FRANCISKA GAUS, b. 02 Apr 1811, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; m. JOHAN BAPTIST RIESTLER, 07 Feb 1842, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; b. 10 Jul 1812, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

v. JOHAN BAPTIST GAUS, b. 05 Feb 1813, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 25 May 1857, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

vi. MARIA ANNA GAUS, b. 11 Jul 1815, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 12 Jul 1822, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

vii. ANTON GAUS, b. 17 Jan 1817, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

viii. NIKOLAUS GAUS, b. 03 Dec 1818, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 18 Apr 1891, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

ix. JOHAN GEORG GAUS, b. 25 Apr 1821, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 05 Apr 1858, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; m. JOSEPHINA EPPLE, 04 Feb 1854, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; b. 07 Nov 1821, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 06 Aug 1900, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

x. MATHAEUS GAUS, b. 18 Sep 1823, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.



Generation No. 4

6. URSULA GAUS (NIKOLAUS, JOSEPH, JOHAN GEORG) was born 19 Oct 1804 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died 1873 in Dane Co., Wisconsin. She married EGIDE RENZ 26 Nov 1828. He was born 14 Nov 1803 in Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died Jan 1870 in Dane Co., Wisconsin.

Child of URSULA GAUS and EGIDE RENZ is:

10. i. JOHN FREDRIC RENZ, b. 01 Mar 1829, Hechingen, Germany; d. 28 Jun 1907, Sun Prairie, Dane, WI.


7. JOHAN EVANGEL GAUS (NIKOLAUS, JOSEPH, JOHAN GEORG) was born 29 Nov 1808 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died 24 Dec 1873 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany. He married PRISCA KNUPFER 21 Feb 1848 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany. She was born 20 Jan 1820 in Bierlingen, Germany, and died 10 Feb 1872 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

Children of JOHAN GAUS and PRISCA KNUPFER are:

i. MARIA GAUS, b. 09 Dec 1848, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

ii. JOSEPH GAUS, b. 21 Feb 1850, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

iii. JOHANNA GAUS, b. 07 Feb 1851, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 29 Aug 1938, Baden, Germany.

iv. ALOYSIA GAUS, b. 09 Feb 1854, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 10 Apr 1921.

v. WALBURGA GAUS, b. 21 Feb 1857, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 08 Apr 1857, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

vi. BASILIUS GAUS, b. 05 Jun 1859, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 06 Aug 1859, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.


8. JOSEPHA GAUS (NIKOLAUS, JOSEPH, JOHAN GEORG) was born 05 Apr 1813 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died 29 May 1885 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany. She married DIONISIUS GAUS 19 Oct 1841 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, son of JOSEPH GAUS and HELENA HENGER. He was born 26 Feb 1814 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died 10 Aug 1894 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

Children of JOSEPHA GAUS and DIONISIUS GAUS are:

i. CONSTANTIN GAUS, b. 14 May 1842, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

11. ii. WALBURGA GAUS, b. 27 Feb 1844, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 18 Mar 1913.

iii. MATHAEUS GAUS, b. 20 Sep 1845, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 15 Jun 1917; m. JOHANNA LOHMILLER, 16 Jul 1878, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; b. 30 Mar 1831, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 23 Nov 1905, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

iv. BARBARA GAUS, b. 03 Dec 1846, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 30 Jun 1908.

v. CONRAD GAUS, b. 19 Feb 1848, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 02 Mar 1848, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

vi. MARIA GAUS, b. 13 Aug 1849, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 06 May 1850, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

vii. ENGLEBERT GAUS, b. 03 Nov 1850, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 09 Jan 1857, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.


9. MICHAEL GAUS (NIKOLAUS, JOSEPH, JOHAN GEORG) was born 12 Sep 1816 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany. He married MARIA ANNA EPPLE 04 May 1841 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, daughter of MORITZ EPPLE and JUDITH METZGARD. She was born 08 Aug 1816 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

Children of MICHAEL GAUS and MARIA EPPLE are:

i. RAIMUND GAUS, b. 07 Jan 1842, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

ii. JOHAN BAPTIST GAUS, b. 16 Aug 1843, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

iii. VERONICA GAUS, b. 23 Nov 1844, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 20 Dec 1845, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

iv. VICTORIA GAUS, b. 16 Sep 1846, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

v. PAULINE GAUS, b. 28 Jun 1849, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.

vi. AUGUSTIN GAUS, b. 27 Aug 1852, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany.



Generation No. 5

10. JOHN FREDRIC RENZ (URSULA GAUS, NIKOLAUS, JOSEPH, JOHAN GEORG) was born 01 Mar 1829 in Hechingen, Germany, and died 28 Jun 1907 in Sun Prairie, Dane, WI. He married MARY THERESA BARBARA HEINZ 1857, daughter of JOHN HEINZ and MARY. She was born 01 May 1830 in Germany, and died 22 Feb 1903 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

Children of JOHN RENZ and MARY HEINZ are:

i. URSULA RENZ, b. Wisconsin.

ii. CAROLINE RENZ, b. 16 Dec 1857, East Bristol, WI; d. 24 Jan 1908, Farmington, Jefferson, Wisconsin; m. JOHN BEINER, 14 Jun 1881; b. 1851, Wisconsin; d. 1930, Buried Johnson Creek Cem, Wisconsin.

iii. FRED RENZ, b. 1859, Wisconsin.

iv. JACOB RENZ, b. 12 Mar 1860, East Bristol, Wisconsin; d. 08 Jan 1915, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; m. ROSA SIEGMAN, 27 Mar 1891; b. 05 Aug 1868, East Bristol, Dane, Wisconsin; d. 28 Apr 1950, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin.

v. GEORGE RENZ, b. 21 Jun 1862, East Bristol, WI; d. 22 Nov 1945, Farmington, Jefferson, WI; m. ANNA SCHEIDELER; b. 17 Sep 1862, Wisconsin; d. 19 Mar 1940, Buried Johnson Creek Cem, Wisconsin.

vi. JOSEPH RENZ, b. 1864, Wisconsin; d. Aft. 1938.

vii. CATHERINE RENZ, b. 29 Oct 1865, Sullivan, Jefferson, WI; d. 04 Jun 1956, Watertown, Jefferson, WI; m. (1) BERNHARD J. FRANKE, 08 Jan 1889, St. Mary's , Sullivan, WI; b. 14 Nov 1868, Jefferson Co., WI; d. 08 Oct 1907, Sullivan, Jefferson, WI; m. (2) JOHN SCHLESS, 24 Apr 1928, Jefferson, Wisconsin; b. 1865, Austria; d. 23 May 1930, Wisconsin.

viii. JOHN RENZ, b. 18 Aug 1868, Sullivan, Jefferson, Wisconsin; d. 26 Jun 1938, Sun Prairie, Dane, Wisconsin; m. MARY STRANSKY, 28 May 1893, Wisconsin, USA; b. 18 Mar 1874, Wisconsin; d. 16 Sep 1949, Sun Prairie, Dane Co, Wisconsin.

ix. BARBARA ANN RENZ, b. 02 Jan 1871, Jefferson Co., WI; d. 29 Apr 1953, Watertown WI; m. OTTO J BRENNECKE, 24 Apr 1890, Watertown, Jefferson, WI; b. Jun 1865, Wisconsin.


11. WALBURGA GAUS (JOSEPHA, NIKOLAUS, JOSEPH, JOHAN GEORG) was born 27 Feb 1844 in Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany, and died 18 Mar 1913.

Children of WALBURGA GAUS are:

i. JOSEPH GAUS, b. 20 Mar 1868, Feldorf, Wuerttemberg, Germany; d. 28 Aug 1945.

ii. NICHOLAUS GAUS, b. 04 Dec 1871; d. 11 Jan 1872.


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