Elizabeth Routs

Female 1846 - 1920


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  • Name  Elizabeth Routs 
    Born  29 Sep 1846  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Residence  1868  Logansport, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Applied for naturalization. 
    Died  14 Jul 1920  Ft Scott, Bourbon Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I241  Seaver-Bilyeu-Lowell
    Last Modified  3 Jan 2014 

    Father  Charles Routs,   b. Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Emma,   b. Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F25  Group Sheet

    Family  John S Gorse,   b. 18 Apr 1845, Hamburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1920, Ft Scott, Bourbon Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1870  Kansas City, Wyandotte Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • After they were married, they lived in Buller, MO, for a while in a tent (probably construction work). A storm blew their tent away, and they lost their wedding certificate in the storm.
    Children 
     1. Emma Laura Gorse,   b. 29 Sep 1878,   d. 16 Apr 1959
     2. Mary Elizabeth Gorse,   b. 08 Nov 1871, Richards, Vernon Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jan 1920, Dexter, Cowley Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Charles Gorse,   b. Apr 1874, Richards, Vernon Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1907, Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William H. Gorse,   b. Dec 1874, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1954, Mulberry, Crawford Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Oma Gorse,   b. Dec 1876, Richards, Vernon Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Frank Herman Gorse,   b. 07 Jul 1881, Clayton, Vernon Co., Mo Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1968, Deerfield, Vernon Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Edith May Gorse,   b. 28 Dec 1882, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1963, Ft Scott, Bourbon Co., KS Find all individuals with events at this location
    Photos
    The Gorse family
    The Gorse family
    L-R: Charlie, Edith, Frank (sitting), Emma, William, Oma, Elizabeth (Hood), and John Gorse. I may have Emma and Oma switched around.
    Documents
    Census: Gorses, 1900 Federal Census
    Census: Gorses, 1900 Federal Census
    A portion of the 1900 United States Federal Census recording John & Elizabeth, Oma, Elsie, & Frank Gorse, and Ira Wintford, Edith (Gorse), & Roy Seaver living in Coal Twp, Vernon Co., MO, in 1900. Elsie is Oma's daughter. "Next door" is William and Maggie Gorse.
    Family ID  F077  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Sep 1846 - Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1870 - Kansas City, Wyandotte Co., KS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jul 1920 - Ft Scott, Bourbon Co., KS Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John and Elizabeth (Hood) Gorse
    John and Elizabeth (Hood) Gorse
    With their horses in front of their barn.
    John and Elizabeth (Hood) Gorse
    John and Elizabeth (Hood) Gorse
    Same house as the 1890 group photo.

    Documents

    » Slide Show
    Kansas Registration Affidavits of Alien Enemies for Elisabeth (Routs) Gorse Pg 1
    Kansas Registration Affidavits of Alien Enemies for Elisabeth (Routs) Gorse Pg 1
    Kansas Registration Affidavits of Alien Enemies for Elisabeth (routs) Gorse Pg 2
    Kansas Registration Affidavits of Alien Enemies for Elisabeth (routs) Gorse Pg 2
    Census: Gorse, John & Elizabeth, 1920 Federal Census
    Census: Gorse, John & Elizabeth, 1920 Federal Census
    A portion of the 1920 United States Federal Census recording John and Elizabeth (Hood) Gorse living in Coal Twp, Vernon Co., MO, in 1920.

  • Notes 
    • [Written by grandson Roy Seaver]
      Grandma Gorse came over from Germany when she was about
      six I think. I don't know what part tho. About all I know
      of her, or about her is that her maiden name was Elizabeth
      Hood. I think she was born in 1848. Her father and mother
      were both dead by the time she was 13. Probably buried at
      Kansas City. She had a hard time from then on as the people
      that raised her was awful mean to her. Her and grandpa met
      while she was working in a restaurant in Kansas City. She
      had a brother killed in the Civil War.
      Grandma died July 1920. Grandpa died December 1920.
      They are both buried in the Deerifled, Missouri cemetery.