Person:John Gies (2)

John A. Gies
b.13 Mar 1864 Germany
  • F.  Valentine Gies (add)
  • M.  Anna Noll (add)
  1. John A. Gies1864 - 1940
m. 23 Nov 1892
  1. Anna Kathleen Gies1893 - 1948
  2. Harriet Florence Gies1895 - 1926
  3. Harold G. Laug1897 - 1969
m. 21 Dec 1897
  • HJohn A. Gies1864 - 1940
  • WAnna Thiel1856 - 1923
m. 7 Feb 1903
Facts and Events
Name John A. Gies
Gender Male
Birth? 13 Mar 1864 Germany
Immigration[4] 1882 Pennsylvania, United States
Marriage 23 Nov 1892 Coopersville, Ottawa, Michigan, United Statesto Mary J. Laug
Marriage 21 Dec 1897 Saranac, Ionia, Michigan, United Statesto Emma Snyder
Divorce 10 Jul 1900 Kent, Michigan, United Statesfrom Emma Snyder
Marriage 7 Feb 1903 Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United Statesto Anna Thiel
Death[1][2] 12 Jun 1940 Jenison, Ottawa, Michigan, United States
Burial[2][3] 15 Jun 1940 Oak Hill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United StatesHe is buried with his 1st wife Mary Jane and 3rd wife Anna. Block 1 Lot 13 Space 2.

He married twice after Mary's death, per Geneva Laug Hosler.

In 1920, brother-in-law, Carl Thiel, living with them.

Obituary GIES - John A. Gies, aged 76, a former resident of Grand Rapids, passed away Wednesday afternoon at his home in Georgetown township. Surviving are the widow, Ann; one daughter, Mrs. Peter Hartesvelt of Grand Rapids; one son, Harold Laug of Coopersville, and four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 at Emanual Presbyterian church on Madison and Oakdale. Interment in Oak Hill cemetery. Mr. Gies reposes at the Hildreth Funeral Home and will lie in state at the church one hour previous to services.

 Source: Grand Rapids Press, Thursday, June 13, 1940, Pg. 29.
  1. Compiler: County Clerk Grand Haven MI. Ottawa County Michigan Deaths.

    Book 14 pg 172, Record includes parents names, birth date/place.

  2. 2.0 2.1 Obituary, in Grand Rapids Press..

    Thursday. June 13, 1940, Pg. 29.

  3. Compiler: City of Grand Rapids Michigan. Grand Rapids MIchigan Online Cemetery Index.
  4. Federal Census. (Nat'l Archives)