|Birth: ||Sep. 1, 1867|
|Death: ||Oct. 12, 1921|
Helena (PINN) KUSS, born in Üxheim, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Pfalz, Germany, was a daughter of Joannis Philippi PINN, also known as Johannis Phillip "Johann" PINN, of Üxheim, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Pfalz, Germany and Veronica GIEFER of Leudersdorf, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Pfalz, Germany.
Paternal grandparents were Tomas PINN of Schüller, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Pfalz, Germany & Anna Helena GOERGEN of Üxheim, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Pfaltz, Germany.
Maternal grandparents were Johannis Nicolaus GIEFER of Ahrdorf, Blankenheim, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and Anna Catharina MEYER/MEIER of Leudersdorf, Vulkaneifel, Rhineland-Pfalz, Germany.
Helena (PINN) KUSS, her father and siblings, immigrated to the United States in 1881. Her mother died in Germany.
Her father, Joannis Philippi "Johann" PINN, was quoted in an article in Chicago's "Katholischen Wochenblat" [Catholic Weekly] Magazine" in 1881:
Der Ackerer Johann Pinn aus Üxheim verläßt die Heimat 1881: "Die Familie stand früher in ziemlichen Verhältnissen. Durch den Brand in Üxheim, dann durch Hagelschlag und die schlechten Ernten der letzten Jahre ist die Familie in ihren Vermögensverhältnissen ganz heruntergekommen."
The farmer, John Pinn of Üxheim, who left the country in 1881, states: "The family was formerly in considerably good condition. By the fire in Üxheim, then by hail impact and poor harvests of the last years, the family has come down in its financial circumstances completely"."
Her siblings include:
Bernardus "Bernard" PINN (b. 1847)
Antonius "Anton" PINN (b. 1849 - d. 1918)
Anna Margaretha PINN (b. 1850)
Maria Eva (PINN) ECHTERHOFF (b. 1852 - d. 1933)
Thomas "Tom" PINN, Sr. (b. 1854 - d. 1929)
Ursula (PINN) MICHALSKI (b. 1856 - d. 1903)
Johannes "John" PINN (b. 1858 - d. 1907)
Catharina "Katherine" (PINN) KUNZ (b. 1861 - d. 1927)
Andreas PINN (b. 1863)
She was married to William Edward KUSS of Germany.
Texas Certificate of Death
Copy of Baptismal Record
Katholischen Wochenblat 1881
William Edward Kuss (1860 - 1924)
Helen Kuss Sauter (1889 - 1976)*
Robert Louis Kuss (1896 - 1973)*
Plot: Plot Sec. BHS, Lot 135
Maintained by: Charlie Ward
Originally Created by: Sebastian
Record added: Sep 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42413352
In remembrance of Helena (PINN) KUSS, a victim of Cancer.|
Added: Sep. 26, 2009