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Chaplin Rathbun "Chap" Huss
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1838
Fremont
Sandusky County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 21, 1913
Green Springs
Sandusky County
Ohio, USA

Chaplin was born in the old log house on his father's farm. About three months out of the year, he attended school in his community. In 1864, he went out with Company H, 169th Volunteer Infantry. He served 100 days and did garrison duty at Arlington Heights, near Washington, D.C. At the close of the war, he returned to his farm in Green Creek. Chap cast his first presidential vote for Stephen A. Douglas, his second for Abraham Lincoln, and thereafter was consistent in his support of the Republican party. He was a member of the Odd Fellows at Green Springs and a member of the Encampment, IOOF at Cldye.

Chaplin and Ellen were married September 9, 1859 in Ballville. They had three children: Etta Otilla, Eva Viola, and Burton William.

Chap was buried on Easter Sunday at the time of the Fremont flood. The Ballville dam broke the night after he was buried. 
 
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 Parents:
  Christian Huss (1815 - 1864)
  Catharine Rathbun Huss (1818 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen M Morrison Huss (1838 - 1894)*
 
 Children:
  Etta Otilla Huss Potter (1860 - 1927)*
  Eva Viola Huss Huss (1864 - 1934)*
  Burton William Huss (1869 - 1929)*
 
 Siblings:
  Chaplin Rathbun Huss (1838 - 1913)
  Elizabeth Margaret Huss Morrison (1839 - 1915)*
  Noah B Huss (1840 - 1920)*
  Wilson Shannon Huss (1842 - 1844)*
  Francis Darius Huss (1844 - 1858)*
  Burr H Huss (1845 - 1927)*
  Maurice Lemmon Huss (1848 - 1931)*
  Mary Jane Huss McMillan (1850 - 1883)*
  Oliver Perry Huss (1853 - 1935)*
  Barbara Ellen Huss Young (1855 - 1916)*
  Saxton Peter Huss (1856 - 1950)*
  Earl Christian Huss (1859 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Father
 
Note: GAR Marker beside headstone
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Fremont
Sandusky County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Red
Record added: Nov 02, 2010
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Chaplin Rathbun Chap Huss
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Chaplin Rathbun Chap Huss
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- Red
 Added: May. 26, 2012
In 17th century England, it was odd to find people organized for the purpose of giving aid to those in need and of pursuing projects for the benefit of all mankind. Those who belonged to such an organization were called "Odd Fellows". Also known as "The T...(Read more)
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