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 Gustavus Rausch

Gustavus Rausch

Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA
Death 14 Jan 1884 (aged 29)
Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA
Burial Stone Creek, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 175485943 · View Source
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Gustavus Rausch was born near Stone Creek, Ohio to Charles Rausch and Elizabeth Regula.

The family was active in the Zion Church and the community surrounding. Gustavus was confirmed in the year 1868.

By the 1870 US Census for Jefferson Township, he is living with his father on land that he helped farm. Also listed on the Census sheet is his paternal grandparents Georg Rausch and his wife Charlotta Schultz. Children in the home are as follows:

Gustavus age 16--farming
Elizabeth age 14
Catherine age 12
Charles age 10
Adam age 8

Elizabeth Regula Rausch is not on the Census for 1870. She was still alive and could have been counted elsewhere.

Gustavus married Sophia E Griffith on October 6, 1880. They had one daughter, Edna Belle Rausch who would go on to marry William Willard Jackson.

There is a short notice that Gustavus died of an accident in the Church Book at age 29.

Source: Church Book of the German United Evangelical Lutheran and German Reformed Zions Congregation on the Upper Stone Creek, Jefferson Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Stark County District Library, Genealogy Department, Canton, Ohio.

Other sources: Ohio County Death Records, 1840-2001; Ohio Marriages 1800-1958; Ohio County Births for daughter Edna 1841-2003; mentioned in the marriage and death record of daughter.




  • Maintained by: Mary Beth Hughes-Worley
  • Originally Created by: William Smith
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 175485943
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gustavus Rausch (22 Mar 1854–14 Jan 1884), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175485943, citing Stone Creek Cemetery, Stone Creek, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Mary Beth Hughes-Worley (contributor 48700362) .