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Chris Christian Gesick Jr. (1896 - 1976)

Chris Christian Gesick Jr. aka Giesick
Born in Walter, Don, Volgograd, Russiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 14 Mar 1922 in Greeley, Weld, Colorado, USAmap
Died in Denver, Colorado, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Oct 2018
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Biography

Volga German
Chris Gesick Jr. is a Volga German.
Chris Gesick Jr. has German Roots.
Chris Gesick Jr. served in the United States Army in World War I
Service started: 25 May 1918
Unit(s):
Service ended: 12 Feb 1919

Chris Christian Gesick [Giesick] Jr. was born on 26 Apr 1896 in Walter/Don region. He was christened on 24 Jun 1896 in Don Region, Russia. Chris came to the USA at age five with his parents. He served in WWI in France. He was a farmer, carpenter, and maintenance technician. Chris married Mollie Hoke and they had five children. He died on 24 Nov 1976 in Denver, Denver, Colorado. He was buried on 27 Nov 1976 in Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Weld, Colorado.

Birth

  • 26 Apr 1896 in Walter/Don Region, Saratov, Russia
  • 24 Jun 1896 - Christening in Don Region, Russia

Military

Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File[1]

Full Name: Chris Gesick
Birth Date: 26 Apr 1896
Death Date: 23 Nov 1976
Cause Of Death: Unknown
Enlistment Date: 25 May 1918
Release Date: 12 Feb 1919
Conflict Period: World War I
Served For: United States of America

Marriage

Children

  1. Elmer Lorenz Gesick - 1922 - 1926
  2. Louise May Gesick Dumler - 1924 - 1982
  3. Harry S Gesick - 1927
  4. Roy Elmer Gesick - 1934
  5. Charles L Gesick - 1938

Death

Research Notes

Note by: Koreen Goodman 26 Oct 2018

  • No records on Elmer Lorenz Gesick. Most likely found by AHSGR Walter VC Mary Mills possibly in church records in Greeley, CO. There is no grave at Linn Grove for this person in online search. Enter profile if record and source found.

Sources

  1. Fold3.com; Publication Title: Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File (Text only collection); Content Source: US Department of Veterans Affair iconUS Department of Veterans Affair Last Updated: June 16, 2013; Description: The BIRLS database contains information on men and women who enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War II.
  2. "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KNQ7-7GP : 10 December 2017), Chris C Gesick and Mollie Hoke, 14 Mar 1922, Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States; citing no. 8154, State Archives, Denver; FHL microfilm 1,690,079.
  • Fyler, Michael. Descendants of Johannes Bretthauer-49509; AHSGR Walter VC; Chris Christian Gesick Giesick Jr NOTE-8553; emailed to Koreen Goodman 30 Aug 2018.
  • "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVSQ-H8JW : 17 March 2018), Chris C Gesick, 24 Nov 1976; citing Obituary, in "Greeley Tribune"; American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska.
  • "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVSQ-PNBG : 17 March 2018), Chris C Gesick, 24 Nov 1976; citing Obituary, in "Greeley Tribune"; American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska.
  • "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZK6-PHL : 13 March 2018), Chris Gesick, 1917-1918; citing Weld County no 2, Colorado, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,561,804.
  • "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKC4-QY1L : 8 November 2017), Chris Gesick, 27 Apr 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).


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