Descendants of Anton Deiss and Catherine Cramer
'Trinke langsam, aber viel'


NEW UPDATES - 16 November 2003
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Some thoughts on the origin of the Deiss surname.



Anton Deiss and wife Catherine Cramer, had daughter Catherine Celestine ‘Kate’ Deiss (m. John G. Gross), son John William Deiss (m. Caddie Hays), daughter Sophia Deiss, daughter Margaret Sabine Deiss (m. Joseph Hennsler), son Peter Anthony Deiss (m. Bertha Gremper), daughter Gertrude Deiss (m. Edward J. Horst), son Anthony Joseph Deiss, daughter Magdalena Dorothea Deiss (m. Charles H. Kessler), son Albert Anthony Deiss (m. Mary Thien), and daughter Anna Theresa Deiss (m. Peter Croumey).


Albert Anthony Deiss and wife Mary Thien had daughter Clara Deiss, daughter Edna Deiss (m. Harrison Finley), and son William John Deiss (m. Vivian Louise Dabney).


William John Deiss and wife Vivian Louise Dabney, had son W. A. Deiss (m. K. A. Webb div).


W. A. Deiss and wife K. A. Webb (div), had son Jonathan Webb Deiss (m. D. O. div), and son W. P. Deiss (m. R. Capello).


Raw data and transcribed sources :


Deiss genealogy forum


Deiss Gallery


Census data

Census data for the Deiss family and variants


This site and the data contained herein represents the best data available to me at the point in time that it was written.  It should not be taken as the final word, or the authority on the Deiss family or any families or individuals described within its pages.  It is also continuously updated, almost on a daily basis, since I use this site as my research notebook and as new information comes my way, either through my personal research or from other sources, old or out of date, information will be deleted and new data added.  I encourage those who have questions about my research to contact me -   How am I related to all of these dead people? click here 




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