GUSS, Charles, born in Baden, Germany, in 1732, came to Trappe, Montgomery Co., about 1750, and in 1764 was living in Pikeland township, Chester Co., where he was a school-teacher.  Me married Mary Shunk, July 12, 1761.

She was born May 4, 1741, and died April 30, 1821.

Charles died Sept. 1, 1795,
and both are buried at Rhodes' Church, in East Vincent.

Their children were:

Samuel and Barbara Guss removed to Perry, and thence to Juniata County, and died at Mifflin.

They had ten children, of whom their son, Samuel, b. July 4, 1796, lived at West Chester, married Sevenia Ruhl, and was the father of Col. Henry R., Samuel, Levi, and Francis M. Guss.