My ancestor is JOSEPH GORGES, born 21 May 1849 in Prussia, GERMANY, died September 07, 1917 in Wichita, Kansas. Married MARGARET HELENA DITGEN in 1876 in Germany. She was born 1851 in Germany, and died in 1886/87 in Rice/Reno County, Kansas. They came to Kansas from Germany in in 1880. After she died He married 2) Sophia Augsburger, 3) Louisa Abry, and 4) Margaret Kitzner
Children of JOSEPH GORGES and MARGARET DITGEN
Nicholas, born 1878-1878
Kate, born 1879/1880 in Germany. Married Unknown Hodson
Margaret, born 1880 in KS, died 1934 in KS. Married Pearl Oscar Evans in 1897
Lena, born abt. 1882 in Kansas
* JOHN GORGES, March 22, 1883 in Reno Co, Kansas, died March 13, 1933 in Hutchinson, Ks. Married MARY ANNA OSENBAUGH in 1901 in Dade County, MO.
John and Mary Anna's children:
Joseph C., born December 06, 1903 in Kansas, died December 06, 1967
Elmer, born January 1906 in Kansas
Wilbur E., born December 10, 1910 in Kansas, died September 30, 1943
Goldie May, born 31 May 1911 in Kansas. Married Morris Leigh Ball
Glen C., born June 29, 1913 in Kansas, died November 15, 1942
ESTHER ELIZABETH GORGES, born August 08, 1924 in Newton, Rice County, KS, died July 15, 1975 in Hutchinson. Married William Willie Allie Ingrim in 1939 in Ellsworth, Kansas.