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The Gustav Glinz Family of Joliet, Illinois Updated November 9, 2000
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My father, Gustav Henry Ernest Glinz was born in Bochum (Altenbochum), Germany on September 15, 1901. He came to the United States in 1923. His father Louis Glinz was a miner in Bochum. His father had 13 children. My father was the 13th child. My dad's grandfather, Georg Christian Ferdinand Glinz, was a miner in Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany. He had 8 children. I have found the birth records for these 8 children. I have also found the marriage record for Louis Glinz. He married Wilhelmine Henriette Caroline Harjes on December 23, 1876.