In 1882 Gottlieb and Elizabeth Krumm Closs emigrated from Stuttgart Germany to Linwood, New Jersey. They did also live in Scranton Pa. it is believed. Elizabeth was previously married to a Prussion officer named Wivrim, or Wurhm, who died of appendicitis. Their son Christian Ludwig Closs b. 1875 m. Lydia Ratzel. He was a lumberman, builder, and sought a new fortune in New Jersey about 1910.
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