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Gass, Joseph, 1870-1943



Came to America from Liverpool, England. Was a member of the failed Atwood Jewish agricultural colony located in Northeastern Colorado which started in 1896. He married his wife Mollie Kadish also in 1896. In 1901 they moved to Plattleville where he opened a dry goods store. Had 3 sons and 3 daughters. Moved to Denver in 1921 so the daughters could try to find husbands.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Kadish Gass Family Papers

Identifier: B358
Abstract Joseph Gass (1870-1943) and his brother Samuel Gass moved to Liverpool, UK. In the 1880s and they immigrated to the United States in 1890. Joseph Gass lived in the failed agrigultural colony at Atwood, Colorado. He moved to Denver, Colorado and married Mollie Kadish in 1896. Mollie Kadish was born in Russia and was brought to Denver by her father Harry Kadish in 1890 from Brest Litovsk, which was part of Russia until 1918. Harry Kadish was an officer in the Russian cavalry during the...
Dates: between 1870-2013