Goerss, C. F., was born in Wheatfield, a son of Frederick and Charlotte Goerss. His father came to America in 1843, and his grandfather served under Blucher in the war against Napoleon Bonaparte. In politics Mr. Goerss is a Republican; he was appointed deputy collector of customs May 30, 1890, and has since filled that position most admirably. He has been assessor of the town of Wheatfield three years, justice of the peace four years, justice of sessions two years, and member of assembly two years. In 1876 he married Albertina M. Schulz, and they have five children: Agatha A., Appolonia V., Marcus A., Frederick W. and Margaret E.
Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897
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