Is there any family of Adam and Sarah Grubb of West Virginia on here?

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I’m looking for family members of Adam and Sarah Grubb. They both passed away in the early 20th century around Princeton and Bluefield or Bluewell West Virginia. I am a descendent of Adam’s son Sidney and Sidney’s son Sidney Junior. My father is Ronald Lee Grubb the son of Sidney Bryant Grubb Junior. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you
in Genealogy Help by Jason Grubb G2G Rookie (220 points)

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Welcome to G2G forum, Jason.

If the information that I found is accurate, the names of your second great grandparets are Adam and Josephine Grubb, your third great grandparents were William and Sarah Grubb.

Your grandparents, Sidney Bryant and Barbara Lee, got married on 1951:

Name: Sidney Bryant Grubb
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 21 Jul 1951
Event Place: , Tazewell, Virginia, United States
Birth Year (Estimated): 1929
Father's Name: Sidney Bryant Grubb
Mother's Name: Lena Isom

Spouse's Name: Barbara Lee Davidson
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1934
Spouse's Father's Name: Rassie Davidson
Spouse's Mother's Name: Florence Walker
Certificate Number: 21228
Digital Folder Number: 101169414
Image Number: 00129


Citing this Record
"Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 January 2019), Florence Walker in entry for Sidney Bryant Grubb and Barbara Lee Davidson, 21 Jul 1951; from "Virginia, Marriage Records, 1700-1850," database and images, Ancestry ( : 2012); citing , Tazewell, Virginia, United States, certificate 21228, Virginia Department of Health, Richmond.

Your great grandparents, Sidney and Lena, got married on 1927. The following link is to the document, the marriage license is in the right hand side page (Page 129), you can move within the image using the arrow keys in your keyboard:

According to this document, Sidney was 21, and his parents were Adam and Josie Grubb.

Adam and Josephine in the 1920 Census, Sidney was 13:

Household Role Sex Age Birthplace

Adam W Grubb Head M 34 Virginia

Josephine V Grubb Wife F 31 Virginia

Sidney B Grubb Son M 13 Virginia

Bertie E Grubb Daughter F 10 Virginia

Homer Lee Grubb Son M 8 Virginia

Luther Ray Grubb Son M 5 Virginia

Citing this Record:

"United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 April 2019), Adam W Grubb, Speedwell, Wythe, Virginia, United States; citing  ED 191, sheet 16A, line 14, family 274, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1919; FHL microfilm 1,821,919.

Adam and Josephine in the 1910 Census, Sidney was 3:

Household Role Sex Age Birthplace

Adam W Grubb Head M 25 Virginia

Josie V Grubb Wife F 21 Virginia

Sydney B Grubb Son M 3 Virginia

Bertie Grubb Daughter F 0 Virginia

Citing this Record:

"United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 25 April 2019), Adam W Grubb, Honley, Wythe, Virginia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 146, sheet 1A, family 9, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1652; FHL microfilm 1,375,665.

Adam and Josephine got married on 1906. The parents of Adam were William and Sarah Grubb:

Name: Adam W. Grubb

Birth Date: 1885

Birthplace: Wythe Co., Va

Age: 21

Spouse's Name: Josie V. Stroup

Spouse's Birth Date: 1889

Spouse's Birthplace: Wythe Co., Va

Spouse's Age: 17

Event Date: 18 Jan 1906

Event Place: Wythe Co., Virginia

Father's Name: Wm. Grubb

Mother's Name: Sarah Grubb

Spouse's Father's Name: James Stroup

Spouse's Mother's Name: Lennie Stroup

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01400-9

System Origin: Virginia-EASy

GS Film number: 34255

Reference ID: P101 L7

Citing this Record:

"Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), Adam W. Grubb and Josie V. Stroup, 18 Jan 1906; citing Wythe Co., Virginia, reference P101 L7; FHL microfilm 34,255.

by Rubén Hernández G2G6 Pilot (740k points)
selected by Pip Sheppard
+1 vote
No, but there are over 1,500 with the Grubb surname. To see them, click on Find at the top of the page, then click on Surnames and enter the Grubb surname.
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
+2 votes
1900 US Census has Adam A Grubb born Jan 1866 in Virginia.In 1900 Adam is 34 yrs born VA

Sara A, wife is 39 b VA

Walter L son is 1 b WV

May  Jenkins servant 10 b WF
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.3m points)
In the 1910 US Census, Groseclose, Smyth, VA, Adam A is 44, Sarah A is 46, Walter L is 10 and Loretta F daughter is 8. Loretta F born VA,

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