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John M Groff (1876 - 1961)

John M Groff
Born in Pennsylvaniamap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about 1900 [location unknown]
Died in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Jul 2019
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Biography

John M Groff was born 2 August 1876 in Pennsylvania. In 1900 he lived in Washington, District of Columbia with his parents Samuel and Louisa Groff[1].

In 1920 he lived in Lancaster Pennsylvania with his wife Edith and mother Louisa[2]. 1940 finds the three of them still living together in Lancaster[3].

Louisa C. Mentzer, daughter of John W. Mentzer and Caroline Phillippi, both born in Pennsylvania, died on 31 October in the home of her son John M. Groff. She was removed to Washington, DC to be buried with her husband, Samuel A. Groff, in Rock Creek Cemetery. The informant for her death certificate was John M. Groff, and the undertaker, interestingly, was Fred. F. Groff, Inc.[4]

Her obituary appeared in the Lancaster New Era on 31 Oct 1940[5]

John died on 20 Oct 1961 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He was a World War I veteran and a retired executive. [6][7]

Sources

  1. John M Groff, United States Census, 1900
  2. John M Groff, United States Census, 1920
  3. John M Groff, United States Census, 1940
  4. Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1967 subscription may be required
  5. Lancaster New Era on 31 Oct 1940
  6. https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/5164/images/42410_3421606191_1027-01178 Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1967] subscription may be required
  7. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/65079558/obituary-for-john-m-groff/

Bibliography

  • United States Census, 1900, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MMFW-KHK : accessed 14 July 2019), John M Groff in household of Saml A Groff, Washington city, Washington, District of Columbia, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 116, sheet 19A, family 284, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,163.
  • United States Census, 1920, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFY4-8X4 : accessed 14 July 2019), John M Groff, Lancaster Ward 9, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States; citing ED 84, sheet 12A, line 21, family 283, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1584; FHL microfilm 1,821,584.
  • United States Census, 1940, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQFP-TMR : 15 March 2018), John M Groff, Ward 9, Lancaster, Lancaster City, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 36-94, sheet 13A, line 3, family 250, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3532.


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