William Henry Groh

25 November 1883–12 March 1967 (Age 83)
Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Groh was born on 25 November 1883, in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, United States, his father, James William Groh, was 19 and his mother, Nellie Ruth Shannon, was 31. He married Anna Lettie Tyler on 31 August 1905, in Emmet, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Munising, Alger, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Hendricks Township, Mackinac, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 12 March 1967, in Fremont, Newaygo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Newberry, Luce, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Groh
1883–1967
Anna Lettie Tyler
1889–1979
Marriage: 31 August 1905
Beatrice Anna Groh
1906–1989
Violet Flouela Groh
1907–2004
Ethel Doris Groh
1909–1942
Florence Cleo Groh
1912–2014
William Edward Groh Sr
1913–1990
Malvina Ruth Groh
1915–1990
Frances Marie Groh
1916–1997
Floyd Phillip Groh
1918–1990
Dr Lloyd George Groh
1920–2006
Virgil Howard Groh
1922–1990
Everett Chester Groh
1923–1980
Marcelle Groh
1927–2018
Lyla June Groh
1928–1928

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 August 1905
Emmet, Michigan, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 4

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a grizzled or gray-haired man, from Middle High German grā ‘gray’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Grow, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William H Graw in household of James Wm Graw, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William Groh, "United States Census, 1930"

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