Lafayette Grubb

2 April 1858–23 October 1946 (Age 88)
Greenwood Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lafayette

When Lafayette Grubb was born on 2 April 1858, in Greenwood Township, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Samuel Grubb, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Long, was 37. He married Susan Enterline about 1878. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 23 October 1946, in Liverpool, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Perry, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lafayette Grubb
Susan Enterline
Marriage: about 1878
Howard Emmotte Grubb
Melvin I Grubb

Spouse and Children


    Susan Enterline


about 1878


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 5

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English: derogatory nickname for a small person, from Middle English grub ‘insect larva’.2 This is a PA name probably representing German Grube .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lafayette Grubb, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laffayette Grubb, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Laffayette Grubb, "United States Census, 1880"

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