Mary J Gross

about 1847–4 April 1858 (Age 11)
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary J

When Mary J Gross was born about 1847, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, her father, Anderson D. Gross, was 24 and her mother, Martha Ann Drake, was 23. She died on 4 April 1858, in her hometown, at the age of 11.

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Family Time Line

Anderson D. Gross
1823–1911
Martha Ann Drake
1824–1885
Mary J Gross
1847–1858
Elzina Catherine Gross
1848–1922
Susan A. Gross
1852–
Martin B Gross
1849–1894
Cynthia E Gross
1857–
Felix Russell Gross
1858–1910
Ruth Alice Gross
1861–1932
Precilla Elizabeth GROSS
1862–1940

Parents and Siblings

    Anderson D. Gross

    Male1823–1911Male

    Martha Ann Drake

    Female1824–1885Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (1)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 3

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a big man, from Middle High German grōz ‘large’, ‘thick’, ‘corpulent’, German gross. The Jewish name has been Hebraicized as Gadol, from Hebrew gadol ‘large’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, not only in German-speaking countries.2 English: nickname for a big man, from Middle English, Old French gros (Late Latin grossus, of Germanic origin, thus etymologically the same word as in 1 above). The English vocabulary word did not develop the sense ‘excessively fat’ until the 16th century.

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

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