Raymond Henry Groth

14 June 1918–6 August 1991 (Age 73)
Lyons, Rice, Kansas, United States

The Life of Raymond Henry

When Raymond Henry Groth was born on 14 June 1918, in Lyons, Rice, Kansas, United States, his father, John Groth, was 40 and his mother, Maggie Catherine Groth, was 21. He had at least 1 son with Beatrice Woody. He lived in Frederick, Rice, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Bushton, Rice, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 6 August 1991, in Sterling, Rice, Kansas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Sterling Cemetery, Sterling, Rice, Kansas, United States.

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Raymond Henry Groth
Beatrice Woody
Ronald R Groth

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    Ronald R Groth


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    John Groth


    Maggie Catherine Groth




World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 9

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 20

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, and Danish: nickname for a large man, from Low German grot(h). Compare Gross .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Raymond Groth in household of H E Groth, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Raymond Groth in household of Harry Groth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Raymond Groth in household of Harry H Groth, "United States Census, 1920"

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