Bessie C. Groff

October 1885–
Osage, Kansas, United States

The Life Summary of Bessie C.

When Bessie C. Groff was born in October 1885, in Osage, Kansas, United States, her father, Adam Groff, was 29 and her mother, Mary N., was 24. She lived in Olivet Township, Osage, Kansas, United States in 1900.

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Adam Groff
Mary N.
Albert G. Groff
Bessie C. Groff
Pearlie Ann Groff

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
Age 1
The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 31
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from the personal name Grof, a reduced form of Gerolf.2 Hungarian: variant of Grof .

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

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  • Bessie C Groff in household of Adam Groff, "United States Census, 1900"

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