Heinrich Grob

5 January 1880–20 February 1935 (Age 55)
Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States

The Life of Heinrich

When Heinrich Grob was born on 5 January 1880, in Manhattan, New York County, New York, United States, his father, Frederick R. Grob, was 32 and his mother, Elisabetha Schaudel, was 31. He married Margaret Dwyer on 22 January 1908, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1910 and Queens, New York City, New York, United States in 1930. He died on 20 February 1935, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Saint John Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens, New York City, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Heinrich Grob
Margaret Dwyer
Marriage: 22 January 1908
Eva Elizabeth Grob
Lawrence H. Grob
Charles Grob
Mary Margareth Grob
Henry Grob Jr
Elizabeth Grob

Spouse and Children

22 January 1908
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States


    Eva Elizabeth Grob


    Lawrence H. Grob


    Charles Grob


    Mary Margareth Grob


    Henry Grob Jr


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    Elizabeth Eva Grob


    August Grob


    Mary Maria Grob


    Charles Grob



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 16

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 German (Switzerland): nickname for a strong, heavy man, or for a lout, from Middle High German g(e)rop ‘coarse’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Yiddish grob, cognate with 1, which also means ‘fat’ and may have been applied in this sense.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Grob, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Grob, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry Grob, "United States Census, 1910"

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