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Grubb, Erastus Shannon 'Rossie' 1881 - 1923

GRUBB, UMBERGER, STEEL

Posted By: Cindy Maust Smith (email)
Date: 10/16/2020 at 13:58:55

The Clarinda Journal, Thursday, May 31, 1923, Clarinda, Iowa, Page 3

May 29 - The community was very much saddened when Rostie(sic) Grubb passed away Friday evening with pneumonia after being in a serious condition the last few days following the flu. He lived five miles Southwest of Blanchard and was one of our best and most prominent farmers. He was born in Virginia where he spent most of his boyhood days.

He was born Oct. 3, 1881. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at two thirty at the Methodist church conducted by Rev. Hardaway. He was laid to rest in the Blanchard cemetery. He leaves a grief stricken wife besides other relatives.

NOTE: Gravestone records indicate Erastus Shannon 'Rossie' Grubb was the son of Peter Darius and Polly Ann (Umberger) Grubb. He was married to Maude E. Steel and date of death noted as May 25, 1923.


 

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