Edith Irene Grassfield1

F, b. May 1894, d. 1968
     Edith Irene Grassfield was born in May 1894 at Jones Co., IA.1 She was the daughter of Jeremiah Day Grassfield and Ella Eudora Robb.1 Edith Irene Grassfield married Harlen Robert Russell, son of Robert H. Russell and Minnie Miller, on 31 December 1924 at the United Brethren Church, Morley, Jones Co., IA, Ceremony by Rev. William Bainbridge. Edith Irene Grassfield died in 1968. She was buried in 1968 at White Oak Cemetery, Jones Co., IA, Findagrave #101841946.

Child of Edith Irene Grassfield and Harlen Robert Russell

Citations

  1. [S186] 1900 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 440; FHL #1240440.

Edna Grassfield1

F, b. 18 September 1897, d. August 1973
     Edna Grassfield was born on 18 September 1897 at Jones Co., IA.1,2 She was the daughter of Jeremiah Day Grassfield and Ella Eudora Robb.1 Edna Grassfield married Henry Zaruba, son of Michael Zaruba and Elizabeth Kostichek, on 5 October 1921 at Anamosa, Jones Co., IA, Ceremony by Rev. C. L. Fould. Edna Grassfield died in August 1973 at Olin, Jones Co., IA, at age 75. She was buried in 1973 at Olin Cemetery, Olin, Jones Co., IA, Findagrave #94663656.

Children of Edna Grassfield and Henry Zaruba

Citations

  1. [S186] 1900 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 440; FHL #1240440.
  2. [S3057] 1930 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 662; FHL #2340397.

Erma Rae Grassfield

F, b. 1 December 1929, d. 22 August 2013
     Erma Rae Grassfield was born on 1 December 1929 at Jones Co., IA.1 She was the daughter of Raymond Walter Grassfield and Loretta Mae Darrow. Erma Rae Grassfield married Ernest George Cooper, son of William J. Cooper and Anna Egger, on 18 March 1950 at Des Moines, Polk Co., IA. Erma Rae Grassfield died on 22 August 2013 at St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA, at age 83

Obituary -- The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Friday, 23 AUG 2013, p.M7 (Newspapers.com):

PRAIRIEBURG

Erna Rae (Grassfield) Cooper, 83, of Prairieburg, formerly of Central City, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 at St. Luke's Hospital, Cedar Rapids. Funeral Serivce: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug 26 at First United Methodist Church, Central City, by Pastor Josh Hansen. The family will greet friends from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Serivce., Central City, and one hour before the service at the church on Monday. Burial: Boulder Cemetery, Prairieburg.

Survivors include her children, Rick Cooper of Cascade, Gary (Debra) Cooper of Marion, Marlene (Dennis) Booth of Central City, Larry Cooper of Hopkinton and Jana (Craig) Wilson of Hopkinton; eight grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and siblings, David Grassfield of Anamosa, Arnold (Penny) Grassfield of Olin, Melvin (Linda) Grassfield of Anamosa, Carole (Ronald) Findley of Raleigh, N.C; sisters-in-law, Margaret Grassfield of Anamosa and Sharine (Grassfield) Jani of Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ernie; brothers, Jerry, Kenneth, Dennis, Richard, Donald and Darrel Grassfield; and sister-in-law, Shirley Grassfield.

Erma was born Dec. 1, 1929, in rural Jones County, Iowa, the daughter of Ray and Loretta (Darrow) Grassfield. She married Ernie Cooper on March 18, 1950, in Des Moines. Ernie died Feb. 10, 1994. Erna was a 4-H leader for many years and enjoyed baking, reading, knitting, attending craft shows, and "one armed bandits." Erna especially loved spendiong time with her grandchildren.

Note: The Jerry Grassfield mentioned as a deceased brother apparently died in infancy -- no evidence of this person appears in public records. DLB 2020.


Citations

  1. [S3059] 1940 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1172.

Grace Christine Grassfield

F, b. 12 January 1893, d. 30 May 1987
     Grace Christine Grassfield was born on 12 January 1893 at Morley, Jones Co., IA, 1900 census shows birth year was 1892 for Grace, and 1894 for Edith. Later info indicates Grace reported 1894 as her birth year. Iowa 1895 census shows her as "2", consistent with a birth year of 1893 and 10 months following the marriage. She was the daughter of Jeremiah Day Grassfield and Ella Eudora Robb. Grace Christine Grassfield married Charlie E. Seeger, son of William Henry Seeger and Hilka Von Swall, on 9 March 1917 at Morley, Jones Co., IA. Grace Christine Grassfield lived on 11 April 1930 at Rome Twp., Jones Co., IA.1 She died on 30 May 1987 at Morley, Jones Co., IA, at age 94. She was buried in June 1987 at Green Center Cemetery, Rome Twp., Jones Co., IA, Findagrave #76251699.

Children of Grace Christine Grassfield and Charlie E. Seeger

Citations

  1. [S3057] 1930 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 662; FHL #2340397.

Hazel Anna Grassfield1

F, b. October 1895, d. 1968
     Hazel Anna Grassfield was born in October 1895 at Olin, Jones Co., IA.1 She was the daughter of Jeremiah Day Grassfield and Ella Eudora Robb.1 Hazel Anna Grassfield married Ralph Morris Ferguson, son of James D. Ferguson and Oceana E. Brookman, on 5 January 1922 at Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., IA. Hazel Anna Grassfield died in 1968. She was buried in 1968 at Lisbon Cemetery, Lisbon, Linn Co., IA, Findagrave #146263897.

Children of Hazel Anna Grassfield and Ralph Morris Ferguson

Citations

  1. [S186] 1900 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 440; FHL #1240440.
  2. [S4237] 1930 Federal Census, Cedar County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 647; FHL #2340382.

Jeremiah Day Grassfield

M, b. 5 August 1866, d. 31 August 1903
     Jeremiah Day Grassfield was also known as "Jerry". He was born on 5 August 1866 at Linn Co., IA.1 He was the son of David Allen Grassfield and Lydia M. Day.2 Jeremiah Day Grassfield married Ella Eudora Robb, daughter of Benjamin Robb and Catherine Munsinger, on 2 March 1892 at Anamosa, Jones Co., IA. Occupation: Farmer in 1900 at Jackson Twp., Jones Co., IA.1 Jeremiah Day Grassfield lived in 1900 at Jackson Twp., Jones Co., IA, Brother Ira and family were living at the next residence in the 1900 census.1 He died on 31 August 1903 at Jackson Twp., Jones Co., IA, at age 37. Cause of death: Tuberculosis. He was buried in September 1903 at Green Center Cemetery, Rome Twp., Jones Co., IA, Findagrave #75001305.

Children of Jeremiah Day Grassfield and Ella Eudora Robb

Citations

  1. [S186] 1900 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 440; FHL #1240440.
  2. [S206] 1870 Federal Census, Linn County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 405; FHL #545904.

Raymond Walter Grassfield1

M, b. 26 April 1899, d. 1964
     Raymond Walter Grassfield was born on 26 April 1899 at Jones Co., IA, WW I draft registration.1 He was the son of Jeremiah Day Grassfield and Ella Eudora Robb.1 Raymond Walter Grassfield married Loretta Mae Darrow, daughter of Justus Leonard Darrow and Rienelt Harms, circa 1929. Raymond Walter Grassfield lived on 2 April 1940 at Jackson Twp., Jones Co., IA, farming.2 He died in 1964. He was buried in 1964 at Green Center Cemetery, Morley, Jones Co., IA, Findagrave #29718889.

Children of Raymond Walter Grassfield and Loretta Mae Darrow

Citations

  1. [S186] 1900 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 440; FHL #1240440.
  2. [S3059] 1940 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1172.

Sgt. Richard Arthur Grassfield1

M, b. 24 June 1932, d. 8 February 1985
     Sgt. Richard Arthur Grassfield was born on 24 June 1932 at Anamosa, Jones Co., IA.1 He was the son of Raymond Walter Grassfield and Loretta Mae Darrow.1 Occupation: Vietnam War service, U.S. Air Force, two tours of duty in Vietnam, retired after 22 years, 10 months and 18 days. Sgt. Richard Arthur Grassfield married Sally Lou Looney, daughter of Charles Rankin Looney and Inez L. Clinton, in 1955 at New Mexico. Sgt. Richard Arthur Grassfield lived in 1984 at Chilhowee, Johnson Co., MO. He died on 8 February 1985 at Columbia, Boone Co., MO, at age 52. He was buried in February 1985 at Green Center Cemetery, Morley, Jones Co., IA, Findagrave #75292879.

Child of Sgt. Richard Arthur Grassfield and Sally Lou Looney

Citations

  1. [S3059] 1940 Federal Census, Jones County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1172.

Wilma E. Grassfield

F, b. 8 February 1901, d. 24 July 1996
     Wilma E. Grassfield was born on 8 February 1901 at Jones Co., IA. She was the daughter of Jeremiah Day Grassfield and Ella Eudora Robb. Occupation: Nurse at John McDonald Hospital in 1920 at Lovell Twp., Jones Co., IA. Wilma E. Grassfield married John Albert Lang, son of Joseph Lang and Mary Magdalena Ritschard, on 16 June 1921 at Jones Co., IA, This "shotgun" marriage ended in divorce fairly quickly -- Wilma remarried to Thomas Ward in November, 1924. Her daughter with John Lang, Thais, was apparently raised by Wilma's widowed mother -- she is listed with Ella in the 1925 Iowa state census as well as the 1930 Federal census.

Wilma E. Grassfield and John Albert Lang were divorced circa 1922. Wilma E. Grassfield married Thomas Leo Ward M.D., son of Albert Eugene Ward and Minnie Irene Hanson, on 8 November 1924 at Des Moines, Polk Co., IA, Thomas' mother, Mrs. A. E. Ward, was listed as a witness to the marriage. Wilma E. Grassfield lived on 12 April 1940 at Arnolds Park, Dickinson Co., IA, Assistant in her husband's physician office.1 She died on 24 July 1996 at Des Moines, Polk Co., IA, at age 95. She was buried in July 1996 at Okoboji Cemetery, Arnolds Park, Dickinson Co., IA, Findagrave #80645462.

Child of Wilma E. Grassfield and John Albert Lang

Child of Wilma E. Grassfield and Thomas Leo Ward M.D.

Citations

  1. [S2398] 1940 Federal Census, Dickinson County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T627, Roll 1157.
  2. [S2312] 1930 Federal Census, Polk County, Iowa. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Roll 673; FHL #2340408.

Bertha Ella Grassoff

F, b. 21 February 1886, d. 29 November 1972
     Bertha Ella Grassoff was born on 21 February 1886 at Fayette Co., TX. She married John William Rosenauer in September 1912 at Fayette Co., TX. Bertha Ella Grassoff died on 29 November 1972 at Harris Co., TX, at age 86.

Child of Bertha Ella Grassoff and John William Rosenauer

Andrew Grater1

M, b. 26 May 1910
     Andrew Grater was born on 26 May 1910 at Belfry, Montgomery Co., PA.1 He was the son of Frank T. Grater and Katie Young.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.28.

Christian Grater1

M, b. 22 March 1913
     Christian Grater was born on 22 March 1913 at Belfry, Montgomery Co., PA.1 He was the son of Frank T. Grater and Katie Young.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.28.

Esther Grater1

F
     Esther Grater married Garrett K. Stauffer, son of Dillman Stauffer and Susanna Schaum.1

Child of Esther Grater and Garrett K. Stauffer

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 227.

Frank T. Grater1

M
     Frank T. Grater married Katie Young, daughter of Daniel Price Young and Rosalinda Cassel, on 25 April 1908.1

Children of Frank T. Grater and Katie Young

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.28.

Howard Winfield Grater1

M, b. 26 June 1914
     Howard Winfield Grater was born on 26 June 1914 at Belfry, Montgomery Co., PA.1 He was the son of Frank T. Grater and Katie Young.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.28.

Mary Grater1

F, b. 9 December 1908
     Mary Grater was born on 9 December 1908 at Belfry, Montgomery Co., PA.1 She was the daughter of Frank T. Grater and Katie Young.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.28.

Susan Grater1

F
     Susan Grater married Robert Jones.1

Children of Susan Grater and Robert Jones

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 276.
  2. [S82] Price Genealogy, 277.

Verna Grater1

F, b. 2 November 1911
     Verna Grater was born on 2 November 1911 at Belfry, Montgomery Co., PA.1 She was the daughter of Frank T. Grater and Katie Young.1

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, p.28.

George Gilmer Grattan Jr.

M, b. 5 July 1876, d. 12 June 1930
     George Gilmer Grattan Jr. was born on 5 July 1876. He married Frances Lewis Roller. George Gilmer Grattan Jr. died on 12 June 1930 at age 53. He was buried in June 1930 at Woodbine Cemetery, Harrisonburg, Harrisonburg City, VA, Find A Grave Memorial# 115274230.

Child of George Gilmer Grattan Jr. and Frances Lewis Roller

John Roller Grattan

M, b. 5 July 1912, d. 8 May 1986
     John Roller Grattan was born on 5 July 1912. He was the son of George Gilmer Grattan Jr. and Frances Lewis Roller. John Roller Grattan married Dorothy Yancey, daughter of John Gibbons Yancey Jr. and Elizabeth Lucile Rosenberger, before 8 April 1940. John Roller Grattan died on 8 May 1986 at age 73. He was buried in May 1986 at Woodbine Cemetery, Harrisonburg, Harrisonburg City, VA, Find A Grave Memorial# 115274072.

Child of John Roller Grattan and Dorothy Yancey

John Y. Grattan Sr.

M, b. 6 April 1942, d. 12 August 2016
     John Y. Grattan Sr. was born on 6 April 1942 at Charlottesville, Charlottesville City, VA. He was the son of John Roller Grattan and Dorothy Yancey. John Y. Grattan Sr. died on 12 August 2016 at La Crosse, La Crosse Co., WI, at age 74 Obituary (findagrave.com):

John Y. Grattan, Sr. 74 of La Crescent passed away peacefully on Friday, August 12, 2016 at the Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse.

He was born April 9, 1942 in Charlottseville, VA to John R. and Dorothy (Yancey) Grattan.

John served as a corporal in the United States Marine Corps from 1959-1963. His last station was North Island Naval Air Station in San Diego, CA where he married Carol Lee Atkinson on April 20, 1963.

In 1965 the family moved to La Crescent where John established John Grattan Construction. He was a member of the carpenters union and the La Crescent American Legion Post 595.

John had a passion for fishing and could be found fishing everywhere and anywhere. There wasn’t a pond that you wouldn’t find John. He also enjoyed the Vikings, snowmobiling and family time on the Mississippi.

In addition to his devoted wife Carol of 53 years, he is survived by five children; Mary Grattan of La Crescent, John (Kay Pedretti) Grattan, Jr. of Goodview, MN, Jane (Brandon) Mathison of West Salem, Charles (Tara) Grattan of Hokah, MN and Mark Grattan of La Crescent; six grandchildren, John Y. III, Aaron, Elaine, Dusty, Kinlee and Jac; five step-grandchildren, Sarah, Mariya, Abby, Brandon and Anthony; four brothers and sisters, Robert Grattan, Lynn Lambert, Lee Miller and Audrey Atkins all of Harrisonburg, VA.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a grandson, Matthew Philip Grattan Pedretti; three brothers-in-law, Sam Lambert, Gary Coffman and Albert Miller.


Hermine Gratz

F, b. 31 December 1885, d. December 1977
     Hermine Gratz was born on 31 December 1885 at Missouri. She married Capt. Edward Howe Watson, son of RADM John Crittenden Watson and Elizabeth Anderson Thornton. Hermine Gratz died in December 1977 at New York, NY.

Anna Catherine Grau

F, b. 1 September 1802, d. 3 January 1875
     Anna Catherine Grau was born on 1 September 1802 at Germany. She married Adam Stang. Anna Catherine Grau died on 3 January 1875 at Amherst, Lorain Co., OH, at age 72.

Child of Anna Catherine Grau and Adam Stang

Donald B. Grauberger

M, b. 13 August 1917
     Donald B. Grauberger was born on 13 August 1917.1 He was the son of Fred C. Grauberger and Harriet H. Berkstresser.

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 652.

Eugene Carl Grauberger

M, b. 24 February 1921
     Eugene Carl Grauberger was born on 24 February 1921.1 He was the son of Fred C. Grauberger and Harriet H. Berkstresser.

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 652.

Fred C. Grauberger

M, b. 9 February 1889
     Fred C. Grauberger was born on 9 February 1889.1 He was the son of Frederick Grauberger and Katherine (?) Fred C. Grauberger married Harriet H. Berkstresser, daughter of Rev. William Irving Berkstresser and Cora Rebecca Palmer, on 13 July 1914, Ceremony by Rev. A. Kersten.1

Children of Fred C. Grauberger and Harriet H. Berkstresser

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 652.

Frederick Grauberger

M
     Frederick Grauberger married Katherine (?).

Child of Frederick Grauberger and Katherine (?)

Ileen Grauberger

F, b. 1 July 1922
     Ileen Grauberger was born on 1 July 1922.1 She was the daughter of Fred C. Grauberger and Harriet H. Berkstresser.

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 652.

Mary Emma Grauvogel1

F, b. 21 December 1888, d. 29 January 1956
     Mary Emma Grauvogel was also known as "Mamie".1 She was born on 21 December 1888 at Ohio or 1889, per 1900 census.1 She married John Frank Heeg on 18 April 1914 at Covington, Kenton Co., KY, license date. Mary Emma Grauvogel died on 29 January 1956 at age 67. She was buried in 1956 at Saint Mary Cemetery, Saint Bernard, Hamilton Co., OH, Findagrave #138068780.

Child of Mary Emma Grauvogel and John Frank Heeg

Citations

  1. [S921] 1930 Federal Census, Hamilton County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T626, Rolls 1805-20; FHL #2341539-54.

Elizabeth Gravelle1

F
     Elizabeth Gravelle married James Patchell.1

Child of Elizabeth Gravelle and James Patchell

Citations

  1. [S82] Price Genealogy, 203.