Friday, August 08, 2008

Obituary : Elias Groendyke (1818-1906)

Through the help of the Elwood, IN Public Library, I was able to locate the obituary of my maternal 4th-great grandfather, Elias GROENENDYKE or GROENDYKE.

Source : Elwood, IN Call-Leader, Friday, May 25, 1906

Died at Greenville

Elias Groendyke, an early settler of Pipecreek township, and fir [sic] many years living near Frankton, who removed to Ohio, some time ago, died at Greenville. He was an old timer of this county and taught school many years, pioneers of the present day being his pupils. He was the father of the first wife of Tom Moore: of htis [sic] city. The funeral took place today as [sic] Greenville.

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