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Re: Vienna Groce

Posted: 9 Oct 2001 11:40PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 18 Mar 2002 5:08PM GMT
Surnames: Gross, Groce
Hi,

I'm not related to this Gross/Groce family, but looking at some of the names I wrote down from the 1880 MO Soundex, there is a Pleasant Groce age 62 born in KY listed in Howell County, MO [15-51-34-25].

Going through some of my other notes, I find:
http://members.fortunecity.com/shariben/docs/census/censusky...

1860 Clinton County, KY Census

Groce, Pleasant 42 M farmer KY
Groce, Martha 39 F housework TN
Groce, Sarah E 18 F domestic KY
Groce, James 17 M domestic KY
Groce, Victoria E 15 F domestic KY
Groce, Richard V 11 M KY
Groce, Willis M 9 M KY
Groce, Robert H 7 M KY
Groce, Mahala H 5 F KY
Groce, Vienna J 1 F KY

1850 Clinton County, KY Census

Gross, Pleasant 32 M farmer KY
Gross, Martha 28 F KY
Gross, Sarah E 8 F KY
Gross, James W 7 M KY
Gross, Victoria E 6 F KY
Gross, Richard V 4/12 M KY
Lee, John G 17 M KY

Pleasant Gross (age abt. 22) is not listed in the 1840 Clinton County, KY census, but there is a Simon Gross listed that has a male age 20-30 in his household. I'm pretty sure that this Simon is from the Surry/Yadkin County, NC Groces/Grosses which trace back to a Simon Gross b. abt. 1711 who came to America with his brother, Theobald Groce, in 1741 on the ship Europa. You can see a brief listed of a few "unconfirmed" descendants of this Gross family that I posted on the GenForum board awhile ago:

http://genforum.genealogy.com/gross/messages/1129.html

It appears that you may descend from Simon (b. 1711) -> Theobald -> Simon -> Pleasant -> Vienna ...

I'm not researching this line, so I really have no more information on them ~ but I know there are several people out there that descend from this particular Groce family, so you may want to look for postings on Simon Gross/Groce. That should give you some leads to look at. Good luck.

:)shari
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SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Laura 31 Jan 2004 1:51AM GMT 
jeraldgross 12 Apr 2002 7:42PM GMT 
@@Ldp3621@aol... 22 Apr 2002 9:41PM GMT 
KristinfromWi... 16 Jun 2003 4:31PM GMT 
Leda 16 Jun 2003 4:48PM GMT 
Laura 31 Jan 2004 1:41AM GMT 
Donald F. Groce 5 Oct 1999 2:51PM GMT 
Sue 10 Oct 1999 12:42PM GMT 
Patricia Dickinson 21 Jul 2001 12:13AM GMT 
ShariBen75 10 Oct 2001 5:40AM GMT 
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