John P. Gross
(1833-1901)
Jane E.
(1837-)
John Newton Gross
(1863-1950)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hannah

John Newton Gross 1 2

  • Born: Jun 1863, Gap, Lancaster, PA 2
  • Marriage (1): Hannah
  • Died: 23 Oct 1950, Wood-Lynne, Camden, NJ at age 87 2
  • Buried: 27 Oct 1950, Upper Darby: Montrose Cemetery, Delaware, PA 2

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He appeared on the census in 1880 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3 The 1880 census recorded Jno. P. Gross, 49, living with wife Jane, 42; and sons Wm H., 23; and Jno. N., 17. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except the elder John's mother was born in New Jersey.

2. His obituary was published in the Courier-Journal: obituary of John N. Gross on 25 Oct 1950 in Camden, Camden, NJ. 2 JOHN N. GROSS -- Services for John N. Gross, 87, will be held Friday at 2 p. m. in the funeral home at 1820 Chestnut street, Philadelphia, where friends may call Thursday night. Burial will be in Montrose cemetery, Upper Darby, Pa. Mr. Gross, who lived at 110 Cedar avenue, Woodlynne, died Monday in his home. A native of Gap, Pa., he lived at 819 South 4th. St. in Woodlynne four years and previously resided in Philadelphia. He was a retired freight conductor of the Pennsylvania Railroad by which company he was employed 54 years, retiring July 1, 1933. He was the oldest member in the East of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, of which he would have been a member 65 years on Jan. 21, 1951. He was the fourth oldest member of the union in the nation. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Emma J. Beecher, of the Woodlynne address, and Mrs. Eisie Brown, Green Lane, Pa.; two sons. Horace, of the Woodlynne address, and Willard, Collingswood, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.


John married Hannah. (Hannah was born in , , PA.)


Sources


1 Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906 (www.FamilySearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VB1B-89H Emma J. Gross, 1887.

2 Courier-Post (Camden, New Jersey), 25 Oct 1950, page 4. Obituary of John N. Gross.

3 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWJR-Q7Y Jno. P. Gross, 1880.



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