Noted events in his life were:
1. He appeared on the census in 1870 in Upper Bern Twp., Berks County, PA. 1 The 1870 census recorded John Groh, coal burner, 55, living with wife Lydia, 54; son John, coal burner, 21; son Davilla, coal burner, 17; daughter Sarah, 12; daughter Matilda, 7, and son Jacob, 10. On the same property is another household with John's daughter, Lucetta, 31, and her husband Jacob Pott [indexed as Port], coal burner, 33; their son John, 6; and a stepson by Lucetta's first marriage, Reuben Beecher, daily laborer, 7. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. Living next door is John's son, Israel Groh.
John married Lydia Feick. (Lydia Feick was born about 1816 in , Berks, PA 1.)
1 1870 United States Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Upper Bern, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1308; Page: 458B; Image: 434; Family History Library Film: 552807.
2 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 2 Jan 1930, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. Sarah (Groh) Dundore, father John Groh, mother Lydia Fike.