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William Allen Groninger
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1875
Death: Dec. 29, 1922

William Allen Groninger was born on March 5, 1875, the son of Elizabeth Matilda Kepner and Benjamin Creamer Groninger. He married Sarah Bertha McMeen the daughter of Robert E. and Elizabeth Robinson McMeen on March 25, 1896.

William was described as a well known citizen of Turbett Township who died at his home in Old Port on December 29, 1922, aged 47 years. Sarah Bertha, or Bertie, was aged 66 years, 6 months, and 8 days when was stricken with a heart attack in 1940.
They were active members of the Port Royal Presbyterian Church and its many different organizations and also were members of Turbett Grange.

The couple had four children: Elizabeth Matilda who married Joseph Wayne McCachren, Charlotte married to Dale Henry, Benjamin E. married to Marian Van Ormer, and Darwin married to Caroline Trucks. (Information from the Port Royal 200th Anniversary website.)
[Contributed by Leo Shelley] 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin C. Groninger (1845 - 1917)
  Elizabeth Matilda Kepner Groninger (1851 - 1945)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Bertha McMeen Groninger (1873 - 1940)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Matilda Groninger McCachren (1898 - 1935)*
  Charlotte B. Groninger Henry (1903 - 1974)*
  Benjamin E. Groninger (1907 - 1981)*
  Darwin Homer Groninger (1913 - 1982)*
 
 Siblings:
  Juniata A. Groninger Selden (1869 - 1949)*
  Samuel Kepner Groninger (1873 - 1951)*
  William Allen Groninger (1875 - 1922)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
G R O N I N G E R
WILLIAM A. - S. BERTHA
1875-1922 - 1873-1940
 
Burial:
New Church Hill Cemetery
Turbett Township
Juniata County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: (Right of Circular Drive: Row 7 No 1)
 
Created by: Nancy Gibson Lowe
Record added: Jun 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38673007
William Allen Groninger
Added by: Nancy Gibson Lowe
 
 
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Rest in peace William.
- A Robison Granddaughter
 Added: Jun. 24, 2009
 
 
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