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Levi Groscost
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Birth: Feb. 7, 1821
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 18, 1910
Hanover
York County
Pennsylvania, USA

MARRIAGE: Levi Groscost of Hanover to Louisa Mayer of Heidelberg Twp. on Dec. 24, 1848 Hanover, York, Co, PA.

CENSUS: 1850 Heidelberg Twp. Levis Groscost age 28 born PA, Louisa age 27 born PA, Maria 8/12 born PA, and Mary Myers (Mayer) 52 $800 PA. p. 336 Household 28-28

CENSUS: 1860 York Co, Heidelberg Twp. Levi Groskaten 39, Louisa 38, Maria 10, Allas 7 f, Sarah 4, Mary Mayer 62

CENSUS: 1870 York Co Heidelberg Twp. Levi Groscost 49, Louisa 48, Maria 21, Alice L. 18, Sarah 14, Charles 10, Anna 6.

CENSUS: 1880 Penn Twp. Levi Groscost age 59 born PA, parents born PA, dau. Alice L. age 27, dau. Sarah S. 24, son Charles D. 19, dau. Anna M. 16. all born PA. p. 36 Household 370-370

CENSUS: 1900
Levi Groscost born Mar 1821 age 79y widowed born PA parents born PA
Annie M. wife bor Aug 1864 age 35 single. (Looks like error for dau)
1900; Census Place: Penn, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623_1502; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 172

CENSUS: 1910
Solomon Byler 56 m2 4y born MD parents born MD
Annie M Byler 45 m1 4y 0 ch 0 lvg
Carrie B Byler 21 dau 21 single
Lee B Byler 18 son single
Levi Groscost 89 widower born PA parents born PA
1910; Census Place: Hanover Ward 2, York, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1433; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 0060; Image: 938; FHL Number: 1375446.

DEATH: Levi Groscost died Hanover, York Co, PA male white widower on Sep. 18 1910 born March 7 1821 age 89y7m 11d farmer, born PA father Daniel Groscost, born PA, mother Christina Decker, born PA, seen Jan 1 1910 to Sep 18 1910, died on 3:30am, acute uraemia, cerebral apoplexy, dr. H.M. Alleman, Hanover. info. Solomon Bixler, Hanover, PA, buried Mt. Olivet Cemetery undertaker George. W. F. Thomas, Hanover. #97956

GROSCOST, LEVI 9/18/1910 15-172 Affidavit of Death

OBITUARY: Lewis Groscost, aged 90 years, died yesterday at his home, 18 Ridge avenue,. Brief funeral services at the house at 9:30 o'clock Wednesday. Further services in Trinity Reformed church, Rev. M.J. Roth, of Trinity and Rev. A.M. Hellman, of St. Matthew's Lutheran church, officiating. The Gazette York PA Tuesday Morning Sep. 20 1910 p. 7.

OBITUARY: Lewis Groscost, aged 99 years, died yesterday at his home, 18 Ridge avenue. Brief funeral services at the the house at 9:30 o'clock Wednesday. Further services in Trinity Reformed church, Rev. M.J. Roth of Trinity, and Rev. A.M. Hellman, of St. Matthew's Lutheran church, officiating.

OBIT: Levi Groscost, died in Hanover on Sunday, September 18th. He was born in Oxford township, Adam's County, near Getz's mill,now known as Eichelberger's mill, on the 7th of March 1821. When quite young his father died, and at the age of 18 years he learned blacksmithing in New Oxford, following that occupation for five years after which he moved to Hanover and worked on the farm of Jacob Young, near that town. Two years later he married Miss Louisa Myers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Myers, and followed farming continuously until 1906. Mrs. Groscost died Oct. 13, 1879. This union was blest by four children - three of whom are still living - Mrs. Maria Hull, Hanover; Mrs. Alice Fissel, of Berwick township; and Mrs. Solomon Bixler, with whom he lived during the past four years. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Susan Albert, of York Springs, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral Wednesday, September 21. Brief services at house at 9:30 o'clock. Further services in Trinity Reformed church, Hanover. The Gettysburg Times Sep 20 1910

OBIT: Levi Groscost died in Hanover on Sunday age 89 years, 6 months and 11 days. He was born in Oxford township, learned blacksmithing in New Oxford, followed that trade there for five years and then removed to Hanover, where he married. His wife died in 1879. he leaves three daughters, Mrs. Maria Hull and Mrs. Solomon Bixler of Hanover, and Mrs. Alice Fissel of Berwick township, this county. One sister survives, Mrs. Susan Albert of York Springs. Funeral Wednesday. Gettysburg Compiler Sep 21 1910.

OBIT: Levi Groscost, died in Hanover on Sunday, September 18th. He was born in Oxford township, Adam's County, near Getz's mill,now known as Eichelberger's mill, on the 7th of March 1821. When quite young his father died, and at the age of 18 years he learned blacksmithing in New Oxford, following that occupation for five years after which he moved to Hanover and worked on the farm of Jacob Young, near that town. Two years later he married Miss Louisa Myers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Myers, and followed farming continuously until 1906. Mrs. Groscost died Oct. 13, 1879. This union was blest by four children - three of whom are still living - Mrs. Maria Hull, Hanover; Mrs. Alice Fissel, of Berwick township; and Mrs. Solomon Bixler, with whom he lived during the past four years. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Susan Albert, of York Springs, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral Wednesday, September 21. Brief services at house at 9:30 o'clock. Further services in Trinity Reformed church, Hanover. Adams County News Sep 24 1910.

Levi Groscost, died in Hanover on Sunday, September 18th. He was born in Oxford township, Adam's County, near Getz's mill,now known as Eichelberger's mill, on the 7th of March 1821. When quite young his father died, and at the age of 18 years he learned blacksmithing in New Oxford, following that occupation for five years after which he moved to Hanover and worked on the farm of Jacob Young, near that town. Two years later he married Miss Louisa Myers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Myers, and followed farming continuously until 1906. Mrs. Groscost died Oct. 13, 1879. This union was blest by four children - three of whom are still living - Mrs. Maria Hull, Hanover; Mrs. Alice Fissel, of Berwick township; and Mrs. Solomon Bixler, with whom he lived during the past four years. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Susan Albert, of York Springs, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral Wednesday, September 21. Brief services at house at 9:30 o'clock. Further services in Trinity Reformed church, Hanover. The Gettysburg Times Sep 20 1910
Levi died of acute uremia, cerebral apoplexy. 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Groscost (1778 - 1822)
  Christina Decker Groscost (1793 - 1855)
 
 Spouse:
  Louisa Ann Myers Groscost (1822 - 1879)
 
 Children:
  Maria Susan Groscost Hull (1848 - 1929)*
  Alice Louise Groscost Fissel (1852 - 1931)*
  Sarah Salome Groscost Bixler (1856 - 1903)*
  Annie Margaret Groscost Bixler (1864 - 1935)*
  George Henry Groscost (1866 - 1866)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daniel Groscost (1815 - 1905)**
  Leah Groscost Flieger (1818 - 1896)**
  Susan G Groscost Albert (1819 - 1913)**
  Levi Groscost (1821 - 1910)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Hanover
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Old I
 
Maintained by: Christos Christou
Originally Created by: Michael Gulden
Record added: Oct 27, 2012
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Levi Groscost
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