Antwerp (Antwerpen), Belgium
|Death: ||Sep. 29, 1910|
John Grills was a Civil War veteran who served in the Union Army and also in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of GAR Post 29.
His parents were John and Margaret [McCarthy] Grills.
John's birthplace was, Antwerp, Belgium and his wife was from Wales. Her father was naturalized in City Court of Brooklyn, N.Y. on 03 Apr 1868, Vol.44, Copy of Record # 117, G642. The witness to his "naturalization" was Jeremiah McCarthy. In 1870, her parents were living in Yoncalla, Douglas, Oregon, with the mother-in-law Catharine McCarthy, 61, of Ireland, living with them.
The 1890 Veteran Schedule for Roseburg, Oregon, page #1, lists, John Grills, as serving in the American Civil War, Private, Company H, 108th Illinois Infantry, from 05 Aug 1862 to discharge on 05 Aug 1865, for 3 years of service.
John Grills died on 29 Sep 1910, in Marion County, Oregon.
He had been living with his daughter, Margaret Patterson's family in Salem, Marion, Oregon. She is buried in Belcrest Cemetery with her husband, George N. Patterson.
Maggie May McCarthy Murphy (1851 - 1926)*
Margaret May Grills Patterson (1876 - 1938)*
Pauline L. Grills Hall (1880 - 1947)*
Mary G. Grills Abbott (1889 - 1950)*
City View Cemetery
Plot: GAR Circle
Created by: Randy Fletcher
Record added: Oct 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21998479