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John Grills
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Birth: 1839
Antwerp (Antwerpen), Belgium
Death: Sep. 29, 1910
Salem
Marion County
Oregon, USA

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.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Maggie May McCarthy Murphy (1851 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Rose Grills*
  George Grills*
  Margaret May Grills Patterson (1876 - 1938)*
  Pauline L. Grills Hall (1880 - 1947)*
  Mary G. Grills Abbott (1889 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
City View Cemetery
Salem
Marion County
Oregon, USA
Plot: GAR Circle
 
Created by: Randy Fletcher
Record added: Oct 07, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21998479
John Grills
Added by: Martin Burrell
 
John Grills
Added by: Martin Burrell
 
John Grills
Added by: Randy Fletcher
 
 
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- Col. Edward D. Baker Camp, Sons of Union Veterans
 Added: Dec. 17, 2012
 
 
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