|Birth: ||Mar. 31, 1851|
New Jersey, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 22, 1928|
Charles and Florence got married on July 10, 1873.
Charles went to Andover and Yale, where he was a member of Skull and Bones.
Charles was President of the Cornwall Ore Bank until the company was sold to Bethlehem Steel in 1902. After the family firm was sold, Charles and Florence traveled a lot in Europe and owned a chateau in Normandy as well as a villa on the Rivera.
Charles was a member of the Rittenhouse Club in New York, the New York and Philadelphia University Clubs, the Society of Colonial Wars and the New Jersey Historical Society.
Charles died while on a trip to the family's estate at Manada, Pennsylvania.
The following obituary for Charles was published in the Trenton Evening Times on Saturday, August 25, 1928.
GRUBB, BURLINGTON RESIDENT, 77, DIES
Was Member Of One Of Oldest Families In New Jersey.
(Special To The Times)
BURLINGTON, August 25. -- Charles Ross Grubb, a member of one of New Jersey's oldest family, died late Thursday night at his Summer home at Manada, Pa., it became known here today. He was 77 years old.
The body will be brought to the Grubb mansion on Green Bank, here, and funeral services will be conducted there and at St. Mary's P. E. Church, here, Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Burial will be in the adjourning churchyard.
Born in Burlington, Mr. Grubb was the brother of the late General E. Burd Grubb, who served with the Union Army during the Civil War. Mr. Grubb was educated at Andover College and Yale University. While attending the later institution, he was a member of the Skull and Bones, and undergraduate organization.
In 1873 he was married to Miss Florence Reynolds, a Burlington girl. Their only son, Parker Grubb, died sometime ago. Mrs. Grubb succumbed several years ago. Surviving Mr. Grubb is a sister, Madam Euphremia de Cerkez of this city.
Soon after he was married, Mr. Grubb was named president of the Cornwells Ore Bank in Philadelphia, which institution was bought by the Bethlehem Steel Corporation in 1918. Retiring at that time, Mr. Grubb toured Europe, later coming back to Burlington, where he resided until his death.
Mr. Grubb was a member of the Rittenhouse Club, New York and Philadelphia University Clubs and the Society of Colonial Wars in New Jersey.
Edward Burd Grubb (1810 - 1867)
Euphemia Brown Parker Grubb (1814 - 1894)
Florence Reynolds Grubb (1851 - 1919)*
Parker Ross Grubb (1876 - 1920)*
Edward Burd Grubb (1841 - 1913)*
Isaac Parker Grubb (1843 - 1864)*
Henry Bates Grubb (1848 - 1919)*
Charles Ross Grubb (1851 - 1928)
Saint Marys Episcopal Churchyard
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Sharri Bodnar
Record added: Jun 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20123106