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Joseph Smith Groesbeck, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1864
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 1933
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Veteran Employe Of U. P. Succumbs At Home In S. L.
Sun. Feb. 19
Joseph Smith Groesbeck, 68, veteran passenger director at the Union Pacific station, died at the family residence, 1614 Major street, Thursday at 5:25 a. m. of complications after an illness of high blood pressure.
Mr. Groesbeck
Mr. Groesbeck was born in Salt Lake December 18, 1864, a son of Nicholas and Elizabeth Groesbeck. He attended the public schools and for the greater part of his life had lived here. His father was a prominent real estate operator, formerly owning extensive Main street property. For many years he had control of the Kenyon hotel corner.
During the last 20 years Mr. Groesbeck had been on duty at the Union Pacific station and had made many friends among travelers and Salt Lake people.
He was an active member of the L. D. S. church, having served on a mission to New Zealand more than three years.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Sarah Blood Groesbeck; four daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Parr, Mrs. Ester Parr, Mrs. Helen Gross and Miss Alice Groesbeck; a son, Percy Groesbeck; a brother, Samuel Groesbeck, and a sister, Mrs. Josephine G. Smith, all of Salt Lake.
Funeral services will be conducted Sunday at 1 p. m. in the Jefferson L. D. S. ward chapel. Burial will take place in the City cemetery.
Friends may call at the Deseret mortuary Friday and Saturday, and at the family residence, 1614 Major St.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Nicholas Groesbeck (1819 - 1884)
  Elizabeth Thompson Groesbeck (1820 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Ann Blood Groesbeck (1867 - 1958)
 
 Children:
  Joseph Smith Groesbeck (1887 - 1890)*
  Elizabeth Groesbeck Parr (1889 - 1982)*
  Esther Groesbeck Parr (1894 - 1994)*
  Alice Groesbeck Kirstein (1900 - 1991)*
  Percy J Groesbeck (1903 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nicholas Harmon Groesbeck (1842 - 1923)*
  Helen Melvina Groesbeck Morgan (1852 - 1930)*
  Josephine Groesbeck Smith (1857 - 1948)*
  Joseph Smith Groesbeck (1864 - 1933)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Plot: J_21_10_4W
 
Created by: V Stitzer
Record added: Sep 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15873654
Joseph Smith Groesbeck, Sr
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Joseph Smith Groesbeck, Sr
Added by: Laurie Edmunds Reeve
 
Joseph Smith Groesbeck, Sr
Added by: Laurie Edmunds Reeve
 
 
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- V Stitzer
 Added: Sep. 24, 2006
 
 
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