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 Joshua S Groves

Joshua S Groves

Birth
Perry County, Ohio, USA
Death 23 Feb 1900 (aged 59)
Vernon County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 101029851 · View Source
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According to Marilyn Roth, Joshua was a son of Jonas GROVES and Mary SELBY GROVES.

In either 1855 or 1856 Joshua joined a caravan of wagons of neighbors and family that included of his brother Isaac and sister (Mary Fletcher GROVES NUZUM) leaving Somerset, Ohio for Vernon County, Wisconsin, a trip of over 500 miles by covered wagon.

He and his brother, Isaac, served in Wisconsin Army Regiments during the Civil War and are buried with their families in Viroqua Cemetery.

Joshua received a pension for his service in Co. F, Eighth Wisconsin Infantry, 13 Sept. 1861 to 16 Sept. 1864, during the Civil War.

Children (according to Marilyn Roth):

1. Ida Mae (5 Mar. 1862, Ross, Vernon Co., WI - 20 Oct. 1926) m. 25 Oct. 1885, John Franklin HUSCHKA (27 Oct. 1861, Jefferson Co., WI - 29 Oct. 1952, Viroqua) s/o John HUSCHKA, b. Weimar, Germany, & Theresa Frances "Tracy" MILLER/MUELLER.

2. Clara M. (1865 - 1961, bu. Viroqua) m. Henry HUSCHKA (1 Apr. 1864, New Ulm, MN - 2 Aug. 1938, bu. Viroqua), bro/o John F.

3. William Clark GROVES (25 Jan. 1867, WI - 2 July 1955, Liberty, bu. Viroqua) m1. 3 D 1893, Alecta E. WILKINSON BISHOP (20 July 1869, Readstown, WI - 14 Jan. 1904, bu. Readstown, d/o John S. WILKINSON); m2. 14 Jan/Je? 1905, Allie SCHROEDER (18 Dec. 1878 -19 May 1951), d/o John H. SCHROEDER & Ida STOLL.

4. Charles Hobart "Hobe" (27 Apr. 1869/70 - 2 F 1955, Viroqua, carcinoma) m. Sarah "Sadie" DEAVER (30 Aug. 1870 - 5 D 1949, bu. Viroqua).

5. Mary Alice "Mate" (4 July 1875, Ross, WI - 5 Je. 1929, Viroqua) m. 29 Apr. 1900, Viroqua, John E. STOLL (17 Oct. 1871, Viola, WI - 24 Aug. 1938, Viroqua), s/o Wm. STOLL & Sophia SCHROEDER. No known issue of Mary & John.

6. George A. (9 Oct. 1881, Liberty, WI - 1 Jan. 1974, Bethel Home, Viroqua) m. 11 S 1911, Alberta BUCHANAN (28 July 1883 - Dec. 1975, Viroqua).



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  • Created by: Tom Brocher
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101029851
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joshua S Groves (6 Apr 1840–23 Feb 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101029851, citing Viroqua Cemetery, Viroqua, Vernon County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Tom Brocher (contributor 47674416) .