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Gillian “Gill” Grossnickle

  • Birth 5 Mar 1833 Cambria County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 31 Dec 1914 Onaga, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Onaga, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot Block 4, Lot 24, Grave 1
  • Memorial ID 28414388

Gillian Grossnickle died at his home in this city last Thursday morning, December 1st, 1914. He was born in Cameron [Cambria] County, Pennsylvania, on March 5th, 1833, hence was 81 years, 9 months and 20 days of age.
He was united in marriage to Sarah Griggs on December 14th 1856. Nine children were born to this union. Two sons, James Edward and Franklin, died in infancy. The wife and several children still survive. Those living are: Seth E., Sidney, Sam, Clara, Maggie, and Amy Grossnickle, and Mrs. Catherine Day; also one granddaughter, Mrs. Susie Bottom, all of whom were present at the obsequies.
Mr. Grossnickle moved to Kansas with his family in 1870 and located on a farm 41/2 miles southwest of Onaga, where he lived until September 1st, 1910, at which time he moved to this city where he lived until his decease. He was a kind and devoted husband and father, a good neighbor and citizen, and was held in high esteem by all who knew him.
Funeral services were held at the home last Saturday morning conducted by Rev. Aaron Breck, pastor of the Congregational church. Interment was given in the Onaga cemetery. "Onaga (Kansas) Herald" 7 Jan 1915.


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  • Created by: A List
  • Added: 20 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28414388
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gillian “Gill” Grossnickle (5 Mar 1833–31 Dec 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28414388, citing Onaga Cemetery, Onaga, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by A List (contributor 46912711) .