Jacob “Jake” Grubb, Jr

Jacob “Jake” Grubb, Jr

Birth
Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Death 29 Jan 1924 (aged 89)
Grant, Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Burial Grayson County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 69216963 · View Source
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Jacob Grubb lived in the community of Major, Virginia in Grayson County near Fox Creek. He was a blacksmith, farmer, gristmill owner/operator, and wagon builder. Jacob married Margaret Haga on Sunday, January 20, 1856 in Grayson County, Virginia. He donated the land where Grubb's Chapel Baptist Church was built in 1862, and the church was named Grubb's Chapel in honor of him. Jacob also helped build the church.
He also named the Major post office in Grayson County after a Major he knew in the Civil War. Jacob was remembered by his grandson Wayne as being a stern, but loving grandfather.

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Civil War Veteran


Enlisted on Friday, June 28, 1861 at Fox Creek in Grayson County, Virginia in Company I, Virginia 51st Infantry Regiment, Confederate States Army.

Rank In: 2nd Lieutenant.

Dropped from the rolls on Monday, May 26, 1862.

Rank Out: 2nd Lieutenant.

Granted a pension by the Grayson County Pension Board for his service in the Civil War on Saturday, June 29, 1901.

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Inscription

Thy God has claimed thee as His own


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  • Maintained by: JDGJ
  • Originally Created by: Clinton G.
  • Added: 1 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69216963
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob “Jake” Grubb, Jr (4 May 1834–29 Jan 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69216963, citing Grubb Cemetery, Grayson County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by JDGJ (contributor 48904843) .