Thomas, Lydia

Thomas, Lydia

Female 1878 - 1956  (78 years)

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  • Name Thomas, Lydia 
    Born 28 Mar 1878  Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 12 Jun 1880  Sims Township, Grant, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 29 Apr 1910  Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 19 Jan 1920  Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1925  Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 21 Apr 1930  Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1935  Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 5 Apr 1940  Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 29 Mar 1956  Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Kirkman, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I46970  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2018 

    Father Thomas, Absalom,   b. 30 May 1841, Darke County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1908  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Banks, Lucinda,   b. 1839, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1885  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1865  Darke County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 5 children 
    +1. Thomas, Ruth June,   b. 1866, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945  (Age 79 years)
     2. Thomas, Charles James,   b. Oct 1866, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950  (Age ~ 83 years)
    +3. Thomas, May Elizabeth,   b. 26 Sep 1872, Grant County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1956, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +4. Thomas, Lydia,   b. 28 Mar 1878, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1956, Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. Thomas, George Samuel,   b. 18 Dec 1882, Douglas Township, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1 Jan 1883  (Age 0 years)
     
    Family ID F17380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Groesbeck, Allen Cemes,   b. 1869, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1947, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 4 Jan 1899  Kirkman, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Children 
    +1. Groesbeck, Juanada Irene,   b. 24 Nov 1899, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1991  (Age 91 years)
    +2. Groesbeck, Paul Wilson,   b. 9 Feb 1902, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1975, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Groesbeck, Allena May,   b. 11 May 1904, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1905  (Age 0 years)
    +4. Groesbeck, Max Allen,   b. 19 Mar 1906, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1961, Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +5. Groesbeck, Ruth Inez,   b. 21 Sep 1908, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1996, Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +6. Groesbeck, Myrtle Elizebeth,   b. 27 Apr 1911, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1994, Douglas County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +7. Groesbeck, Alleta June,   b. 21 Jun 1913, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1972, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     8. Groesbeck, Charles T.,   b. 10 Dec 1915, Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1980, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +9. Living
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F17460  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Mar 1878 - Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 12 Jun 1880 - Sims Township, Grant, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jan 1899 - Kirkman, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Groesbeck, Juanada Irene - 24 Nov 1899 - Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Groesbeck, Paul Wilson - 9 Feb 1902 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Groesbeck, Allena May - 11 May 1904 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Groesbeck, Max Allen - 19 Mar 1906 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Groesbeck, Ruth Inez - 21 Sep 1908 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 29 Apr 1910 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Groesbeck, Myrtle Elizebeth - 27 Apr 1911 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Groesbeck, Alleta June - 21 Jun 1913 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Groesbeck, Charles T. - 10 Dec 1915 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 19 Jan 1920 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1925 - Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 21 Apr 1930 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Apr 1940 - Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Mar 1956 - Cedar Falls, Black Hawk County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rose Hill Cemetery, Kirkman, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 5 Feb 2018.
      MEMORIAL ID 22935269
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/22935269

      Lydia Thomas Groesbeck
      Birth: Mar. 28, 1878
      Indiana, USA
      Death: Mar. 29, 1956
      Cedar Falls
      Black Hawk County
      Iowa, USA

      Lydia Thomas, daughter of Absolem and Lucinda Thomas, was born in Indiana on March 28, 1878. She died at Cedar Falls March 29, 1956, having reached the age of 78 years and one day.
      She was united in marriage to Allen Groesbeck January 4, 1899 at Kirkman, Iowa. They made their home in Kirkman and later in Harlan. Nine children were born to this union; one daughter, Allena died in infancy. Mr Groesbeck died November 14, 1947. Since that time she had made her home with her children. This past winter she made her home in Cedar Falls with her daughter, Juanada.
      Surviving are five daugters, Mrs Juanada Guildager of Cedar Falls; Mrs Ruth Iversen of Cheyenne, Wyoming; Mrs Myrtle Spittler of Anchorage, Alaska; Mrs Alleta Graham of Davenport; and Mrs Gloria Gene Snow of Kenwick, Washington; three sons, Paul Groesbeck of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Max Groesbeck of Corvallis, Oregon and Charles of Fort Worth, Texas.
      Also surviving are 29 grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and one sister, Mrs Mae Sunderland of Harlan.
      Funeral services were held at the Bethany Lutheran church at West Branch with the Rev. Dolliver Thogerson, brother of Mrs Max Groesbeck in charge. Burial was in the Rose Hill cemetery in Kirkman. Pauley's funeral home was in charge.


      Harlan Tribune
      Harlan, Iowa
      March 13, 1956

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Absalom Thomas (1841 - 1908)
      Lucinda Banks Thomas (1839 - 1885)

      Spouse:
      Allen C. Groesbeck (1869 - 1947)*

      Children:
      Juanada I. Groesbeck Guldager (1899 - 1991)*
      Paul W Groesbeck (1902 - 1975)*
      Allena May Groesbeck (1904 - 1905)*
      Max Allen Groesbeck (1906 - 1961)*
      Alleta June Groesbeck Graham (1913 - 1972)*
      Charles T. Groesbeck (1915 - 1980)*

      Siblings:
      Ruth J. Thomas Slates (1866 - 1945)*
      Charles James Thomas (1866 - 1950)*
      May Elizabeth Thomas Sunderland (1872 - 1956)*
      Lydia Thomas Groesbeck (1878 - 1956)
      George S. Thomas (1882 - 1882)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Rose Hill Cemetery
      Kirkman
      Shelby County
      Iowa, USA

      Created by: Karla Tschannen
      Record added: Nov 16, 2007
      Find A Grave Memorial# 22935269

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S960] 1880 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 9 Feb 2018.
      1880 Census, enumerated 12 Jun 1880 in Sims Township, Grant County, Indiana, United States

      Absalon Thomas Self M 39 Ohio, United States
      Lucinda Thomas Wife F 41 Ohio, United States
      Ruth J Thomas Daughter F 13 Ohio, United States
      Charles J Thomas Son M 12 Ohio, United States
      Mary G Thomas Daughter F 7 Indiana, United States
      Lydia Thomas Daughter F 2 Indiana, United States

      "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MH99-ZRY : 24 August 2017), Absalon Thomas, Sims, Grant, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district ED 168, sheet 428B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0279; FHL microfilm 1,254,279.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S57] 1910 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 7 Feb 2018.
      1910 Census, enumerated 29 Apr 1910 in Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, United States

      Allen C Groesbeck Head M 41 Illinois
      Lyddia Groesbeck Wife F 32 Indiana
      Jaunda Groesbeck Daughter F 10 Iowa
      Paul W Groesbeck Son M 8 Iowa
      Max A Groesbeck Son M 4 Iowa
      Ruth I Groesbeck Daughter F 1 Iowa

      "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MG9D-SV6 : accessed 8 February 2018), Allen C Groesbeck, Harlan, Shelby, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 170, sheet 16A, family 391, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 423; FHL microfilm 1,374,436.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S999] 1920 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 7 Feb 2018.
      1920 Census, enumerated 19 Jan 1920 in Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, United States

      Allen Grosbeck Head M 51 Illinois
      Lydia Grosbeck Wife F 41 Indiana
      Jarnata Grosbeck Daughter F 19 Iowa
      Paul Grosbeck Son M 17 Iowa
      Max Grosbeck Son M 13 Iowa
      Ruth Grosbeck Daughter F 11 Iowa
      Myrtle Grosbeck Daughter F 8 Iowa
      Alleta Grosbeck Daughter F 6 Iowa
      Charles Grosbeck Son M 4 Iowa

      "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDMN-JGF : accessed 7 February 2018), Max Grosbeck in household of Allen Grosbeck, Harlan Ward 2, Shelby, Iowa, United States; citing ED 188, sheet 9B, line 65, family 229, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 513; FHL microfilm 1,820,513.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    5. [S1440] Iowa State Census, 1925, (FamilySearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 7 Feb 2018.
      1925 Census, enumerated in Fairview and Jefferson Townships, Shelby County, Iowa, United States
      Allen Groesbeck Head M 55
      Lydia Groesbeck Wife F 46
      Juansda Groesbeck Daughter F 25
      Paul Groesbeck Son M 23
      Max Groesbeck Son M 18
      Ruth Groesbeck Daughter F 16
      Myrtle Groesbeck Daughter F 13

      "Iowa State Census, 1925," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKQ7-D3Z3 : 24 August 2016), Max Groesbeck in household of Lydia Groesbeck, Shelby, Shelby, Iowa, United States; citing Iowa State Historical Department, Des Moines; FHL microfilm 1,429,554.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    6. [S937] 1930 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 7 Feb 2018.
      1930 Census, enumerated 21 Apr 1930 in Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, United States

      Allan Grosbeck Head M 61 Illinois
      Lydia Grosbeck Wife F 52 Indiana
      Ruth Grosbeck Daughter F 20 Iowa
      Myrtle Grosbeck Daughter F 19 Iowa
      Aleta Grosbeck Daughter F 17 Iowa
      Charles Grosbeck Son M 14 Iowa
      Gloria J Grosbeck Daughter F 6 Iowa

      "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XMKM-8CV : accessed 8 February 2018), Allan Grosbeck, Harlan, Shelby, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 13, sheet 6A, line 36, family 155, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 682; FHL microfilm 2,340,417.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    7. [S814] 1940 U.S. Census (Reliability: 3), 7 Feb 2018.
      1940 Census, enumerated 5 Apr 1940 in Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, United States

      Allen Groesbeck Head M 71 Illinois
      Lydia Groesbeck Wife F 62 Indiana
      Gloria Gene Groesbeck Daughter F 17 Iowa
      Charles Groesbeck Son M (crossed out)
      All three lived in same place in 1935

      "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KMB5-537 : accessed 8 February 2018), Allen Groesbeck, Ward 2, Harlan, Harlan Township, Shelby, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 83-13, sheet 61A, line 27, family 286, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1204.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    8. [S869] Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958, (https://familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3), 19 Jan 2018.
      Name Absalom Thomas
      Spouse's Name Lucinda Banks
      Event Date 17 Aug 1865
      Event Place Darke Co., Ohio

      "Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XD62-HXD : 8 December 2014), Absalom Thomas and Lucinda Banks, 17 Aug 1865; citing Darke Co., Ohio, reference 2:3J7D9PG; FHL microfilm 1,030,772.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    9. [S1799] Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 9 Feb 2018.
      Name: Lydia Thomas
      Gender: Female
      Race: American
      Age: 21
      Birth Year: abt 1878
      Birth Place: Grant County Indiana
      Marriage Date: 4 Jan 1899
      Marriage Place: Shelby, Iowa, USA
      Father: Absolom Thomas
      Mother: Lucinda Barks
      Spouse: Allen E. Groesbeck

      Name: Allen E. Groesbeck
      Gender: Male
      Race: American
      Age: 29
      Birth Year: abt 1870
      Birth Place: Illinois
      Marriage Date: 4 Jan 1899
      Marriage Place: Shelby, Iowa, USA
      Father: Philander S. Groesbeck
      Mother: Sarah E. Wilson
      Spouse: Lydia Thomas

      Researched by Ted Smith


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