Groesbeck, Myrtle Elizebeth

Groesbeck, Myrtle Elizebeth

Female 1911 - 1994  (82 years)

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  • Name Groesbeck, Myrtle Elizebeth 
    Born 27 Apr 1911  Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Census 19 Jan 1920  Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1925  Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 21 Apr 1930  Harlan, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 26 Nov 1947  Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 21 Feb 1955  Anchorage, Alaska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 15 Jun 1975  Anchorage, Alaska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 4 Feb 1994  Douglas County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9
    Person ID I47155  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2018 

    Father 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) 
    Mother 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) 
    Married 4 Jan 1899  Kirkman, Shelby County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Children 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
     
    Family ID F17460  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Spittler, Clifford Franklin,   b. 1 Jan 1912,   d. 13 Feb 2000, Douglas County, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F17463  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Apr 1911 - 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 - 26 Nov 1947 - Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 21 Feb 1955 - Anchorage, Alaska, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 15 Jun 1975 - Anchorage, Alaska, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Feb 1994 - Douglas County, Oregon, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1019] Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935, (https://familysearch.org) (Reliability: 3).
      Name Myrtle Elizabeth Groesbeck
      Event Type Birth
      Event Date 27 Apr 1911
      Event Place Harlan, Shelby, Iowa, United States
      Gender Female
      Father's Name Allen C Groesbeck
      Mother's Name Lydia Thomas
      Certificate Number 53

      "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VJP5-KKL : 20 May 2016), Allen C Groesbeck in entry for Myrtle Elizabeth Groesbeck, 27 Apr 1911; citing Harlan, Shelby, Iowa, United States; county district courts, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,517,211.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S879] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 6 Feb 2018.
      Name: Myrtle Elizebeth Spittler
      [Myrtle E Spittler]
      [Myrtle Elizebeth Groesbeck]
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Birth Date: 27 Apr 1911
      Birth Place: Harlan Shelb, Iowa
      Death Date: 4 Feb 1994
      Father: Allen C Groesbeck
      Mother: Lydia Thomas
      SSN: 507289528
      Signature on SSN Card: C F Spittler II
      Relationship of Signature: Signature name differs from NH?s name.
      Notes: Aug 1944: Name listed as MYRTLE ELIZEBETH SPITTLER; 16 Feb 1994: Name listed as MYRTLE E SPITTLER

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    3. [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.

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    4. [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.

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    5. [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.

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    6. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 5 Feb 2018.
      Albany Democrat-Herald (Albany, Oregon), 26 Nov 1947, page 12

      FATHER DIES IN IOWA

      MILLERSBURG -- Max Groesbeck and his sisters, Mrs. Gloria Jean Snow and Mrs. Myrtle Spittler, Portland, returned home Monday from Harlan, Ia., where they had been to attend the funeral of their father, Allen Groesbeck, who died suddenly last week. This was the first time the family of eight children had been together in 20 years.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    7. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 5 Feb 2018.
      Corvallis Gazette-Times (Corvallis, Oregon), 21 Feb 1955, page 6

      South Corvallis
      Relatives Visit At Groesbeck Home

      SOUTH CORVALLIS (Special)-- Two sisters of Max Groesbeck and their families have been visiting at the Groesbeck home. They are Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Spittler of Anchorage, Alaska, and Mr. and Mrs. Edward Snow and their children, Ruth Ann, Phillip, and Wayne of Tacoma, Washington. Weekend visitors of the Groesbecks included Mr. and Mrs. Harold Chrisman of Albany, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Brooks, and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Groesbeck and Linda and Diane of Albany. Groesbeck is now able to walk some and is showing improvement after having suffered a stoke last June.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    8. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 4 Dec 2018.
      Casper Star-Tribune (Caspter, Wyoming), 17 Jun 1975, Tue, Page 2

      Groesbeck rites pending

      CHEYENNE -- Services are pending for former Laramie County Treasurer Paul W. Groesbeck, who died Sunday.

      Groesbeck, 73, who served as county treasurer from 1962 until 1967, died in his birthplace, Harlan, Iowa, while visiting relatives there.

      A long-time employee of the Union Pacific Railroad from 1926 until 1962, Groesbeck also had long been active in the Republican Party, serving as Laramie County Republican chairman from 1950 until 1954.

      A resident of Cheyenne since 1926, he had been active as a volunteer in the American Cancer Society, serving as county campaign chairman in 1964. He also was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, of Cheyenne Lodge No. 1, AF and AM, Wyoming Consistory No. 1, Mizpah Chapter No. 36, Order of Eastern Star and the Lions Club.

      He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth, on Sept. 12, 1974. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Jackson Kay Lewis, of Cheyenne; a brother, Charles T. Groesbeck of Fort Worth, Texas, and five sisters, Juanada Guldager of Cedar Falls, Iowa; Myrtle Spittler of Anchorage, Alaska; Gloria Gene Snow of Seattle, Wash.; Alleta Graham, Davenport, Iowa and Mrs. Harold Iverson, Cheyenne.

      Other survivors include three grandchildren.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    9. [S1052] Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 6 Feb 2018.
      Name: Myrtle E Spittler
      Age: 82
      Birth Date: 27 Apr 1911
      Death Date: 4 Feb 1994
      Death Place: Douglas
      Spouse: Cliffo
      Certificate: 94-02359

      Researched by Ted Smith

    10. [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

    11. [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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