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Lydia Catherine Pletcher

Female 1857 - 1939  (81 years)


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  • Name Lydia Catherine Pletcher 
    Born 16 Oct 1857  Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 5 Sep 1939 
    Person ID I279  Carl
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father Jacob Pletcher, Jr.,   b. 9 Jun 1823, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1863, Memphis, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Mother Cyrene Dormeyer,   b. 15 Apr 1828, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1898, Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 27 Aug 1845  Crawford County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family David Cortland Grove,   b. 28 May 1853, Putnam County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1939, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 31 May 1877  Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Myrtle Elberta Grove,   b. 1878, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969, St. Joseph County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     2. Frank James Grove,   b. 17 Oct 1887, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1959, Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Ray Orville "Coxy" Grove,   b. 31 May 1889, Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1966, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Clyde "Jack" Grove,   b. Apr 1895, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age ~ 55 years)
     5. Martha Ellen Grove,   b. 21 Jul 1898, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1987, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     6. Mildred Lydia Grove,   b. 23 Jun 1904, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1986, South Bend, St. Joseph County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Obituary Notice--Wakarusa Tribune, Sep. 9 1937 "Mrs. Lydia Grove, 79, wife of David C. Grove, died Sunday at her home in Wakarusa. Ill for three years, she was bedfast a week. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at the Wakarusah nhurch, where she had been a member since 1873. The Rev. Gordon Kemble officiated. Burial in North Union Cemetery. Mrs. Grove was born at Wakarusa, Oct 16, 1857, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Pletcher. She was married to Mr. Grove Ma y 30, 1877. They had lived in Wakarusa all their married life.
      Surviving are Mr. Grove; six children, Mrs. Daniel (Myrtle) Myers, Ray Grove, and Mrs. Melvin (Mildred) Myers of Wakarusa, Frank Grove of North Liberty, Clyde Grove of Syracuse, and Mrs. Elgie (Martha) Truex of Warsaw; 23 grandchildren; nine gdchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Martha E. Baker of Elkhart. A daughter, Lillie, died in infancy." Death date--1939 from tombstone. Date from Howard Pletcher, Goshen, IN 1910 Census lists her occupation as a carpet weaver.