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Peter Grubb

Birthplace: Concord, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Wilmington, Delaware
Immediate Family:

Son of John "the Immigrant" Grubb, II and Frances Buffington
Husband of Martha Grubb and Hannah Grubb (Mendenhall)
Father of Peter Grubb, Jr. and Curtis Grubb
Brother of Emanuel Grubb; John Grubb; Charity Beeson; Phebe Hadley; Nathaniel Grubb and 5 others

Occupation: Mason, iron worker
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About Peter Grubb

Peter Grubb (1702 - 1754) married Martha Bates in 1732 and had 2 children before she died in 1740. A mason by trade, Peter founded the historic Cornwall or Grubb’s iron works in Lebanon County, Pa. He was remarried in 1742 to Hannah Mendenhall at the Concord Quaker Meeting. In addition to the iron works, he also owned extensive property and died in Wilmington. Both of his sons, Curtis and Peter Jr. were Colonels in the Revolution, and his 2nd great grandson was Civil War General Edward Burd Grubb Jr. of Burlington County, New Jersey, later unsuccessful republican candidate for Governor in 1889 and U.S. Envoy to Spain in 1890 during the Harrison Administration. Edward’s brother was Isaac Parker Grubb, a Union soldier who died at the Battle of Fredericksburg in 1864.

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Peter Grubb's Timeline

Concord, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, (Present USA)
Age 34
September 8, 1740
Age 44
Cornwall, Pennsylvania, United States
February 10, 1742
Age 46
Concord, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 49
Wilmington, Delaware
Age 58
Wilmington, Delaware
October 24, 1936
Age 58
October 30, 1936
Age 58
August 28, 1996
Age 58
September 5, 1997
Age 58