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Johann Grosz, Sr.

Birthplace: Kulm, Bessarabia, Russia (Russian Federation)
Death: July 20, 1919 (73)
Kulm, LaMoure Co., North Dakota, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Johann J. Grosz and Wilhelmina Zahn
Husband of Christine Grosz (Gaeckle)
Father of John Grosz, Jr.; Daniel Grosz; Christian Grosz; Anna Maria Mogck (Grosz); Otto Grosz and 2 others
Brother of Louise Grosz; August Grosz; Wilhelmine Grosz; Regine Grosz; Lydia Gackle and 1 other
Half brother of Private

Managed by: Joan Ellen Hutchins
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About Johann Grosz, Sr.


Johann Grosz, wife Christina Gackle & 4 children arrived in the US on the ship Mosel on 1 May 1876 via the port of New York.
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One of the early businessmen in the city of Kulm was John Grosz. He operated a general merchandise store in partnership with his sons.

Mr. Grosz was born in South Russia. He married Christina Gackle and a short time later the couple immigrated to America. They settled in South Dakota for a time and later moved to Kulm.

Any new immigrants who came to this vicinity were always welcome in the Grosz home as were boys and girls who attended confirmation classes. Mr. and Mrs. Grosz were members of the Congregational Church.

The children of Mr. and Mrs. Grosz were: Mary, Mrs. Henry Mogck; John; Daniel; Otto; Lydia, Mrs. Gottfred Grosz; Christina, Mrs. Peter Billigmeier; Emilia, Mrs. George Billigmeier; Bertha, Mrs. Gust Mueller; Gottfried; and Emma, Mrs. Peter Burfening.

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Johann Grosz, Sr.'s Timeline

February 24, 1846
Kulm, Bessarabia, Russia (Russian Federation)
September 11, 1867
Kulm, Bessarabia, Russia (Russian Federation)
October 10, 1869
Kulm, Bessarabia, Russia (Russian Federation)
January 5, 1872
Kulm, Bessarabia, Russia (Russian Federation)
February 28, 1873
Kulm, Bessarabia, Russia (Russian Federation)
April 21, 1874
Kulm, Bessarabia, Russia (Russian Federation)
February 10, 1877
Kulm, Bessarabia, Russia (Russian Federation)
December 26, 1880
Scotland, Bon Homme County, South Dakota, United States
July 20, 1919
Age 73
Kulm, LaMoure Co., North Dakota, United States