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4) Oliver Grose: 
        born 16 Mar 1851 Jackson Co, IN; 
        died 25 Feb 1924 Almena, Norton, KS;   
        buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo;   
        married Laura Catherine Fellows* on 14 Feb 1875 Norton, Norton, KS
                    (born 18 Jun 1857 Vermillion Co, IL; 
                    died 22 Dec 1935 Barnes, Washington, KS; obituaries; cause of death: apoplexy; 
                    buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo;
                    daughter of Hiram C Fellows (04 Jun 1825 KY-1892 KS) and Martha C Jordan (24 Jun 1825 KY-13 Nov 1864 IN));

       * Laura Catherine Fellows is a half-sister of Etta Belle Fellows, found here under John Grose.

        children: 
             1) Clara Elizabeth Grose - see separate personal page

              2) Florence Elmina Grose - see separate personal page 

             3) Sarah Etta Grose - see separate personal page

             4) Cordelia "Cordie" Grose - born 12 Jun 1881 Clyde, Cloud, KS; 
                      died 25 Apr 1954 Norton, Norton, KS; obituary; cause of death: heart attack; 
                      buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo
                      married William Earl Gowdy on 04 Aug 1900 Norton Co, KS; 
                              (born 02 Jul 1881;
                              died 14 Feb 1920 likely Liberal, Barton, MO; 
                              cause of death: result of gunshot wound; memorial from "Officer Down" website;
                              buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo;  
                              WWI draft registration card; signature:

                               ;   
                              unable to determine William's parents);

                      children: 
                           1) Leah V Gowdy - born 21 Jan 1901 Almena, Norton, KS;
                                    died 14 Mar 1991 Norton, Norton, KS; obituary;
                                    buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo;
                                    married George Arthur Runyan c. 28 Nov 1923 Norton Co, KS 
                                             (born 02 Jan 1900 Almena, Norton, KS; 
                                             died 12 Apr 1984 possibly Almena, Norton, KS; 
                                             buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo
                                             WWI draft registration card
                                             signature:

                                             

                                              son of Arthur Ira Runyan (15 Apr 1870 IA-16 May 1951 Norton Co, KS) and 
                                             Elizabeth Jane "Lizzie" Hill (1871 PA-1946 Norton Co, KS); Arthur and Lizze 
                                             buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo)
                                    children: 
                                        1) Earl Dean Runyan - born 25 Dec 1924;
                                                   died 03 Jun 1962;
                                                   buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, K
S; tombstone photo;
                                                   U.S. Army - WWII;
                                                   married?; children? 
                                        2) Richard Ray Runyan - born 17 Oct 1926 KS; 
                                                   died 22 Mar 1990 TX; 
                                                   buried Llano Cemetery, Amarillo, Potter, TX; tombstone photo
                                                   U.S. Army - WWII; 
                                                   married?; children? 
                                        3) William Dale Runyan (twin) - born (___); died ____ as an infant 
                                        4) Lewis Glen Runyan (twin) - b
orn (___); died ____ as an infant 
                           2) Laura Gowdy - living?;  
                                    married ____ (possibly Harold E) Easton (living?); children?  
                           3) Guy Edward Gowdy - born 02 Mar 1905 Fairbury, Jefferson, NE; 
                                    died 19 May 1955 Burbank, Los Angeles, CA; obituary
                                    death record; cause of death: myocardial infarction, coronary arteriosclerosis;  
                                    buried Grandview Cemetery, Burbank, Los Angeles, CA; tombstone photo;  
                                    Guy married (1) Elizabeth Fern Armstrong
                                                   (born 21 Jan 1906 Wilsonville, Furnas, NE;
                                                   died 23 Oct 1990 Lamoni, Decatur, IA
;  
                                                   unable to determine Elizabeth's parents);
                                    children: 
                                        1) Patsy Ruth Gowdy - living?; 
                                                 married Gerald Dixon Steele on 02 Mar 1942
                                                           (born 13 Sep 1926;
                                                           died 07 Aug 1999 Springfield, Greene, MO
; death notice;
                                                           cause of death: pancreatitus; 
                                                           buried Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Springfield, Greene, MO; tombstone photos;
                                                           U.S. Coast Guard - WWII);    
                                                 children: 
                                                    1) Pamela Ruth Steele (adopted) - born 21 Feb 1954;
                                                              died 11 Aug 1990;
                                                              Pamela married (1) Carl Nelson (living?);
                                                              children? 
                                                              Pamela married (2) Norman Jr "Rusty" Jordan (living?
);
                                                              children? 
                                                    2) Sherri Marie Steele (adopted) - living?;
                                                              married Dean Tatreau c. 1978 (living?);
                                                              divorced c. 1980;
                                                              children? 
                                                              (not) married Raymond May (living?);
                                                    3) Crystal Estelle Steele (adopted) - living?;
                                                              married Ryan Phillip Listerman 12 Jun 1999 (living?);
                                                              children:  
                                                                  1) Blake Montgomery Stuart Listerman - living?; married?; children?
                                                                  2) Locke Dannon Listerman - living?; married?; children?
                                                                  3) Crystella Eilonwy Listerman - living?; married?; children?
                                                                  4) Steele Xavier Listerman - living?; married?; children?
                                                                  5) Quinton Trevor Listerman - living?; married?; children?
                                                                  6)
Genevieve Valerie Elizabeth Listerman - living?; married?; children?
                                                    4) Shivonne Leigh Steele (adopted) - living?;
                                                              Shivonne married (1) Alfred James Harris 12 May 1999 (living?);
                                                              divorced 2003; 
                                                              children:  
                                                                  1) Jonathan Clark Harris - born 22 Mar 2000; died 22 Jul 2000
                                                                  2) Michael James Harris - living?; married?; children?
                                                              Shivonne not) married Jonathan Kinder (living?);
                                                                  3) William Travis Kinder - living?; married?; children?
                                                              Shivonne married (2) Daniel Emerson Sep 2007 (living?);
                                    Guy married (2) Chloe Ethelyn Halsey
                                                  (born 01 Sep 1898 OK; 
                                                  died 24 Oct 1959 Los Angeles Co, CA - unable to get death record from Los Angeles Co, CA
                                                  buried Grandview Cemetery, Burbank, Los Angeles, CA; tombstone photo;
                                                  Chloe's mother is ____ Gant);              
                                    children:
                                        2) Helen Gowdy (Chloe's child - adopted by Guy) - living?; married?; children?
                                        3) Eugene Gowdy (Chloe's child - adopted by Guy) - living?; married?; children?
                                        4) Neta Dean Gowdy - living?; married George Walker (living?); children? 
                           4) Margaret Naydene Gowdy - born 27 Jan 1915 Iantha, Barton, MO; 
                                    died 17 Oct 1998 Hill City, Graham, KS; obituary;
                                    buried Hill City Cemetery, Hill City, Graham, KS; tombstone photo;
                                    married Wayne Harrison "Bill" Bentley on 26 Nov 1936  
                                             (born 22 May 1909 Logan Co, KS; 
                                             died 29 Mar 1975 Hays, Ellis, KS; obituary
                                             buried Hill City Cemetery, Hill City, Graham, KS; tombstone photo
                                             son of George Michael Bentley (17 Dec 1873 IA-21 Sep 1961 KS) and 
                                             Grace Bertha Harrison (13 Sep 1878 MO-24 Mar 1962 KS); George and Grace 
                                             buried Hill City Cemetery, Hill City, Graham, KS; tombstone photo);
                                    children: 
                                        1) Wayne Lee Bentley - living?; 
                                                married Sharla ____ (living?);  
                                                children: 
                                                        1) Greg Bentley - living?; married?; children?  
                                        2) Deanna Rae Bentley - living?; 
                                                married David Wein (living?)
                                                children: 
                                                    1) Eric Wayne Wein - living?; married?; children?  
                                                    2) Bruce Christian Wein - living?; married?; children? 
                                        3) Judy Lynne Bentley - living?;  
                                                married Everett Ross (living?);  
                                                children: 
                                                    1) Travis Ross - living?; married?; children?  
                                                    2) Tyler Harrison Ross - living?; married?; children?

              5) Hiram Alexander Grose - born 05 Mar 1883 Clyde, Cloud, KS; 
                       died 15 Sep 1950 Norton, Norton, KS; obituary
                       cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; 
                       buried Farmingdale Cemetery, Norton Co, KS; tombstone photo;
                       WWI draft registration card
                       signature:

                        ;  

                        married Carrie Linnell on 17 May 1905 Norton, Norton, KS; 
                                 (born 30 May 1885 Almena, Norton, KS; 
                                 died 11 Dec 1975 Norton, Norton, KS; obituary
                                 buried Farmingdale Cemetery, Norton Co, KS; tombstone photo;
                                 daughter of Lafayette S "Lafe" Linnell (1856-1907) and Serena Petrina Miller (1864 Denmark-1915); 
                                 Lafe and Serena buried Farmingdale Cemetery, Norton Co, KS - tombstone photos; Linnell family biography
)
                       Grose family biography;
                       children: 
                            1) Russell Grose - born 1906;
                                     died 1906;
                                     buried Farmingdale Cemetery, Norton Co, KS; tombstone photo
                            2) Purl Oliver Grose - born 10 Jun 1907 Almena, Norton, KS; 
                                     died 22 Sep 1991 Norton, Norton, KS; obituary;
                                     buried Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo;
                                     married Ruth Zella Conard on 18 May 1935 Norton, Norton, KS  
                                             (
born 09 Mar 1910 near Almena, Norton, KS; 
                                             died 28 Oct 1998 Norton, Norton, KS; obituary
                                             buried Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo
                                             daughter of Nathaniel Nesbit Conard (16 Nov 1857 OH-17 Jun 1942 KS) 
                                             and Mary May Grove (Oct 1879 KS-07 Aug 1969 KS); Nathaniel and Mary 
                                             buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo);
                                     Grose family biography;
                                     children: 
                                         1) Dale O Grose - living?; 
                                                 married Lois Ilona Dixon c. 02 Sep 1956 Norton Co, KS (living?)
                                                 children: 
                                                      1) Melody Grose - living?; married?; children? 
                                                      2) Gayle Grose - living?; married?; children? 
                                                      3) Clay Grose - living?; married?; children? 
                                                      4) Cindy Grose - living?; married?; children? 
                                         2) Richard J Grose - living?; married Jean Perry (living?)
                                                 children: 
                                                      1) unknown male Grose - living?; married?; children? 
                                                      2) William Bradley Grose - born 02 Mar 1963; 
                                                                died 17 Apr 1963; 
                                                                buried Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo
                                                      3) unknown Grose - born (___); died by 1993; 
                                                                married?; children?  
                                         3) David Grose - living?; married Nancy ____ (living?)
                                                 children: 
                                                      1) Rebecca Grose - living?; married?; children? 
                                                      2) Jennifer Grose - living?; married?; children? 
                            3) Velma Geneva Grose - born 14 Oct 1909 Almena, Norton, KS; 
                                     died 23 Jul 2004 Norton Co, KS; obituary
                                     buried Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo
                                     married Johnie Lewis Montonye on 15 Aug 1928 Phillipsburg, Phillips, KS
                                             (born 02 Oct 1906 Long Island, Phillips, KS; 
                                             died 05 Apr 1988 Norton, Norton, KS; obituary
                                             buried Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo;
                                             son of Edward Samuel Montonye (10  Aug 1880 IL-19 Jan 1959 Cheyenne Co, KS) and
                                             Luella Maude Headburg (02 Feb 1882 NE-11 Nov 1940); Edward and Luella buried
                                             Long Island Cemetery, Long Island, Phillips, NE -
tombstone photo)
                                     Grose family biography;
                                     children: 
                                          1) Neta Jean Montonye - born 24 May 1936 Long Island, Phillips, KS;  
                                                  died 04 Oct 2007 Norton Co, KS; obituary;
                                                  buried Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo
                                                  married William Floyd "Bill" Campbell on 24 Jun 1956 Almena, Norton, KS
                                                          (born 18 May 1935 Almena, Norton, KS;  
                                                          died 01 Oct 2005; obituary
                                                          buried Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo
                                                          unable to determine William's parents);
                                                  children: 
                                                       1) Glen Campbell - living?; 
                                                               married Karri ____  (living?)
                                                               children: 
                                                                   1) Curtis Campbell - living?; married?; children? 
                                                       2) Nancy Campbell - living?; 
                                                               married Craig Hagar (living?); children?
                            4) Genola Maxine Grose - born 08 May 1919 Norton Co, KS; 
                                     died 17 Dec 2006 Norton Co, KS; obituary
                                     buried Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo;
                                     married George Walter "Buster" Campbell on 09 Sep 1939 Norton, Norton, KS
                                             (born 30 Jun 1915 Baker, Gove, KS; 
                                             died 28 Feb 1990 Norton, Norton, KS; obituary
                                             buried Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo
                                             son of John F Campbell (14 Nov 1864 IA-04 Jan 1928) and 
                                             Elma Rose Culver
(12 Sep 1880 KS-08 Jun 1964; obituary); John and Elma married 14 Feb 1898 KS;
                                             John and Elma buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS - tombstone photo
)
                                     Grose family biography;
                                     children: 
                                         1) Kenneth Walter Campbell - living?; 
                                                  married Mary K Jones on 20 Mar 1960 (living?)
                                                  children: 
                                                      1) Craig Campbell - living?; married?; children? 
                                                      2) Tina Campbell - living?;  married?; children?  
                                         2) Donna June Campbell - living?; 
                                                  married Darrell D Mintzmyer on 10 Aug 1963 (living?)
                                                  children: 
                                                      1) Brenda Mintzmyer - living?;  married?; children? 
                                                      2) Keith Mintzmyer - living?;  married?; children?   

             6) Lucy Ellen Grose - born 14 Feb 1888 Almena, Norton, KS; 
                       died 26 Jan 1965 Wheat Ridge, Jefferson, CO; obituary
                       buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo;
                       married Lewis Roy Baker c. 14 Dec 1904 Almena, Norton, KS
                                (born 13 Sep 1882 Almena, Norton, KS; 
                                died 02 Jun 1933 Almena, Norton, KS; 
                                buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo;  
                                WWI draft registration card; signature:

                                

                                 son of Madison Baker (09 May 1832 IN-03 Jun 1906 KS) and Agnes Austin (May 1839 KY-1914 Norton Co, KS);
                                Madison and Agnes buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS - tombstone photo
)
                       children: 
                            1) Flossie B Baker - born 1907 Almena, Norton, KS; died (___);
                                     married?; children? 
                            2) Dorothy C Baker - living?; married?; children? 
                            3) Juanita F Baker - living?; married?; children? 
                            4) Ted Baker - living?; married?; children? 

              7) John Oliver Grose - born 20 Jan 1891 Almena, Norton, KS; 
                       died 19 Jun 1983 Wichita, Sedgwick, KS; obituary
                       buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo;  
                       WWI draft registration card
                       signature:

                       

                       married Bessie Florence Wendel on 11 Jan 1911 Norton, Norton, KS; 
                                (born 29 Nov 1893 Almena, Norton, KS; 
                                died 04 Mar 1964 Norton, Norton, KS; obituary
                                buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo
                                daughter of Henry Milton Wendel (23 Oct 1861 IA-08 Jan 1913 Norton Co, KS) and 
                                Anna Viola Huff
(28 Aug 1866 IA-16 Sep 1946 Norton Co, KS; obituary); Henry and Anna buried
                                Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photos
);
                       children: 
                            1)
Alta Ruby Grose - born 28 Jan 1912 Almena, Norton, KS; 
                                  died 22 Dec 1998 Thornton, CO; obituary;
                                  buried Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo
                                  Ruby married (1) Floyd Rhoades on 20 Mar 1930 Phillipsburg, Phillips, KS 
                                                 (born (____); died 1945)
                                  children: 
                                      1) Carol Jean Rhoades - living?; 
                                               married Don Glenn (living?); children? 
                                      2) Shirley Lee Rhoades - living?; 
                                               Shirley married (1) ____ Hendricks (living?); children? 
                                               Shirley married (2) Barton Cole (living?); children? 
                                      3) Glenda Mae Rhoades - born (___); died at birth 
                                  Ruby married (2) Carl Orville Strayer on 17 Jul 1946 Norton, Norton, KS 
                                                 (
born 05 Sep 1907 Norton Co, KS; 
                                                 died 17 Aug 1977 Norton, Norton, KS; obituary
                                                 buried Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo
                                                 son of Norman Strayer (1878-1934) and Laura E Ward (1883-1963); 
                                                 Norman and Laura are buried Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo)
                                  children?
                            2) Wayne Wendel Grose - born 06 Jan 1914 Norton Co, KS;
                                  died 28 Nov 1975 possibly Oberlin, Decatur, KS
;
                                  buried Oberlin Cemetery, Oberlin, Decatur, KS; tombstone photo
                                  married Eileen Taylor c. 04 Jun 1936 Norton Co, KS 
                                                    (
living?; daughter of Edgar Taylor)
                                  children: 
                                      1) Gary L Grose - born 23 Jun 1940 Norton, Norton, KS; 
                                               died 17 Jun 2013 Denver, Denver, CO; obituary - includes photo;
                                               buried Foothills Gardens of Memory, Longmont, Boulder, CO; tombstone photo;
                                               married Deanna Laaker on 24 Jun 1962 (living?);
                                               children:
                                                    1) Todd Grose - living?; married?; children?
                                                    2) Michelle Grose - living?; married Dan Kessler (living?); children? 
                                      2) Terry Wayne Grose - born 04 Feb 1945 Wichita, Sedgwick, KS; 
                                               died 07 Feb 1945 Wichita, Sedgwick, KS; obituary
                                               cause of death: pneumonia; 
                                               buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo  
                                      3) Cheryl Grose - living?; married Sid Metcalf (living?); children? 
                                      4) Pam Grose - living?; married Merald VanVleet (living?); children? 
                                      5) Kim Grose - living?; married Mark McConville (living?); children? 
                            3) Lester Ray "Les" Grose - born 26 Apr 1916 Norton Co, KS; 
                                  died 05 Aug 2005 possibly Littleton, Arapahoe, CO; cremated; death notice
                                  married Alice L O'Neil c. 28 Jun 1936 Norton Co, KS
                                           (born 23 Mar 1918; 
                                           died 18 May 2005 possibly Littleton, Arapahoe, CO; cremated; death notice)
                                           unable to determine Alice's parents);
                                  children: 
                                       1) Harriet Grose - living?; 
                                               married Charlie Meyer (living?); children? 
                                       2) Patricia Grose - living?; 
                                               married Chuck Finney (living?); children?    
                            4)
Walter Leland Grose - born 24 Jan 1919 Almena, Norton, KS;
                                   died 20 Mar 1981 possibly Oskaloosa, Jefferson, KS; 
obituary;
                                   buried Pleasant View Cemetery, Oskaloosa, Jefferson, KS; tombstone photo;
                                   U.S. Army - WWII; 
                                   married Luella Peterson on 17 Oct 1945 Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA

                                          (living?);
                                   children:  
                                       1)
Nancy Grose - living?; married?; children?
                                       2) Thomas L Grose - li
ving?; married?; children?
                            5) Doris I Grose - living?; 
                                   married Raymond O Watkins (born 15 Jun 1923 Scandia, Republic, KS; 
                                           died 24 Feb 1985 Norton, Norton, KS;
obituary
                                           buried Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo;
                                           U.S. Army - WWII; 
                                           son of Ollie Ira Watkins (13 May 1903-17 Aug 1981) and Arden Ella Brown (12 May 1903-26 May 1997);
                                           Ollie and Arden buried 
Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo)
                                   divorced;
                                   children: 
                                       1) Ronald O Watkins - born 09 Aug 1946 Norton, Norton, KS; 
                                                died 02 Jul 1985 Grand Island, Hall, NE; obituary
                                                buried Norton Cemetery, Norton, Norton, KS; tombstone photo
                                                U.S. Air Force - Vietnam; 
                                                married Rachael Ann Dixon on 12 Jul 1969
                                                children: 
                                                     1) Michelle Watkins - living?; married?; children? 
                                                     2) Tamara Watkins - living?; married?; children?
                                                     3) Tonya Watkins - living?; married?; children?
                                       2) Rachel Watkins - living?; married?; children?
                            6) Twila J Grose - living?; 
                                   married Charles Montgomery (living?); children?  
                            7) Anna Laura Grose - born 05 May 1921 Norton Co, KS;
                                   died 20 Oct 1924 probably Almena, Norton, KS; 

                                   buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo

              8) James William Grose - born 01 Mar 1894 Almena, Norton, KS; 
                             died 06 Mar 1894 Almena, Norton, KS - no obituary found in Norton Co
                             buried Mt Hope Cemetery, Almena, Norton, KS; tombstone photo