John LAMBERT (1820, Yorkshire, England - 1893, Utah, USA)

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  • ID: I779
  • Name: Mercy BOSWORTH
  • Sex: F 1
  • Birth: 13 MAR 1802 in Verona, Oneida, New York, United States
  • Death: 24 FEB 1888 in New Hope, Union, Iowa, United States
  • Burial: 27 FEB 1888 Lorimor, Union, Iowa, United States
  • Note: Groesbeck Cemetery 2
  • Note:

    LDS Church Membership Record:
    Name: Mercy Bosworth
    Gender: Female
    Birth: 1802-03-13, Verona, Oneida, New York
    Death: 1888-02-24
    Spouse: Garret Lewis Groesbeck
    LDS Bap: bef 1846
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    Wife of Garrett Lewis Groesbeck (1795-1876). They were married April 4, 1827 in Portage County, Ohio. They moved to Union county, IA in 1854 with 5 of their nine children: Henry and his wife Mary Sears (and their 6 mo. old son, Samuel), William, Harriet, Dan Van Ness, and Cordelia.
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    NAUVOO RECORDS:?Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 292 As Mercy Crosby?Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 6 p 258
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  • Note:

    1850 US Census, Iowa
    Lee County, Dist 29

    Garrett Grosebeck, age 54, Farmer, born New York
    Mercy Groesbeck, age 48, born New York
    Henry Groesbeck, age 25, Farmer, born Ohio
    William Groesbeck, age 20, Farmer, born Ohio
    Amelia Groesbeck, age 18, born Ohio
    Harriet Groesbeck, age 10, born Iowa
    Dan Van Ness Groesbeck, age 8, born Iowa
    Cordelia Groesbeck, age 3, born Iowa
    Jane Groesbeck, age 21, born Ohio
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    1870 US Census, Iowa
    Newhope Township, Union County
    PO Afton, Iowa
    (Next door to brother, Henry)

    Groesbeck, Wm, age 41, Farmer, born Ohio
    Groesbeck, Susan, age 33, Keeping House, born Ohio
    Groesbeck, Mercy, age 10, At home, born Iowa
    Groesbeck, Eva A, age 6, At home, born Iowa
    Groesbeck, Adam, age 2, born Iowa
    Groesbeck, Walter, age 11 mos, born Iowa
    Groesbeck, Garrett, age 75, Guest [Father], born New York
    Groesbeck, Mercy, age 68, Guest [Mother], born Illinois, father born Holland
    Staggs, Wm, age 16, works on farm, born Ohio
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    1880 US Census, Iowa
    Newhope Twp, Union County

    Groesbeck, William, age 50, Head, Mar., Farmer, born Ohio, parents born New York
    Groesbeck, Susan, age 44, Wife, Mar, Keeping House, born Ohio, parents born Pennsylvania
    Groesbeck, Myrta, age 20, Daughter, Single, Keeping House, born Iowa
    Groesbeck, Addie, age 14, Son, Farmer, born Iowa
    Groesbeck, Walter, age 10, Son, born Iowa
    Groesbeck, Ruth, age 7, Daughter, born Iowa
    Groesbeck, Fred, age 5, Son, born Iowa
    Groesbeck, Willie, age 3, Son, born Iowa
    Ball, John, age 18, Servant, Single, Farmer, born Iowa, parents born Indiana
    Groesbeck, Myrta, age 75, Mother, Widow, Keeping House, born New York, parents born Massachusetts
    Wil___, [Blank], age 35 servant, Single, Farmer, born Sweden, parents born Sweden
    Peters, Henry, age 20, [Nephew] Single, born Iowa, father born Prussia, mother born Ohio
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    1885 Iowa State Census
    Union County, New Hope
    Sec. 19, NW, SW

    William Groesbeck, age 55, mar, Farmer, born Ohio
    Susan C Groesbeck, age 49, mar, Keeping House, born Ohio
    Adam Groesbeck, age 18, born Union County
    Walter G Groesbeck, age 15, born Union County
    Ruth E Groesbeck, age 12, born Union County
    Fredrick L Groesbeck, age 9, born Union County
    William D Groesbeck, age 7, born Union County
    Mersey Groesbeck, age 82, wid, born New York
    Henry W. Peters, age 24, single, born Union County
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  • Note:

    Mercy B. Groesbeck was born March 13, 1802, in Oneida county, N. Y. She moved to Portage county, Ohio, in 1818; was married in 1821 to Garrett L. Groesbeck. They moved to Lee county, Iowa, in 1838, and came to this county in 1854, where she has since resided with her son Wm. Groesbeck.

    She departed this life Feb. 25, 1888 at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. She had been a member of the Methodist church for over sixty years, at all times exhibiting a Christian spirit and being an example of piety. But a short time before her death, she requested her son Henry to read to her from the Bible, the book she loved so well, and sing that old familiar hymn, "On Jordan's stormy banks I stand." She had lived the life of a Christian, and death had no terrors for her. May God grant that we may follow the example of her piety and at last meet her in Heaven.

    The funeral services were held at her home on Monday, Feb. 27, where a large concourse of friends gathered to pay their last respects to our departed friend. The services were conducted by Reverend Nixon of Afton, from Fourth chapter First Thessalonians, commencing at 18th and ending at 18th verse. He delivered a fine discourse, full of sympathy and comfort to the friends, after which the remains were taken to the Groesbeck cemetery, where the last respects were paid to the departed one.

    Newspaper: The Enterprise, Afton, Iowa, March 1st, 1888
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    Father: Dan BOSWORTH b: 20 MAR 1774 in Sandisfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts
    Mother: Anna LADD b: 17 SEP 1777 in North Bolton, Tolland, Connecticut

    Marriage 1 Garret Lewis GROESBECK b: 1 FEB 1795 in Stillwater, Washington, New York, United States
    • Married: 4 APR 1821 in Portage County, Ohio, United States
    Children
    1. Has Children Adelia GROESBECK b: 14 APR 1822 in Farmington, Trumbull, Ohio, United States
    2. Has Children Henry Clay GROESBECK b: 14 AUG 1824 in Farmington, Trumbull, Ohio, United States
    3. Has Children Mariah GROESBECK b: 10 DEC 1825 in Farmington, Trumbull, Ohio, United States
    4. Has Children William GROESBECK b: 2 JUL 1829 in Farmington, Trumbull, Ohio, United States
    5. Has No Children Amelia GROESBECK b: 7 JUN 1831 in Eagleville, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
    6. Has No Children Benjamin GROESBECK b: 11 MAR 1837 in Eagleville, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States
    7. Has Children Harriet GROESBECK b: 16 FEB 1840 in West Point, Lee, Iowa, United States
    8. Has Children Dan Van Ness GROESBECK b: 19 NOV 1842 in West Point, Lee, Iowa, United States
    9. Has Children Cordelia Ann GROESBECK b: 9 NOV 1846 in West Point, Lee, Iowa, United States

    Sources:
    1. Type: Web Site
      Text: From the files of Venita Roylance
      venitar@mac.com
      http://www.venitap.com/Genealogy/ancestors.html
      Date: 6 MAY 2012
    2. Type: Headstone
      Place: Find a Grave Website
      Location: http://www.findagrave.com
      Date: 1 MAY 2011

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