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CROSBY, Clara Ida Grochofske

Female 1902 - 1991  (~ 89 years)


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  • Name CROSBY, Clara Ida Grochofske  
    • "Clara Ida Grochofske was born near Williamford, Ontario, south of Chatsworth, Ontario. She and her sister's (but not her brother's) name was changed during World War I because their father spoke German with a German accent and neighbours believed he was German. He was Polish from western Poland, near Poznan where German was spoken. Clara's name was changed to Crosby." ...Paul Merriam
    Born Jul 1902  Williamford, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Alt. Name GROCHOFSKE, Clara Ida 
    Died 7 Sep 1991  Oakville, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I2315  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 14 May 2013 

    Family MERRIAM, Arthur Reginald,   b. 5 Mar 1901, Harriston, Wellington Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 2 Dec 1922  Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. MERRIAM, Reginald Grant,   b. 1924,   d. 18 Jul 1997, Oakville, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +2. MERRIAM, Howard Gray
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F564  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jul 1902 - Williamford, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Dec 1922 - Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Sep 1991 - Oakville, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S87] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM, Gray, Email from Gray Merriam to Kit Cutting, March 25, 2000. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S463] OBITUARY: Ontario, CANADA, Oakville Beaver Newspaper (Reliability: 3).