Sunday, June 3, 2012

Sunday's Obituary: Thomas A. Grunden 1876

Thomas A. Grunden was born circa 1837, son of Samuel A. and Margaret (Deity) Grunden. He married Arvilla Mulford on July 11, 1869 in Butler Co., Ohio. There were three children from this union: Charles, Arthur, and Carrie. Thomas was a nephew of my ancestor Joseph Grunden. He fought in the 35th Ohio Infantry on the Union side in the Civil War and was crippled by a bullet wound during the battle at Chickamauga, Tennessee.

Battle of Chickamauga
Library of Congress [public domain]

Cincinnati Daily Gazette, January 12, 1876

Thos. Grunden obit, Cincinnati Daily Gazette 12 Jan 1876

Thos. Grunden, a well-known citizen and a soldier of the old 35th Ohio Regiment, died, after a brief illness, at his residence, on Monday night. He leaves a family in straitened circumstances. 


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