Jens Jespersen GraaspølAnna Maria PovelsdatterHans Jensen RosenbomMette Mari Clausdatter Falkenløv

Poul Jensen GrosbølAne Magrethe Rosenbaum

Martin Paulsen Grosbøl

f a m i l y
Children with:
Aley Naomi Oma Short

Jens Poulsen Grosbøl
Jørgen Poulsen Grosbøl
Anne Margrethe (Grethe) Grosbøl
Anne Marie Grosbøl
Franz Paulsen Grosbøl
Jeppe Poulsen Graaspel
Hans Peder Poulsen Grosbøl
Jens Poulsen Graaspel
Anne Marie Grosbøl
Mette Marie Grosbøl
dødfødt drengebarn/stillborn boy
dødfødt pigebarn/stillborn girl

Paul Short Grosboll
Bernice Rachel Grosboll
Gladys Manilla Grosboll
Martin Paulsen Grosbøl
  • Born: 23 Sep 1861, Terp, Øster Lindet
  • Married 1 Mar 1888, Petersburg, Menard Co, IL, to Aley Naomi Oma Short
  • Died: 21 Jun 1934, Petersburg, IL
  • Reference: kirkebogen

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    dåb/christening: 10 nov i kirken/the church
    faddere/godfathers: gaardmand på Rødding mark Jørgen Kjær, landmand Lauritz Thomsen i Stenderup, ungkarl Oluf Hoyer fra Østerlinnet, gaardmand Peder Grosbøls hustru Bertheline Lastein og pigen Kirstine Feddersen fra Terp

    Martin Grosboll, for many years one of the best known farmers and stock raisers in Menard county, died at St. Johns Hospital in Springfield Thursday June 21, at the age of almost seventy-three years. Mr. Grosboll's death followed an illness of ten
    days. On Sunday, June 10 he was taken suddenly ill and was taken to the hospital on Tuesday. There an operation disclosed the fact that he was suffering from peritonitis. His condition grew steadily worse, although everything that medical skill
    could do, was done for him. His wife was at his bedside constantly, until Injuries sustained in a fall at the home of her sister in Springfield kept her away for i short time.
    Mr. Grosboll was born September 22, 1861 at Esterlinnet, Denmark, the son of Paul J. and Margardie Rosenbaum Grosboll. He remained in his native land until he reached the age of seventeen and then came to America, where acquaintances
    from his homeland - welcomed him.
    He engaged in farming as soon as he arrived in Menard county, and after living herefor ten years, he was married on March 1, 1888 to Miss Naomi Short. Their marriage took place in Petersburg, and they spent the greater part of their married
    life on a farm north of this city, living there and rearing their family.
    A few years ago, Mr. Grosboll retired from active life and they purchased a home here and he spent the remainder of his life in this city.
    To Mr. and Mrs. Grosboll were born three children, Paul and Mrs. Horace L. Campbell of Petersburg and Mrs. Struble Batterton of Billings, Montana. He is survived by his wife, the three children named herein, seven grandchildren and three
    Half-sisters and two half-brothers, the sisters and brothers all living in Denmarlk.
    Mr: Grosboll was a member of the Christian church and was active In the affairs of the church, and throughout his life was interested - in the political and civic affairs of the community.
    Funeral services were held at the Christian church at 2:30 Saturday afternoon, conducted by Rev. Samuel E. Fisher of Normal and Rev. L. R. Cronkhite. Pallbearers were Powell Juhl, C. C. Juhl, Thomas Bergen, Charles Katzenstein, Henry Miller, and E. E. Brass. Music was by a quartet, Mesdames H.P. Apken and Henry E. Pond, E. Q. Irwin and E. W. Powers.
    Burial was in Oakland cemetery.

    Added in handwriting: 1934
    Submitted by Rachel Boland

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