Biography of Peter J. Grose
Hancock County, OH Biographies

PETER J. GROSE, farmer and stock raiser, P. 0. Deweyville, was born in Wayne County, Ohio, July 4, 1852; the second in a family of six children of Jacob and Marry (Sherick) Grose, natives of Pennsylvania and of German descent. Jacob Grose, who was a cabinet maker in early life and in later years a farmer, came to Hancock County, Ohio, in 1855, settling on a farm. Peter J. Grose received his education in the common schools and also attended Findlay High School. He was reared on the farm, and has followed agricultural pursuits all his life. He owns 120 acres of well improved land on which he resides. He was united in marriage, in 1876, with Harriet Bolton of English lineage, and daughter of Michael Bolton, an English professor, and for many years a school teacher. To our subject and wife were born the following named children: Alverda May, Pearl Estella and Merritt Roy. Mr. and Mrs. Grose are members of the Church of God, in which he is an elder, and of the Sabbath school of which he is a teacher.

History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886

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