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
Hancock County, Ohio Biographies
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