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James and Emily Grogg, Boyer – 1884

James Grogg and his wife, Emily, arriving by horse and buggy at their new home on Brush Run, Boyer, in April of 1884.
James J. Grogg was born February 15, 1848 to Adam and Charlotte Puffenbarger Grogg. He married Emily Jane Mullenax on November 22, 1866. Emily was the daughter of John H. and Rachel Rexrode Mullenax, having been born on September 5, 1851. Their children were: John Milton, Luella Mae, Charles, Alva Wenton, Lucy Maud, William C., Rachel Florence, Luther C., Clemma Edith, Fannie N. and Otis See.
Photo courtesy of Donnie Black, ID PHP002849

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