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Thomas Grills

Thomas Grills

Male 1832 - 1902  (70 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name Thomas Grills 
    Born 1 May 1832  Marhamchurch, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 20 May 1832  Marhamchurch, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration / Naturalization 12 Jul 1850 
    Thomas was a farmer. He arrived with his wife at Castle Garden aboard the "SS Sarah Parker" on 12 July 1850. 
    Thomas and Jane Grills Immigration.
    Thomas and Jane Grills Immigration.
    Passenger Lists of vessels arriving at New York, 1850, SS Sarah Parker
    Castle Garden Circa 1880.
    Castle Garden Circa 1880.
    Castle Garden was built to defend New York from the British during the War of 1812 however, no battles were fought there. It was originally named castle Clinton after DeWitt Clinton the Mayor of New York. It was leased to the city in 1824 and renamed Castle Garden. Today it is a national park and again called Castle Clinton.
    Castle Garden from the water.
    Castle Garden from the water.
    From 1 Aug 1855 through 18 Apr 1890 most immigrants came through Castle Garden in New York city.
    Arrival at Castle Garden.
    Arrival at Castle Garden.
    At least 8 million immigrants passed through Castle Garden. The actual number may be closer to 12 million but, Most of Castle Garden's immigrant records were destroyed in a fire on June 15, 1897.

    Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, January 20, 1866 page 280.
    Castle Garden Inspecting Physician.
    Castle Garden Inspecting Physician.
    Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, January 20, 1866 page 281.
    Castle Garden Registering Immigrants.
    Castle Garden Registering Immigrants.
    Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, January 20, 1866 page 280 & 281.
    Census 1870 
    1870 Grills.
    1870 Grills.
    1870 US census, Van Buren, Michigan, Family Number 9, Grills.
    Census 1880 
    1880 Grills
    1880 Grills
    1880 US census, Van Buren, Michigan, enumeration district 212, Family Number 15, Grills.
    Census 1900 
    1900 Grills
    1900 Grills
    1900 US census, Van Buren, Michigan, enumeration district 142, Family Number 175, Grills.
    Died 27 May 1902  Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Thomas Grills Death.
    Thomas Grills Death.
    Thomas Grills Death. Note: Death certificate incorrectly states that Thomas is buried in Arlington Hill Cemetery.
    Buried 31 May 1902  Breedsville Cemetery, Breedsville, Van Buren, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Thomas Grills Headstone.
    Thomas Grills Headstone.
    Thomas Grills Headstone.
    Thomas Grills Plots.
    Thomas Grills Plots.
    Thomas Grills Plots.
    Person ID I3452  Nagel
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2016 

    Father Thomas Grills 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mrs Mary Grills 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F1270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Rogers,   b. 1 Oct 1832, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1913, Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1855  Whitstone, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John S Grills,   b. 30 Sep 1857, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1926, South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [Birth]
     2. William H Grills,   b. 1860, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927  (Age 67 years)  [Birth]
     3. Thomas Roger Grills,   b. 5 Mar 1862, Bloomingdale, DuPage, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1944, Bangor, Van Buren, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Mary Jane Grills,   b. 1868, Geneva, Van Buren, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958  (Age 90 years)  [Birth]
     5. James C Grills,   b. 1871, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1892, Geneva, Van Buren, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)  [Birth]
     6. Elizabeth A Grills,   b. 1 Aug 1872, Van Buren County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1873, Geneva, Van Buren, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Lucy V Grills,   b. 13 Mar 1874, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Documents
    Thomas and Jane (nee Rogers) Grills Entry Of Marriage
    Thomas and Jane (nee Rogers) Grills Entry Of Marriage
    Thomas and Jane (nee Rogers) Grills Entry Of Marriage
    Family ID F739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart