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GRONERT family in CLEVELAND, OHIO

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JOHN (Johan) GRONERT, born about 1851 in Germany
- resided in Targowisko, West Prussia
- immigrated 04 Jan 1901 on SS Rhein, Bremen to Baltimore
- occupation 1910, teamster in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio
- census 1920 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, living with son Herman and family
- census 1930 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, living with daughter Marie and hubby Albert Toncre; next door to Herman Gronert
- died 09 Mar 1940 in Cleveland, Ohio, buried at East Cleveland cemetery -

- Married about 1870, Anna Gottliebe ---, born about 1850
- resided in Targowisko, West Prussia
- immigrated 04 Jan 1901 on SS Rhein, Bremen to Baltimore
- census 1910 in Cleveland, Ohio
- died 04 Sep 1913 in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, buried at East Cleveland Cemetery

CHILDREN of John and Anna Gottliebe Gronert:
I. AUGUSTE GRONERT, born December 1870, married William Grossman
II. JOHN KARL GRONERT, born 6 September 1873
III. MARIE MARTHA GRONERT, born about 1880, married Albert Toncre
IV. HERMAN KARL GRONERT, born 13 April 1882
V. EMIL GRONERT, born about 1888
VI. RUDOLF GRONERT, born about 1891

Details of the families are below.


I. AUGUSTE GRONERT, born Dec 1870 in Germany, married William Grossman - immigrated about 1893
- census 1900 in Collinwood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, brother John Karl Gronert is boarding with them
- census 1910 - 1930 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio
- died April 1966
- - NOTES: Name: Grossman, Auguste Date: Apr 22 1966 Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #114. Grossman. Auguste Grossman, residence, 378 E. 152 St., beloved wife of the late William, mother of Martha Doehring (deceased), Emma Busdiecker (deceased), Ida Noske, Norman W. Sr., grandmother and great-grandmother, sister of Marie Toncre. Friends may call at The Stanley H. Johnston Funeral Home, 15314 Macauley Ave., corner E. 152 St. and Lake Shore Blvd. Services at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, E. 176 and Nottingham Rd., Saturday at 1 P. M.
- Married about 1890, William Grossman, born 23 Nov 1868 in Germany
- immigrated 19 Dec 1892
- occupation 1900 Car inspector, Collinwood, Ohio
- occupation 1910 air-brakes inspector, Cleveland, Ohio
- occupation 1920 Car inspector, RR, Cleveland, Ohio
- occupation 1930 RR inspector, Cleveland, Ohio
- died October 1950 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio
- - NOTES: Name: Grossman, William Date: Oct 7 1950. Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #032. Grossman, William, age 81, residence, 378 E. 152d St., dearly beloved husband of Auguste (nee Gronert), father of Martha Doehring, Emma Busdiecker, Ida Noske and Norman, grandfather of Pearl Hafner and Norman Jr., and great-grandfather. Friends may call at the Stanley H. Johnston Funeral Home, 15314 Macauley Ave., corner E. 152d St. and Lake Shore Blvd. Services from St. John's Lutheran Church, E. 176th St. and Nottingham Rd., Monday, at 2 p. m.
CHILDREN of Augusta and William Grossman:

II. JOHN KARL GRONERT, born 06 Sep 1873 in Germany
- resided in Targowisko, West Prussia
- immigrated 18 Dec 1895, on the SS Spree, Bremen to Baltimore
- occupation 1900 car repairman, Collinwood, Ohio, living with sister Augusta and husband Wm. Grossmann
- occupation 1910 Carpenter, car shops, Cleveland, Ohio, living next door to sister Marie Toncre
- WWI Draft Registration, 1917: Tall, slender, blue eyes, brown hair
- died October 1918, buried 30 Oct 1918, East Cleveland Cemetery
- Married about 1905, Pauline Schiemann, daughter of Mr. Schiemann and his wife Karoline
- born 19 Apr 1884 in Germany/Poland
- immigrated 20 Nov 1903 on SS Breslau, Bremen to Baltimore
- census 1910 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio
- occupation 1920, widowed, Housework
- occupation 1930m widowed, Housekeeper, private family, Cleveland, Ohio
- Pauline married 2) Fred Domin, between 1938 and 1950
- resided 1950 in North Madison, Ohio
- died May 1965 in Sarasota, Florida CHILDREN of John Karl and Pauline Gronert:

III. MARIE MARTHA GRONERT, born about 1880 in East Prussia
- immigrated 25 March 1899, on SS Roland, Bremen to Baltimore
- census 1910, brother John Gronert is living next door with his family
- census 1920 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio
- census 1930 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, father John Gronart also in the household
- died 17 Dec 1969 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio
- buried East Cleveland cemetery

- Married about 1900, Albert Toncre, born Jan 1878 in Ohio
- census 1900 in Collinwood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, not yet married at the time of the census
- occupation 1910 repairer, car shops, Cleveland, Ohio
- occupation 1920 - 1930 RR shop inspector, Cleveland, Ohio
- died Nov 1951 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio CHILDREN of Marie Martha and Albert Toncre:

IV. HERMAN KARL GRONERT, born 13 Apr 1882 in West Prussia
- immigrated 29 Dec 1899 to New York
- occupation 1910 RR car repairman, Cleveland, Ohio
- WWI draft registration - tall, slender, grey eyes, dark brown hair, Residing at 402 E 152nd St., Cleveland. Ohio
- occupation 1920 Cooler-maker, refrigeration plant, Cleveland
- occupation 1930 Laborer, odd-jobs, Cleveland, Ohio
- died before 1940 probably January 1934, (not mentioned in the notes of his father's death)
- Married about 1897, to Henrietta ---, born about 1880 in West Prussia
- immigrated 1903
- census 1920 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio
- occupation 1930 dishwasher, restaurant, Cleveland, Ohio
CHILDREN of Herman and Henrietta Gronert

V. EMIL GRONERT, born about 1888, resided in Targowisko, West Prussia
- immigrated 04 Jan 1901 on SS Rhein, Bremen to Baltimore
- died Feb 1909, buried 6 Feb 1909, East Cleveland cemetery

VI. RUDOLF GRONERT, born about 1891 in Germany, resided in Targowisko, West Prussia
- immigrated 04 Jan 1901 on SS Rhein, Bremen to Baltimore
- Occupation 1910 - teamster in Cleveland, Ohio

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