Dwight D. Gross

In 1870 Waukesha County, Wisconsin, Dwight is 48, Emily 41, Ellen 19, Joseph 13, and John 9.

In 1880 Saline County, Nebraska, Dwight Gross is 58, born in New York, with Emily 50, also New York, Joseph 23, John 20 and his wife Eda 21, all three born in Wisconsin, and Dwight seven months.

Wisconsin marriage records have Joseph Dwight Gross, son of Dwight Deleven Gross and Emily "Benington" marrying Mary Elizabeth Jolliffe in Milwaukee Jan 24 1882.  Mary was daughter of Samuel Joliffe and Mary Jane Piper.

In 1885 Saline County, D. D. and Elizabeth have J.D., 27  and his wife M.E. 23.  The next household is J.R. and Eva, with D.D. 5 and Ella four months.


John R. Gross is in Weld County in 1900, born May 1860 in Wisconsin, married 21 years to Eda Apr 1858 Wisconsin.  She's had four kids, three living, Dwight Nov 1879 and Etta Jan 1887 born in Nebraska, and Eda July 1895 Colorado.

Dwight D. Gross of Greeley received a diploma in 1903 from the Colorado State Agricultural College.

Matthew J. Brown married "Ida" Gross May 19, 1920, recorded in Weld County.

1930 Greeley "Mrs. M.J. Brown entertained her brother, Dwight Gross and his wife."

In 1930 Milliken, Colorado, Matthew J. Brown, born in Alabama, owns a garage.  He and Eda, both 34, have Gordon 7, Jack 4, and Beverly 2.

Jack Remington Brown is buried in California Fort Rosecrans  83193508

1955 "the new Denver reservoir on Boulder Creek will be known as the Dwight Gross reservoir in honor of a retired, long-time engineer for the water board.  He was the engineer for that reservoir.  He graduated from Greeley high school and Colorado A&M. His parents at one time owned a farm a mile west of Greeley.  He served some 34 years as an engineer for the Denver water board."

Etta Gross married Chester G. Stender Aug 23, 1911, recorded in Weld County.

Chester George Stender - 1888-1917, is buried in Linn Grove.  65309590

Mrs. Etta G. Stender married Clyde Gregory March 30, 1920, recorded in Weld County.

In 1930 Etta, a teacher, and Clyde Gregory, a mechanic,  both 43, are in Greeley.

Etta G. Gregory, per # 65222314, is buried in Linn Grove Block 8, lot 138, space 5 - born 1887, dying July 8, 1933.

1934 Greeley "In Greeley Friday afternoon, the marriage of Miss Myrtle Stitzer of Aspen and Chester Stender of Greeley was learned by their friends, the ceremony having occurred in Glenwood Springs Wednesday evening at 6:30 o'clock.- Rev. Kennedy officiated at his home, and the service was witnessed by Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Hlltzei'. the bride's parents, her brothers. .lav Edward and llalnli: Miss Mary Diuisdll, William Bourqutjij and Edward F. Tar- boll. The bride wore a brown traveling costume and carried a bouquet of yellow snapdragons. The couple had a short wedding trip in the mountains before returning home. Mrs. Stender has been a student at Teachers college, having completed the Junior year. Mr. Stender, grand-son of John R. Gross and J. A. Stender, both of Greeley, was graduated from Teachers with the A.U. degree, and was prominent in musical activities of college and community. He is a member of l^unibdn Gamma Kappa fraternity. Mr. Stender will teach music in the high school at Ault, and he and his bride will make their home there. "

1937 Ault " Chester Stender, teacher, has resigned and has accepted a position in the school att Leadville."

They're in Leadville in 1940, Chester 28, Myrtle 28, with Betta 4.

 In 1940 Clyde Gregory, 54 and Mildred 48, are in Greeley, with Jack Gregory, 13.

In 1940 Weld County, John R. Gross, 79 is living with Mathew, Eda, and their three kids.

John R. Gross married Mrs. Eva Jorden August 29, 1927, recorded in Weld County.

March 5, 1932 "Mrs. Evalyne Gross, 72 years old, wife of John R. Gross of three miles east of Greeley, died at her home Saturday morning, following an illness of two years. She had been a resident of Colorado for the past eight years, having come to the Greeley vicinity from Iowa. She was a native of Toledo, O. She and Mr. Gross were married four years ago last August. Besides her husband, Mrs. Gross is survived by one stepson, M. Armfield, Greeley; Mrs. Eda Brown, Milllken; Dwight D. Gross of Denver. She is survived also by several grandchildren." Funeral service will be held Monday at 2 o'clock at Macy's drawing room. Interment at Linn Grove.:

65222387 says Evelyn J. Gross is buried in block V, lot 3, space 5.

Eda 1859-Feb 15, 1926 is buried in Linn Grove, Greeley Block V, lot 3, spc 4. per # 65222386

John R. -1861-Feb 10, 1941 is in V, lot 3, spc 11, per 65222390

Dwight D. Gross was probated in Denver in 1959.

Beverly Ann Varo born Dec 9, 1927 in Colorado, mother Gross, father Brown, died May 21, 1997 in San Diego County.



January 2, 1888 "Mr. Gross has gone to Saline county, Neb., combining business and pleasure.  He is expected home this week."

1888 Holyoke newspaper - Chenoa items -

Dwight cash-claimed  a quarter in 10, 6N 49W in 1890.

In Andrew Cemetery, Saline County, Nebraska, 85704341 says Dwight Gross- no dates- is buried in Block 7, lot 94, space B. and Emily (Remington) Gross - no dates- is buried in space C.

Joseph D. -1856-Sep 19, 1924 is in  block 27, lot 6, spc 6 per 65222391

Mary E. - 1862-Feb 17, 1944 is in block 27, lot 6, spc 7.


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