GRIER, John A.

Male 1834 - 1902  (68 years)


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  • Name GRIER, John A. 
    Born 9 Jan 1834  Chester, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Brandywine Manor 
    Gender Male 
    Biography

    • Mr. Grier was a member of the first class in the University at Lewisburg. He received his commission as chief engineer, U. S. Navy, from Abraham Lincoln, remaining in the service for ten years, and taking part in many of the naval battles in the Gulf and on the Atlantic coast. He also took part in the first attempt to lay the first Atlantic cable in 1857, between England and America. In later years he was engaged in manufacturing and different lines of electrical work. Mr. Grier was a member of the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, and a companion of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion.
    _UID AD752B0C5EC46342A120DA0307607C38D924 
    Died 18 Nov 1902  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I811  Milton Families
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2010 

    Family MARR, Anna Elizabeth,   b. 30 Oct 1840,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 24 Sep 1861 
    Children 
     1. GRIER, Margaret Graham,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. GRIER, Thomas Graham,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. GRIER, Edward Robie,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Floyd's History of Northumberland County, PA 1911, Page 300.