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Re: Groggs of Pendleton Co. WVA
Posted by: Chuck Grogg Date: October 08, 2000 at 04:57:16
In Reply to: Re: Groggs of Pendleton Co. WVA by Fred Grogg of 151

Hi Fred,
It's great to hear from another Grogg. My line is Philip, John, Martin, William Harry, William Russell, Charles Harry ( me ) . I have that Philip's father is Henry. Henry's surname seems to be spelled GROGG rather consistently. In the records from 1780's there are some GRAGG's ( Thomas,William, Samuel ). Morton lists the GRAGG family as being Scotch-Irish which I don't question at all. However Philip Grogg and his line seemed to be very much intertwined with the German ( Pennsylvania Dutch ) families. Also there was at least 1 Grogg in PA as early as 1750. Without any other evidence I think that one must consider the possibility that GROGG is a Pennsylvania Dutch surname. Also ther are quite a few GROGGs in present day Switzerland which is where some of the other early Pendleton Co. settlers came from.

All that I have about Samuel of Jacob is that he married Sela Syford Nov. 8 1851. I found that at the following page: http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/a/d/k/Linda-K-Adkinssmith/GENE4-0001.html

I would love to hear what you have on our family.

Chuck Grogg


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