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Marriage in CA in 1862: John E. GROSS to Miss Barbara MENGES (MINGES)
Posted by: Vern Dander (ID *****8132) Date: April 13, 2008 at 10:02:55
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Am not related. May be of interest for furher research.

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Transcribed by Dee Sardoch; <deesar@frontiernet.net>
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Stockton Daily Independent
Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA
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>>MONDAY, 22 SEPT 1862<<

MARRIED -- in San Joaquin county, Sept. 19th, by Rev. Mr. BOLINGER; Mr. John E. GROSS to Miss Barbara MENGES.
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Following up on above in Heritage Quest found John, Barbara (as Basbary) and children Edward, Laura, Rosie, and Mabel in 1880 Census in San Joaquin County CA. Family can also be tracked in 1890 and 1910 in Census in San Joaquin County. Using this info in California Death Index (CADI), URL:

http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ca/death/search.cgi

using Father last GROSS and female, found following:

Last Name GERSBACHER 
First Name LAURA
Middle no entry
Birth Date 06/30/1865 
Mother Maiden MINGES
Father Last GROSS
Sex F 
Birth Place CALIFORNIA 
Death Place SAN JOAQUIN
Residence no entry
Death Date 04/07/1951
SSN
Age 86 yrs

Using MINGES (vice MENGES) as Mother maiden found following in CADI

PLUMMER 
GEORGIA 

03/30/1887 
MINGES 
 no entry

CALIFORNIA 
SAN JOAQUIN 
 no entry
05/28/1968 
557-52-8841 

Using SSN from CADI got following in SSDI

BERNICE PLUMMER
30 Mar 1887
May 1968
95240 (Lodi, San Joaquin, CA)
(none specified)
557-52-8841
California

Will let anyone interested have the fun of digging out details from above clues. You might try variations similar to combos I used to see if there is any more info in CADI/SSDI. You may also find additional early info in newspaper extracts at URL:

<http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/index.php>

Vern D


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