Helen Minerva George1,2,3

ID# 3960, (1910 - 2000)
FatherLeMont Ward George4,5 (abt 1882 - )
MotherWinifred Lydia York6,7 (abt 1884 - )

Key Events:

Birth: 20 Dec 1910, Marengo, Illinois8,9,10
Marriage: 25 Dec 1932, Elgin, Illinois, LeRoy William Grosenbach (2 Jul 1910 - 2 Jan 1999)8
Death: 29 Oct 200011
Burial: Hillcrest Memory Gardens, Morton, Tazewell Co., Illinois12
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Helen Minerva George was born on 20 Dec 1910 in Marengo, Illinois.8,9,10
     She appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Marengo, McHenry Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents, LeMont Ward George and Winifred Lydia York.4 She appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Marengo, McHenry Co., Illinois, in the household of her parents.5
     Helen married LeRoy William Grosenbach, son of William Henry Grosenbach and Laura Angelina Glabe, on 25 Dec 1932 in Elgin, Illinois.8
     Helen and LeRoy moved to Tazewell Co. about 1934. They appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Washington, Tazewell Co., Illinois, enumerated 16 Apr 1940, reporting they owned a home valued at $600, and that they had lived in Marengo, McHenry Co., in 1935. Their children were listed as living with them. They were apparently living near his parents, as they were listed as the next household.13
     Helen and LeRoy moved to California about 1941. By 1947 they were living at 2130 Casitas Ave., Altadena.14
     Helen and LeRoy moved to 1933 Maiden Lane by 1962.15
     Helen and LeRoy moved to Arroyo Grande in 1972, where they lived at 601 Del Sol St..16,17
     Her husband died on 2 Jan 1999 in Arroyo Grande, California.18,19
     Helen died on 29 Oct 2000 at age 89.11 She was buried in Hillcrest Memory Gardens, Morton, Tazewell Co., Illinois.12

Children:
     Children with LeRoy William Grosenbach

The other children of LeRoy and Helen are still living.
  • Ronald Howard Grosenbach20,21 (2 Oct 1938 - 4 Oct 1938)
  • Roy Gene Grosenbach22,23 (8 Sep 1949 - 10 Feb 2002)

Citations

  1. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 67, shows name as Helen Minerva George.
  2. [S8057] Lemont W. George household, 1920 U.S. Census, McHenry Co., Illinois, shows name as Helen M. Geroge.
  3. [S8056] Lemonte W. George household, 1930 U.S. Census, McHenry Co., Illinois, shows name as Helen M. Geroge.
  4. [S8057] Lemont W. George household, 1920 U.S. Census, McHenry Co., Illinois.
  5. [S8056] Lemonte W. George household, 1930 U.S. Census, McHenry Co., Illinois.
  6. [S8057] Lemont W. George household, 1920 U.S. Census, McHenry Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Winifred's husband.
  7. [S8056] Lemonte W. George household, 1930 U.S. Census, McHenry Co., Illinois, shows the girl as daughter of Winifred's husband.
  8. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 67, shows date, town, and state.
  9. [S8057] Lemont W. George household, 1920 U.S. Census, McHenry Co., Illinois, shows age 9 and state.
  10. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Helen M. Grosenbach, Soc. Sec. No. 571-40-4667, shows date.
  11. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Helen M. Grosenbach, Soc. Sec. No. 571-40-4667, shows date and last residence as 93420 Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California.
  12. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 18009902, Helen M. Grosenbach, includes tombstone photo.
  13. [S8053] Leroy Grosenbach household, 1940 U.S. Census, Tazewell Co., Illinois.
  14. [S8058] Thurston's Pasadena City Directory, 1947, pg 337.
  15. [S8059] Polk's Pasadena City Directory, 1962, pg 260.
  16. [S8054] LeRoy W. Grosenbach obituary, Santa Maria Times, shows he lived there since 1972.
  17. [S8060] Polk's San Luis Obispo City Directory, 1973, pg 192.
  18. [S8054] LeRoy W. Grosenbach obituary, Santa Maria Times, shows date, at his home, and he was of Arroyo Grande.
  19. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Leroy W. Grosenbach, Soc. Sec. No. 331-01-4054, shows date and last residence as 93420 Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, California.
  20. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Donald Howard Grosenback, citing FHL# 1818997.
  21. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 18257315, Ronald Grosenbach, includes tombstone photo showing son of L.W. & H. M. Grosenbach.
  22. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 68.
  23. [S921] "California Birth Index, 1905-1995," Ancestry.com, record for Roy Gene Grosenbach, shows mother's maiden name as George.