|Children with Elizabeth Allison|
|Thomas Grubb||b. 1838||d .||m. Rachael (Grubb)|
|Rebecca Grubb||b. 1840||d .||m.|
|Sara A. Grubb||b. 1841||d.||m.|
|Samuel A. Grubb||b. 26 Mar 1842||d. after 1880||m. Nancy Kinkead|
|Nancy Grubb||b. 1843||d .||m.|
|Levi Grubb||b. 1843||d .||m.|
|Susannah Grubb||b. 1848||d. 22 Aug 1931 Clay Co., KY||m.|
|Children with Jane "Jennie" Carroll|
|Mary C. Grubb||b. abt. 1850 Lee Co., VA||d. Dec 1942 Hubbard Springs, Lee Co., VA||m. John J. Burgan 22 Jul 1868 Lee Co., VA (b. abt 1847 Lee Co., VA) sone of Jerry Burgan and Anna Clifton|
|Timothy Grubb||b. 1850||d .||m.|
|Cynthia E. Grubb||b. 4 Jun 1852 Sullivan Co., TN||d. 2 May 1934 Harlan Co., KY||m. Stephen Sergent 13 Nov 1879 (b. abt. 1844 d. Harlan Co. KY) son of James Sergent and Rebecca (Sergent)|
|Jane Grubb||b. 1853||d. 15 Jan 1951 Harlan co., VA||m. William Marion Mitchell, son of James Mitchell and Polly Ann Sergent|
|Abraham Grubb||b. abt 1854||d. 2 Feb 1904||m. Jane Dockery|
|Eliza Grubb||b. 1858||d.||m. John Day|
|William Grubb||b. 5 Jan 1858||d. 3 Oct 1940||1m. Lutisha Reed (b. 1856 KY)
2m. Leah Lunsford (b. 1868 d. 1962 Clay Co., TN)
|John Grubb||b. 1859 Washington Co., VA||d.||m. Louise Coomer , dau. of Tyler Coomer and Patsy Wells|
|George Grubb||b. 25 Jan 1861||d. 24 Feb 1950||m. Nannie Stepp|
|Elizabeth Grubb||b. 1864 Washington Co., VA||d.||m. William Clem, son of William Clem and Elizabeth Hall|
|Caroline Grubb||b. 1866||d.||m. Thomas Robinson|
|Henderson "Hence" Grubb||b. 4 Mar 1869 Lee Co., VA||d. 26 Aug 1950 Clay Co., KY||m. Sarah Jane Ball 11 Apr 1889 Clay Co., KY (b. 29 Mar 1870 Clay Co., KY d. 2 Apr 1942 Clay Co., KY)|
|Michael Grubb||35m||farmer VA||attended school|
|Jane "||26f||VA||attended school|
|Rebecca J. "||10f||VA||.|
|Sarah A. "||9f||VA||.|
|Mary C. "||1f||VA||.|
|Timothy C. "||1/12f||VA||.|
1923, June 27 - Samuel A. Grubb files for a pension for service in the Union Army during the Civil War. In this document we find confirmation that his father was Michael Grubb and that his grand father "came from Germany". He had to answer several questions which give some insight into the life style. We have entered in paranthesis the supposed question.
Form No. 1
1. (name and place living?) Sam A. Grubb, Surgoinsville, Tennessee
2. (age at application?) 85 (form returned June 27, 1923) This means he would be born in 1838 which does not go with records of other researchers. It could be that this took a couple of years to file.
3. (place born/) washington County, Virginia
4. (perhaps where he enlisted?) Rogersville, Hawkins co., Tennessee
5. (past occupations?) Farmer and Brick mason
6. (present occupation?) Farmer
7. (? ) None
8. (personal references?) none
9. (Land owned?) 100 acres
10. (money value?) $500.00
11. (Do you own any buildings?) Log house - one
12. (What are your daily activities) Plowed all day long with a bull tongue plow and hoed corn.
13. (What did your parents do?) Farming. Mother died when I was very young and I never knew her and had a step mother. who did the cooking, spinning and weaving.
14. (?) None
15. (What kept you working?) Honest toil was regarded as honest work.
16. (Did you have brothers and sisters?) Yes
17. (What did they do?) All worked
18. (Did they work together?) Yes, all mixed and mingled together.
19. (?) Yes
20. (?) Yes
21. (?) No
22. (Did you attend school?) Yes
23. (What did you feel about your education?) Encouraged.
24. (Describe your school?) Little log school house and sixty days was a term or session.
25. (How long did you attend school?) six or eight months
26. (How far did you have to go to school?) one and one half miles to three miles
27. (What diplomas do you have?) none
28. (What rank did have when you left the service?) Private
29. (How many months of active duty?) two months
30. (Did you get an honorable discharge?) Yes
31. (?) Both men and women
32. (When did you enlist?) 1862, August the 12th at Flat Creek, Knox County, Tenn
33. (What was the first service to which you were connected) 63rd Tenn., Company "C"
34. (Where were you held prisoner of war?) Bridgeport, Ala
35. (How long were you enlisted?) eight or nine months
36. (Where were decommissioned from the service? McLemore Cove, GA
37. (Describe your military service?) Our next move was to Chicamagua which lasted two days, 19 & 20th Sept, 1863. Won an victory. Pretty fair clothes at first, but at the last our clothing was scat, slept out on the ground, hard tack principally, and were exposed to cold, hunger and all kind of diseases, I was in hospital at Richmond, VA. four months from gun shot wounds. Was captured the 2nd day of April 1865, sent to Point Look out and released 27th day of June 1865. We had six crackers, pint of soup and a small size slice of bacon was our retion for one day.
38. (What was your final day of service?) 27th day of June 1865
39. (HOw did you get back home?) From Point Look Out we went to Nashville and there I had to sleep with a six foot yankee and then stole my way home.
40. (What did you do when you returned home?) Went to work when I got able.
41. (Where do you live now?) Since the close of the war I have lived in Hawkins County and followed farming and brick mason work. Never held office, except school director
42. (What is your father's name, where does he live? Did he serve in the Military?) Michael Grubb; Sullivan Co., Tenn., Sullivan co.; Tenn; He lived in Bristol; no war service.
43. (What was your mother's maiden name? Where was she born?) Elizabeth Allison; Sam Allison: don't know; Washington Co., VA
44. (Where is your family from?) My great grandfather on my fathers side came from Germany and settled in Sullivan County, Tenn.
(Grubb, Sam A., Pension No. 646)[Dyer and Moore. p 973-4]
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