Shelby  County  Indiana
Biographical  Sketches

David  Grubb

          David Grubb  was born in Rush County, Indiana, March 22, 1831.  His father,  Abraham Grubb,  came to Rush County when he was twenty-one years of age.  He married  Miss Eliza Wood,  in 1824, who came to Rush County with her parents in 1820.  He died in 1868, at the age of sixty-eight, having been a hard working, honest man.  His wife survived him and now resides with her son David.  David Grubb was brought up on a farm, he was a good student and at the age of nineteen taught the home school.  He abandoned teaching and gave exclusive attention to farming, until 1869, when he came to Waldron and engaged in the grain business.  He was married October 4, 1861, to  Miss Mary E. Daniels,  of Shelby County.  They are the parents of one son and a daughter,  Jessie E.,  born October 16, 1862, wife of  Dr. H. R. Coons,  Norval D.,  born Julv 24, 1864, now a merchant.  Mr. Grubb is a successful, enterprising business man, and one highly honored for his sterlinig worth as such.
History of Shelby County, Indiana, Chicago: Brant & Fuller, 1887, "Liberty Sketches,"  page 687
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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