Santa Cruz County History - People



Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson

GROFF, JOSEPH E (1845-1907)

Sawtelle Soldiers Home Records

Headstone of Joseph E Groff
Joseph E. Groff
LA National Cemetery

NAME: Joseph E Groff
REGISTER #: 8110

Military History

RANK/CO/UNIT: Pvt/Co I/85th IL Infantry
ENLISTMENT: 1862/08/27 Peoria, IL
DISCHARGED: 1865/05/05 Washington, DC End of service
RE-ENLISTMENT:
RNK/CO/UNIT:
DISCHARGED:
DISABILITY: Pul tuberculosis, Mitral insufficiency, and hypertrophy of prostate

Domestic History

BORN: Pennsylvania (1845?)
AGE: 62
HT/CMP/EYE/HR: 5'4"/Dk, Gr, Gr/Literate
RELIGION: Protestant
OCCUPATION: Laborer
RESIDENCE: Santa Cruz
MARRIED SINGLE: Widower
NEXT OF KIN: Homer Groff, (son) Bellingham, WA

Home History

PENSION AMOUNT: $17
ADMISSION: 1907/02/13
DISCHARGED:
DATE OF DEATH: 1907/02/13
CAUSE OF DEATH: Chronic tuberculosis

General Remarks

PENSION CERT: 291,661
EFFECTS: Persona $2.50 Cash $7.60
HOW DISPOSED OF: Sent to Homer Groff
BURIAL INFO: Section 13 Row A #19


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