James & Abraham Gross

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James Gross

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James Gross and Elizabeth: Sons: Early & Pearly

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Louis & Emily Gross - Daughters Belle & Elizabeth

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Pearly Gross (Mecosta 1909)

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Lillian-Gross-Lett - (Wife of Noah)

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Noah Gross

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Lillian Gross-Lett - Child of Elizabeth Gross

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"Cot" Lett and Clara (Gross) Lett

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Mary Ann Gross-Lett - (Mrs. Gabriel Lett)

Two Gross families, James and Abraham came to the Mecosta area in 1869. They came with the Thomas Cross family. James and his wife Mary, purchased land near the Morgan farm in Mecosta, Michigan, while Abraham and his wife Elizabeth settled near Millbrook.

Abraham and Elizabeth had four children named Louis, Mary Ann, Martha and Ben. Louis married Emily Anderson of Little River. Louis served in the Civil War and often shared these stories with others in the community. Louis and Emily's children were: Noah, Belle, and Elizabeth.

 

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