Tuesday, April 22, 2008


Phillip Mason Grosscross

The East Liverpool Tribune

Death yesterday (Mar 21, 1906) claimed Philip Mason Grosscross, aged 82, one of East Liverpool's well known citizens, who passed away at his home, corner of Seventh and West Market streets, from infirmaties<sic> incident to old age. The end came at 4:40 in the morning. The funeral arrangements had not been completed last night, bu the services will probably be held Saturday afternoon.

Mr. Grosscross was a native of Beaver county, Pa., and removed to East Liverpool in 1808. He was an ardent Republican in politics and served several terms as township trustee. He was a carpenter by trade and for many years conducted a shop at the rear of his residence. He was an upright citizen and enjoyed the esteem of many.

He is survived by his wife and the following children: J. F. Grosscross, Mrs. Jennie Nichols, Miss Anna and Harry Grosscross, of Derry, Pa. He is also survived by three brothers and two sisters as follow: J. S. Grosscross, sheriff of Beaver county; Isaac and James Gosscross of Black Hawk, Pa., and Misses Nancy and Mary Grosscross, of New Brighton.

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