Grober Cemetery

Listings submitted by Curtis A. Hannah
Additional information submitted by Lynn
Pictures submitted by Richard Meador
This cemetery has not been touched in 20 to 30 years. Covered with vines and thorn bushes 1/2 inches in diameter.



several unknown rock marker plus grave markers listed below

NAME DATES COMMENTS MARKER PHOTO
Grober-Schoeppe, "Johanna" Wilhelminia Christiane Frenzel(complete name from earlier cemetery transcription) May 3, 1818 - Jan 25, 1887 Age 68y 8m; husb. Johann "Friedrich" August Grober m. on Dec 17, 1838. 2nd m. Bernhard Schoeppe on Jan 2, 1873 Sebastian Co., Ar  
Grober, Henry S. Sept 12, 1869 - Sept 10, 1877 son of Chas and Theresa Grober from Prussia. Marker Photo
Grober, Johann Christof d. Feb 13, 1892 Age 96yrs (b. 1794); Born in Prussia; 1st wife's name unknown; father of Reinholt and Theresa Rachel Grober; Most likely father of Charles and Johann Carl also.; 2nd wife was Wilhelmena Bruening m. Dec 10, 1876 Sebastian Co., Ar - had dau Mary 1868  
Grober, Lillie Josephine d. Jun 18, 1889 Age 13y 9m; dau of Reinholt & Sophia (Haug) Grober (Sophia is buried at Calvary Cem in Ft. Smith as are at least 2 of her children)  
Grober, Lina Marie d. May 15, 1887 Age 16yrs; dau of Johann Carl(listed as Charles on 1870 census) & Johanna (Stoppleman) Grober both b. Prussia
maiden name Stoppleman from earlier transcription of cemetery)
 
Grober, Theresa Aug 16, 1837 (Prussia) - Jan 13, 1913 Wife of Charles (b.Prussia), daughter-in-law of Frederic & Johanna Grober.

mother of Henry S. above and Frederick(Frederick W. m. Pauline Merk in 1889).

The Arkansas death index lists a Charles Grober, Sebastian Co died Dec 16, 1926 - no birth date given....all census' indicate 1840.Lynn
Marker Photo
Houk, Anton 1868 - 1923 son of Lorenz or Lawrence & Julia Houk; brother Joseph; Grandparents are Valentine and Johanna Houk, also parents of Sophia, Patrolina, Wm and Frank

Wife Dora Byrum m. Dec 10, 1891 Sebastian Co., Ar; children - Louis and Tilda
 
Houk, Dora (Byrum) b. 1872 d. aft 1920 wife of Anton above; - (m. Dec 10, 1891 Sebastian Co., Ar - groom listed as Tony Haug instead of Houk)
Mother of Lewis and Tilda

 
Houk, Lusa (Louis) Jan 3, 1893 - Mar 28, 1967 Ark. Pvt. U.S. Army WWI

son of Anton & Dora Houk

(Marriage at Greenwood, Ar Dec 19, 1918 = Louis Houk age 25 to Florence Penson age 17.)
 
Schaefer, Mary E.D. (b. abt 1822) died Aug 22, 1884, aged 63 yrs. wife of V. Schaefer  
Schafer, Vincent b. Feb 14, 1828 Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany - July 1, 1891 Sebastian Co., Ar Co., E. 1st Ark. Inf.

(information from earlier transcription: Born in Hirschau, Schwarzwaldkrress, Wurttenberg, Germany. He was the brother of Johanna (Schaefer) Haug. Johanna is supposedly buried in the Haug Cemetery)

1860 census Center Twsp, Sebastian Co., Ar - "John" Schaffer age 32 b. Germany, wife Mary 39 b. Alabama, no children. Is this them?

1870 census Marion Twsp, Sebastian Co born 1824 Wurttemberg, wife Mary E.age 51 b. Ala.(1819).

1880 census Marion Twsp. Vincin Shafer 62 & Mary E. 58. -
same page is "Eariline" Holt age 38, wife of Frakie? Holt 42 & children.

Sebastian Co marriage for Vincent Schaefer age 57 to Caroline Holt age 50 Nov 26, 1885.

Civil War headstone provided for Vincent Schaefer in Arkansas, death date 1891.
Civil War pension filed by Caroline Schaefer on Vincent Schaefer - Invalid Jul 12, 1890, death July 1 1891?.
Marker Photo
Unknown marker   This probably belongs to one of the persons listed above whos marker has just deteriorated since the earlier census of this cemetery was done. Marker Photo
Unknown marker   This probably belongs to one of the persons listed above whos marker has just deteriorated since the earlier census of this cemetery was done. There is a headstone and footstone in this photo for the same grave. Marker Photo

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