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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 38, January 1, 1914
OBITUARY NOTICES OF PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIERS OF THE REVOLUTION
COLLECTED BY WILLIAM SUMMERS
[The following obituary notices of officers and privates who
served in the Continental Line and Militia of Pennsylvania during
the Revolution have been collected from the newspapers of Montgomery
Peter Grubb.-Died October 28, 1830, Peter Grubb, aged 80 years,
less a few days. Came to America aged 14 years, settled in Lancaster
county; in the war of the Revolution he took up arms in favor of his
adopted country, and supported her cause, with all the ardour of an
American. He became a member of the Methodist Episcopal church forty
years ago and continued till the day of his death an ornament of the
church, and his daily walk was an example worthy of imitation.
-Free Press, November 16, 1830.
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