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Pvt. Cyrus Augustus Croff
Esther E. Johnson
William Henry Helsel
Amanda Shaw
George Darwin Croff
Edna M. Helsel
(Abt 1870-)
Cyrus M. Croff


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1. Mary Ellen Gillette

Cyrus M. Croff 1

  • Born: 23 Sep 1893, Rockford, Kent County, Michigan
  • Marriage (1): Mary Ellen Gillette on 26 Oct 1911 in Wildwood, Emmet County, Michigan
  • Died: 19 Nov 1962, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA at age 69 2

bullet  General Notes:

Alternative birth place: Croton, Newaygo, Michigan


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

United States Census: Resided, 1910, Mckinley, Emmet County, Michigan, USA. Age 17

United States Census: Resided, 1900, Springvale & Littlefield townships, Emmet County, Michigan, USA.

United States Census: Residence, 1930, Pellston, Emmet, Michigan. Age 37

Obituary: Cyrus M. Croff Rites Friday, 20 Nov 1962, 106 Gold Ave, Grand Rapids, Kent Co, MI. 2 Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m. at the Briggs Funeral Home for former Pellston resident Cyrus M. Croff, who died Monday at his home, 108 Gold Ave, N.W., Grand Rapids. Rev. Russell King will officiate, and interment will be in the Alanson cemetery.

He was born in Rockford, and moved with his family to a farm near Alanson as a small boy. He married in 1911, and until 1952, resided on a farm at Vah, near Pellston. Since 1952, he lived at Grand Rapids, where he was employed as a sawyer at the Grand Rapids Dowel Works.


Cyrus married Mary Ellen Gillette, daughter of Calvin Gillette and Bessie Schreder, on 26 Oct 1911 in Wildwood, Emmet County, Michigan. (Mary Ellen Gillette was born in 1894 in Newaygo, Reynolds Township, Montcalm, Michigan, USA, died in 1971 2 and was buried in Littlefield Township Cemetery, Alanson, Emmet County, Michigan, USA 2.)



1, <i>Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925 </i>( : accessed 23 Jan 2011).

2 Find A Grave, <i>Find A Grave</i>( : accessed 19 Dec 2011).

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