Michael Feick
Salome Merki
Lydia Feick
(Abt 1816-)


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1. John R. Groh

Lydia Feick

  • Born: Abt 1816, Tulpehocken Twp., Berks, PA 1
  • Marriage (1): John R. Groh

   Another name for Lydia was Lydia Fike.1 2

   FamilySearch ID: K8FL-4PN.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Albany Twp., Berks, PA. 3 The 1850 census recorded John Grow [sic], 37, charcoal burner, living with wife Lydia, 34; Luella [sic mispelling of Lucetta], 10; Fayette, 8; Israel, 5; John, 3; and David, 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1860 in Upper Bern Twp., Berks County, PA. 4 The 1860 census recorded John Groh, shoemaker, living with wife Lidia, 45; John 14; David, 13; William, 11; Catharine Ann, 9; Sarah, 6; and Jacob, 1. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania. John's real estate was valued at $500 and personal estate $150.

3. Census in 1860 in Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks, PA, USA. 5 The 1860 census recorded Michael Fike, farmer, 75, living with wife Salory, 78; son Gabriel, 40, farm laborer; Jacob, 30, farm laborer; and May, 33. Also in the home is Michael's grandchildren born of his daughter Lydia Feick who married John Groh and listed as Lucetta Greth, 19, and her brother Israel, 14. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1870 in Upper Bern Twp., Berks County, PA. 1 The 1870 census recorded John Groh, coal burner, 55, living with wife Lydia, 54; son John, coal burner, 21; son Davilla, coal burner, 17; daughter Sarah, 12; daughter Matilda, 7, and son Jacob, 10. On the same property is another household with John's daughter, Lucetta, 31, and her husband Jacob Pott [indexed as Port], coal burner, 33; their son John, 6; and a stepson by Lucetta's first marriage, Reuben Beecher, daily laborer, 7. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

Lydia married John R. Groh. (John R. Groh was born about 1813 in , Berks, PA 1 and died after 1880.)


1 1870 United States Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Upper Bern, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: M593_1308; Page: 458B; Image: 434; Family History Library Film: 552807.

2 Reading Times (Reading, PA) (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 2 Jan 1930, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. Sarah (Groh) Dundore, father John Groh, mother Lydia Fike.

3 1850 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M44K-82Y John Grow Albany Twp Berks Co Pa.

4 1860 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXPW-B9M John Groh Upper Bern Twp Berks Co PA.

5 1860 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXPW-PL9 Lucetta's maternal grandfather Michael Fike Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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