Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Erastus S. Gregg

Erastus S. Gregg was a pioneer resident of Sandusky. His name is found in the 1830, 1840 and 1850 Census for Sandusky.(In 1830, Sandusky was still a part of Huron County. Erie County was formed in 1838.) Mr. Gregg's name appears in a list of early "city fathers" in THE HISTORY OF ERIE COUNTY, edited by Lewis Cass Aldrich. He also was a fire warden in the 1830's. Erastus S. Gregg died on January 23, 1859. He is buried in Oakland Cemetery. His wife, Clara went on to marry Charles Harrison, following the death of her first husband, but she was buried next to her first husband when she passed away in 1864.

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