Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Happy Birthday, Augustus C. Gruissy


Augustus Ceaser Gruissy

16 May 1840 OH - 8 Dec 1915 OH
Son of Christian Gruissy & Mary Grorisclauss

My 2nd great grandfather

Married 3 times: 
Mary Ann Everett m. 21 Feb 1861 OH
Esther Barbara Wolf m 6 Dec 1868 OH
Ellen J. m c 1908

Augustus was a farmer. He grew plants that he used to make medicines which he peddled door to door. This advertisement for his 'Queen Oil' says it could cure sore throat, diphtheria, quinsy, pain in the side, breast, back or stomach, cramp or colic.

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