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Elmer Grout , 1 South 42 West

Elmer proved up eighty acres in 22, 1S 42W in 1898.

Maybe the same Elmer Grout who proved up eighty acres in 1882 in Washington County, Kansas 1S 3E.

In 1880 Denver, J.H. Grout - selling stoves and tinware - and Elmira, both 36 born in Missouri, have Hugh 9, Missouri, Rupert 4 Colorado, Eugene - a clerk - 16 Missouri, Aldin - messenger boy - 14 Missouri, Selden 1, Colorado, Elmore 6, Colorado. His sister Annie Grout 24, Missouri, is with them.

In 1900 they're in Kansas City, James - a furnace salesman - and Eleanora both 58, William E. a clothing salesman 34 Missouri, James 29 gas range salesman Missouri, Joseph 26 telegraph operator, John R. 24 a bookkeeper, Robert S. 21 an art salesman, and Rupert 17 an artist apprentice.

1913 Kansas City
John T. BOUDIN, 83 years old, died yesterday afternoon at 5 o'clock at his home, 3118 Holmes Street. He was a tailor at 3110 Holmes Street, and had lived in Kansas City thirty-five years. He was born in France.
A. L. BOUDIN, 2520 Tracy Avenue, a son, is cashier of the Union Avenue Bank of Commerce. Mrs. J. E. GROUT, 4149 Harrison Avenue, is a daughter. The funeral will be in the Leo J. Stewart Chapel, 331 Westport Avenue, at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Joseph E. and Leda are in DuPage County, Illinois, in 1920, with Eugene J. 14, Richard, 13, Margret A. 11, and Dorothy 7.

Joseph Elmo Grout, born Feb 27, 1873 in Denver to James H. Grout and Nora Combs, a telegraph operator, died Sept 24, 1922 in DuPage County, Illinois, and is buried in Blodgets Cemetery.
Leda N. Grout died in Wisconsin June 3, 1967, age 93.

Richard Boudin Grout 1906-1984 is buried in Ripon Wisconsin # 76556254.
He was the president of the First National Bank in 1960, and Gerald Grout living with him was assistant-vice-president.
1970 "Gerald R. Grout was elected president of First National Bank of Ripon at the organizational meeting of the board of directors Wednesday- He succeeds his father. Richard B. Grout, who is the new chairman of the board and chief executive officer, a new position- Gerald Grout was employed by the Ripon bank July 1, 1957. as assistant cashier. He was elected assistant vice president in December. 1958. and vice president in 1961. and executive vice president in 1965. when he also became a director of the bank. Grout has been active in Boy Scouts, Ripon Kiwanis Club, Chamber of Commerce, treasurer of Salvation Army board, Ripon Jaycees director, Ripon Community Fund, Fond du Lac County Bankers Association, the Green Lake Yacht Club, president of the RIpon-in-Ripon Cluh; a member of the special taxpayers committee appearing before the state legislator, a committeemen and other positions in the county Republican party and a member of St. Peter's Episcopal Church He is married and has a son. "

(because of the two filings of eighty acres each- filling the maximum of 160 acres - and the farming background - this is more plausible. If the telegraph operator Joseph Elmo Grout had claimed land in Yuma County., the probably would have madde a cash caim._

In 1880 Washington County, Kansas, Elmer 41, farming, born in New York, with Nancy J. 30 Indiana, Lovette 19, Elmer 16, and Davie 12 born in Illinois. Sarah 9 Missouri, Florence 5, Illinois, Sebert 3 Nebraska, and Pery newborn Kansas.
In 1900 Cloud County, Kansas, Elmer born Oct 1863 , married 13 years to Mary P. Aug 1868, have Elmer May 1889, Beulah April 1891, Glenn Mar 1895, all born in Illinois, and son Leavitt Nov 1899 Kansas.

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