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Gertrude (Grubb) Janeway

Updated Mar 16, 2022
Kathy Pinna
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on Sep 14, 2016 4:16 PM
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A photo of Gertrude (Grubb) Janeway, the widow of Civil War veteran John Janeway.

Gertrude Grubb was born in Blaine, Tennessee and was courted by John Janeway when she was 16. Her mother would not allow her to marry until she was 18. She married John Janeway, an officer in the 14th Illinois cavalry, in 1927 when she was 18 and he 81. She received a $70 pension check for veterans' benefitsevery two months until her death in 2003.
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