NameRobert Lee Grooms, 2C2R
Birth22 Oct 1898, Montgomery Co., Kentucky
Death11 Jun 1985, Montgomery Co., Kentucky
Marriageabt 1927, Montgomery Co., Kentucky
SpouseGladys F. Barnes
Birth27 Apr 1906, Montgomery Co., Kentucky
Death24 Jul 1992, Jeffersonville, Montgomery Co., Kentucky
Notes for Robert Lee Grooms
His WW I draft registration card, filed 12 Sep 1918, records Robert Lee Grooms, age 19, residence Jeffersonville, Mtg Co., Ky, born 22 Oct 1898, farmer, nearest relative John F. Grooms, Montgomery Co., Ky.
The SSDI lists Robert Grooms, born 22 Oct 1898, died June 1985, last residence Jeffersonville, Montgomery Co., Ky.
The Kentucky death index lists Robert L. Grooms, age 86, died 11 June 1985 in Montgomery Co., residence same.
The Lexington Herald-Leader of June 12, 1985 reported “MOUNT STERLING - Robert Lee Grooms, 86, of Route 2, Jeffersonville, a retired farmer and husband of Gladys Barnes Grooms, died yesterday at his home, apparently of a heart attack.”
Notes for Gladys F. Barnes
The SSDI lists Gladys Grooms, born 27 Apr 1906, died 24 July 1992, last residence Jeffersonville, Montgomery Co., Ky.
The Kentucky death index lists Gladys Grooms, age 86, died 24 July 1992 in Fayette Co., residence Montgomery Co.
The Lexington Herald-Leader of 25 July 1992 reported “MOUNT STERLING -- Gladys Barnes Grooms, 86, Jeffersonville, widow of Robert Lee Grooms, died yesterday after a long illness.”
Census Notes for Robert Lee & Gladys F. (Family)
1930 census of Montgomery Co., Ky, Jeffersonville precinct, enumerated 2 April, lists on p. 1A as family #11:
Grooms, Robert, 31, age at first marriage 28, farmer; Gladys, wife, 23, age at first marriage 20; Flossie, dau, 2; John H., son, 2/12. All born Ky Ky Ky.
Robert’s brothers Avert and Gifford are on the same page, at households 7 and 8.