Greathouse Cousins

Herman Groethausen

Pictures for the Herman Groethausen family.

Herman Groethausen Home in Springfield, PA

Photos by Sandy Taylor, September 2007
Herman Groethausen Home Front
Herman Groethausen home built in 1742 still stands today  - Sep 2007 Photo
Herman Groethausen Home Rear
Herman Groethousen home rear view.  Inscription is in the peak.
Herman groethausen Home Inscription
Inscription believed to be John Groethausen (son of Herman) and Amelia Groethausen (his wife) in the year 1742

St. Michaels Church in Germantown, PA
Photos by Sandy Taylor, September 2007
St. Michaels's Church
St. Michael's Church where Herman is buried.
St. Michaels's Church Cornerstone
St. Michaels Evangelical Lutheran Church Cornerstone - Built 1836
Herman groethausen Home Inscription
St. Michael's Church Cemetery

Colonel Lucien Philipps Greathouse  
Union Civil War Hero
                            Eudora "Dora" Greathoue Reed
sumbitted by William N. Watts

Lucien Philipps Greathouse
Dora Greathouse Reed


Foreigners Cemetery Park, Hapjeong-dong, Seoul, Korea
Foreigner's Cemetery Park overlooks the Han River

To get to the Foreigners Cemetery Park, take subway line No. 2 or No. 6 to Hapjeong Station and go out exit 7.
Walk straight, cross two small streets, then you'll see a sign for the park with an arrow.
Go south down a narrow lane for about 50 meters, and the park will be on your right.
The address is 144 Hapjeong-dong, Mapo-gu Seoul, 121-885 , South Korea.

Photos by Doug Leonard
Clarence Ridgley Greathouse Tombstone            Foreigner's Cemetery Park
Tombstone  Clarence Ridgley Greathouse Tombstone of Clarence Ridgley Greathouse in the Foreigner's Cemetry Park.
Clarence Ridgley Greathouse
Born in Woodford County Kentucky USA
September 17, 1846
Died in Seoul Korea
October 21, 1899
He was elected county attorney before he was of legal age to hold the office. He was admitted to the practice of law as soon as he became of age. A year or two later he moved to California where he secured admission to the highest court of that and other states and enjoyed an extensive legal practice. He was admitted as a member of the Supreme Court of the United states. He was appointed Counsel General to Japan by president Cleveland in 1886. In 1890 he came to Korea as adviser to the Korean government where his legal ability was always at the command of his employers whom he served with fidelity and honor.

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