Site Navigation



Quick Search

Advanced Search »






Page History: GRUET Peter 1st MI SS Co. K

Compare Page Revisions

« Older Revision - Back to Page History - Current Revision

Page Revision: 2009/08/27 12:30


  • Home: Marquette, Marquette Co., Michigan
  • Enlisted: 6 July 1863 at Dearborn, Wayne Co., Michigan
  • Age At Enlistment: 21
  • Term: 3 years
  • Mustered In: 11 July 1863 Co. K, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters
  • Rank In:
  • Mustered Out: Deserted 19 July 1863

Source: Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in The Civil War 1861-1865 Michigan Adjutant General Dept. Call No. E514.3 M62 V. 44 First Michigan Sharpshooters

2nd Enlistment

  • Name: Peter Gruitt
  • Age at enlistment: 24
  • Enlistment: 24 Apr 1864 in Spaulding Township, Saginaw County, Michigan
  • Rank at enlistment: Private
  • Mustered In: Enlisted in Company K, Michigan 9th Cavalry Regiment on 15 Jun 1864.
  • Mustered out: 21 July 1865 at Lexington, North Carolina.

Source: Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers 1861-65

Alternate spellings of Last Name:


Non Military Vital Record Data

  • Birth Date: about 1842-49
  • Birth Place: Michigan (probably Saginaw Co.)
  • Death Date:
  • Death Place:
  • Burial Cemetery:
  • Parents: Peter Gruet or Kaw-Kaw-Chees and Abbey
  • Marriage:
  • Marriage Place:
  • Wife:
    • Children:

Extra Note: Elder brother to our young Peter, was Philip Greutt (1846-1922), who wrote the Indian family history (1855-1872) collection now at the Clarke Library. Peter Gruet Sr. was found in records for Saginaw Co. as early as 1838, he purchased the Bethany Mission in Gratiot County and lived there before moving to Crawford Co. Michigan for a time and then located to the Mt. Pleasant area where he died Jan. 26 1903 in Nottawa Township, Isabella Co.

Parent's Marriage

  • Marr Date: 21 September 1846
  • Groom Surname: Gruett
  • Groom Given: Peter
  • Groom Age: 32
  • Groom Residence: Town of Tittabawasse County of Saginaw
  • Bride Surname: Tremble
  • Bride Given: Abigail
  • Bride Age: 18
  • Bride Residence: Town of Hampton Saginaw County
  • Place Married: na
  • Officiating: Geo. Raby Justice of the Peace
  • Witnesses: John B. Trudell and Mary Trudell of the Town of Hampton Saginaw County
  • Notes: Page 301 Records for the county of Saginaw, Michigan Territory, 1835-1864 - Saginaw County Clerk
  • Saginaw Early Marriages

1850 United States Federal Census

Tittabawassee Township, Saginaw, Michigan Page 81
  • Peter Gruett 38 Male Farmer 2640 Michigan
  • Abbe Gruett 20 Female Michigan
  • Edward Gruett 2 Male Michigan
  • Peter Gruett 1 Male Michigan

1860 United States Federal Census

Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan Post Office: Saginaw page 139
  • Peter Grout 46 M W Farmer 4000 250 Michigan
  • Mary Grout 35 F Michigan
  • Abagail Grout 8 F Michigan
  • Edward Grout 12 M Michigan
  • Daniel Grout 4 M Michigan
  • Florance Grout 6 F Michigan
  • Peter Grout 3 M Michigan

Thanks go out to Chuck Lott for the information he supplied so I could track down a few more records for Peter and his family.

If you can fill in any of the blanks on this person please write.
Volunteers/Submitters hold copyright © to the material they have donated for this site.  Not to be copied and used in any format to any other site or in any other media including books, blogs, mail lists and forums.

Native Americans In Michigan Copyright 2008-2011.