Anna Small

23 February 1776–1818 (Age 41)
Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Small was born on 23 February 1776, in Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, her father, Joseph Small Sr., was 27 and her mother, Mindwell Purrington, was 27. She married Samuel Grover on 4 September 1802, in Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1818, in Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, at the age of 42.

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Samuel Grover
Anna Small
Marriage: 4 September 1802
Mindwell Grover
Taylor Small Grover
Anna Grover
Jonathan Grover
Jonathan Grover
Samuel Grover

Spouse and Children

4 September 1802
Bowdoin, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 7

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 12

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a person of slender build or diminutive stature, from Middle English smal ‘thin’, ‘narrow’.2 Translation of equivalents in other European languages, such as German Klein and Schmal , French Petit .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Annie in entry for Jonathan Groves, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Annie in entry for Jonathan Grover, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Annie Small in entry for Johnathan Grover, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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