Rueben Grove

19 March 1777–16 September 1866 (Age 89)
Loudoun, Virginia, United States

The Life of Rueben

When Rueben Grove was born on 19 March 1777, in Loudoun, Virginia, United States, his father, John Grove, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Lambert Stapleton, was 25. He married Nancy Mayes on 19 February 1806, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 16 September 1866, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Grainger, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Rueben Grove
Nancy Mayes
Marriage: 19 February 1806
Henry Grove
Mildred ( Milly) Grove( s)
Elizabeth L. Grove
Martha Grove
Reuben Grove Jr
Nancy Grove
Mary ( Polly) Grove( s)
Julia A C Grove
Rachel M. Groves
George H Grove

Spouse and Children

19 February 1806
Grainger, Tennessee, United States


    Henry Grove


    Elizabeth L. Grove




    Nancy Grove


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 3

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

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.

Age 26

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove or thicket, Middle English grove, Old English grāf.2 English (Huguenot): Americanized spelling of the French surname Le Grou(x) or Le Greux ( see Groulx ).3 North German form of Grob .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Reuben Groves, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Ruben Grove, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Reuben Groves, "United States Census, 1850"

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