Lydia Grover

Female3 April 1750–15 May 1839

Brief Life History of Lydia

When Lydia Grover was born on 3 April 1750, in Killingly, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, John Jacob Grover, was 37 and her mother, Mary Grover, was 34. She married Charles Leavens on 27 June 1773, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 15 May 1839, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Sheddsville Cemetery, West Windsor, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Leavens
1746–1822
Lydia Grover
1750–1839
Marriage: 27 June 1773
Mary Leavens
1774–1826
Penuel Leavans
1777–1844
Ira Leavens
1779–1843
Charles Leavens
1781–1862
Calvin Leavens
1784–1862
Darius Leavens
1786–1860
John Grover Leavens
1788–1801
Chloe Leavens
1789–1860
Jacob Leavens
1792–1807
Marson Leavens
1793–1808

Sources (23)

  • Liddy Grover, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Lydia Grover Leavens, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Liddy Grover, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 June 1773Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (6)

    1776

    Age 26

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1777

    Age 27

    Oldest grave seen in the memorials list.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 50

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Indian Rakesh, Raj, Rajiv, Sanjay, Subhash, Vijay, Amrit, Atul, Harish, Naveen, Rashmi, Sunil.

    North German: occupational name for a ditch or grave digger, from Middle Low German grove ‘hollow, grave’.

    Americanized form of German and Swiss German Gruber .

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

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