Lydia B. Grove

Brief Life History of Lydia B.

When Lydia B. Grove was born on 10 October 1859, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, her mother, Elizabeth Rife, was 58 and her father, Jacob Grove, was 62. She married Elder Joseph Howard Gipe on 17 November 1880, in Guilford Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Fayetteville, Greene Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Guilford Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 7 March 1906, in Guilford, Guilford Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Elder Joseph Howard Gipe
Lydia B. Grove
Marriage: 17 November 1880
Margaret May Gipe
Anna M Gipe
Elizabeth C. Gipe
Charles Grove Gipe
William G. Gipe
Catharine Mabel Gipe
Fanny Gipe
Andrew Grove Gipe
Minnie Jane Gipe
Elsie Gipe
Edgar Grove "Murph" Gipe

Sources (15)

  • Liddy Grove in household of Jacob Grove, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Liddie Gipe, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"
  • Lydia in entry for John C. Yeager and Maggie M. Gipe, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove or thicket, from Middle English grove, Old English grāf, or a habitational name from any of various places so named.

English (of French Huguenot origin): Anglicized form of French Le Groux (see Groux ) or Le Greux.

German: northern variant of Grob .

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

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