Jacob A Grove

Brief Life History of Jacob A

When Jacob A Grove was born on 19 January 1804, in Martinsburg, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States, his father, Peter Grove, was 37 and his mother, Catharine Wenrich Ache, was 28. He died on 1 April 1843, in his hometown, at the age of 39, and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Martinsburg, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States.

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Peter Grove
Catharine Wenrich Ache
Catharine Grove
Elizabeth Grove
Jacob A Grove
Lavinia Grove
Susan Grove
John Grove

Sources (1)

  • Jacob A. Grove, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (7)


Atlantic slave trade abolished.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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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