Maria Grover


Brief Life History of Maria

When Maria Grover was born in 1831, in Burghfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Grover, was 39 and her mother, Maria Chamberlain, was 36. She married Joseph Hobbs on 16 June 1863, in Burghfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Hobbs
Maria Grover
Marriage: 16 June 1863

Sources (10)

  • Maria Grover in household of William Grover, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Maria Grovar, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Maria Grover and Joseph Hobbs marriage

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1863Burghfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 2

    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.


    Age 12

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 49

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    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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