William Grover

1789–1913 (Age 124)
Shinfield, Berkshire, England

The Life of William

When William Grover was born in 1789, in Shinfield, Berkshire, England, his father, Alexander Grover, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Palmer, was 41. He married Maria Chamberlain in 1814, in Burghfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Burghfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died in 1913, in Cumberland, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 124.

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Family Time Line

William Grover
1789–1913
Maria Chamberlain
1795–1838
Marriage: 1814
Mary Grover
1806–
Charlotte Grover
1808–
Daniel Grover
1816–
Hannah Grover
1818–1880
Lucy Grover
1820–1832
Mary Ann Grover
1823–1873
James Grover
1826–
John Grover
1827–1882
Charlotte Grover
1829–
Maria GROVER
1831–
Caroline Grover
1834–1836

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1814
Burghfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 3

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1815

Age 26

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 34

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 North German: occupational name for a ditch or grave digger, from Middle Low German grove ‘hollow’, ‘grave’.2 Americanized form of German and Swiss Gruber .3 Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove, a variant of Grove 1 + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Grover, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Grover, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Wm. Grover, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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