John Grover

about 1864–
Burghfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Grover was born about 1864, in Burghfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Grover, was 37 and his mother, Lucy Allen, was 36.

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Family Time Line

John Grover
1827–1882
Lucy Allen
1828–1865
William Edward Grover
1853–1856
John Grover
1864–
Edward Grover
1857–
Edmund Grover
1858–
Lucy Amelia Grover
1865–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 16

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 20

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 40

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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 (1)

  • John Groves in household of John Groves, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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