Mary Ann Grover

Female10 January 1823–12 April 1873

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Grover was born on 10 January 1823, in Burghfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Grover, was 30 and her mother, Maria Chamberlain, was 27. She married Abraham Goddard on 15 May 1842, in Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1866 and lived in Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Saint Mary's with Holy Apostles, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 12 April 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Goddard
Mary Ann Grover
Marriage: 15 May 1842
Ann Goddard
James Goddard
William Goddard
Joseph Goddard
John Goddard
George Goddard
Henry Goddard
Fred Goddard
Arthur Goddard

Sources (39)

  • Mary Ann Goddard in household of Joseph Goddard, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Ann Grover, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Ann Cox, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 May 1842Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 2

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

    Age 10

    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 20

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    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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