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.
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 .