Abigail Grover

January 1799–24 September 1847 (Age 48)
Maine, United States

The Life of Abigail

When Abigail Grover was born in January 1799, in Maine, United States, her father, Jedediah Grover, was 35 and her mother, Hannah Wheeler, was 38. She married Elihu Bean on 23 October 1820, in Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 24 September 1847, at the age of 48, and was buried in Skillingston Cemetery, Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Elihu Bean
1796–1865
Abigail Grover
1799–1847
Marriage: 23 October 1820
Leander Gage Bean
1821–1827
Alexander Harmon Bean
1824–1844
Gilman Philander Bean
1825–1911
Lucretia Abigail Bean
1831–1907

Spouse and Children

    Elihu Bean

    Male1796–1865Male

    Female1799–1847Female

MARRIAGE
23 October 1820
Bethel, Oxford, Maine, United States
children

(4)

    Leander Gage Bean

    Male1821–1827Male

    Alexander Harmon Bean

    Male1824–1844Male

    Gilman Philander Bean

    Male1825–1911Male

    Lucretia Abigail Bean

    Female1831–1907Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Hannah Grover

    Female1789–Female

    Lucy Grover

    Female1790–1858Female

    Esther R Grover

    Female1792–1865Female

    Male1796–1851Male

    Female1799–1847Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1805

Age 6

Historical Boundaries: 1805: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Oxford, Maine, United States
1812

Age 13

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Grover in entry for Lucrita Abdigail Bean, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Abigail Grover in entry for Gilman P Bean, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Elihu Bean family in Bethel, Maine vital records book

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.