Granville Riley Rexroat

11 October 1839–March 1906 (Age 66)
Russell, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Granville Riley

When Granville Riley Rexroat was born on 11 October 1839, in Russell, Kentucky, United States, his father, George Peter Rexroat, was 37 and his mother, Morning Matilda Hopper, was 34. He married Mary Ann Baldock in 1865, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Scotland Township, McDonough, Illinois, United States for about 40 years. He died in March 1906, in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Macomb, McDonough, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Granville Riley Rexroat
Mary Ann Baldock
Marriage: 1865
Alice Mae Rexroat
George Cyres Rexroat
Verinda Adelia Rexroat
Virginia Rexroat
Setty Rexroat
Hettie Belle Rexroat
Anna Eliza Rexroat
James William Rexroat
Minnie Rexroat
Idella "Della" Rexroat
Granville Everett Rexroat
Herman Frank Rexroat
Harry Verne Rexroat

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1865Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · 8th Most Populated State
    Age 11
    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
    Age 22
    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Rexroth .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Granville Rexroat

    Granville Rexroat, was a prominent and highly esteemed citizen of Macomb, Illinois, and for many years a prosperous farmer in Scotland Township, was born in Russell County, Kentucky, October 11, 1839, …

    Sources (12)

    • Refroat in entry for Alice Mae Derry, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
    • Granville Rexroat, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Reproat in entry for Alice Mae Derry, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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