Granville Riley Rexroat

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

The Life 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, Morna 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
1839–1906
Mary Ann Baldock
1844–1924
Marriage: 1865
Alice Mae Rexroat
1864–1929
George Cyres Rexroat
1866–1867
Verinda Adelia Rexroat
1868–1940
Virginia Rexroat
1868–
Setty Rexroat
1869–
Hettie Belle Rexroat
1871–1939
Anna Eliza Rexroat
1873–1945
James William Rexroat
1874–1935
Minnie Rexroat
1875–1956
Idella "Della" Rexroat
1877–1955
Granville Everett Rexroat
1883–1963
Herman Frank Rexroat
1885–1973
Harry Verne Rexroat
1887–1957

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1865
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States
children

(13)

    Alice Mae Rexroat

    Female1864–1929Female

    George Cyres Rexroat

    Male1866–1867Male

    Verinda Adelia Rexroat

    Female1868–1940Female

    Virginia Rexroat

    Female1868–Female

    Setty Rexroat

    Female1869–Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

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.
1861

Age 22

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling 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 (3)

  • Granville Rexroat, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Granville Rexroat, "United States Census, 1870"
  • G R Rexroat in household of Peter Rexroat, "United States Census, 1860"

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