Margret Groves

Brief Life History of Margret

When Margret Groves was born in 1866, in Greenup, Greenup, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Henson Groves, was 26 and her mother, Mariah Smeltzer, was 26.

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Family Time Line

John Henson Groves
1840–1921
Mariah Smeltzer
1840–1901
Louise Clarinda Groves
1863–1947
Margret Groves
1866–
Eli Groves
1868–
Ruthie J. Groves
1870–1895
Melvin Groves
1871–1941
Mary Elizabeth Groves
1872–1939
Hibbard Groves
1878–1960
Ruben Groves
1883–

Sources (1)

  • Margaret Groves in household of John H Groves, "United States Census, 1880"

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

1892 · The Radio is invented

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English (London): variant of Grove , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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