Robert Groves

about 1760–9 June 1828 (Age 68)
United States

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Groves was born about 1760, in United States, his father, Samuel Grove, was 53 and his mother, Mary Spencer, was 45. He married Elizabeth Selover ( Slover) in April 1788. He died on 9 June 1828, in Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 68.

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Robert Groves
Elizabeth Selover ( Slover)
Marriage: April 1788

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World Events (8)

Age 15
"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."
Age 16
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 20
"Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

Name Meaning

English: variant of Grove 1.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert Groves - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: death: 9 June 1828; New Jersey, United States

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