Rachel T. Grover

March 1854–23 July 1919 (Age 65)
Potter, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Rachel T.

When Rachel T. Grover was born in March 1854, in Potter, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Benjamin Russell Grover, was 32 and her mother, Lurinda Lewis, was 22. She married Addison J. Gurnsey on 22 February 1878. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Ulysses Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Bingham Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died on 23 July 1919, in Potter, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Raymond Cemetery, Raymond, Allegany Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Addison J. Gurnsey
Rachel T. Grover
Marriage: 22 February 1878
Elsie Belle Gurnsey
Carrie Gurnsey

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    Addison J. Gurnsey



22 February 1878


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World Events (8)


Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 9

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 18

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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.

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  • Rachel T Gurnsey in household of Addison Gurnsey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rachael Grover in household of B R Grover, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rachel T Gurney in household of Adison J Gurney, "United States Census, 1900"

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