Milton Grover

1876–1961 (Age 85)
Dallas, Barron, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Milton

When Milton Grover was born on 4 March 1876, in Dallas, Barron, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Woodbury Stephen Grover, was 45 and his mother, Angelina Potter, was 38. He married Emma Hanson in 1899, in Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Wilson, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States for about 15 years and Wisconsin, United States in 1961. He died on 21 February 1961, in Rice Lake, Barron, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Wayside Cemetery, Barron, Barron, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Milton Grover
Emma Hanson
Marriage: 1899
Harry H Grover
Gerald Morgan Grover
Hellen A Grover
Morgan M Grover

Spouse & Children

Wisconsin, United States


  • Male1900–1980Male

  • Gerald Morgan Grover


  • Grover


  • Hellen A Grover


  • Morgan M Grover


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+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 7

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 24

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Milton Grover, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wilton Grover in household of Woodbury Grover, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Milton Grover, "United States Census, 1930"

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