Grover Latshaw

Male7 February 1885–8 March 1961

Brief Life History of Grover

When Grover Latshaw was born on 7 February 1885, in Indiana, United States, his father, Decatur Latshaw, was 36 and his mother, Nancy Farris, was 28. He married Della Wilkes on 28 May 1910, in Lawrence, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Palmyra Township, Knox, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Johnson Township, Knox, Indiana, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1907. He died on 8 March 1961, at the age of 76, and was buried in Vincennes, Vincennes Township, Knox, Indiana, United States.

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Grover Latshaw
Della Wilkes
Marriage: 28 May 1910
Wilkes Decatur Latshaw
Earl Kenneth Latshaw
Hazel Ellen Latshaw
Robert Ross Latshaw
William E Latshaw

Sources (15)

  • Grover Latshaw, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Grover Latshaw, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Grover Latshaw, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 May 1910Lawrence, Illinois, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 1

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 21

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Latscha: unexplained. Compare Latchaw and Latsha .

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

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