Dorothy Gwendolyn Grover

Brief Life History of Dorothy Gwendolyn

When Dorothy Gwendolyn Grover was born on 31 March 1931, in Islesboro, Waldo, Maine, United States, her father, Melville Fred Grover, was 39 and her mother, Bessie Belle Wyman, was 37. She married David A. Benner Sr. on 31 December 1950, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 30 October 2000, in Nobleboro, Lincoln, Maine, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Waldoboro, Lincoln, Maine, United States.

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David A. Benner Sr.
Dorothy Gwendolyn Grover
Marriage: 31 December 1950
Peter J Benner

Sources (6)

  • Dorothy Grover in household of Melville Grover, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorothy G Grover, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • Dorothy G. Benner, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Indian Rakesh, Raj, Rajiv, Sanjay, Subhash, Vijay, Amrit, Atul, Harish, Naveen, Rashmi, Sunil.

North German: occupational name for a ditch or grave digger, from Middle Low German grove ‘hollow, grave’.

Americanized form of German and Swiss German Gruber .

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

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