Caroline Whiting Grover

Brief Life History of Caroline Whiting

When Caroline Whiting Grover was born on 18 January 1837, in Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, United States, her father, Thomas Grover, was 29 and her mother, Caroline Emma Whiting, was 27. She married John Republican Heath on 27 June 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Blackfoot, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880. She died on 19 June 1930, in Palouse, Whitman, Washington, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Garfield Cemetery, Garfield, Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Republican Heath
Caroline Whiting Grover
Marriage: 27 June 1856
Georgiana Heath
John Thomas Heath
William Adolph Heath
Hannah Jane Heath
Wyman Minard Heath
Caroline Eliza Heath
Jane Eliza Heath

Sources (52)

  • Caroline Heath in household of James R Heath, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Caroline Heath, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"
  • Caroline Grover in entry for Georgianan Allain Heath, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Historical Boundaries: 1846: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1854: Nebraska Territory, United States 1854: Washington, Nebraska Territory, United States 1856: Douglas, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Douglas, Nebraska, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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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