Sarah Grover

28 November 1709–19 November 1756 (Age 47)
Norton, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Grover was born on 28 November 1709, in Norton, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Andrew Grover, was 35 and her mother, Mary, was 34. She married John Balcom on 29 May 1733, in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 19 November 1756, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, at the age of 46, and was buried in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Balcom
1699–
Sarah Grover
1709–1756
Marriage: 29 May 1733
Samuel Balcom
1734–1801
Bersheba Balcom
1735–1815
Hester Balcom
1737–1747
Daniel Balcom
1739–1788
Zilpah Balcom
1742–1825
Ann Bolcome
1743–
Hannah Balcom
1746–1781
Lucy Balcom
1748–1803

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 May 1733
Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (1)

1723 · Pirates Hung in Newport

Age 14

On July 17, 1723, twenty-eight pirates are hung in Newport, Rhode Island.

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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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Grover, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Sarah Grover, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Sarah Grover, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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