Wilbur Arthur Grover

1874–1949 (Age 74)
Dallas, Barron, Wisconsin

The Life of Wilbur Arthur

When Wilbur Arthur Grover was born on 30 March 1874, his father, Woodbury Stephen Grover, was 43 and his mother, Angelina Potter, was 36. He lived in Dallas, Barron, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. He died in 1949, at the age of 75, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, Barron, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Woodbury Stephen Grover
Angelina Potter
Florabelle Grover
Wilbur N Grover
Woodbury Freeman Grover
Stephen A. Douglas "Dudley" Grover
Warren P. Grover
Benjamin Arthur Grover
John Winter Grover
Sophia Lucy Grover
Fredrick William Grover
Wilbur Arthur Grover
Milton Grover
Clarence Grover
Leon Clinton Grover
Susie Smith-Grover

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 9

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 (1)

  • Wilbur A Grover in household of Woodbury S Grover, "United States Census, 1880"

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