Alice Georgina Grover

23 June 1843–7 March 1914 (Age 70)
Colborne, Cramahe, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Alice Georgina

When Alice Georgina Grover was born on 23 June 1843, in Colborne, Cramahe, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada, her father, John M. Grover, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Goslee, was 28. She married William Carter Deans on 26 December 1864, in Northumberland, Ontario, Canada. She lived in Northumberland, Ontario, Canada in 1861 and Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 7 March 1914, in York, Haldimand, Haldimand-Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 70, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada.

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William Carter Deans
Alice Georgina Grover
Marriage: 26 December 1864

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26 December 1864
Northumberland, Ontario, Canada

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World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 24

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 26

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 40

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

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)

  • Alice G Dean in household of John M Grover, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Alice Gevajina Thayer, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Alice Georgina Grovin, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"

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