Mary Elizabeth Groves

20 April 1894–
Holt, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Groves was born on 20 April 1894, in Holt, Nebraska, United States, her father, Edward Leroy Groves, was 47 and her mother, Parintha Jane Bush, was 40. She had at least 2 sons and 7 daughters with James Clyde Sawyer. She lived in Arcadia, Valley, Nebraska, United States in 1930 and Arcadia Township, Valley, Nebraska, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

James Clyde Sawyer
Mary Elizabeth Groves
Mildred Faye Sawyer
Clifford Wayne Sawyer
Vashti Lor Sawyer
Dorie Sawyer
Avis Sawyer
Kersey Eugene Sawyer
Ester Sawyer
Iona Sawyer
Lola Sawyer

Spouse and Children



+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 2
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.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 4
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
Age 33
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English (London): variant of Grove , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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Sources (14)

  • Mary E Lawyer in household of James C Lawyer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Groves in entry for Wilbur Watson Wolford and Lola Marie Sawyer, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Mary in entry for James Cly Sawyer, "Oregon Death Index, 1971-2008"

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