Wells Grover

Male22 March 1906–20 July 1974

Brief Life History of Wells

When Wells Grover was born on 22 March 1906, in Salem, Madison, Idaho, United States, his father, Daniel Wells Grover, was 29 and his mother, Martha May Ricks, was 25. He married Loraine Alston on 16 June 1930, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Rexburg Election Precinct 1, Madison, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 20 July 1974, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wells Grover
Loraine Alston
Marriage: 16 June 1930
Wells Alston Grover
Patricia Lynne Grover
Cornell Alston Grover

Sources (39)

  • Wells Grover in household of Daniel Wells Grover, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Wells Grover, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Wells Grover, "Idaho, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1930Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 1

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 2

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.


    Age 21

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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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