Mary Elizabeth Grover

Female13 April 1833–28 September 1921

Brief Life History of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Grover was born on 13 April 1833, in Freedom, Cattaraugus, New York, United States, her father, Thomas Grover, was 25 and her mother, Caroline Emma Whiting, was 23. She married William Alpheus Simmons on 26 April 1850, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1880 and Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1880. She died on 28 September 1921, in Shelley, Bingham, Idaho, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Archer, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Alexander Robison
Mary Elizabeth Grover
Marriage: 26 December 1860
David Grover Robison
Marion Robison
Jane F Robison
Emma Jane Robison
Thomas Grover Robison
Heber Chase Robison
Emeline Grover Robison
Caroline Mary Robison
Thomas Charles Grover Robison
Eliza Ann Robison
Joel Grover Robison

Sources (83)

  • Mary E Simmons in household of William A Simmons, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary E. Grover in entry for Caroline Hansen, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
  • Mary E Robesen in household of David Robesen, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1860Morgan, Morgan, Utah, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 3

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 13

    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1854: Nebraska Territory, United States 1854: Washington, Nebraska Territory, United States 1856: Douglas, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Douglas, Nebraska, United States


    Age 30

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    A Brief History of David Robison

    David Robison, son of Alexander Robison and Nancy Ellen Wagaman, was born April 2, 1827 at Harrisburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania. At the age of 26 he joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Da …

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