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
1827–1907
Mary Elizabeth Grover
1833–1921
Marriage: 26 December 1860
David Grover Robison
1861–1866
Marion Robison
1876–
Jane F Robison
1877–
Emma Jane Robison
1863–1866
Thomas Grover Robison
1865–1866
Heber Chase Robison
1866–1938
Emeline Grover Robison
1868–1868
Caroline Mary Robison
1869–1931
Thomas Charles Grover Robison
1871–1878
Eliza Ann Robison
1874–1942
Joel Grover Robison
1875–1964

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.

    1846

    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

    1863

    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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