Thomas Grover

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Grover was born on 22 July 1807, in Whitehall, Washington, New York, United States, his father, Thomas Grover, was 47 and his mother, Polly Spalding, was 28. He married Caroline Emma Whiting in 1828, in Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Taylorsville, Green Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1841. He died on 20 February 1886, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Grover
Hannah Tupper
Marriage: 17 December 1844
Thomas Grover
Hannah Grover
Joel Grover
James Grover
Evelyn Grover
Hyram Smith Grover
Silas Grover
Josephine Grover
Jerome Grover
Pauline Grover
Maria Louisa Grover
Jedediah Morgan Grant Grover
Ezra Grover
John Ladd Grover
Charles Coulson Rich Grover

Sources (175)

  • Thomas Grover, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas Grover, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Thomas Grover, "Find A Grave Index"

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Atlantic slave trade abolished.


Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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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History of Thomas Grover

Born – July 22, 1807 Died – February 20, 1886 Written by – Margaret Hess Camp and Helen Mar Miller Incidents in the Life of Thomas Grover Thomas Grover Senior was born July 22, 1807, in Whitehall Wa …

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