Martell Ricks Grover

28 September 1916–4 January 1990 (Age 73)
Sugar City, Madison, Idaho, United States

The Life of Martell Ricks

When Martell Ricks Grover was born on 28 September 1916, in Sugar City, Madison, Idaho, United States, his father, Daniel Wells Grover, was 40 and his mother, Martha May Ricks, was 35. He married Zell Stevenson on 21 March 1942, in Kimball, Kimball, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States for about 74 years. He registered for military service in 1941. He died on 4 January 1990, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Rexburg Cemetery, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martell Ricks Grover
1916–1990
Zell Stevenson
1915–2018
Marriage: 21 March 1942
Gail Steve Grover
1949–2004

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 March 1942
Kimball, Kimball, Nebraska, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1921 · Bonneville County Courthouse is built

Age 5

In 1921, the Bonneville county courthouse was built. It was designed by Lionel Fisher and Charles Aitken, two architects that helped build a number of government buildings in Idaho.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 21

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 North German: occupational name for a ditch or grave digger, from Middle Low German grove ‘hollow’, ‘grave’.2 Americanized form of German and Swiss Gruber .3 Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove, a variant of Grove 1 + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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

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Story Highlight

Daniel Wells Grover Martha May Ricks home in Rexburg Idaho

Daniel Wells and Martha May Grovers home, moved there from Sugar city in 1917, home built in 1902. their Children Dean Grover, Martell Grover, Carl Grover, Wells Grover, Lucile Grover Monroe, Thelma …

Sources (3)

  • Martell R Grover, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Martell R. Grover, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Martell R Grover, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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