Grover Smock

5 September 1887–11 August 1964 (Age 76)
Monessen, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Grover

When Grover Smock was born on 5 September 1887, in Monessen, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Harrison Smock, was 30 and his mother, Nancy Jane Anthony, was 21. He lived in Albion, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 11 August 1964, at the age of 76, and was buried in Belle Vernon Cemetery, Belle Vernon, Wyandot, Ohio, United States.

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Samuel Harrison Smock
Nancy Jane Anthony
Grover Smock
Eva Susanna Smock

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Harrison Smock


    Nancy Jane Anthony




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 18

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English smoc, smok ‘smock’, ‘shift’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or sold such garments, or a nickname for someone who habitually wore a smock (the usual everyday working garment of a peasant).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grove Smock in household of Charles Winchel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grove Smock, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Grover Warren Smock, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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