When May Estella Colegrove was born on 31 May 1896, in New York, United States, her father, Leslie Adelbert Colegrove, was 20 and her mother, Flora Emma Pelton, was 20. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Guy Adelbert Brown. She lived in Livonia, Livingston, New York, United States in 1915 and Monroe, New York, United States in 1920. She died in June 1986, in Livonia, Livonia, Livingston, New York, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Springwater, Springwater, Livingston, New York, United States.
English (Oxfordshire): variant of Colgrove .
Probably an Americanized form of German Kohlgrube, a habitational name from any of twelve places so named, probably from Middle High German kol ‘coal’ + gruobe ‘pit’, or an altered form of Kohlgraf, an occupational name for an overseer of the coal trade.