Grover Cleveland Pridemore

Male16 August 1881–22 January 1944

Brief Life History of Grover Cleveland

When Grover Cleveland Pridemore was born on 16 August 1881, in Middlesboro, Bell, Kentucky, United States, his father, Jeffrey Pridemore, was 35 and his mother, Matlida Wilson, was 31. He married Jemima Bailey on 14 September 1902, in Lee, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Benham, Harlan, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 22 January 1944, in Neon, Letcher, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in American Legion Cemetery, Big Stone Gap, Wise, Virginia, United States.

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Grover Cleveland Pridemore
Jemima Bailey
Marriage: 14 September 1902
Ocie Onalee Pridemore

Sources (7)

  • Grover Pridemore, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Grover Pridemore, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Grover Cleveland Pridemore, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 September 1902Lee, Virginia, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1883: Harlan, Kentucky, United States

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 17

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English (Leicestershire): variant of Pridmore . This surname is rare in Britain.

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

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