Mabel Flook Grover

9 April 1894–19 March 1961 (Age 66)
Wabash, Wabash, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mabel Flook

When Mabel Flook Grover was born on 9 April 1894, in Wabash, Wabash, Indiana, United States, her father, Arthur W Grover, was 28 and her mother, Olive Ona Catherine Brady, was 31. She married Blount LeMoyne Schlemmer on 4 May 1920, in Wabash, Wabash, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 19 March 1961, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Kosciusko, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Blount LeMoyne Schlemmer
Mabel Flook Grover
Marriage: 4 May 1920
Catherine Jane Schlemmer

Spouse and Children

4 May 1920
Wabash, Wabash, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Arthur W Grover


    Olive Ona Catherine Brady




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 12

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 18

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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

1930: Residing 725 North Lake Street, Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana. Wife of Blount; parents of Catherine and Mary. Husband's occupation: Contractor - sheet metal. 1942: Residing 725 North Lake S …

Sources (3)

  • Mable Grover in household of Arthur M Grover, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mable-Flook Grover in household of Arthur Grover, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mabel Grover in household of Arthur W Grover, "United States Census, 1910"

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