Grover Cleveland Massey Jr.

Brief Life History of Grover Cleveland

When Grover Cleveland Massey Jr. was born on 27 June 1919, in Locust Grove, Independence, Arkansas, United States, his father, Grover Cleveland Massey, was 34 and his mother, Nora Debbie Griffis, was 30. He married Ruth Blevins on 14 December 1938, in Independence, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Greenbrier Township, Independence, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years and Locust Grove, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1957. He died on 30 July 2000, in Batesville, Independence, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Locust Grove Cemetery, Locust Grove, Independence, Arkansas, United States.

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Grover Cleveland Massey Jr.
Ruth Blevins
Marriage: 14 December 1938
Glendine Ruth Massey
Peggy Joyce Massey

Sources (11)

  • Grove C Massey, Jr, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Grover Massey, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Grover Massey, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Massy, a pet form of Matthew . Compare Mace .

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from one or more of several places in Normandy, such as Macey (Manche), Massy (Seine-Maritime), Macé-sur-Orne (Orne), and La Ferté Macé (Orne).

English: variant of Marsay (see Marcey ).

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

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