Solon Grout

12 October 1803–14 June 1850 (Age 46)
Acworth, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Solon

When Solon Grout was born on 12 October 1803, in Acworth, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Grout, was 25 and his mother, Hannah Stebbins, was 20. He married Rebecca Ann Knickerbacker on 24 May 1832. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 14 June 1850, in Rockingham, Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Rockingham, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solon Grout
1803–1850
Rebecca Ann Knickerbacker
1806–1898
Marriage: 24 May 1832
John Knickerbocker Grout
1833–1873
Hammond Grout
1834–
Caroline F. Grout
1836–
Mary L. Grout
1839–
Charles P. Grout
1843–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 May 1832
children

(5)

    John Knickerbocker Grout

    Male1833–1873Male

    Hammond Grout

    Male1834–Male

    Caroline F. Grout

    Female1836–Female

    Mary L. Grout

    Female1839–Female

    Charles P. Grout

    Male1843–Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Grout

    Male1778–1838Male

    Female1783–1837Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (7)

1804

Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 5

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 16

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a dealer in coarse meal, Old English grūt, Old Norse grautr ‘porridge’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Solon in entry for John K. Grout and Elizabeth Daniell, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Solon Grout, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Solon Grout in entry for John K. Grout, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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