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
Rebecca Ann Knickerbacker
Marriage: 24 May 1832
John Knickerbocker Grout
Hammond Grout
Caroline F. Grout
Mary L. Grout
Charles P. Grout

Spouse and Children

24 May 1832


    John Knickerbocker Grout


    Hammond Grout


    Caroline F. Grout


    Mary L. Grout


    Charles P. Grout


Parents and Siblings

    John Grout





World Events (7)


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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