Billy Jo Grover

7 April 1929–15 September 1974 (Age 45)
Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Billy Jo

When Billy Jo Grover was born on 7 April 1929, in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States, his father, Irwin Atlas Grover, was 27 and his mother, Ada Clara Gibson, was 27. He died on 15 September 1974, at the age of 45.

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Family Time Line

Irwin Atlas Grover
1901–1951
Ada Clara Gibson
1902–1948
Billy Jo Grover
1929–1974

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World Events (8)

1931

Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 13

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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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