Albert M. Groom

Swan Township, Marion, Iowa, United States

The Life of Albert M.

When Albert M. Groom was born in 1864, in Swan Township, Marion, Iowa, United States, his father, Isaac E. Groom, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Jane Anderson, was 22. He married Alice E. Rebuschatis on 23 November 1892, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. He lived in Grant Township, Osborne, Kansas, United States in 1880.

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Albert M. Groom
Alice E. Rebuschatis
Marriage: 23 November 1892

Spouse and Children

23 November 1892
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac E. Groom


    Sarah Jane Anderson





    Anna B. Groom


    Ella E. Groom


World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 3

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 32

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.

Name Meaning

English (common in East Anglia): occupational name for a servant or a shepherd, from Middle English grōm(e) ‘boy’, ‘servant’ (of uncertain origin), which in some places was specialized to mean ‘shepherd’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert Groom in household of Isaac Groom, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Albert M. Groom, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Albert M. Groom, "Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992"

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