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GROVER, John

Male 1771 - 1847  (76 years)


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  • Name GROVER, John   [1, 2
    Born 17 Feb 1771  Grafton, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1798  Percy Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    "Settled in Percy, Ontario before the present century opened, .... John GROVER in 1798 -- the ancestor of the GROVER family of Haldimand and Cramahe, and who became connected to the MERRIAMS by marriage. Both families came from the States." 
    Residence 1802  Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Grafton was originally called Grover's Tavern until March, 1832
    In, home John Grover sold in Edward Pepper abt 1832 
    Military Service 24 Mar 1813  , Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Lieutenant, First Regiment of Northumberland Militia 
    Residence Historical Name 1832  Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The village name of Grover Inn was changed to Grafton after the birth place of John Grover in Grafton Mass 
    Occupation Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Inn Keeper 
    Died 24 Mar 1847  Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • St Andrews United Church Cemetery
    Person ID I1292  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2017 

    Father GROVER, Benjamin,   b. Nov 3 1745, Grafton, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 25 1835, , , Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother HARRINGTON, Hannah,   b. 10 Sep 1738, Grafton, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1816, Grafton, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1767  Grafton, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F16797  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MERRIAM, Mary,   b. 28 Apr 1781, Wallingford, New Haven Co, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1870, Norwood, Peterborough Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 5 Sep 1800  Percy Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. GROVER, Levi,   b. 27 Sep 1801, Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1801, Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +2. GROVER, Thomas Johnson,   b. 10 May 1805, Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1870, , Peel Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. GROVER, Tryphena,   b. 12 Sep 1809, Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1832, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    +4. GROVER, Mary,   b. 1811, Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1843, Fenelon Falls, Victoria Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +5. GROVER, John Merriam,   b. 29 Mar 1815, Colborne, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1888, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +6. GROVER, Peregrine Maitland,   b. 17 Oct 1817, Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1885, Norwood, Peterborough Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +7. GROVER, Almira,   b. 1818, Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1892, Toronto, York Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     8. GROVER, George Alexander,   b. Abt 1820, Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1850  (Age ~ 30 years)
     9. GROVER, Samuel R,   b. 19 Jun 1821, Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1821, Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F4443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Feb 1771 - Grafton, Worcester Co, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - "Settled in Percy, Ontario before the present century opened, .... John GROVER in 1798 -- the ancestor of the GROVER family of Haldimand and Cramahe, and who became connected to the MERRIAMS by marriage. Both families came from the States." - 1798 - Percy Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Sep 1800 - Percy Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Grafton was originally called Grover's Tavern until March, 1832 In, home John Grover sold in Edward Pepper abt 1832 - 1802 - Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Lieutenant, First Regiment of Northumberland Militia - 24 Mar 1813 - , Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence Historical Name - The village name of Grover Inn was changed to Grafton after the birth place of John Grover in Grafton Mass - 1832 - Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Inn Keeper - - Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Mar 1847 - Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Grafton - Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S72] Personal Knowledge of: GROVER, Mac.

    2. [S255] GENEALOGY: MERRIAM GENEALOGY IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA, Pope, Charles Henry - 1906, (Reprint compiled by John Merriam Kingsbury through Bullbrier Press - 1986), page 120 (144). (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S295] HISTORY: Ontario, CANADA - Historical Atlas of the Counties, H Belden & Co, viii Northumberland and Durham (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S423] WEBSITE: Wikipedia, Public Contributors, (http://www.Wikipedia.com) (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S187] HISTORY: Ontario, CANADA - Military lists 1812- 1814, eagle.ca/westhistory/.

    6. [S778] HISTORY: Ontario, CANADA - Tavern in the town, Margaret McBurney and Mary Byers, (University of Toronto Press 1987), IBSN 0-8020-5732-2. (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S246] CEMETERY: ONTARIO, Byron - St Anne's Anglican Cemetery, (Byron, Ontario, Canada).

    8. [S930] VITAL Record: Massachusetts, USA - Grafton, (http://ma-vitalrecords.org), http://ma-vitalrecords.org/MA/Worcester/Grafton/Images/Grafton_M220.shtml (Reliability: 2).