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David Cortland Grove

Male 1853 - 1939  (85 years)


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  • Name David Cortland Grove 
    Born 28 May 1853  Putnam County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Feb 1939  Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried North Union Cem., Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I278  Our Back Rhodes Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 20 May 2012 

    Father Levi B. Grove, Jr.,   b. 19 May 1829, Columbiana County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1903, Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Nancy Murphy,   b. 13 Oct 1832, Putnam County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1865, Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1852  Greensburg Twp., Putnam County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Catherine Pletcher,   b. 16 Oct 1857, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1939  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 31 May 1877  Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Myrtle Elberta Grove,   b. 1878, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969, St. Joseph County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     2. Frank James Grove,   b. 17 Oct 1887, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1959, Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Ray Orville "Coxy" Grove,   b. 31 May 1889, Wakarusa, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1966, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Clyde "Jack" Grove,   b. Apr 1895, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age ~ 55 years)
     5. Martha Ellen Grove,   b. 21 Jul 1898, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1987, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     6. Mildred Lydia Grove,   b. 23 Jun 1904, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1986, South Bend, St. Joseph County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death Record Elkhart County Book 18, p. 34, died of cardio-vascular
      Description by youngest daughter Mildred (Grove) Myers: He was a
      fireman, worked at the sawmill, feedmill, and greenhouse, they were
      run by steam. He was a nice old guy, played fiddle at square dances,
      and the organ at church.
      1880 Census, Elkhart County, Wakarusa, Olive Twp., age 26, born in OH.
      1900 Census, Elkhart County, Wakarusa, Olive Twp., age 47, born in OH.
      1910 Census, Elkhart County, Wakarusa, Olive Twp.,age 56, born in OH,
      father and mother born in OH, fireman at lumbermill.


      1910 United States Federal Census
      about David C Grove
      Name: David C Grove
      Age in 1910: 56
      Estimated birth year: abt 1854
      Birthplace: Ohio
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Father's Birth Place: Ohio
      Mother's Birth Place: Ohio
      Spouse's name: Lydia C
      Home in 1910: Olive, Elkhart, Indiana
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      David C Grove 56
      Lydia C Grove 52
      Ray O Grove 10
      Clyde E Grove 15
      Martha E Grove 11
      Mildred H Grove 5


      1900 United States Federal Census
      about David Grove
      Name: David Grove
      Home in 1900: Olive, Elkhart, Indiana
      Age: 47
      Birth Date: May 1853
      Birthplace: Ohio
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relationship to Head of House: Head
      Father's Birthplace: Ohio
      Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
      Spouse's name: Lydia
      Marriage Year: 1877
      Marital Status: Married
      Years Married: 23
      Residence : Wakarusa Town, Elkhart, Indiana
      Occupation: View on Image
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      David Grove 47
      Lydia Grove 41
      Frank Grove 13
      Ray Grove 11
      Clyde Grove 5
      Martha Grove 1
      Myrtle Lefvre 21
      Beulah Lefvre 1


      1880 United States Federal Census
      about David Grove
      Name: David Grove
      Home in 1880: Olive, Elkhart, Indiana
      Age: 26
      Estimated birth year: abt 1854
      Birthplace: Ohio
      Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
      Spouse's name: Lydia C.
      Father's birthplace: Ohio
      Mother's birthplace: Ohio
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Occupation: Carpenter
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Cannot read/write:
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      David Grove 26
      Lydia C. Grove 22
      Myrtle L. B. Grove 1

      1870 United States Federal Census
      about David Groves
      Name: David Groves
      Birth Year: abt 1853
      Age in 1870: 17
      Birthplace: Ohio
      Home in 1870: Union, Elkhart, Indiana
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Value of real estate: View image
      Post Office: New Paris
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      David Miller 53
      Rachel Miller 53
      Julia A Miller 17
      Rachel Miller 15
      Louisa Miller 13
      Melinda Miller 11
      David Groves 17


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