Thomas Grover

Male 1807 - 1886  (78 years)


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  • Name Thomas Grover 
    Initiatory (LDS) 20543  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 22 Jul 1807  Whitehall, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Endowed (LDS) 15 Dec 1845  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Feb 1886  Farmington, Davis, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I129352  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2008 

    Father Thomas Grover 
    Mother Polly Spaulding,   b. 22 Feb 1779 
    Family ID F26919  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Caroline Whiting,   b. 25 Jun 1809, Windham, Windham, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1840, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married 1828  Whitehall, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jane Grover,   b. 30 Mar 1830, Whitehall, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873  (Age 42 years)
     2. Emaline Grover,   b. 30 Jul 1831, Freedom, Cattaraugus, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1917, Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Mary Elizabeth Grover,   b. 13 Apr 1833, Freedon, Cattauraugus, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1921  (Age 88 years)
     4. Adaline Grover,   b. 10 Feb 1834, Freedon, Cattauraugus, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1919  (Age 85 years)
     5. Caroline Whiting Grover,   b. 18 Jun 1837, , Caldwell, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1930  (Age 93 years)
     6. Eliza Ann Grover,   b. 13 Mar 1839, Palmyra, Marion, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1920, Parker, Fremont, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Emma Grover,   b. Jan 1840,   d. Oct 1840, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F28540  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Caroline Eliza Nickerson,   b. 25 Jun 1808, Cavendish, Windsor, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1889, Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 20 Feb 1841  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Percia Cornelia Grover,   b. 27 Dec 1841, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1924, Provo, Utah, Utah USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Leonard Nickerson Grover,   b. 27 Aug 1843, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1843, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Data Nickerson Grover,   b. 22 Sep 1844, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Marshall Nickerson Grover,   b. 27 Sep 1846, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F28541  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Hannah Tupper,   b. 23 Mar 1823, Parishville, St Lawrence, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1893, Loa, Wayne, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 17 Dec 1844  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Grover,   b. 17 Nov 1845, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F28542  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Lodoska Tupper,   b. 22 May 1828, Parishville, Saint Lawrence, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1902, Farmington, Davis, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1846  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F28543  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 5 Elizabeth Walker,   b. 17 Oct 1839 
    Married 1856  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F26917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 6 Emma Walker,   b. 15 Mar 1837, , Bristol, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1857  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F26913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Feb 1841 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Dec 1844 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1856 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • FAMILY GROUP RECORD BY NAUVOO LAND AND RECORDS

      PROPERTY:
      Kimball 1st : Block 6 lot 27
      T6 R6, Sec 1
      Hancock County Property Records 1840+; Nauvoo Restoration Incorporated; 1 page
      The Residents of the City of Nauvoo as Defined by Tax Records, 1839-1846; Elaine S. Layton; 1 page

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register; Genealogical Society of Utah, 1924; page 12
      Nauvoo Marriages 1839-1846; Lyndon W. Cook with a compilation of church, civil, newspaper
      and historical records to Caroline E. Hubbard; page 20
      Hancock County Marriages; Tri-County Genealogical Society, 182901849; page
      70’s Record, H. Black; page 56
      Early 70’s and High Priest Index; LDS Archives; page 58
      Members LDS, 1830-1848; Susan Easton Black; Vol 19 page 451-464
      Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo; Black, Black; Vol 3 page 1488-1490
      Nauvoo Legion; Susan Easton Black; page 11
      Early Mormon Records, Nauvoo; Lyman Platt Index, Vol 1, 1980; 1842 Census of Nauvoo; page 69 scan 56
      Bodyguards of Joseph Smith; 2 pages

      HISTORIES:
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah; Frank Esshom; page 902
      Our Pioneer Heritage; Daughters of the Utah Pioneers; Vol 2 page 501-503
      LDS Biographical Encyclopedia; Andrew Jensen; Vol 4 page 137-141
      Church News, Deseret News; biographic articles; 17 Sept 1955 and 21 June 1980; photographs of Farmington Rock
      Meeting House; 4 pages

      BIOGRAPHIES:
      History of Thomas Grover: Incidents in Life of Thomas Grover; Margaret Hess; 5 pages (donated by patron)
      Thomas Grover, A Compilation of Histories; Darlene Stoker, 2003; pages 1-11 (also on familysearch.org)
      Excerpts from Diary Emeline Grover Rich - Written in 1890; 9 pages (also on familysearch.org)

      OTHER SOURCES:
      Pioneers of 1847; Stanley B. Kimball; Historical Resource Study, 1991; page 180
      Family submitted photos and family group records, 1 page
      Internet Research:
      lds.org: Church History, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, Charles C. Rich Company 1847; 1 page
      rootsweb: World Connect, family tree; 2 pages
      familysearch.org: 6 documents
      History of Thomas Grover (Fawkes); photograph and story; 3 pages
      Thomas Grover Dvis Co. Clipper Article (Gail Mitchell); 1 page
      Thomas Grover by Caroline Whiting (Browning Jerry); 2 pages
      Life of Thomas Grover (Debora G Fish); 2 pages
      Thomas Grover 1807-1886 (Lauri Fredrickson); 2 pages
      Happy 204th Birthday, Thomas Grover (Lauri Frerickson); 2 pages

      VARIANTS:
      Birth date:2 Jul 1807
      Spouse's name: Cariline
      Death date: 19 Feb 1886

      BURIAL: Farmington, Davis, Utah, USA