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A Study of The Groves Family
from Grant Co, Kentucky

Compiled by Sandra Burbridge


The FirstGeneration

Samuel Groves of Prince William Co. Virginia was the father of John E. Groves. He is first found in the Grant Co., Kentucky vital statistics in the obituary of John E. Groves:

John E. Groves, 65 year old white male born in Prince William County, Virginia. Married farmer residing in Grant County died February 2, 1852 of scarlatina. Father: Samuel, mother; Mary.
Research of Prince William County Virginia by the Prince William Genealogical Society provided the following:
On the 1785 tax list, there is a William and Samuel Groves in Stafford County. (Prince William was formed from Stafford County.) William is charged tax on five white males, 1 dwelling and 1 other building.

Samuel is charged tax for 8 white males, 1 dwelling and 1 other building. In 1787 the only Samuel Groves listed in Virginia is also living in Stafford County with no male thithables over 16 and has 2 horses and 6 cattle. In less than two years, 8 white males over the age of 16 have left Samuels home. According to John's obituary, he was not born until 1785 and would not have been included in these numbers.

Samuel again appears in Stafford County in 1790 but no details are given. In 1792 Samuel Groves appears in court records dated March 12, 1792 in a Stafford County Case of Aaron Botts and Elizabeth Tolson vs. John Starke and Samuel Groves. (March Court 1792. pg 231)

The Personal Property Tax List for Prince William County; There are two William Groves and one Samuel Groves listed in 1795. Then Samuel stops appearing. In 1799 Mrs. Mary Groves appears on the tax list being charged for one horse/mule living around Chappawamsic Neck. That year also has a George and two William Groves listed. In 1800 there are the following Groves: William, Elenor, Mary and George. In 1802 there are only Sarah and Elenor listed.

There conclusion: From the above information, we know Samuel to be in Stafford County in 1785, 1787, 1790, 1792 and in Prince William County in 1795.

This is somewhat confusing as John E. Groves was born in Prince William County in 1785 while Samuel was in Stafford County, adjacent to Prince William Co. It is however, generally agreed that information on a death certificate is the least reliable as the principal is not providing his own information. Is it possible, perhaps likely that John was born in Stafford County and was raised in Prince William County, leaving Stafford as a small child.

It is also assumed that Samuel had several other sons, or brothers who were living with him in 1787 and that Samuel probably died before 1799 leaving Mary as a widow. Further research is required in Virginia.

The Prince William Genealogical Society also searched for a military record for Samuel Groves and concluded the following:

We did not locate Samuel Groves in the index of Revolutionary War Soliders however, he was mentioned in Virginia Revolutionary Pension Applications by Dorman. Under the the Martin Deer's application: "Capt. James Smith raised the company and Samuel Groves was Lieutenant and Charles Gooding wa ensign......
Under John Gibsons's application: : "The company was in command of Capt. James Smith, Lt Samuel Groves and Ens. Godsen. He met his company at Barnette's Ford in Culpeper County.."
It is possible that Samuel served but did not live long enough to apply for a pension. There was definitely a Samuel Groves who served verified by two men's testimony.


The Second Generation

John E. Groves son of Samuel Groves, was born 1785 in Prince William County, Virginia(1), and died February 02, 1852 in Grant County, Kentucky(2). He married PRISCILLA SHIP(3) February 28, 1816 in Clark County, Kentucky(4), daughter of ELIJAH SHIPP and REBECCA PRICE.

Notes for JOHN E GROVES:

LDS Church _IGI Records
John E. GROVES
Sex: M
Event(s):
Born: 1785
Virginia
Parents:
Source Information:
Film Number: 448052
Page Number: 0045
Reference Number: 47854
John E. Groves is listed in the 1820 Grant County KY Census pg. 146

Grant Co KY Records.
Tax List.
VOLUME XI.....

John C. GROVES, no acreage, 1820 [Page 4]
John GRAVES, 50 acres, Crooked Ck., 1821 [Page 13] ?
John GRAVES, 70 acres, Crooked Ck., 1829 [Page 102]
VOLUME XII....

Grant Co KY Records Abstracted by Janet Pease
Tax List.

John GRAVES, no acreage, ? 1830 [Page 5]
John GROVES, 50 acres, Licking wtrs. McMillen, 1831 [Page 21]
John GROVES, 50 acres, Licking wtrs. Watson, 1833 [Page 37]
John GROVES, 50 acres, Licking wtrs. McMillen, 1835 [Page 53]
John GROVES, 50 acres, Licking wtrs. McMullen, 1836 [Page 70]
John GROVES, no acreage. 1837 [Page 89]
John GROVES, 111 acres, Licken wtrs. One voter. 1838 [Page 108]

Kentucky Deed Book B, 1827-1834
Jacob Myers of Grant County to John E. Groves of Grant County for $100.00
land in Grant County on Crooked Creek beginning at the beginning of Watson's
Patent Line with Mrs. Myers' line, containing 50 acres. 14 February 1828.
Witnesses: Robinson Nelson, John Greenlee.
ack. August court, 1830 by Lewis Myers, B 258 or 258
Abstract County Court Records
By Janet Pease

1850 Grant County Census Page310
John E. Groves 65 yr. male farmer
Priscilla 52 yr.
Henry 18 yr.
Elizabeth 16 yr.
Addison 15 yr.
John 14 yr.

*Older children are grown.

Footsteps of the Past- Grant County Newspaper
John E. Groves, 65 year old white male born in Prince William County, Virginia,
married farmer residing in Grant County died February 2, 1852 of scarlatina .
Father, Samuel; mother, Mary.

Volume II Page 30
Will of John E. Gr(a)ves
wife: Prisilla (spelling variance)
My seven children: Samuel, George, James, Elizabeth, Henry, Addison and John.
Executor: son Samuel
Witnesses: T.T. Thompson, Samuel McClain, William McClain and John Rulan
Written February 1, 1852; Probated December 14, 1852
Probate Abstracts from Grant County KY Book C 1845-1855.
(Julian is mentioned in earlier text of original will)

Text of Will from Copy of Original Will

The Will of John E. Groves

In the name of God Amen, I John E. Groves of the county of Grant and state of Kentucky being sick in body but strong in mind, leave this my last and testament, this 1st day of February 1852,

First I give my soul to the Lord and all my last debts and funeral expenses be paid.
Then I give and bequeath to my beloved wife PRISCILLA her dower in the land whereon I now live and such other property as the law provides-
Item I give and bequeath to my daughter JULIA ane? Red? Caur? All the Balance of my Property Real and Personal be equally divided among my seven children; SAMUEL, GEORGE, JAMES, ELIZABETH, HENRY, ADDISON and JOHN.

My will and desire that after my death my executor sell my Personal Property an a Reasonable Credit not otherwise disposed of- my will and desire is that SAMUEL GROVES my son be my executor to carry ??? Efect in testamamy whereof I have hereinto set my hand and seal first above written.
Attest
T.T.Thompson
Samuel McClain John E. Groves seal (signs with an X)
William McClain
John Rulan

(NOTES: Samuel McClain is uncle and guardian of Rabecca Mclain, the daughter in law of John E. Groves, wife of his son George.
Julian Annes is mentioned in the first part of will, but her inheritance is undetermined)

Volume II Page 38
Division of Lands: Estate of John E. Groves
land involved is on Crooked Creek
Land is given to Prissilla (spelling variance) Groves, widow; and to George Groves, Henry Groves, Elizabeth Groves, Addison Groves, Samuel Groves and John Groves.
October 18, 1852 Probate Abstracts from Grant County KY Book C 1845-1855
(NOTE: James is not listed.)

Volume II Page 43
Estate Settlement: John E. Groves
Administrator: T.T. Thompson
includes a receipt from Samuel Groves
September 13, 1853
Probate Abstracts from Grant County KY Book C 1845-1855

Notes for PRISCILLA SHIP:
Grant Co 1860 Census
1137 Groves, James 32 M KY farmer $275
Sarah E. 41 F TN
James G. 15 M OH
Laura A. 5 F KY
Groves, Priscilla 70 F VA

Abstract County Court Records
By Janet Pease

Will of Priscilla Groves

Volume III Pg. 110
Will of Priscilla Groves (spelling variance) was produced in court.
Witnesses: R.G. Marks, Jeremiah Morgan
Executor: John C.H. Groves
heirs: Julian Groves, Annis(probably means Addison. Annis is Julians married name)Groves
Samuel Groves, G.W, Groves, Elizabeth Younger, Henry Groves, and John C.H. Groves

July 14, 1862 Grant County KY order Book H 1855-1863
Volume II Pg. 88
Division of Lands: Estate of Priscilla Groves
land is given to Henry Groves, John H. Groves, Samuel Groves and James Groves.
June 20, 1864 Probate Abstracts from Grant County KY Book E 1861-1866

Elijah Shipp signed the marriage bond of Priscilla Shipp when she married John Groves in Clark County,
1.) 1800 Clark County Census
Elijah Ship
Joseph Ship

2.) 1810 Kentucky Census Clark County
Elijah Ship pg. 141
Joseph Ship pg. 141

3.) 1820 Kentucky Census Clark County
Elijah Ship pg74
Fielding Ship pg73
James Ship p64

IGI Record
Priscilla SHIPP
Sex: F
Event(s):
Born: ABT 1803
Of Princess Ann, Virginia
Parents:
Relatives:
Lida SHIPP
Source Information:
Film Number: 183423
Page Number: 238
Reference Number: 8567

Marriage Notes for JOHN GROVES and PRISCILLA SHIP:
Ships from Family Tree Finder Sec II Chpt 20
Marriages in Clark County
John E. Groves to Priscilla Shipp 2/28/1816

Children of JOHN GROVES and PRISCILLA SHIP are:
i. JULIAN4 GROVES, b. 1817, Grant Co, Kentucky.
ii. SAMUEL S. GROVES, b. 1818, Grant County, Kentucky; d. Bef. 1913.
iii. GEORGE W. GROVES, b. 1820, Grant County, Kentucky; d. September 25, 1890, Grant County, Kentucky.
iv. JAMES GROVES, b. June 12, 1827, Grant County, Kentucky; d. March 13, 1913, Cynthia, Harrison County, Ky.
v. HENRY GROVES, b. 1832.
vi. ELIZABETH GROVES, b. 1834; m. MORGAN YOUNG, 1860-1864.
vii. ADDISON JOHNSON GROVES, b. 1835.
viii. JOHN HARRISON GROVES, b. April 20, 1834, Grant County, Kentucky; d. June 14, 1898, Grant County, Kentucky.


The Third Generation


Julian Groves {John E(2)Samuel(1)} was born 1817 in Grant Co, Kentucky(8). She married WILLIAM L. ANNESS February 10, 1838 in Grant County, Kentucky(9), son of JOHN N. ANNESS.

Notes for WILLIAM L. ANNESS :
Volume X pg. 188
D T (Daniel) Groves and Perlina) were married at the home of William S. Anness on December 10, 1874. Daniel was his nephew. One of the witnesses to Daniel's Marriage was Thomas J. Anness, relationship undetermined. KY Bond Book 1873-1876 pg. 81, Grant County, KY.

Volume IV Pg. 79 February 1838
Apparently his father, John N. Anness made an oath that he believed that Williams's future bride, Julian, was of age. He stated that he had known her by site in 1819 when she appeared to 4-5 yrs old.
Bond Book 1832-1838 Pg. 92
Early Grant County KY Marriages and Bonds

Family Tree, Marriage Index 1720-1926 Sec III Ch 34
Grant County Kentucky Marriage
Julian Groves to William L. Anness February 10, 1838.

William S. Anness is listed in the 1870 Grant County, Kentucky Census, Cordova Pct. Pg. 484 & pg. 498

(Note in 1900 in Harrison County, a Mahaley Groves is listed in the household of Charles of Anness. Born Dec 1839. She is Charles Anness mother in law. She is 60 years old. She is the divorced or separated wife of George W. Groves.

Nancy Jane Anness (Oct 18, 1884- Jan 24, 1909) who married on Nov 26, 1867, Henry Clay Morgan son of WH Morgan (the chosen guardian of Addison and John Groves in 1852). Nancy had two brothers, Willie and Brutus and their father was William." Jeremiah Morgan, father of WH Morgan, was a witness to Priscilla Groves' will in 1864.

Marriage Notes for JULIAN GROVES and WILLIAM ANNESS:
ANNESS, William S. and Julian Groves. Bond Date: 10 February 1838
Bondsman: John N. Anness. John N. Anness made an oath that he believes that Julian Anness (sic) is 21 years of age because he says her brother Samuel who is younger than her, has been at least 2 years on the muster roll and was enrolled 1 year before that and his father had him taken off the list. Also that he has known her by sight since the year 1819 and that she then appeared to be 4 or 5 years old. Bond Book 1832-1838 page 92
Marriage Date: not recorded

Early Grant Co Kentucky Marriages and Bonds
Kentucky County Records by Janet Pease Volume IV

Children of JULIAN GROVES and WILLIAM ANNESS are:
i. JOHN WILLIAM5 ANNESS, b. December 27, 1839, Grant County, Kentucky; d. January 18, 1923, Harrison County, Kentucky; m. LAURA ANN GROVES, April 09, 1872, Grant County, Kentucky10.

Notes for JOHN WILLIAM ANNESS:
John Anness and Laura Groves appear to be first cousins. John is the son of Julian Groves Anness and Laura is the daughter of James Groves. James and Julian are the children of John E. Groves.

Anness, John Wm and Laura A. Groves
Bond Date; 9 April 1872 bondsman: James Groves
Groom of Grant Co. ae 33y 1st marriage, farmer born Grant Co. Father born Virgina, mother born KY
Bride of Grant Co ae 18y, 1st marriage born Estill Co, Ky. Father born Kentucky mother born Tennessee.
Married 9 April 1872 at the residence of James Groves by Z.R. Carter.
Father of the bridge present.
Groom 's surname spelled Annise
Witness: Thos. B. Ramsey, Clay Annise.

Bond Book 1870-1873, page 270.
Marriage Date: 9 April 1872 at the residence of James Groves by Z.R. Carter.
Groom's surname spelled Annise.
(NOTE: bride and groom are first cousins)
Anness, John Wm. Laura A. Groves April 9, 1872
James Grove April 9, 1872
Grant Co, KY Marriage bonds and Records, 1866-1875
John W. Anness was enrolled for three years Oct 22, 1861. He was mustered in as a private in Company F, 20th Kentucky Infantry, January 6, 1862 at Smithland Kentucky. He was mustered out of service January 17, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.
Harrison County 1890 Special Census, Rutland District, Hinton Post Office.

Harrison County 1910 Census
Union veteran John W. Anniss, age 70, resides with his wife of 38 years, Laura, age 54, a mother of 9 children, 6 survive. Father in law James Groves, a Union veteran, age 83, widower and grandson Carl R. Groves age 10 also reside with John W. Anness.
Obituary Notice, Cynthiana, Log Cabin, January 19, 1923
Mr. John W. Anniss, well-known farmer of the northwestern part of the county, died January 18, 1923. He was born in this county, December 27, 1839, the son of the late William and Julia Anness . On April 9, 1872 he married Miss Laura Ann Groves who survives with 6 children, George F. and Ben T. Anness of Berry, James W. and Charles G. Anness of Boyd. Mrs. Miles Barnes of Berry and Mrs. Charles Dunn of Hamilton, Ohio. He leaves three brothers and one sister, Mrs. P.N. New of Berry James Anness of Greenburg, Indiana; Thomas J. Anness of Berry and Wash Anness of Corinth Kentucky. Buried in Raven Creek Cemetery.

Notes for LAURA ANN GROVES:

As per 1910 census Laura was the mother of 9 children, 6 which are living in 1910.

Obituary Notice: Cynthiana Democratic, July 23, 1937.
Mrs. Laura Anness died Sunday morning, July 18, 1937. She was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Groves. She was born in Estill County, November 16, 1854 and was united in marriage with John W. Anness April 9, 1872. She was survived by four children, Mrs. Anna Dunn, Mr. James Anness of Pendleton County, Mr. Ben Anness of Covington and Mr. George Anness of Harrison County
Buried in Raven Creek Cemetery.

Marriage Notes for JOHN ANNESS and LAURA GROVES:
Anness, John Wm. and Laura A. Groves
Bond Date; 9 April 1872 bondsman: James Groves
Groom of Grant Co. age 33y 1st marriage, farmer born Grant Co. Father born
Virginia, mother born KY
Bride of Grant Co age 18y, 1st marriage born Estill Co, Ky. Father born Kentucky
mother born Tennessee.
Married 9 April 1872 at the residence of James Groves by Z.R. Carter.
Father of the bridge present.
Grooms surname spelled Annise
Witness: Thos. B. Ramsey, Clay Annise.

Bond Book 1870-1873, page 270.
Marriage Date: 9 April 1872 at the residence of James Groves by Z.R. Carter. Grooms surname spelled Annise.
(NOTE: bride and groom are first cousins)

ii. HENRY ANNESS, b. 1841, Grant Co, Kentucky; m. MISSOURI E. BOONE, February 13, 1866, Grant Co, Kentucky11.

Marriage Notes for HENRY ANNESS and MISSOURI BOONE:
Bondsman was Daniel Boone. Married at the residence of James Groves by ZR Carter

iii. CHARLES ANNESS, b. 1844; d. May 12, 1916, Stringtown, Harrison Co, Kentucky12.

Notes for CHARLES ANNESS:
Charles J. Anness was enrolled for one year June 13, 1863. He was mustered in as a private in Company H, 40th Kentucky Infantry, September 27, 1863 at Grayson, Kentucky and was mustered out of service December 30, 1864 at Catlettburg, Kentucky.
Grant County 1890 Special Veterans Census
Corinth District Grant County.
Charles J. Anness served in Company H, 40th KY Inf.
June 9, 1863 to January 17, 1865.

Obituary Notice, Falmouth Outlook May 12 1916
Civil War Veteran, Charles Anness died a Stringtown April 30, 1916, buried at Thompson Cemetery.

Tombstone inscriptions: Thompson Cemetery
located approximately 1/2 mile east of US 36 on Harrison Grant County line.
Military marker
Charles ANNESS co. h 40TH KY INF.
1844-1916

iv. GEORGE ANNESS, b. 1845; m. LATTIE, Abt. 1871.
v. MISSOURI ANNESS, b. 1849.
vi. PRISCILLA J. ANNESS, b. March 15, 1857, Harrison County, KY; d. December 31, 1928, Corinth, Grant County, Kentucky13; m. PETE NEW.
vii. SARAH ANNESS, b. Abt. 1858.
viii. NANCY ANNESS14, b. October 18, 1844, Grant Co, Kentucky; d. January 24, 1909; m. HENRY CLAY MORGAN15, November 26, 1867, Grant Co, Kentucky.
ix. JAMES ANNESS16.
x. THOMAS ANNESS16.
xi. WASH ANNESS16.
xii. MARTHA ANNESS, b. 1855; m. (1) JAMES H. DUNN, April 09, 1873; m. (2) JAMES H. DUNN, April 10, 1873, Grant Co, Kentucky17.



Samuel S.(3) GROVES (JOHN E(2) SAMUEL(1) was born 1818 in Grant County, Kentucky18, and died Bef. 1913. He married MILDRED JANE TUGGLE July 30, 1844 in Clark County, Kentucky, daughter of JOHN TUGGLE and NANCY ADAMS.

Notes for SAMUEL S. GROVES:
Mentioned in sister Julians marriage bond to William S. Anness
Bond Date: 10 February, 1838
"John N. Anness made an oath that he believes that Julian Anness (sic) is 21 years of age because he says her brother Samuel who is younger than her, has been at least 2 years on the muster roll and was enrolled 1 year before that and his father had him taken off the list. "

Married Mildred Jane Tuggle in Clark County in 1844

Clark Co Marriage 1793-1850
Groves, Samuel and Mildred Jane Tuggle, daughter of Nancy Potts (consent): 1844 July 30 surety, Fielding P. Wood. Consent of James Bybee, guardian of Milly Jane Tuggle. Age of Samue Groves proved by James M. Cooper. 1850 Grant County Census, Page 297
Samuel S. Groves 39 yrs
Milly J. 18 yrs
John W.? 4 yrs
James I? 2 yrs
Samuel Groves named as executor in his father will 1852.

Found in 1850 and 1880 Grant County Census. Do not know where the families were in 1860 and 1870.
1860 Kenton County Census
Page 680 Covington
Samuel Groves 45 yrs
dwelling 1045 family #1253
This is listed as a hotel.
Probate Proceedings Relative to Samuel Plunkett of Grant Co. KY
Order Book 1 Page 91 August 8, 1864, Judge M. Burnett presiding.

J.H. Groves, Plaintiff vs. Samuel Groves, Defendant.
Mentioned in this land division of Samuel Plunkett, who was killed in the first battle for Cynthiana, Ky. Groves and Plunkett shared a common boundary) (This is the year Samuel's mothers will was probated. Samuel's brother was John H. Groves. Could this be one in same?)
1880 Grant County Census, Corinth District, page 2
Samuel W. Groves 61 yrs
Milly J. Groves 50 yrs wife
George S. Groves 16 yrs son
Henry Groves 13 yrs son
Martha Groves 12 yrs dau
Mary Groves 10 yrs dau
Thos Groves 7 yrs son
Notes for MILDRED JANE TUGGLE:
Mildred appears to have married at age 13. Though she is sometimes listed as 10 years older, she would have been in her 50's when last children were born.

Though her mother is listed as Elizabeth Carter and her father as John Tuttle on her death certificate in 1914, this appears to be incorrect.
Clark County marriages states she is the daughter of Nancy Potts, daughter of John Adams, and her guardian is James Bybee. Father, deceased, is John Tuggle.

There is a listing for a Jane L? Groves in Grant County, 65 yrs in 1900. Mag district Sheet 2 Line 15. Listed with a granddaughter, Stella M. Groves, 12 yrs old, born Oct 1887. Do not know whose daughter she is. This could be our Mildred Jane as she was listed as Jane Groves in obit and lived for several years (as late as 1880) in Grant County. However, Samuel was still alive in 1895 as witness to daughter's marriage.

Lived with her daughter Mary in Clark County at the time of death. She is a widow. She is buried on Dykes Farm in Clark County.

Marriage Notes for SAMUEL GROVES and MILDRED TUGGLE:
Clark Co Marriage 1793-1850
Provided by researcher at Winchester Public Library
Groves, Samuel and Mildred Jane Tuggle, daughter of Nancy Potts (consent): 1844 July 30 surety, Fielding P. Wood. Consent of James Bybee, guardian of Milly Jane Tuggle. Age of Samuel Groves proved by James M. Cooper.

Children of SAMUEL GROVES and MILDRED TUGGLE are:
i. JOHN W.5 GROVES, b. August 22, 1846, Clark Co, Kentucky20; d. May 21, 1910, Irvine, Estill County, Kentucky21; m. SARAH ELIZABETH HOPPER22, April 06, 1867, Estill Co, Kentucky22.

Notes for JOHN W. GROVES:
Listed in 1880 Estill Co Census with 3 children, wife and brother.
Listed in 1900 Estill Co KY census with wife Sara Pg. 10 Line 29
John H. Groves 8/1845 54 yrs
Sarah C. wife 9/1849 50 yrs
Estill County Vol 19 ED 24 pg. 10
1900 KY Soundex

John W. son of Samuel Groves and Mildred Jane Tuggle enlisted as a private in the 8th Kentucky Volunteers, Company H, possibly on October 23, 1861. He was discharged June 25, 1862 at War Trace, TN by order of General Buell on surgeon's certificate of disability due to under age and pneumonia contracted in service. There was a book written by one of the men in the company that I believe is in the Library of Congress.
Notes for SARAH ELIZABETH HOPPER:
Probably not Scrivener's daughter. Believed to be step daughter and daughter of Sarah.

Marriage Notes for JOHN GROVES and SARAH HOPPER:
Married at the home of Silas Scrivener in Estill county. Silas Scrivener was a witness.

ii. JAMES N. GROVES, b. 1847; d. Aft. 1914.

Notes for JAMES N. GROVES:
Listed in Grant County 1860 Census page 74, Statleys Run. He is a schoolteacher.

iii. DANIEL TUCKER GROVES, b. February 08, 1852, Estill County, Kentucky23; d. December 28, 1913, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois24; m. PERLINA GROVES, December 10, 1874, Corinth, Grant County, Kentucky25.

Notes for DANIEL TUCKER GROVES:
Daniel Groves often went by Tucker or D.T. Groves. Though reported to be born in Ford, Clark County, Ky. He states on Marriage certificate to Perlina that he was born in Estill County, KY. His mother was born in Estill County and lived in Clark County. The Testimony of Mary Groves' descendants supports their residence in the Estill/Clark County area.

He is listed in the 1870 Owen County KY Census as a farm laborer. Listed on page 21 of the New Columbus District.

In 1880 Grant County, KY Census E.D. 91 page 6 line15 and the Kentucky Soundex, he is listed as D.T. Groves with his wife Perlina and three children. Robert-Lee (4 yrs) William (2yrs) and Annie (2 mo.) See notes under Perlina and Marriage.

He reportedly moved to Springfield, Illinois in 1897.
In 1900 he is listed in the Sangamon County, Illinois Soundex and Census
E.D. 118 pg. 8 line 32, New Berlin Township as a farm laborer with the family of John Erickson. He is reported to be a widow. His children are not mentioned.

According to his granddaughter, Cora, Daniel lived with his son Julius in Springfield, Ill.

Williams's mother is reported to be Martha Dunn on his death certificate. This is not correct. It is possible that Daniel was married more than once. 2nd wife may have been Martha Dunn. Julius mother reportedly died when he was born or very young. Julius was apparently raised in a foster home of a family by the name of Shear (or Spear). This could be Lucy and Henry Spear from Grant County. Lucy was the widow of William Noah Groves who was the sister of Julius mother. He died in 1880.

Daniel died in 1913 in a hunting accident .He was shot in the back by John Anderson at the home of Bob Sandige. A coroner's inquest in Sangamon found Mr. Anderson blameless. Sangamon County Coroner's Office. Springfield Illinois Newspaper.

No mention of his wife or other children (Robert-Lee and Annie) They are not listed as survivors. His mother is listed as D. Grove from Ford Kentucky. This is incorrect his mothers name was Mildred and his father was Samuel.

Notes for PERLINA GROVES:
As per her marriage bond, Perlina is the daughter of George Groves brother of Samuel Groves. She is sometimes referred to as Perlina or Pulina.
He was married to Rebecca McLain at the time of her birth, who is assumed to be her mother.
She was born in 1852 after the 1850 census and Rebecca had died or divorced by 1860 census.
Perlina is not listed with her father, George Groves and his new wife, Mahala Wolf in 1860.
She is under 10 years old at the time of her mother's death but no guardian has been found.

VOLUME VI.....
Grant Co KY Records.
Annie GROVES. white, female. 2/12, April.
J.T.? (26) and Pulina (25 GROVES, both born KY
Grant Co Birth Records Reported in 1880 Census taken 01 Jun 1880.
Page 128


Perlina is listed in 1880 Grant County Census with husband D.T. Groves and children Robert Lee b. 1876, William 1878 and Annie 1880.

The date of death for Perlina Groves is undetermined. In her granddaughter Edna s bible, it is stated that he died when Julius was a baby. Julius her last child was born in 1889.

No record has been found for either Annie, Perlina's only daughter or Robert Lee her first born.

Marriage Notes for DANIEL GROVES and PERLINA GROVES:
Abstract County Court Records
by Janet Pease

Volume X Page 188
D. T. GROVES to Perlina G. GROVES.
Bond Date: 07 Dec 1874.
Bondsman: C. L Kendrick.
Consent of Georg (sic) W. GROVES for "Daniel GROVES to marry miy
daughter Perlina GRVS".
Attest: Thomas J. Anness, B. Bradley, D. T. GROVES
Statement by G.? W. Trimmell dated at Corinth Dec 7th as a "note in
reference to issuing license to Daniel T. GROVES for marriage to
Miss Perlina J. GROVES He has a certificate but failed to get
witnessed to it. I know that it is all right. The young girl
is 21 years old and her father is perfectly willing as they are
ankered (angered?) about the requirements of witnesses to
the certificate....."
Groom of Grant Co. age 22y, 1st marriage, farmer, born Estill Co.
KY. Both parents born Grant Co.
Bride of Grant Co. age 22y, 1st marriage, born Grant Co.
Both parents born Grant Co.
Married at the residence of William S. Anness.
"Certificate proved by oath of Thomas J. Annessand __?__ Crouch"
Married: 10 Dec 1874. [Page 188]
(Transcribers note: copied verbatim)

The note from her father, George Groves is a separate note and signed by her father, George Groves. Listed in Grant
County Courthouse in Williamstown, KY,


iv. ANDERSON GROVES, b. 1862(26); d. Aft. 1914; m. MARY27.
Notes for ANDERSON GROVES:
Listed in the 1880 census with brother John in Estill Co, KY. Listed in a deed in Grant Co KY with wife Mary selling property to Jacob Meyer. He is said to be a resident of Sangamon Co' Illinois. The same county that Daniel moves to around that time. He is listed in his brother's obituary as living in Arkansas in 1913.

v. GEORGE W. GROVES28, b. August 28, 1864; d. June 20, 1960, Florence, Kentucky(29); m. KATE W.30.

Notes for GEORGE W. GROVES:
Found in Kenton County KY in 1900 Pg. 17 line 25. This corresponds w/info provided by Mary Groves' family in Clark. That George was from around Florence, KY. He is listed in Ludlow, KY on Hooper Street.

Death due to an accident at age 96(99). He fell down 3 steps and suffered circulatory collapse. His occupation was listed as a conductor on railway. Lived at 7203 Dixie Highway. Buried at Highland Cemetery in Fort Mitchell KY.

The address to write to is:

Office of Public Affairs
Railroad Retirement Board
844 North Rush Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2092

vi. HENRY GROVES, b. March 11, 1867, Grant Co, Kentucky; d. May 07, 1943, Florence, Boone Co, Kentucky31.

Notes for HENRY GROVES:
There is a Henry Groves in Hopkins County, 1900 census, same age w/wife Minne 28 years.
However, when he dies in Boone Co, KY 1943 he listed as single, not divorced or widowed. He possibly never married. He was not a veteran and did not have an SS number as per death cert.

vii. MARTHA GROVES, b. 1868, Williamstown, Grant Co., KY; d. January 27, 1901, Williamstown, Grant Co., KY; m. FRANK HENNEGEN, December 1895, Corinth, Grant County, Kentucky32. Williamstown Newspaper

Notes for MARTHA GROVES:
Mattie HENNIGAN. Born Dec 1900. Female, white, alive. Daughter of
Frank Hennigan and Martha GROVES of Grant Co. Both parents born
Grant Co; mother born Williamstown, Ky. [Page 136]

Marriage Notes for MARTHA GROVES and FRANK HENNEGEN:
Married at home of her parents indicating Samuel Groves and Mildred were in Grant Co in 1895.
Footsteps Grant County Newspaper
Martha Hennegan, 30-yr. old white female born in KY, married housekeeper residing in Williamstown died 1-27-1901 of Brights disease. Father, Sam Groves, born in KY.


No Name Hennegan, 6 month old white female born in Grant County, KY died
June 27, 1901 of convulsions at Williamstown. Father, Frank: mother,
Martha, born in KY

Martha Hennegan, 30 yr. old white female born in KY, married housekeeper residing in Williamstown died 1-27-1901 of Brights disease. Father, Sam Groves, born in KY.

Williamstown Courier Thursday January 31, 1901
Last Sunday Mrs. Frank Hennegan died at home south of the depot, of dropsy; maiden name was Groves. Reared near Corinth, where she was buried Monday; a bright little woman; husband and 3 children survive.

viii. MARY JANE GROVES, b. June 29, 1870; d. November 28, 1963, Winchester, Clark County, Kentucky; m. WILLIAM SIMPSON THOMAS, December 21, 1888, Williamstown, Grant County, Kentucky33.
Grant Co. Marriage Bond.
ix. THOMAS GROVES, b. January 1873; m. MAUDE CHILDERS(34).

Notes for THOMAS GROVES:
VOLUME VIII.....
Grant Co KY Records.

GROVES child. born 03 May 1898 at Cherry Grove. Male, white, alive.
Son of Thomas GROVES and Maude CHILDERS of Cherry Grove. Both parents
born Grant Co. [Page 107]

GROVES child. Born 25 Nov 1899. Male, white, alive.
Daughter of Thomas GROVES and Maude CHILDERS of Cherry Grove.
Both parents born Grant Co. [Page 120]

Thomas Groves
1/1873 26 yrs
Mary E. wife 11/1879 20 yrs
Zedman B. son 2/1878 2 yrs
Grant Co Vol. 24, ED 56 sheet 6
1900 KY Soundex

A marriage for Thomas Groves and Elizabeth Farrell took place in Grant Co 3-11-1896. Correct wife is undetermined.

x. EDWARD G. GROVES, b. 1869, d. After1914, m. EDITH CAVANAUGH(35), December 31, 1890, Grant Co, Kentucky (36,37,38).

Notes for EDWARD G. GROVES:
Edward is a mystery as he is only listed in Daniel obituary in the Illinois State Journal 12/29/1913 as a surviving brother living in Springfield, Illinois.
Also listed as surviving son in obituary for Mildred Jane Groves in 1914.


Edward is found in the 1900 Grant County, KY Census though he is not found in 1880 census with family; he appears to have been born in 1869. Census lists Edith as his wife, also living with Nance Cavanaugh; relationship is "ML" possibly mother in law and William House 18 yr., listed as "BO" would not be brother if this were the correct Edward. Brother in law?


xi. NANCY ANN GROVES was born November 6, 1854. As her existence was only recently rediscovered, I have no information on Nancy Groves.


George W. Groves(JOHN E(2) SAMUEL(1) was born 1820 in Grant County, Kentucky, and died September 25, 1890 in Grant County, Kentucky39. He married (1) RABECCA MCLAIN November 09, 1843 in Grant County, Kentucky40, daughter of JOHNATHAN MCCLAIN and SUSANNAH MCCLAIN. He married (2) MAHALA JANE WOLFE 1860 in Grant County, Kentucky41, daughter of BENJAMINE WOLFE and MARGARET BRISSONS. He married (3) NANCY SMALLEY July 24, 1890 in Williamstown, Grant Co., KY42. Grant County Marriage Bond.

Notes for GEORGE W. GROVES:
George Groves married Rebecca McLain 11-1843

1850 Harrison County Census District No. 2
George W. Groves 28 Yr. Farmer R Est $300
Rebecca 26 Yr.
William N. 4 Yr.
Pricilla 2 Yr.


Rebecca dies before 1860. Information on children born to George and Rebecca after 1850 is not available. George Groves married Mahala Wolfe in 1860. See Marriage Notes.
Where are Rebecca's children? He is listed in the 1860 and 1870 Harrison Co census with Mahala Wolf.

Served in Civil War, Co. D, 7th KY Cavalry, North side (on tombstone) enlisted 6-28-1862
Went to hospital in Nashville, Tennessee 9-5-1863 transferred to Louisville, KY until 12-1863 suffered from hernia no other data available. George (Groves Civil War Pension Records.)
Served with unit 1- 1864 to 7-10-1865 discharged with unit at Edgefield, Tennessee.
Honorably discharged
Commanding officer Captain Jesse Bryant
Declaration for Original Invalid Pension

He applied for a disability pension at the age of 67 years in December of 1887.
Stated he was "applicant No. 622.450. for invalid pension because of hernia of left side which came upon while sick in United States Hospital at Nashville, Tennessee in July or August of 1863 where he was treated for said hernia some two to three weeks then sent to Louisville, KY where he was treated in United States Hospital for said Hernia as he can recall until September 1863. Went on duty and continued on duty until discharged from service July 10, 1865."

George Groves
Found in 1870 Harrison County Census w/Mahala and four children
Rutland page 232
George Groves 51 yrs
Mahala 31 yrs
Louis A. 9 yrs
John 5 yrs
Charles 3yrs
Mardie E. 3 mos


Mahala Groves of Harrison Co, KY applied for a widows pension No. 601674 on June 30, 1898. She was 59 years old. She states "that she has no income all the property she has at present or has owned since July 7th, 1894 is a little household furniture which would not exceed in value more than $20.00. That she lives in a room of a house belonging to her son John Groves who has a family and works by days. Work for his support and her only means of support is her youngest child Jepetha who works by days. She further states that she is unable to work on account of her weak physical condition and support is a very meager one." She states that they have been separated for 12 years but not divorced.

Nancy Groves, 26 yrs old, who married George Groves in 1890 and also applies for a widow's pension. It is not certain whether he was ever divorced from Mahala Groves. He was however separated for 12 years and married Nancy Smalley before his death.
Williamstown Courier Genealogical Index Vol I Par A Groves, Geo W. married 7-24-1890 age 70 to Nancy Smalley age 26, liscense issued 21 July, 1890

Found in 1880 Grant Census w/Ben Roberson listed as divorced.
Mahala listed in 1880 Harrison County w/6 children as widow.

PETTY McCLAIN BENJAMIN ROBERSON 04-15 1834 BATH KENT 1634
This appears to be the same Roberson George was listed with in the 1880 census. Priscilla, eldest daughter of George Groves, was listed with the said Roberson in the 1860 census. What is relationship to Rebecca? George and Rebecca Groves sold land to Ben Roberson from her estate.

George is not present at the marriage of Perlina Groves and Daniel Tucker Groves but sends permission stating that Daniel has "permission to marry miy daughter".

George is buried in Nelson Family Cemetery in Corinth with his son William Groves. William's children and his son's wife, Lucy Jane Nelson, and several members of her family are also buried here. There are no dates are on George's tombstone.

Notes for RABECCA MCLAIN
The father of Rebecca, Margaret and James apparently died around 1832 and Samuel McClain was made guardian.

Kentucky County Court Records-Pease Vol IV
Harrison Co. Kentucky Minute Book G, June 1832-1835
GUARDIANSHIP: Samuel McClain is appointed guardian to Margaret, James, and Rebecca McClain - infant orphans of Jonathan McAllen dec'd.
Securities: Thomas Thompson and James Oder. December 1832. Pg. 75

GUARDIANSHIP: Margaret McClane, infant orphan of Jonathan McClane, being over the age of 14, chose Lewis Kendall as her guardian and the said Lewis Kendall was then appointed guardian to James and Rebecca McClane, Infant orphans of the said Jonathan. Security: Haman Million. February 1834. (According to KY biographies, Louis Kendall owned a homestead north of Williamstown and "an old pioneer and large landowner in Grant Co. His son left 3000 acres and was worth $135,000, a large sum in early 1800s)
G 242

GUARDIANSHIP RELEASE: Lewis Kendall is released as the guardian to Jonathan McClane's heirs; Samuel Dunn is appointed in his place.
Security: Samuel McClane. November 1836.
H 91

(Samuel Dunn is brother in law of Susannah McLain mother of Rebecca)

Samuel McLain is the bondsman for her marriage. (Assumed to be brother of Jonathan or Susannah).

Groves, George and Rebecca McLain. Bond Date: 8 November 1843.
Bondsman: Samuel McLain. Bond Book 1838-1847. Page 103.
Marriage date: 9 November 1843.

In 1848, In Harrison Co, a deed "Samuel McClain and others" reads in part: Between Samuel McClain and Margaret McClain, his wife, Samuel Dunn and Jane Dunn, his wife and Margaret McClain, all of Harrison County; and George Groves and Rebecca his wife of Grant Co, KY, a tract of land owned byArthur McClain to Benjamine Robinson, lying in the County and State aforesaid on the North side of the North Fork of Raven Creek, 60 acres more or less.

Samuel McLane (of undetermined relation other than guardianship) is married to Nancy New is in Harrison County in 1853.

McLain, Samuel and Nancy New. Bond #450.
Bond Date: 26-January-1853. Bondsman: Perry Wherritt.
Groom seems to sign bond as Samuel McLean.
Married 3 February 1853 by Whitfield Collins, minister of the Old R? Baptist Church at Twin Creek:
Samuel McClain of H. Co., age 51y, born "at his father's house in Nelson Co, KY", a widower. Nancy New of H. co (Grant County seems to be written in first then H. Co written over that) age 42y, born at her father's in H. Co, single. *2 both of age.
Marriage Date: 3 February 1853. 4th marriage book page 43.

Rebecca McLain died before 1860 when George Groves remarried Mahala Groves. Rebecca McLain files suit in Harrison County against the heirs of Jonathan McLain in 1855 proving she was alive at that time. Listed as Bundle 373.

Marriage Notes for GEORGE GROVES and RABECCA MCLAIN:
GROVES, George and Rebecca McLAIN, Bond Date: November 8, 1843
Bondsman Samuel McLain.
Bond Book 1838-1847 page 103
Marriage Date: November 9, 1843
Grant Co, Kentucky
Grant County Records Volume IV



Notes for MAHALA JANE WOLFE:
ABSTRACTED CO COURT RECORDS
All Volumes by Janet Pease.
Grant County KY Records

Division of Lands: Estate of John Wolf
widow: Margaret
Land is given to Lewis Wolf; to Joel and Ann Barlow; to Newton
Wolf; to George and Permelia Gordon; to Nancy and William
Tate; to Rebecca Wolf, heir of Benjamin Wolf; to L. W.
Wolf, Nancy Wolfe, Richard Wolf, and Mahala and George
GROVES - also to heirs of Benjamin Wolf; to Barbara and
John Martin.
30 April 1863. [Page 79]


Mahala is listed in 1870 Harrison Co, KY census w/George W. Groves.

Mahala Groves b. 1839 listed in 1880 Harrison Co. KY census as widow (divorced) Sheet 9 Line 1
Children: Louis 19, John 15, Charles 13, Ellen 10, Julia 7, Mary E 4, and Jepetha 1. She lives on the same block as several members of the McLain family.
George W. Groves is listed in Grant Co Census w/Ben Robinson. Listed as divorced.

Listed w/Charles Anness in 1900 Census for Harrison County, KY. Listed as mother in-law
Mahala Groves
12/1839 60 yrs
Charles Anness M in law
Harrison County Vol. 24 ED 58



Marriage Notes for GEORGE GROVES and MAHALA WOLFE:
Grant Co KY Records
Volume VII Janet Pease
George W. Groves to Mahala Wolf
Bond Date: 27 Jun 1860
Bondsman: William S. Anness
Consent of John Wolf, grandfather of Mahala Wolf "or my ward as the case"
Attest: William S. Anness
The consent of the guardian of the lady was proved by the oath of W.S. Anness
George W. Groves married Mahala Wolf at the house of Elizabeth Rogers by Jas J. House.
Married 28 Jun 1860

Marriage Notes for GEORGE GROVES and NANCY SMALLEY:
Williamstown Courier
Genealogical Index
Vol. I Par A

Groves, Geo W. married 7-24-1890
age 70 to Nancy Smalley age 26, license issued 21 July, 1890


Children of GEORGE GROVES and RABECCA MCLAIN are:
i. WILLAIM NOAH5 GROVES, b. November 16, 1846, Harrison County, KY; d. March 31, 1880; m. LUCY JANE NELSON, March 24, 1874, Grant County, Kentucky.

Notes for WILLAIM NOAH GROVES:

William Noah Groves went by the name of Noah. He died in 1880 leaving three children. His wife, Lucy Groves, then married Henry Spears. This is apparently the family that raised Julius Caesar Groves after the death of his mother. Noah Groves, Nancy Groves and Henry Spears are buried in the Nelson family cemetery along with his father, George Groves and the Dunn family. (Martha Dunn is listed erroneously on William Groves' death certificate as his mother).

William Groves lived on a farm next door to Nelson's.

Notes for LUCY JANE NELSON:
In Covington KY 1940

Lucy Groves marries Henry Spears after the death of William Noah Groves in 1880. If George is the father of Perlina, she is William Noah Groves' sister and Lucy's sister-in-law. This is apparently the family that raised Julius Caesar Groves after the death of his mother. This is his aunt by marriage.

Marriage Notes for WILLAIM GROVES and LUCY NELSON:
William N. GROVES to Lucy Jane NELSON.
Bond Date: 21 Mar 1874.
Bondsman: N. B. Nelson
Groom of Grant Co. age 28y, 1st marriage, farmer, born Grant Co.
Both parents born Ky.
Bride of Grant Co. age 18y, 1st marriage, born Grant Co.
Both parents born Ky.
married at the residence of the bride's father.
"Father of bride present and consents"
Married at the residence of N. B. Nelson by Thos. Rankin.
Married: 24 Mar 1874. [Page 173]




ii. PERSCILLA GROVES, b. 1849, Kentucky; d. May 26, 1936, WIlliamstown, KY43; m. JOHN L. DUNN , May 07, 1873, Grant County, Kentucky44.

Notes for PERSCILLA GROVES:
Priscilla Groves, listed in 1860 Harrison County Census living with
Benjamine Robertson pg.489
She is 11 years old.
Benj. Robertson 62 y male farmer b. Virginia
Caltha 49y female
William 24y male constable Kentucky
William Jones 16y male farmer Kentucky
Pricilla Groves 11y female Kentucky
(Pricilla Groves is the daughter of George Groves and Rebecca McLain who presumably died before 1860. I do not know who William Jones is but he is similar in age to Pricilla's brother, William.)

Notes for JOHN L. DUNN:
John is reportedly a twin brother of James Dunn.

Marriage Notes for PERSCILLA GROVES and JOHN DUNN:
John L. Dunn to Priscilla GROVES
Bond Date: 27 May 1873
Bondsman: Abram Dunn
Consent of "Prillar" Groves given May 6th for the marriage of "John Dunn and Priscillar Dunn both of Grant Co (no relationship stated)
Attest: Abram Dunn, W.A. McClain
Groom of Grant County age 29 y, 1st marriage, farmer, born Harrison Co KY
Both parents born Grant Co
Bride of Grant Co age 23 y, 1st marriage, born Grant Co, KY
Both parents born KY
Married at the residence of A.J.Austin
"certificate proven by oath of A. Dunn
Married: 07 May 1873. (page 153)


iii. PERLINA GROVES, b. 1852, Grant County, Kentucky; d. Before 1900; m. DANIEL TUCKER GROVES, December 10, 1874, Corinth, Grant County, Kentucky45. Notes for PERLINA GROVES: See Notes for Daniel Groves.


Children of GEORGE GROVES and MAHALA WOLFE are:
iv. LEWIS A. GROVES 46, b. June 1861, m. MARY PLUNKETT47, August 15, 1894.

Notes for LEWIS A. GROVES:
Louis Groves
6/1861 38 yrs
Mary wife Jan/1865 34 yrs
Mollie dau Sept/1891 8 yrs
Silvia dau 5/185 4 yrs
William son 3/1898 2yrs
Pendleton Co Vol 63 ED 68 sit 5
1900 KY Soundex

v. JOHN QOLAN GROVES48, b. April 02, 1865, Harrison County, Ky49; d. March 01, 1938, Cynthia, Harrison County, Ky50; m. (1) LIZZIE WOLFE, February 07, 1885, Harrison Co, Kentucky51; m. (2) NORA ADAMS, June 28, 1892, Harrison County, KY; m. (3) MINNIE W. JONES, December 06, 1894, Harrison County, Ky.

Notes for JOHN QOLAN GROVES:
Occupation listed as carpenter in 1910 census.

John was married 3 times, his first wife, Lizzie Wolf, died during childbirth. His 2nd wife, Nora Adams, died in a house fire. John's third wife, Minnie Jones, also died.

Harrison County Vol. 29 ED 58 Sheet 10
1900 KY Soundex
John Groves 2/1866 34 yrs
Minnie wife 10/1867 32 yrs
Hettie L. dau 3/1893 7 yrs
Eva J. dau 10/1894 5 yrs
Mettie Dau 5/1897 3 yrs
John W. son 7/1899 2 mos


Notes for NORA ADAMS:
Reportedly wife of John Groves who died in a house fire.

Notes for MINNIE W. JONES:
Pallbearers were Fredie Groves, Paul Groves, Geo Groves, and Jos. J. Groves, B??? Morgan, Joe Adams.
Surviving daughters listed by husband names, Mrs. John Baker and Mrs. Ben Morgan. Cannot determine which daughters.

vi. CHARLES GROVES52, b. 1867,m. ELIZABETH ANN ELLIS, March 26, 1889, Harrison County, Ky.
vii. MARTHA ELLEN GROVES52, b. 1870, m. THOMAS GUNSAULI, March 26, 1885, Harrison County, Ky.
viii. JULIA ANN GROVES52, b. 1873, Kentucky, m. JESSE BRYANT, July 31, 1888, Harrison County, Ky.
ix. MARY ELIZABETH GROVES52, b. August 13, 1875, Grant County, Kentucky53; d. November 06, 1963, Berry, Harrison Co, KY53; m. CHARLES GILLIAM ANNESS, May 03, 1899, Harrison County, Ky54.

Notes for MARY ELIZABETH GROVES:
Children's names from Cynthia Democrat Newspaper Obit Nov 14, 1963
Pallbearers were Joe Groves, Richard Anness, Ralph Jones, Grover Groves, Herman Laytart, and Clinton Wright. (Relationships undetermined)

Marriage Notes for MARY GROVES and CHARLES ANNESS:
Bride and groom are second cousins.
Charles Anness is the grandson of James Groves
Mary Elizabeth Groves is the daughter of Julian Groves Anness, James' sister.

x. JEPETHA GROVES55, b. August 1878, Harrison Co, Kentucky, m. SUSAN JANE ANNESS56, June 14, 1899, Cynthiana, Harrison, Kentucky57.

Notes for JEPETHA GROVES:
Listed in 1900 Pendleton County Census and in his mothers pension application.
Jepetha Groves 8/1878 21 yrs
Susan wife 10/1880 19 yrs
Pendleton Co Vol. 63 ED 68 Sheet 5



Geroge Groves Son of John E. Groves father of Perlina Groves, served in Civil War, Co. D, 7th KY Cav, North side.(on tombstone) enlisted 6-28-1862.He went to hospital in Nashville, Tennessee 9-5-1863 transferred to Louisville, KY until 12-1863 suffered from hernia no other data available. He served with unit 1- 1864 to 7-10-1865 discharged with unit at Edgefield, Tennessee. He was Honorably discharged. His Commanding officer wa Captain Jesse Bryant.
Declaration for Original Invalid Pension

He applied for a disability pension at the age of 67 years in December of 1887. Stated he was "applicant No. 622.450. for invalid pension because of hernia of left side which came upon while sick in United States Hospital at Nashville, Tennessee inJuly or August of 1863 where hw was treated for said hernia some two to three weeks then sent to Louisville, KY where he was treated in United States Hospital forsaid Hernia as as he can recall until September 1863. Then ? on duty and continued on duty until discharged from service July 10, 1865."

George Groves married Nancy Smalley
Williamstown Courier
Genealogical Index
Vol I Par A
Groves, Geo W. married 7-24-1890 age 70
to Nancy Smalley age 26, liscense issued 21 July, 1890
George Groves died in September of 1890, two months after his marriage.He is buried in Nelson Family Cemetery in Corinth with his son William Groves and his sons wife, Lucy Jane Nelson. No dates are on his tombstone.

5. James Groves (JOHN E(2), SAMUEL(1) was born June 12, 1827 in Grant County, Kentucky58, and died March 13, 1913 in Cynthia, Harrison County, Ky59. He married SARAH ELIZABETH INDACUT60 February 05, 1850 in Grant County, Kentucky61.

Notes for JAMES GROVES:

1850 Grant County Census page 310 line 22
James Groves 23 yrs
Elizabeth Groves 30 yrs
James E. Groves 3 yrs
(NOTE: James and Elizabeth m. 1850 son possibly from previous marriage)

1860 GRANT CO KY CENSUS page 972
JAMES GROVES, 32, FARMER, BORN KY
Sarah E., 41, born TN
James G., 15, born OH
Laura, 5, born KY
Priscilla GROVES, 70, born VA

Note: If James and Minnie were born in 1858, why aren't they listed, could they have been born later?

Could this 1900 Soundex be the family of Joe Groves?

W. Joe Groves
4/1862 28 yrs
Ellen wife 4/1864 36 yrs
Mimie? Dau 10/1883 16 yrs
Bart son 10/1885 14 yrs
Mary D. dau 11/1887 12 yrs
James son 5/1891 9 yrs
Fannie dau 12/1892 7 yrs
Florence dau 9.1899 9 mo.
Andy Rober Bo 9/1870 29 yrs
Scott Co Vol. 67 sheet 3


Served in Civil War Pvt. Co, F 20th KY Inf. Enlisted Nov 16, 1861; discharge Jan 17, 1865 Union Side

Listed in Jefferson County KY Census for 1870 w/wife and children. 12WLouisville pg. 574 three of these children are born before marriage date. Maybe 2nd marriage.

Listed in 1880 Grant County census page 36 line 20, with wife Elizabeth and grandchildren John W. Indacut 6yrs. born in Indiana and Laura Indacut 8 yrs born in KY.
Note: Is Elizabeth's maiden name Indacut? Are John and Laura possibly her brother's children? Did a daughter of Elizabeth married an Indacut?
1900 Harrison county Census
Vol. 29 sheet 1
James Groves 6/1827 72 yrs
Living alone.

Listed in 1910 Census with daughter Laura and husband John Anness.

Death certificate signed by John W. Anness, his son in law. Occupation listed as farmer.

RAVEN CREEK CEMETERY
Harrison Co Kentucky

James Groves
Born 12 Jun 1827
Died 13 Mar 1913

Sarah F. Groves
Born 20 Dec 1818
Died 03 Aug 1897
Wife of James Groves.

Notes for SARAH ELIZABETH INDACUT:
Elizabeth Indacut, listed in Kentucky marriages and the 1850 Grant County Census w/James Groves, is assumed to be the same person as Sarah E. listed in the 1860 Grant County Census.
Bond Record states that she is a widow. Indacut may be her first husband's name and not her maiden name.

Marriage Notes for JAMES GROVES and SARAH INDACUT:

Grant Co KY Records
James Groves to Elizabeth Indacut
Bond Date: 05 Feb 1850
Bondsman: James J. Ross
The lady is a widow.
The gentleman is of lawful age.
Married: 05 Feb 1850 (page 45)



Children of JAMES GROVES and SARAH INDACUT are:
i. JAMES G GROVES, b. 1846, Ohio, Stepchild.

Children of JAMES GROVES and SARAH INDACUT are, i. JAMES G5 GROVES, b. 1846, Ohio, Stepchild. Notes for JAMES G GROVES: Possibly from a former marriage of James Groves. He is born 4 years before marriage to Elizabeth Induct. 1880 Census list James and Elizabeth with two grandchildren Laura, 8 and John 6, born in Indianapolis, last name Endicott (Indacut?) Possibly grandchildren from first marriage of Elizabeth.
ii. ROXIE GROVES, b. 1848.
iii. JOHN B. GROVES, b. 1849.
iv. BETTY GROVES, b. 1852. 27.
v. LAURA ANN GROVES, b. November 16, 1854, Estill Co, Kentucky, d. July 18, 1937.
vi. JOE GROVES, b. 1858.
vii. MINIE GROVES, b. 1858.
viii. CLARA GROVES, b. 1860. Notes for JAMES G GROVES:
Possibly from a former marriage of James Groves. He is born 4 years before marriage to Elizabeth Indacut.
1880 Census list James and Elizabeth with two grandchildren Laura, 8 and John 6, born in Indianapolis, last name Endicott (Indacut?) Possibly grandchildren from first marriage of Elizabeth.
Notes for LAURA ANN GROVES:
LAURA ANN GROVES, b. November 16, 1854, Estill Co, Kentucky; d. July 18, 193762; m. JOHN WILLIAM ANNESS April 09, 1872, Grant County, Kentucky63.

As per 1910 census Laura was the mother of 9 children, 6 which are living in 1910.
Obituary Notice: Cynthiana Democratic, July 23, 1937.
Mrs. Laura Anness died Sunday morning, July 18, 1937. She was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Groves. She was born in Estill County, November 16, 1854 and was united in marriage with John W. Anness April 9, 1872. She was survived by four children, Mrs. Anna Dunn, Mr. James Anness of Pendleton County, Mr. Ben Anness of Covington and Mr. George Anness of Harrison County.
Buried in Raven Creek Cemetery.

Notes for JOHN WILLIAM ANNESS:
John Anness and Laura Groves appear to be first cousins. John is the son of Julian Groves Anness and Laura is the daughter of James Groves. James and Julian are the children of John E. Groves.

Grant Co, KY Marriage Bonds and Records, 1866-1875

John W. Anness was enrolled for three years Oct 22, 1861. He was mustered in as a private in Company F, 20th Kentucky Infantry, January 6, 1862 at Smithland Kentucky. He was mustered out of service January 17, 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky.
Harrison County 1890 Special Census, Rutland District, Hinton Post Office.

Harrison County 1910 Census
Union veteran John w. Anniss, age 70, resides with his wife of 38 years, Laura, age 54, a mother of 9 children, 6 survive. Father-in- law James Groves, a Union veteran, age 83, widower, and grandson Carl R. Groves age 10 also reside with John W. Anness.

Obituary Notice, Cynthiana, Log Cabin, January 19, 1923
Mr. John W. Anniss, well-known farmer of the northwestern part of the county, died January 18, 1923. He was born in this county, December 27, 1839, the son of the late William and Julia Anness. On April 9, 1872 he married Miss Laura Ann Groves who survives with 6 children, George F. and Ben T. Anness of Berry, James W. and Charles G. Anness of Boyd. Mrs. Miles Barnes of Berry and Mrs. Charles Dunn of Hamilton, Ohio. He leaves three brothers and one sister, Mrs. P.N. New of Berry, James Anness of Greenburg, Indiana; Thomas J. Anness of Berry and Wash Anness of Corinth Kentucky. Buried in Raven Creek Cemetery.

Marriage Notes for LAURA GROVES and JOHN ANNESS:
Anness, John Wm. and Laura A. Groves
Bond Date; 9 April 1872 bondsman: James Groves
Groom of Grant Co. age 33y 1st marriage, farmer born Grant Co. Father born
Virginia, mother born KY
Bride of Grant Co age 18y, 1st marriage born Estill Co, Ky. Father born Kentucky
mother born Tennessee.
Married 9 April 1872 at the residence of James Groves by Z.R. Carter.
Father of the bridge present.
Grooms surname spelled Annise
Witness: Thos. B. Ramsey, Clay Annise.

Bond Book 1870-1873, page 270.
Marriage Date: 9 April 1872 at the residence of James Groves by Z.R. Carter. Grooms surname spelled Annise.
(NOTE: bride and groom are first cousins)


Henry Groves (JOHN E(2)SAMUEL(1) Henry Groves was born in 1832. No marriage or other record has been found. A Henry Groves Listed in Clark County KY in 1900 census, Sheet 26 line 38, 71 yrs. old.


Elizabeth Groves (JOHN E(2) SAMUEL(1)
Notes for ELIZABETH GROVES:
Could this be Elizabeth who reportedly married a Younger? 1860 Grant Co census indicates married name is YOUNG.
Age is off by 3 years. Who is Prissy Groves? Age is right to be John Groves' sister.

1860 Grant County Census
Page No. 7 New Page No. 813
Schedule 1. --Free Inhabitants in the County of Grant State
of Kentucky enumerated by me, on 6/11/1860 R.H. O'Hara Ass't Marshal
Post Office Cordova.

41 Young, Morgan 35 M KY farmer $500
Elizabeth 23 F KY
Newton 6 M KY
James M. 4 M KY
John 3 M KY
Armilda 1 F KY
Groves, Prissey 65 F KY




Addison Groves (JOHN E(2)SAMUEL(1)
Notes for ADDISON JOHNSON GROVES:
Virginia Halmhuber of Northern KY sent ABSTRACTS OF GRANT COUNTY COURT PROCEEDINGS
September 1852, Addison Johnson Groves and John Harrison Groves both over age of 14 years, orphan sons of John E. Groves, chose W.H. Morgan as their guardian.
W.H.Morgan is the son of Jeremiah Morgan.
Note: Ms.Halmhuber states that W. H. Morgan is her gg grandfather but knows of no Groves/Morgan family connection.

ABSTRACTED CO COURT RECORDS
All Volumes by Janet Pease.
Grant County KY Records

Guardianship: Addison Johnson GROVES and John Harrison GROVES - orphans
of Jno. E. GROVES, dec'd, being over the age of 14 years, chose Wm. H.
Morgan as their guardian. Security: T. T. Thompson.
September 1852. [Page 33]




John Harrison Groves (JOHN E(2) SAMUEL(1) 64 was born April 20, 1834 in Grant County, Kentucky65, and died June 14, 1898 in Grant County, Kentucky66. He married ELIZA JANE SWITZER October 24, 1854 in Harrison County, Ky67, daughter of SWITZER and CYNTHIA.

Notes for JOHN HARRISON GROVES:
John H. Groves is listed as the youngest son of John E. Groves. His father, John E. Groves, died before he was 18 years of age, according to Volume III of Pease.
)
VOLUME III.....
Grant County KY Records
Guardianship: Addison Johnson GROVES and John Harrison GROVES - orphans of Jno. E. GROVES, dec'd, being over the age of 14 years, chose Wm. H. Morgan as their guardian. Security: T. T. Thompson.
September 1852. [Page 33]

Souvenir Edition, The Williamstown Courier, Williamstown, KY, May 30, 1901, reprinted September 19, 1981 by the Grant County KY Historical Society.
Grant County Kentucky Order Book C, 1846-1855.
Guardianship: John GROVES - infant orphan of Jno. E. GROVES, chose Jeremiah Morgan as his guardian, said orphan being over the age of 14 years. Security: Wm. Burrows.
February 1854. [Page 41]

John H. Groves
born April 28, 1834
June 14, 1898

Birth date is two years older than in 1850 Census, and he would not have been a minor 20 yrs later in 1854. I tend to believe his birth year is 1836.

Bibliography of guardians of Addison and John H. Groves:

Henry J. Morgan
In November 26, 1867, he was united in marriage to Miss Jane Anness, the daughter of William Anness of Cordova. To this union eight children have been born--four boys and four girls.

Groves Family Graveyard
(Located on the Wilbur McGill farm on Highway 330, between Cordova and Corinth and about 11 miles south of Williamstown off KY Hwy 36.)

John H. Groves is also listed in the GROVES FAMILY GRAVEYARD located on the Wilbur McGill Farm on Hwy 30 between Corinth and Cordova. He is listed with three children, all dying at birth; Mary E. Groves 1855, Roxie A. Groves 1857, and Mollie Groves 1875. They are presumed to be his children. They are listed, as the children of John H. Groves and "Eliza Jane Groves" which is contradictory to the marriage bond which states his wife is Louisa Jane Switzer. No marriage bond for Eliza has been found. A grave with the name of Eliza Jane Million b. March 28, 1835 no d. date is also listed.
Listed w/Eliza J. in 1880 census in Cordova of Grant County, KY Sheet 31 line 25, with these children.
Spoke ggggrandaughter of John H. Groves from Urbana, Illinois. Eliza and Louisa are one in the same.

Grant County KY 1860
Page No. 11 New Page No. 817
Schedule 1. --Free Inhabitants in the County of Grant State
of Kentucky enumerated by me, on 6/12/1860. R.H. O'Hara Ass't Marshal
Post Office Cordova.

74 Groves, John 26 M KY farmer $400 $300
Jane 25 F KY
Missouri A. 1 F KY
William H. 1/12 M KY


Notes for ELIZA JANE SWITZER:
Referred to as Louisa on marriage bond.

Marriage Notes for JOHN GROVES and ELIZA SWITZER:
Groves, John and Louisa Jane Switzer. Bond #4743
Bond Date: 24 October 1854. Bondsman: Michael New
Certificate of his mother and guardian proven by Jno Groves and consent of her father (given0 in person H. Co. Bond Book 1854-1862, page 163
Marriage Date: not found in marriage books
Not found in Sutton Register


Children of JOHN GROVES and ELIZA SWITZER are:
i. MARY E.GROVES, b. December 05, 1855.
ii. ROXIE A. GROVES, b. April 24, 1857.
iii. MISSOURI ANN GROVES, b. October 28, 1858, Grant County, Kentucky; d. May 26, 1944, Grant County, Kentucky68; m. JAMES LEONARD BROOKS69, February 02, 1875, Grant County, Kentucky.

Notes for MISSOURI ANN GROVES:
VOLUME X.....
Grant Co KY Records.

J. L. BROOKS to Missouri A. GROVES.
Bond Date: 02 Feb 1875.
Bondsman: G. W. Edwards
Consent of John GROVES for the marriage of "my daughter"
Attest: R. H. Essiston
Consent of James Brooks for the marriage of "my son". "He is in
his 21st year."
Attest: D. C. Rulon, G. W. Edwards
Groom of Grant Co. age 21y, 1st marriage, farmer, born Harrison Co.,
KY. Both parents born Ky.
Bride of Grant Co. age 18y, 1st marriage, born Grant Co.
Both parents born Ky.
married at the residence of bride's father.
"Certificate proved by oath of G. W. Edwards"
Married: 02 Feb 1875. [Page 194}


iv. WILLIAM HENRY GROVES70, b. April 27, 1861, Grant County, Kentucky71; d. Grant County, Kentucky; m. ALICE FAULKNER71, November 17, 1893.
Purchase of land in Grant Co by William and Alice Groves.

Notes for WILLIAM HENRY GROVES:
William Groves
44/1861 39 yrs
Alice wife 3/1863 37 yrs
Elsa B. dau 1/1888 12 yrs
Lessa D. dau 8/1898 1 yr.
Grant Co Vol. 24 ED 53 sheet 6
1900 KY Soundex

v. JOHN A. GROVES (72), b. October 04, 1862, Grant County, Kentucky.
vi. SARAH E. GROVES(72), b. May 24, 1865.
vii. ELIZA J. GROVES(72), b. October 14, 1866, m. BENJAMIN RULON.
viii. PERRY GROVES(72), b. February 23, 1868, Grant County, Kentucky; d. June 22, 1952, Harrison County, KY; m. FRANCIS CUNNINGHAM.
ix. LUCY GROVES(72), b. January 26, 1870, m. GEORGE MAGEE, April 03, 1890, Grant County, Kentucky.
x. ULYSEUS GROVES(72), b. June 28, 1872, Grant County, Kentucky, d. June 30, 1894, Fayette County, Kentucky.
xi. MOLLIE GROVES, b. December 18, 1875.

Notes for MOLLIE GROVES:
Probably child of Eliza J.


Links to Groves Family Websites

1.Daniel Groves-Clark County, Kentucky   Kelly Leighton
An in depth study of Daniel Groves and his descendants, possible brother of John E. Groves who married the sister of Priscilla Shipp.

2. Submission by Dr. William E. Groves on the Groves Family to the Rootsweb World Connect Project. His ancestor, Robert Groves, resided in Pendleton Co, KY pre 1820 before relocating to Indiana. Search for Groves surname.

3. Sumner County, Tennesse Gen Web Site as several documents on line including the http://www.rootsweb.com/~tnsumner/groves.htmWill of Thomas Groves of Sumner Co, Tennessee - 1814 and a family album on Thomas Groves, Dar Partiot by Henry B. Bracken, Jr.

4. The Brown Family Assoication - James W. Groves of Virginia and west Virginia by Kelli I. Bacli

5. John Fredrick Groves of Fleming County, Kentucky. An email group for descendants of John Fredrick Groves whose descendants relocated to Indiana.


5. Robert A. Groves (1764-1855)- Revolutionary Soldier and Bodyguard to General George WashingtonDr. William E. Groves

John Grove-1750-1843 - REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIER
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