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Grove, John R.

Born: 1805-08-28 Montgomery County, Kentucky

Died: 1849-09-20 Mechanicsburg, Illinois

Flourished: 1835-1849 Sangamon County, Illinois

Grove married Maria L. Grooms in Kentucky in 1832, and they had four children together. In 1835, they moved to Sangamon County, Illinois, and settled near Chatham. Maria died in 1844, and John re-married to Priscilla M. Thompson, with whom he had one child.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 343-44.