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Captain John Grover
Missouri Society Sons of the American Revolution

Compatriot Robert L. Grover lives in Indepenence, MO. He joined the Sons of the American Revolution on March 19, 1979 with the Delaware Crossing Chapter, KSSSAR.  His application was signed by Colonel Ralph H. Goodell, Jr.   Compatriot Grover is a Life member of the MOSSAR & KSSSAR societies. Compatriot Grover  was awarded the NSSAR National Color Guardman of the Year Award 1999-2000 Gold Medal.  He also has been President of MOSSAR and a Trustee during 1999 - 2001.  Compatriot  Grover's rank is a Major General and is currently serving as the MOSSAR Color Guard Commander.

Ancestry:   Captain John Grover, a Member of Colonel Webster's Regiment, Charlotte County, New York Militia. Born 6 Dec 1712, Killingly, Windham Co., Connecticut.  He died 9 September 1806, and is buried at Galpin Hill Cemetery, Fleming, Cayuga Co., New York. Captain John Grover served in the New York Legislature during the Revolutionary War. See New York in the Revolution as Colony and State, by Roberts and Mather, (1897) Vol. 1 p 239, Vol. 2. p. 156.

Captain John Grover's parents were John Grover, born 1688/89  and died in 1765 and Alice (Covell) Grover, born in 1689 and died in 1772.

Additional Information:  Plus being a  Reorder for a pay roll of Captain Asaph Cook's Company of Militia in Colonel Gideon Warren Regiments, Northern's Frontiers VT in October 1781 VT Revolutionary Rolls 1775-1793 by Goodrich 1904 page 516. Land bounty rights covered 200 acres each.  Other Grover's: Penuel Grover, Joseph Grover.
On October 20, 1781 for 14 days; 12 miles; amt at 4pm; for total each L 1.2.8 money.  Reed, 7th August 1782, of Ira Allen, Esq., Treasurer, fifteen pounds for shillings and two pence on the above order of Capt. Asaph Cook, signed by John Grover 

NEW YORK CIVIL LIST 1869, p 182: John Grover served as a member of the General Assembly from Charlotte County at the Third Session (1779-1780)
 
HISTORY OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, NEW YORK (1737 -1878 by Crisfield Johnson) MEMBERS OF THE ASSEMBLY page 114 John Grover, of Granville, 1779-80 

John Grover's wife Abigail Gould 1732-1819 is the daughter of Thomas and Eunice (Brooks) Gould of Killingly, Windham Co., Connecticut

Descendants of John Grover:

1 John  Grover 1712 - 1806
.. +Abigail Gould 1732 - 1819
........ 2 Zadock Grover 1765/67 - 1852
............+Wealthy Ann Hamilton 1774 - 1806
...................3 Silas Grover 1793 -1870
......................+Diadama Rowell 1805 -1891
........................... 4 Gauld Grover 1826 - 1859
...............................+Julanne Salisbury 1826 - 1887
................................... 5 George Reul Grover 1854 - 1933
.......................................+Catherine Ann Drake 1857 -1921
.............................................6 Wilber George Grover 1884 -1968
................................................+Irene Sarah Higley 1890 - 1985
.................................................... 7 LaVern Wilber Grover 1911 - 1992
........................................................+Opal Elizabeth Grover 1917 - 1989
............................................................ 8 Robert LaVern Grover
...............................................................+Carolyn Sue Donavant

Compatriot Grover has one daughter and three sons.  In addition, he is the grand father to six grandsons, four granddaughters, and two step-granddaughters.


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