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John Wesley Grounds, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 15, 1827
Claiborne Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Sep. 28, 1905
San Pedro
Houston County
Texas, USA

Husband of Cynthia Ann Shaver Grounds Dec.15-1832-Dec.1905. Married Sert.17-1847 in Houston County, Texas
Son of George C.Grounds 12-25-1803-9-8-1860 and Catherine Rice Grounds 1810-1880.

John was the eldest son of George Grounds (b.1804) and Catherine Rice (1808-1880). His mother had eleven (11) children. Information for the above came from the book "Daughters of Republic of Texas, Volume 1" by Turner Publishing Company, page 116
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Grounds (1803 - 1860)
  Catherine Rice Grounds (1808 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Cynthia Ann Shaver Grounds (1832 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Catherine Grounds Ashmore (1849 - 1930)*
  Isabella Saphronia Grounds Tyer (1851 - 1934)*
  William Franklin Grounds (1855 - 1935)*
  John W. Grounds (1857 - 1866)*
  James David Grounds (1861 - 1907)*
  Cynthia Ann Grounds (1864 - 1867)*
  Nathan Alexander Grounds (1866 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Wesley Grounds (1827 - 1905)
  Lemuel Grounds (1832 - 1910)*
  George William Grounds (1833 - 1902)*
  Arra Minta Grounds Allen (1835 - 1911)*
  William John Grounds (1842 - ____)*
  Joseph G. Grounds (1848 - 1928)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grounds Cemetery
Crockett
Houston County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Charlie Manning
Record added: Jul 30, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6648864
John Wesley Grounds, Sr
Added by: Carol Ann Hoch
 
John Wesley Grounds, Sr
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Added by: Carol Ann Hoch
 
 
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Great-greatgrandfather
- Grady Grounds, Jr
 Added: Oct. 16, 2014
John Wesley also was a Pentecostal Minister for many years
- Carol Ann Hoch
 Added: Oct. 16, 2014
John Wesley served as Post Master of the San Pedro Post Office from 1890 until 1895.
- Carol Ann Hoch
 Added: Oct. 13, 2014
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