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Jacob "Grove" Groff, Sr
Birth: Jun. 4, 1737
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 13, 1819
Sharpsburg
Washington County
Maryland, USA

~OUR FAMILIES ANCESTRAL ROOTS~


Name changed from Grof to Graff.

He moved to Maryland with his family in 1765, and also lived in Frederick County, Maryland in 1809.

Married in 1758 in Washington County, Maryland.

Him and his wife had a total of ten children.

Patriotic Service, he served in Maryland along with his sons. Revolutionary War Veteran, a plaque rests at the base of his gravestone.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hans Groff (____ - 1788)
  Elizabeth Carpenter Groff (1740 - 1799)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Staley Grove (1742 - 1823)
 
 Children:
  Jacob Grove (1759 - 1834)*
  John Venrich Grove (1761 - 1811)*
  Henry Grove (1765 - 1849)*
  Peter Grove (1767 - 1812)*
  Philip Grove (1775 - 1841)*
 
 Sibling:
  Jacob Groff (1737 - 1819)
  Henry Grove (1758 - 1827)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
IN Memory
of
JACOB GRAFF
who was born the
4th of June 1737 &
Departed this life
the 13 of August
1819 Aged 82 yea.s
2 months & 9 days.

Stop passenger as you pass by
What you are now so once was I
What I am now you soon must be
Prepare yourself to follow me.
 
Burial:
Sharpsburg Reformed Cemetery
Sharpsburg
Washington County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Guiding Light
Record added: Jul 31, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15099628
Jacob Grove Groff, Sr
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Jacob Grove Groff, Sr
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- Penny Carpenter - Clark
 Added: Dec. 13, 2014
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- Annette Gauthier
 Added: Feb. 5, 2014

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