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Lieut Peter Grove
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1755
Death: Jun., 1802
Lock Haven
Clinton County
Pennsylvania, USA

Peter Grove served his country during the Revolutionary War period, serving in the PA Rifle Regiment commanded by Capt. Christ & Col. Miles. He also served with the Rangers on the frontier in Northumberland & Cumberland counties.

He married Sarah Whitmore, daughter of Revolutionary War patriot Peter Whitmore (Witmer), 25 Dec 1781, Shamokin Twp., Northumberland Co., PA.

They had a family of ten children: Elizabeth (Pearson, Welsh); Mary "Polly" (Myers); John; Jacob; Susan (Haslet); Peter; George; Sarah (Miller); William; & Fanny (Reed). Sarah died in 1844 near Wallaceville, Venango Co., PA.

Peter drowned in the Susquehanna River near Lock Haven (then Lycoming Co., now Clinton Co.) after participating in a shooting contest.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Maria Salomana Witmer Grove (1762 - 1844)*
 
 Children:
  William Grove (____ - 1878)*
  Elizabeth Grove Pearson Welsh (1782 - 1873)*
  Mary Grove Myers (1784 - 1868)*
  John Grove (1786 - 1863)*
  Jacob Grove (1788 - 1851)*
  Peter Haslet Grove (1791 - 1887)*
  Susannah Grove Haslet (1792 - 1836)*
  Jane E. Grove Smith (1814 - 1881)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In Memory
of
Peter Grove

A scout who protected first settlers of the West Branch Valley and bravely defended them against the attacks of Indians.

Died 1802
 
Burial:
Dunnstown Cemetery
Dunnstown
Clinton County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Margaret Sopp
Record added: Oct 16, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30631094
Lieut Peter Grove
Added by: Margaret Sopp
 
Lieut Peter Grove
Added by: Storres Myers
 
Lieut Peter Grove
Added by: Margaret Sopp
 
 
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 Added: Sep. 20, 2011
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- Storres Myers
 Added: Aug. 13, 2011
 
 
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