|Birth: ||Nov. 20, 1840|
|Death: ||Nov. 11, 1922|
John was the son of John E. Groover Sr. and Sarah H. Bowen Groover. On Aug 31, 1864, he married Elizabeth Bland, daughter of Daniel and Jincy Parrish Bland.
He died in a soldier's home, R.J. Hall in Toombs County, GA.
I believe his death cert said acute pneumonia but misspelled..
THEIR CHILDREN, all born in Bulloch County, GA:
Jency born 1869
Sarah H born 1870
John D born 1872
Stephen J born 1874
Macy Ann F born 1876
Charles A born 1879
Benjamin F born 1882
Elizabeth J born 1884
Eddie born 1888
The following info provided by Bev.
John enlisted in the Bulloch Troop on 1 Mar 1862 at Isle of Hope, near Savannah, Georgia. The muster roll for Sep - Oct 1862, last on file, shows him present. He transferred to Company E, 5th Georgia Cavalry, on 20 Jan 1863, and the muster roll for May - Jun 1864 lists him as Major Davant's orderly. In Oct 1864 he had a severe case of the mumps, but was able to returned to his command near Macon, Ga. in Nov 1864. He attempted to stay in the field with his troop, but was unable to ride on horseback by reason of the effect of said mumps, he was relieved from duty in Dec 1864, at #9 and ½ (Midville) on the Central R. R. in Burke County. He was at home on sick furlough until the end of the war.
Source; [MIL REC FILM MICROCOPY # 266 ROLL 14 - PENSION APPLICATION - FAM REC PATRICK G. BRYANT & Daniel GROOVER WEST]
John E Groover (1811 - 1855)
Sarah Hunter Bowen Groover (1807 - 1881)
Elizabeth Bland Groover (1846 - 1924)*
Eddie S Grover (1887 - 1949)*
Elisha B. Groover (1832 - 1877)*
Emmaline Groover (1833 - 1839)*
William B. Groover (1835 - 1864)*
James B Groover (1838 - 1920)*
John E. Groover (1840 - 1922)
Lower Lotts Creek Church Cemetery
Maintained by: Ronnie
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Feb 28, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10539460