Thomas Alexander Groves

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Thomas Alexander Groves

  • Birth 17 Mar 1836 USA
  • Death 24 Feb 1917 Waverly, Lafayette County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Waverly, Lafayette County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 97889253

Thomas A. Groves, farmer and junior partner of the firm, owners of
Lafayette county star mills, and is a native of this county. His parents were David and Eliza (Hutchings) Groves, they were from Tennessee and Kentucky, and came to this county in 1838. Thomas spent his early life with his parents, and received his education in the Masonic college at Lexington, and graduated in the years 1856-57. After graduating he merchandised for a short time, but abandoned that and went on to the farm. When the war came on he joined Gates' regiment, with which he remained till the fall of Vicksburg; he then joined Shelby's command, with whom he remained through the war. After the war he returned to farm life. In November, 1866, he was married to Miss Mary C., daughter of Col. G. B. Warren, of Dover; by this marriage he has two children: George Warren and David.

Source: From "History of Lafayette County, Mo., carefully written and compiled from the most authentic official and private sources" St. Louis, Mo. Historical Company, 1881.
Contributor: Janet Milburn #47529757

married 1866 Mary C. Warren, dau/o Col. G.B. Warren


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  • Created by: Terri Hobbs
  • Added: 27 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 97889253
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Alexander Groves (17 Mar 1836–24 Feb 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 97889253, citing Waverly Cemetery, Waverly, Lafayette County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Terri Hobbs (contributor 47631971) .