The start of the "Blowering Groves" story
No.1 In 1850 Phildelphia GROVES - place not stated - (Ref NSW BDM V18501759 35/1850)
No.2 In 1854 Sarah A GROVES was born - place not stated - (Ref NSW BDM V18543569 40/1854)
No.3 In 1856 George (2nd) GROVES born to Mr George & Mrs Margaret GROVES of Yass, NSW - (Ref NSW BDM 8567/1856) Then in 1882 George married Miss Harriet Elizabeth FOORD, in TUMUT, NSW - (Ref NSW BDM No.6670)
No.4 In 1859 William M GROVES, was born to parents George & Margaret in Yass, NSW - (Ref NSW BDM 14397/1859). He married Miss Ellen GERAGHTY - Records show he died in 1931 in COROWA, NSW - (Ref- NSW BDM 20151/1931)
No.5 In 1864 Eliza GROVES was born to parents George & Margaret in Yass, NSW - (Ref NSW BDM 16681/1864)
No.6 In 1866 Caroline GROVES was born to parents George & Margaret in Yass, NSW - (Ref NSW BDM 16856/1866)
No.7 In 1872 the youngest son Samuel John "Jack" GROVES was born in Yass, NSW parents George & Margaret Groves - (Ref NSW BDM 198008/1872) In 1901 Samuel John married Miss Catherine Ellen HUNT, in TUMUT, NSW. She was a local West Blowering girl who was also from an early settler family Michael and Elizabeth Hunt.. (Ref NSW BDM No.7703) In 1976 Catherine died in Tumut - (Ref- NSW BDM 20347/1976).
Prior to their marrage "Jack" worked as a farm labourer and as a drover in and around the Tumut and mountain areas.
In 1853 Mr Spencer GROVES was born to parents John & Sarah A Groves - place not stated. - (Ref NSW BDM V18532357 39a/1853).
OTHER PEOPLE NAMED GROVES who married in Tumut:
In 1911 Una E Groves was born in Bombala, NSW to parents Edgar J & Ethel C Groves -(Ref- NSW BDM 1923/1911) and in 1942 Una Elizabeth GROVES married Mr Keith Ernest Lambert in TUMUT, NSW - (Ref NSW BDM No.33698).
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