Groff/Grove Genealogy

Descendents of Hans Groff

First Generation:
Hans Groff, b. abt 1675, Switzerland, d. 1746, Groffdale, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, m. abt. 1700, Susanna (Kendig?), abt b. abt. 1678, d. aft. 1746

Second Generation:
John (Hans) Groff, b. 1697, d. abt 1779, m. Elizabeth Carpenter - Ten known children from this marriage
Peter Graff, b. abt. 1702, d. Earl Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, m. Barbara Unknown
Hannah/Anna Groff, b. abt. 1707, m. Peter Good, b. abt. 1690, d. will proved 23 December 1754
Samuel Groff, b. abt. 1708, m. Christina (Huber?), b. abt. 1711
Veronica (Fronica) Graaf, b. abt. 1710, m. Henry Landis, - one known child from this marriage
Marcus Groff, b. August 1712, d. will proved 2 November 1791, Earl Twp, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
David Groff, no known information
Daniel Groff, no known information
Fanny Groff, no known information
Mary Groff, no known information

Third Generation:
Children from the marriage of Catherine Groff and Adam Good

Matilda Good, b. after 1794
Rosanna Good, b. after 1794

Children from the marriage of Jacob Grove and Catherine Staley/Stalie

Elizabeth Grove, b. 29 November 1759, Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, d. bef. 1850, Millerstown, Perry County, Pennsylvania, m. 9 July 1780, York County, Pennsylvania, Peter Wolf, b. 14 May 1757, York, Pennsylvania, d. bef. 1840, Millerstown, Perry County, Pennsylvania - twelve known children from this marriage
John Grove, b. 2 May 1761, Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, d. 8 July 1811, Fayette County, Pennsylvania m. 6 February 1786 to Mary Brown, b. 15 September 1768, d. 15 January 1842 - ten known children from this marriage
Jacob Grove, b. 25 June 1763, Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, m. 16 March 1788 to Anna Maria Cookerly, b. 1769 - one known child from this marriage
Peter Grove, b. 12 January 1767, Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, d. November 1823, m. Catherine Aucker, b. 12 January 1776, d. 1857 - one known child from this marriage
Philip Grove, b. 16 April 1775, Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, d. 13 June 1841, buried at Keelysville, Maryland, m. (1st) 8 March 1800 to Catherine Hess, b. 28 March 1792, d. 6 April 1815 - six known children from this marriage, m. (2nd) 19 March 1816 to Susan Locher, d. 10 September 1827 - three known children from this marriage
Catherine Grove, b. Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland
Henry Grove, b. Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland
Paul Grove, b. Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland
Stephen Grove, b. Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland - four known children

Fourth Generation:

Children from the marriage of Elizabeth Grove and Peter Wolf

see Peter Wolf page.

Children from the marriage of John Grove and Mary Brown

Sarah Grove, b. 13 December 1785 m. Lemuel Hall
Jacob Grove, b. 29 August 1787
Elizabeth Grove, b. 24 September 1789, m. John Spark
Catherine Brown Grove, b. 26 January 1791, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, d. 1871, m. 1808, Brownsville, Pennsylvania to James Hugh Auld, b. abt. 1785
Shepard B. Grove, b. 14 March 1793, m. 20 October 1817, Berkley County, West Virginia to Mary "Polly" Bower, b. abt 1792, Virginia
John Grove, b. 1 February 1795, d. 1853, Rushcreek Twp, Fairfield County, Ohio, m. Anna McWilliams, b. 5 March 1801, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, d. 15 August 1878, Rushcreek Twp, Fairfield County, Ohio
Perry/Parry Groves, b. 2 February 1797, Pennsylvania, d. 2 July 1881, Ohio, m. Mary Sprinkle, b. abt 1803
Levi Grove, b. 6 December 1798, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, d. 11 March 1876, Greensburg Twp, Putnam County, Ohio, m. Mary Rohrer, b. abt 1803, Pennsylvania
Hannah Matilda Grove, b. 1 December 1800, Masontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, d. 28 April 1881, McClellandtown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, m. Elias Parshall, Jr., b. 1796, d. 4 July 1882
William B. Grove, b. 12 April 1802, m. Mary Allendar

Child from the marriage of Jacob Grove and Anna Maria Cookerly

William Grove, b. 1798, Frederick, Maryland, d. 3 May 1872, Lee County, Illinois, m. (1st) 9 November 1819, Cornelia Clay, b. 1800, d. 1844, Mt. Vernon, Ohio, m. (2nd) in 1850 to Cornelia Williams, no known information

Child from the marriage of Peter Grove and Catherine Aucker

Susan Grove, m. 17 July 1851, Berkley County, West Virginia to Daniel Marker

Children from the marriage of Philip Grove and Catherine Hess

See Troup Family page for further descendants.

If you have any additions or corrections, please e-mail me.

Information for this page was obtained from:

Family letters dated turn of the century in my possession
Information in file at Perry Historians
Information in file at York County Historical Society
Copies of various wills and deeds in my file
Cemetery Records of Millerstown Cemetery

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