George GROVES ~1844-1910 & Ellen DICKSON 1841-1906

Portland, Mortlake & Merino, Victoria, Australia

George GROVES b. ~1844 Portland, Port Phillip District, son of William GROVES and Bridget GRIFFITHS married in 1880 to Ellen DICKSON b. 1841 New South Wales daughter of Joseph Hugh DIXON and Ann MAHONEY.

George GROVES and Ellen DICKSON had the following known family:

  1. Jane GROVES b. 1874, Woorndoo (Mortlake), Vic., d. !957, Melbourne, m. George William GRASBY 1865-1941;

  2. Emma GROVES b. 1877, Woorndoo (Mortlake), Vic., d. 1949, Mortlake, Vic. m. James Michael MELVILLE 1873-1949;

  3. George GROVES b. 1878, Woorndoo (Mortlake), Vic., d. 1953, Geelong, Vic., m. Annie MEADOWS 1883-1932;

  4. William GROVES b. 1882, Woorndoo (Mortlake), Vic., d. 1957, Merino, Vic., m. Caroline STORER 1881-1949;
    • enlisted in the AIF 22 May 1916, Hamilton, Vic,
    • 1st AIF, Pte 2079, 39th Battalion, AIF (served in France)
    • RTA Nov 1917 (sick)
    • re-enlisted 1 Dec 1917, Hamilton, Vic,
    • 1st AIF, Pte 39646, Aust Veterinary Hospital, France
    • 1st AIF, Gnr 39646, transferred to 7th Field Artillery Brigade
    • discharged 117 Dec 1919
    • Glenorchy Estate Soldier Settler (Merino)
    • William GROVES died 10 May 1957, Merino, Vic
    • Caroline died 30 Sep 1949, Hamilton, Vic

  5. Elizabeth Ellen 'Lizzie' GROVES b. 1883, Mortlake, Vic., d. 1933, Arata, Vic., m. Alfred Llewyllen TRAYNOR ~1880-1961;

  6. Ellen GROVES b. 1886, Woorndoo (Mortlake), Vic., d. 1947, Mortlake, Vic. m. Ernest Jeffcot NORTH 1879-1914;



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