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Robert L. Grover lives in Independence, MO. He Joined the Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War as Member at Large on 3 October 1980; signed by Fred H. Combs, Jr., Coordinator of Membership-at-Large.

Ancestry: Samuel Sours, Company B, 4th Regiment, Iowa Infantry Veteran Volunteers; Enlisted 23 January 1864; Honorably Discharged 12 July 1865. (By Reason of Expiration of Time Service.)

Samuel Sours (son of Phillip and Mary (Swigart) Sower) was born 17 January 1836, in Summit County, Ohio; died 27 January 1922, and buried at Westside Cemetery, Union Township, Marble Rock, Floyd County, Iowa. He married on 8 February 1857, Marble Rock, Iowa to Ann Mariah Rex daughter of (Rudolph and Mary Ann (Asper) Rex) was born on 9 March 1839, Manchester, Adams County, Ohio; she died 6 November 1914 and buried at Westside Cemetery, Union Township, Marble Rock, Floyd County, Iowa. I can provide the other children if requested, otherwise this is my direct line.

Descendants of Samuel Sours

1 Samuel Sours 1836 - 1922
.. +Ann Mariah Rex 1839 - 1914
........ 2 Samuel Rudolph Sours 1862 - 1944
............ +Elizabeth Ann Melugin 1864 - 1930
................... 3 Ogle Maude Sours 1885 - 1934
....................... +John Jack Thompson 1882 - 1946
............................. 4 Opal Elizabeth Thompson 1917 - 1989
................................. +LaVern Wilber Grover 1911 - 1992
........................................ 5 Robert LaVern Grover 1938 -
............................................ +Carolyn Sue Donavant 1942 -
I have one daughter & three sons. In addition, I have six grandsons, two granddaughter's, and two step granddaughter's.


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