Rev. Richard B. Groves &
Paulina J. (Wharton) Groves
of Navarro County, Texas


Biography Index




Rev. Richard B. Groves

Paulina Jettie "Josephine" (Wharton) Groves
From the collection of Herman McAfee Daniel

Richard B. Groves, son of Henry Groves (20 Dec 1803 - 27 Jan 1879) and Mary Ann Armstrong (19 Dec 1804 - 4 Aug 1889), was born 3 Nov 1828 in Livingston Precinct, Clark Co., IL.  On 17 December 1857, in Robertson County, TX, he married Paulina J. Wharton.  Paulina was born in 1840 in Arkansas, the daughter of the Rev. William H. Whorton (14 April 1816 - 5 August 1861) and Mary Ann Duke (1821 - 11 October 1880).  Richard died  on 11 February 1883 in Corsicana and is buried in the Modrall Cemetery in North West Corsicana.  Paulina died in 1890 and is buried in the Brushy Prairie Cemetery, Emmett, Navarro County, Texas.


Modrall Cemetery - Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
Photos by Ed Williams



Name Birth Death Spouse
Della E. Groves Oct 15, 1858
Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
May 31, 1944
Van Nuys, L.A. Co., CA
William Pinkston Young
Mary Ann "Mollie" Groves September 1860 at Milford, Ellis Co., TX 21 March 1931 at Walnut Springs, Bosque Co., TX Louis Milam Barnaby
Elizabeth Rice "Bettie" Groves 31 January 1867
Corsicana, Navarro Co., TX
4 September 1932
Emmett, Navarro Co., TX
Hugh Embury McAfee
Lula Lee Groves Sep 1, 1871
Milford, Ellis Co., TX
Jan 8, 1951
Pomona, L.A. Co., CA
James Copeland Cooper
Josephine Ethel Groves February 1874, TX (or Feb 12, 1872) or (1869-1923) Sep 11, 1960 Patrick McDuffie Felton
Pearl Groves abt 1876
Milford, Ellis Co. TX
  David H. Guinn
Richard William Groves 1877 1886  
Henry Groves abt 1878    
Tommy Groves Abt. 1880    
E. Velma Groves Jan 1880 at age 2 years  


  • Submitted by Edward L. Williams

  • (I have a photo of Richard Groves I will post later ...elw)

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