Caroline Whiting

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Caroline Whiting

Birthdate: (31)
Birthplace: Windham, Windham County, Vermont, United States
Death: Died in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Place of Burial: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Nathaniel Whiting and Ida Mercy Whiting
Wife of Thomas Grover
Mother of Mary Jane Stewart; Emeline Rich; Mary Elizabeth Simmons (Grover); Adeline Grover; Caroilne Heath and 2 others
Sister of Mary Whiting; Elizabeth Avery Deuel; Adeline Whiting Roundy; Girl Whiting and Emeline Whiting

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About Caroline Whiting

Caroline was the daughter of Nathaniel Whiting and Ida Mercy Young Whiting. She was born in 1809 in Windham, Vermont.

  Caroline married Thomas Grover in 1828 in Windham County,Vermont. They were the parents of seven daughters: Jane, Emaline, Mary Elizabeth, Adeline, Caroline, Eliza Ann, and Emma.
  Thomas and Caroline suffered many of the trials of the early Mormon Saints in Kirtland, Missouri and Nauvoo.
  Many people were inflicted with malaria and other diseases from mosquitoes that thrived in the swamps of Nauvoo. Caroline had remittent, bilious fever for several months and several physicians tried, but could not help her. She was expecting a seventh child, and in her weakened state delivered a baby girl in October 1840.  She died a week later.  The baby only survived three days longer.  After twelve years of marriage, Thomas was left with six little girls, the oldest ten and the youngest now three.

Note: Though many headstones have been destroyed or never placed on many of the headstones, church records and Caroline Grover's name is in the gazebo's listing for people who were buried in this cemetery.

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Caroline Whiting's Timeline

June 25, 1809
Windham, Windham County, Vermont, United States
March 30, 1830
Age 20
Whitehall, Washington, New York, USA
July 30, 1831
Age 22
Freedom, Cattaraugus County, New York, United States
April 13, 1833
Age 23
Fredonia, Chautauqua, New York, United States
September 1834
Age 25
February 10, 1836
Age 26
Freedom, Cattaraugus, New York, USA
January 18, 1837
Age 27
Farr West, Caldwell, Missouri
March 13, 1839
Age 29
Palmyra, Marion, MO, USA
January 1840
Age 30
Nauvoo, Hancock, IL, USA