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  • ID: I026063
  • Name: Abraham GROVES
  • Sex: M
  • Title: Dr.
  • Birth: 8 SEP 1847 in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
  • Death: 12 MAY 1935 in Grovehurst, Fergus, Nichol Twp, Wellington Co
  • Burial: Belsyde Cemetery, Fergus, Nichol Twp, Wellington Co
  • Reference Number: 26063
  • Note: Dr. Groves was the first surgeon to perform an appendectomy in Canada [c1877], and one of the first doctors to understand the importance of routine sterilization of surgical tools.



    Father: Abraham GROVES b: 1811 in Co Wicklow, Ireland
    Mother: Margaret GIBSON b: 14 AUG 1819 in Co Down, Ireland

    Marriage 1 Jean GIBBON b: 1847 in Nichol Twp, Wellington Co, Ontario
    • Married: 22 OCT 1874 in Elora, Wellington Co, Ontario
    Children
    1. Has Children William Abraham GROVES b: 21 MAR 1877 in Fergus, Ontario
    2. Has Children Laura Kathleen GROVES b: 7 JUN 1879 in Fergus, Wellington Co, Ontario

    Marriage 2 Ethel May BURKE b: 10 APR 1877 in Wellington Co, Ontario
    • Married: 26 JAN 1911 in Toronto, York Co, Ontario
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