Claudius Groves (farmer) b. approx 1820 in Maryland. First wife unknown only that she came from Alabama. Children: Aley b.1850 Ala. Nancy Joy (my G.grandmother) b.5-15-1852 Ala. married William R. Steagall 7-23-1871 in Tx. (both buried at Sinton Tx. William b. 1855 Ala. Franklin b.1858 Ala.Claudius second wife was Josella also from Ala. b. approx.1842 their children were:Mary b.1860 La. married 1882 in Tx. to Henry Clay Wilmouth.James Edwin b. 5-15-1862 La.Martha b. 1864 La. Thomas b.1866 La, INfant Groves Male b. 1870 La.INfo; Census-May 1870-Greyson County, Tx.