From History of Dane County, Wisconsin, publ. by Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1880, page 994

H. GROVE, vinegar manufacture and rectifier; is the son of Christian L. GROVE, and was born in Hanover, Germany, Oct. 13, 1822; he came to America, and directly to Freeport, Ill., in 1857; he remained in Freeport, engaged in his present business for two years, and then in March 1859, he removed to Madison, where, in 1861, he opened a business as manufacturer of vinegar, rectifier of liquors, etc.; he keeps two hands employed, and manufactures from 1,000 to 1,500 barrels per year. October 1856, Mr. G. married Miss Augusta SOHLE, who was born Jan. 1, 1833; they have nine children, eight of whom are living, viz., William, Louis, Theodore, Matilda, Henry, Fred, Walter and Edward; their daughter who died was named Dora. Mr. G. belongs to the German Presbyterian Church, and to the Society of Druids. In connection with his son William GROVE, he is also carrying on a cigar manufactory; they employ from six to nine hands, and manufacture about 300,000 cigars per year.

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