Grout was a Lieutenant in the War of 1812. After the Battle at Big Sandy (May 28-29th, 1814), Grout helped carry the Great Cable from Ellisburgh to nearby Sackets Harbor. in Jefferson County.
Grout died in Adams May 10, 1867 at age 86. In his will, made a few weeks earlier on the 18th of April, he leaves a number of personal items to his children, son-in-laws, and grandchildren. His son-in-law Nelson Boomer was the executor of the will.
He married about 1800
ARMIDA HIBBARD born at an unknown date to unknown parents. They had eight children. An 'Elmida' [sic] Hossington was baptized in the Baptist Church of Ellisburg. On February 14, 1824, a meeting was held to call upon some members who apparently had become careless in their church duties and attendance. 'Amida' [sic] Hossington was one of them. Armida died sometime before 1850.
2 i THEODOSIA HOISINGTON
3 ii PHILIP HOISINGTON
4 iii ASAHEL HOISINGTON
5 iv EMILY HOISINGTON
6 v female HOISINGTON
7 vi AMANDA HOISINGTON married FRANKLIN A. RICE
8 vii ASEL HOISINGTON
9 viii HANNAH HOISINGTON
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