Dale Crover

Birth Name: Dale Robert Crover

Place of Birth: Aberdeen, Washington, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 23, 1967

Ethnicity: English, Welsh

Dale Crover is an American rock musician. He has been a drummer for the bands Melvins, Men of Porn, Shrinebuilder, Crystal Fairy, and for a brief time, Nirvana. He is also guitarist and vocalist for Altamont. Other members of Nirvana were Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselic, as well as Aaron Burckhard and Jason Everman. He was also a member of punk rock band Fecal Matter, along with Cobain.

Dale’s paternal grandfather was Charles Henry Louis Crover (the son of Henry Stone Crover and Mary Elizabeth/Eliza Matoon/Mattoor). Charles was born in Connecticut. Mary Elizabeth was the daughter of Louis Matoon.

Dale’s paternal grandmother was Estella Hough Waters (the daughter of Horace Goodale Waters and Emma Estella Hough). Estella was born in Massachusetts. Horace was the son of The Rev. Simeon Waters and Elizabeth Goodale. Emma was the daughter of Edward L. Hough and Candace Paine.

Dale’s maternal grandfather was Harvey James Lee (the son of John B. Lee and Mary Margaret Lucas). James was born in Washington.

Dale’s maternal grandmother was Louise Millard (the daughter of Llewellyn/Lewellyn Eugene Millard and Mary Catharine/Kate/Kathern Booth). Louise was born in Washington.

Sources: Marriage record of Dale’s parents – http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov

Genealogy of Dale’s father – http://www.findagrave.com

Dave’s mother on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Dave’s maternal grandmother, Louise Millard, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Death record of Dave’s maternal great-grandmother, Mary Catharine/Kate/Kathern (Booth) Millard – https://familysearch.org

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