Charles Edwin Groome was born 17 May 1857. He married Magenta Victoria Musgrove on 15 Feb 1888 in Vicksburg. They had five children: Thomas Archibald, Milton Edwin, Aubrey, Joseph Aubrey, and Naomi E. Groome. The family moved to Washington, D.C. around 1890 and Charles went to work for the Government Printing Office. He died in 1922 (see obit below). Magenta lived until 1943.