Jacob Henton Grider

Male12 July 1791–27 February 1848

Brief Life History of Jacob Henton

When Jacob Henton Grider was born on 12 July 1791, in Greenbrier, Virginia, United States, his father, Private Jacob Grider, was 28 and his mother, Rebecca Henton, was 23. He married Mahala Pennington on 21 December 1809, in Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 27 February 1848, in Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Greene, Missouri, United States.

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Jacob Henton Grider
Mahala Pennington
Marriage: 21 December 1809
Christopher Grider
Iven Henton Grider
Tobias Grider
John Grider
William Franklin Grider
Sarah Grider
James C. Grider
Mary Grider
Jacob W Grider

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  • Jacob Henton Grider, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jacob Henton Grider, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1809Jackson, Madison, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 3

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.


    Age 12

    Historical Boundaries 1803: Louisiana Purchase, United States 1812: Missouri Territory, United States 1821: Missouri, United States


    Age 17

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of South German Greiter, itself a variant or an altered form of South German Greuter and Swiss German Grütter or Grüter (see Grueter ). Compare Greider , Gryder and Kreider .

    History: The ancestors of many of the American Griders were Mennonites from Switzerland who, because of religious persecution, fled to the Palatinate in Germany and later, in the beginning of the 18th century, emigrated to PA (see Kreider ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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