Viola Grange

Brief Life History of Viola

When Viola Grange was born about 1872, in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Grange, was 30 and her mother, Ann Darling, was 30. She married George Dawson in 1902, in Wortley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died on 31 March 1938, in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, at the age of 67.

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George Dawson
Viola Grange
about 1872–1938
Marriage: 1902

Sources (8)

  • Viola Grange in household of John Grange, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Viola Grange - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Viola Grange
  • Viola Grange, "England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-1920"

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World Events (7)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire) and French: topographic name or metonymic occupational name for someone who lived by or worked in a granary, especially the farm manager, from Middle English, Old French grange (from Latin granica ‘granary, barn’, from granum ‘grain’); or a French habitational name from any of the places called with this word, for example in Ardèche and Jura. Redmonds points out that the English name was interchangeable with Granger . Compare French Degrange and Lagrange .

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

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