John Granger

1820–1870 (Age 50)
Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of John

When John Granger was born in 1820, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Roderick Granger, was 40 and his mother, Almeda, was 34. He married Elizabeth Bennett about 1840, in Ulster, Ulster Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1855 and Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. He died in 1870, in North Towanda, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

John Granger
Elizabeth Bennett
Marriage: about 1840
David Lester Granger
Sabrina Granger
John Granger
Roderick Granger
Charles Egbert Granger
Lucinda Granger
Almeda Granger
Burton Granger

Spouse and Children

about 1840
Ulster, Ulster Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    Harriet Granger


    Arabella Granger


    Horace Granger


    Adelia Granger


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1824 · Property Value is Estimated

Age 4

In 1824, the value of real estate in Brooklyn was estimated as $2,111,390 and personal property was estimated as $438,690.
1834 · The City of Brooklyn is Incorporated

Age 14

An act of incorporation in 1834 turned the village and town of Brooklyn to the city of Brooklyn. The city was divided into nine wards.

Name Meaning

English and French: occupational name for a farm bailiff, responsible for overseeing the collection of rent in kind into the barns and storehouses of the lord of the manor. This official had the Anglo-Norman French title grainger, Old French grangier, from Late Latin granicarius, a derivative of granica ‘granary’ ( see Grange ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Granger, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • John Granger, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Granger, "United States Census, 1860"

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