Robert Grant Still

about January 1733–16 January 1792 (Age 59)
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert Grant

When Robert Grant Still was born about January 1733, in Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Alexander Still, was 39 and his mother, Jean Smith, was 33. He married Elizabeth Anderson on 26 July 1761, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 16 January 1792, at the age of 59.

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Robert Grant Still
Elizabeth Anderson
Marriage: 26 July 1761
Elizabeth Still
Robert Still
Margaret Ann Still
Alexander Still
Jean Still

Spouse and Children

26 July 1761
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom


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Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, and German: nickname for a calm man, from Middle English, Middle High German stille ‘calm’, ‘still’. The German name may also have denoted a (deaf) mute, from the same word in the sense ‘silent’.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a fish trap in a river, from Middle English still, stell ‘fish trap’.3 German: habitational name from a place so named, in Alsace, near Strasbourg.

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

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  • Robert Still in entry for Joseph Still, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Robert Still in entry for Alexander Still, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Robert Still in entry for Jean Still, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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