Sarah A. Grant

1844–after 1930 (Age 86)
Eddyville, Mahaska, Iowa, United States

The Life of Sarah A.

When Sarah A. Grant was born in 1844, in Eddyville, Mahaska, Iowa, United States, her father, Oliver Grant, was 40 and her mother, Mary Jones, was 37. She married William Henry Harrison Sisson on 18 April 1871, in Eddyville, Mahaska, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died after 1930, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Harrison Sisson
1837–1859
Sarah A. Grant
1844–1930
Marriage: 18 April 1871
Genevieve Sisson
1872–
Josie Sisson
1872–
Genevieve Sisson
1875–

Spouse and Children

    William Henry Harrison Sisson

    Male1837–1859Male

    Female1844–1930Female

MARRIAGE
18 April 1871
Eddyville, Mahaska, Iowa, United States
children

(3)

    Genevieve Sisson

    Female1872–Female

    Josie Sisson

    Female1872–Female

    Genevieve Sisson

    Female1875–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Oliver Grant

    Male1804–1884Male

    Mary Jones

    Female1807–1889Female

siblings

(6)

    Belinda S. Grant

    Female1830–1891Female

    Martha Grant

    Female1835–Female

    Adeline Grant

    Female1839–Female

    Female1844–1930Female

    Sarah Ann Grant

    Female1844–1927Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 2

Iowa is the 29th state.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 23

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English and (especially) Scottish (of Norman origin), and French: nickname from Anglo-Norman French graund, graunt ‘tall’, ‘large’ (Old French grand, grant, from Latin grandis), given either to a person of remarkable size, or else in a relative way to distinguish two bearers of the same personal name, often representatives of different generations within the same family.2 English and Scottish: from a medieval personal name, probably a survival into Middle English of the Old English byname Granta ( see Grantham ).3 Probably a respelling of German Grandt or Grand .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Sarah A. Grant, "Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992"

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