William Woodville Grant II

about 1834–before 1900 (Age 66)
Bullitt, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William Woodville

When William Woodville Grant II was born about 1834, in Bullitt, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Woodville Grant I, was 35 and his mother, Martha Verlinda Whiteledge, was 35. He married Martha Ellen Thornberry on 18 September 1855, in Bullitt, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Fordsville, Ohio, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died before 1900, in Ohio, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

William Woodville Grant II
1834–1900
Sarah F. Cunningham
1855–1927
Marriage: 1882
Lillian E Grant
1883–
Lillie E Grant
1885–1958
Earl Roscoe Grant
1887–1957
Willie Lee Grant
1889–1951
Dudley Elmore Grant
1891–1959
Ina E. Grant
1894–1973
Lizzie Grant
1895–
Sara Elizabeth Grant
1896–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1882
Bullitt, Kentucky, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    William Woodville Grant I

    Male1799–1856Male

    Martha Verlinda Whiteledge

    Female1799–1870Female

siblings

(7)

    Catherine Jane Grant

    Female1820–1868Female

    Posey Overall Grant

    Male1821–1884Male

    John Leewright Grant

    Male1823–1896Male

    James W Grant

    Male1829–1890Male

    Julia A. Grant

    Female1832–1852Female

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 16

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1861

Age 27

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William W Grant in household of Humphry Cardin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Grant, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm W Grant, "United States Census, 1860"

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