Edwin Joslyn Grout

26 August 1868–19 March 1923 (Age 54)
Waterbury, Washington, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Edwin Joslyn

When Edwin Joslyn Grout was born on 26 August 1868, in Waterbury, Washington, Vermont, United States, his father, Fredric Andrew Grout, was 28 and his mother, Betsey M Joslin, was 30. He married Lizzie Maria Ladd in 1893, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Vermont, United States in 1870. He died on 19 March 1923, in Waterbury, Washington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 54.

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Edwin Joslyn Grout
Lizzie Maria Ladd
Marriage: 1893
Harold Grout
Francis Monroe Grout Sr.
about 1899–1951
Fredrick Andrew Grout
Max Luke Grout
Emma J Grout
George Irving Grout

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  • Marriage
    1893Vermont, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 2
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
    1870 · Giving all the right to vote
    Age 2
    The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
    Age 18
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (southeastern): perhaps a nickname or a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in coarse meal from Middle English grout (Old English grūt) ‘crushed or peeled grain used for making malt, infusion of malt, wort, a kind of thick, dark ale’; compare the Old Norse personal name Grautr from grautr ‘porridge’.English: alternatively, possibly a variant of Crout .

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

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    Sources (42)

    • Edwin Grout, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Edwin J. Grout in entry for Harold E. Grout, "Vermont Deaths and Burials, 1871-1965"
    • Edwin J Grout in household of Fred A Grout, "United States Census, 1880"

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