Thomas Grant Lounsbury

Brief Life History of Thomas Grant

When Thomas Grant Lounsbury was born on 8 May 1863, in Bourbon, Kansas, United States, his father, William Lounsbury, was 44 and his mother, Mary Eleanor Ellen Hopper, was 41. He married Emily Eliza Chaffey about 1885. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Prescott, Linn, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Sheridan Township, Linn, Kansas, United States in 1920. He died about 1918, at the age of 56, and was buried in Prescott, Linn, Kansas, United States.

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Thomas Grant Lounsbury
Emily Eliza Chaffey
Marriage: about 1885
Sarah Elizabeth Sadie Lounsbury
Florence Lounsbury
James Roy Lounsbury
Charles Ray Lounsbury
Nellie Irene Lounsbury
Bernice Lounsbury

Sources (6)

  • Thomas J Lonsberry in household of Wm Lonsberry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Grant Lounsbury, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"
  • Thomas G Lounsbury, "United States Census, 1920"

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Historical Boundaries: 1870: Linn, Kansas, United States

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: probably an altered form of Lownsbrough, a habitational name from Londesborough in the East Yorkshire, which is named with the Old Norse personal name Lothinn + Old English burh ‘stronghold’.

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

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