John Grainger

2 September 1851–11 March 1891 (Age 39)
Kepwick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Grainger was born on 2 September 1851, in Kepwick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Grainger, was 32 and his mother, Ann Dalby, was 30. He married Annie Hill on 18 November 1880, in Over Silton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Kepwick, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Westgate, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 11 March 1891, at the age of 39.

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John Grainger
Annie Hill
Marriage: 18 November 1880
Robert Hill Grainger
Edith Annie Grainger
Jane Grainger
Elizabeth Grainger
Lillie Grainger

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 November 1880Over Silton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (4)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 3
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 12
    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 29
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Granger .

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

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    Sources (11)

    • John Grainger in household of George Grainger, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • John Grainger in entry for George Dyke and Elizth A Grainger, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • John Grainger in household of George Grainger, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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