John Grant

October 1764–July 1788 (Age 23)
Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Grant was born in October 1764, in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Grant, was 21 and his mother, Welthin Ash, was 21. He married Ann Mann on 22 October 1785. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died in July 1788, in his hometown, at the age of 23, and was buried in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Grant
Ann Mann
Marriage: 22 October 1785
Sarah Grant
Sarah Grant

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22 October 1785


    Sarah Grant



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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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  • - Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538
  • Tetbury Parish Register

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