Clara Elizabeth Grant

1865–
Wellington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Clara Elizabeth

When Clara Elizabeth Grant was born in 1865, in Wellington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Grant, was 44 and her mother, Elizabeth Parsons, was 40. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Thomas John Mitchell. She lived in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

Thomas John Mitchell
1857–
Clara Elizabeth Grant
1865–
Kate Elizabeth Mitchell
1890–
Frank Leslie Mitchell
1891–

Spouse and Children

children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 15

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 19

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 39

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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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Sources (3)

  • Clara E Mitchell in household of Thomas J Mitchell, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Clara Grant in household of Robert Grant, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Clara E Grant in household of Robert Grant, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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