Matilda Grantham

16 February 1840–6 December 1872 (Age 32)
Irwin, Georgia, United States

The Life of Matilda

When Matilda Grantham was born on 16 February 1840, in Irwin, Georgia, United States, her father, Rev Daniel M Grantham, was 28 and her mother, Martha Mariah Roberts, was 23. She married Thomas J. Perry on 22 September 1866, in Marion, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 6 December 1872, in Marion, Florida, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Fort McCoy, Marion, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas J. Perry
1843–1900
Matilda Grantham
1840–1872
Marriage: 22 September 1866
Jessie Perry
1868–1871
Charles H Perry
1869–1871

Spouse and Children

    Thomas J. Perry

    Male1843–1900Male

    Female1840–1872Female

MARRIAGE
22 September 1866
Marion, Florida, United States
children

(2)

    Jessie Perry

    Female1868–1871Female

    Charles H Perry

    Male1869–1871Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (7)

1844

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1844: Marion, Florida Territory, United States; 1845: Marion, Florida, United States
1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1852

Age 12

Historical Boundaries - 1852: Marion, Florida, United States

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Grantham in Lincolnshire, of uncertain origin. The final element is Old English hām ‘homestead’; the first may be Old English grand ‘gravel’ or perhaps a personal name Granta, which probably originated as a byname meaning ‘snarler’. See also Graham .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Matilda Grantham in household of Daniel Grantham, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Matilda Granthan in household of Daniel Granthan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Matilda Grantham, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"

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