George Bryant Grantham

15 September 1868–12 April 1932 (Age 63)
Clopton, Dale, Alabama, United States

The Life of George Bryant

When George Bryant Grantham was born on 15 September 1868, in Clopton, Dale, Alabama, United States, his father, John Andrew Grantham, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Jane Parmer, was 27. He married Claudie Belle Hudspeth about 1890, in Dale, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Capps, Henry, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Dothan, Houston, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 12 April 1932, in Dale, Alabama, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

George Bryant Grantham
Claudie Belle Hudspeth
Marriage: about 1890
Tallie A. Grantham
Claudie B. Grantham
Gussie Maybelle Grantham
George Preston Grantham
J. C. Grantham

Spouse and Children

about 1890
Dale, Alabama, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Andrew Grantham





    John Alexander Grantham


    Jasper E. Grantham


    Roan Michael Grantham


    Matthew Richard Grantham



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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 7

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.

Age 18

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • G B Grantham in household of John Grantham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George B Grantham in household of J A Grantham, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Glen H Grantham, "United States Census, 1920"

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