Grace Hastie

7 November 1856–26 February 1919 (Age 62)
Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Grace

When Grace Hastie was born on 7 November 1856, in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, James John Hastie, was 34 and her mother, Christina Mcmath, was 27. She had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Robert Cranston. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Pleasant Valley, Fairmount Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 26 February 1919, in Avoca, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Avoca, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Cranston
Grace Hastie
Mary Cranston
David Cranston
Jean Cranston
James Cranston
Robert MacMillan Cranston

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    James John Hastie


    Christina Mcmath




    Ellen Hastie


    Jane Hastie


    William Hastie


    Sarah Hastie



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1857 · Police (Scotland) Act 1857

Age 1

The Police Act 1857 was an Act put into place by Parliament to establish a mandatory police force in every county of Scotland.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 18

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant of Hasty .2 Irish (Ulster): variant of Hastings .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Cranston in household of Robt Cranston, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Grace Cranston in household of Robt Cranston, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Grace Cranston in household of Robert Cranston, "United States Census, 1880"

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