Woodsen Wren (John Hann) Grant

25 April 1812–30 October 1865 (Age 53)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Woodsen Wren (John Hann)

When Woodsen Wren (John Hann) Grant was born on 25 April 1812, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Squire Boone Grant, was 47 and his mother, Susannah Langlin Hahn, was 40. He died on 30 October 1865, in Pickaway, Ohio, United States, at the age of 53.

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Squire Boone Grant
Susannah Langlin Hahn
Moses Verner Grant
John Hahn Grant
Nancy Agnes Mosby Grant
Israel Boone Grant
Betsey Julia Grant
Squire Augustus Grant
William Samuel Grant
George Washington Grant
Woodsen Wren (John Hann) Grant

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World Events (8)

1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 6

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 18

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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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  • Woodson Wren Grant born 25 April 1812

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