John Gransbury

1800–11 December 1857 (Age 57)
Staplehurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Gransbury was born in 1800, in Staplehurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Stephen Gransbury, was 25 and his mother, Anne Sisley, was 23. He married Mary Pickering on 7 June 1830, in Stepney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. In 1855, at the age of 55, his occupation is listed as mason in Delaware, New York, United States. He died on 11 December 1857, in Kortright, Delaware, New York, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Gilchrist United Presbyterian Cemetery, Kortright Center, Kortright, Delaware, New York, United States.

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John Gransbury
Mary Pickering
Marriage: 7 June 1830
Margaret Gransbury
Margaret Gransbury
Sarah Ann Gransbury
Mary Gransbury

Spouse and Children


    Mary Pickering


7 June 1830
Stepney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom


    Margaret Gransbury


    Margaret Gransbury


    Sarah Ann Gransbury


    Mary Gransbury


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 15

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 23

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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Sources (3)

  • John Gransbury, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • John Gransbury, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • John Gransbury, "United States Census, 1850"

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