David Grinder

Arkansas, United States

The Life of David

When David Grinder was born in 1847, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Samuel Grinder, was 29 and his mother, Mrs Sarah Grinder, was 43. He lived in Tomahawk, Searcy, Arkansas, United States in 1850.

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Samuel Grinder
Mrs Sarah Grinder
Martha J Grinder
Katherine Grinder
David Grinder
Robert Grinder
Joshua Grinder
George Washington Grinder
Isabella Grinder

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1851: Searcy, Arkansas, United States

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 34

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a grinder of grain, i.e. a miller, Middle English, Old English grindere, an agent noun from Old English grindan ‘to grind’. Less often it may have referred to someone who ground blades to keep their sharpness or who ground pigments, spices, and medicinal herbs to powder.

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

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  • David Grinder in household of Samuel Grinder, "United States Census, 1850"

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