Florence Margaret Grant

3 May 1891–12 February 1956 (Age 64)
Ellington, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Florence Margaret

When Florence Margaret Grant was born on 3 May 1891, in Ellington, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Adelbert Roscoe Grant, was 36 and her mother, Flora Ina Draper, was 31. She lived in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1930 and Stockton Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1940. She died on 12 February 1956, in Napa, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in San Bruno, San Mateo, California, United States.

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 5
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
Age 15
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 18
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Irish, English, and especially Scottish (of Norman origin): 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.English: from the rare Middle English (and Old English) personal name Grante or Grente.Irish: in Ireland this is usually the Norman Scottish name (see 1 above), but it was also adopted for Irish Mag Raighne, see Graney .

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

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Sources (11)

  • Flowrence M Grant in household of John L Sylva, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Dodson in household of James R Dodson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence M Grant, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"

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