Elsie Margaret Grant

2 December 1909–21 March 2002 (Age 92)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Elsie Margaret

When Elsie Margaret Grant was born on 2 December 1909, in Illinois, United States, her father, Alexander Harry Evans Grant, was 50 and her mother, Laura Knudsen, was 30. She lived in Worth, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1920. She died on 21 March 2002, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Worth, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Harry Evans Grant
1859–1935
Laura Knudsen
1879–1966
Elsie Margaret Grant
1909–2002
Marshall Evans Grant
1911–1990

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1919 · The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Age 10

During the Chicago race riot, which was raised by racial conflicts throughout Chicago, thirty-eight people died (23 black and 15 white) and over five hundred were injured. It is considered the worst of the approximately 25 riots during the Red Summer and was the worst race riot in Illinois.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 26

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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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Sources (3)

  • Elsie Grant in household of Laura Grant, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elsie Grant in household of Alexander C Grant, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elesie Grant in household of Alexander Grant, "United States Census, 1930"

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