Overall Grant

1862–28 February 1932 (Age 70)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Overall

When Overall Grant was born in 1862, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Alfred Grant, was 29 and his mother, Adaline Isabella Whitledge, was 27. He lived in Shepherdsville, Bullitt, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died on 28 February 1932, in Bullitt, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Bullitt, Kentucky, United States.

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Overall Grant
Eva Grant Thompson

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Parents and Siblings


    Adaline Isabella Whitledge




    Julia Ann Arbella Grant



    William Overall Grant



    Bette Jane Grant


World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Perryville

Age 0

On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.

Age 1

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

Age 19

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

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)

  • Overall Grant in household of Alonza Grant, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Averall Grant in household of Otha Roby, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Overall T Grant, "United States Census, 1930"

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