Henry W Grogan

Male31 March 1889–25 July 1953

Brief Life History of Henry W

When Henry W Grogan was born on 31 March 1889, in Georgia, United States, his father, John Jefferson Grogan, was 31 and his mother, Clarinda Sanderlin, was 32. He married Maude Chambers on 17 March 1909, in Dawson, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in District 919, Floyd, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Floyd, Midland, Michigan, United States in 1953. He died on 25 July 1953, in Floyd, Georgia, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Rome, Floyd, Georgia, United States.

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Henry W Grogan
Maude Chambers
Marriage: 17 March 1909
Grunie J Grogan

Sources (8)

  • Henry W Grogan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • H. W. Gragan, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Henry W Grogan, "Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998"

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  • Marriage
    17 March 1909Dawson, Georgia, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

    Age 4

    The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 17

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Mayo and Offaly): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Grúgáin ‘descendant of Grúgán’, a personal name from a diminutive of grúg ‘anger, fierceness’. The patronymic form Mac Gruagáin (Anglicized McGrogan) is much rarer.

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

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