Ann Grant

1817–1898 (Age 81)
Blaby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Grant was born on 11 February 1817, in Blaby, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Grant, was 23 and her mother, Mary Hall, was 19. She married Henry William Frost in February 1849, in Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Gorton, Lancashire, England in 1881 and Gorton, Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died in February 1898, in Chorlton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Ann Grant
Henry William Frost
Marriage: February 1849
George Frost
Mary Ann Frost
William Frost
Amy Frost

Spouse & Children

  • Female1817–1898Female

  • Henry William Frost


February 1849
Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom


  • Male1850–1891Male

  • Female1852–Female

  • William Frost


  • Amy Frost


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · Peterloo Massacre

Age 2

On August 16, 1819, in St. Peter’s Field, Manchester, England, a group of around 80,000 gathered together in an attempt to get parliament representation reformed. Shortly after a cavalry charged the crowd. By the end, 15 people died and around 600 were injured.

Age 26

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ann Grant in household of John Grant, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Ann Frost in household of Henry Frost, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Ann Frost in household of Henry Frost, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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