Grace Granger

19 February 1850–23 October 1929 (Age 79)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Grace

When Grace Granger was born on 19 February 1850, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, James Nathaniel Granger, was 35 and her mother, Anna Dorinda Brown Davis, was 33. She lived in Connecticut, United States in 1870. She died on 23 October 1929, in Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 79.

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James Nathaniel Granger
Anna Dorinda Brown Davis
Rebecca Larned Granger
Elizabeth Granger
James Warren Granger
James Nathaniel Granger
William Davis Granger
Grace Granger
Daniel Larned Davis Granger

Parents and Siblings




    Elizabeth Granger


    James Warren Granger


    James Nathaniel Granger


    William Davis Granger


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World Events (8)

1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 12

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 22

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English and French: occupational name for a farm bailiff, responsible for overseeing the collection of rent in kind into the barns and storehouses of the lord of the manor. This official had the Anglo-Norman French title grainger, Old French grangier, from Late Latin granicarius, a derivative of granica ‘granary’ ( see Grange ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Granger in household of Stephen Crosby, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Grace Granger in household of Stephen Crosby, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Grace Granger in household of Anna B Granger, "United States Census, 1860"

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