Abigail J. Grant

about 1841–
Montgomery, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Abigail J.

When Abigail J. Grant was born about 1841, in Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Grant, was 49 and her mother, Abigail Henderson, was 45. She lived in Bradley, Tennessee, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

William Grant
1792–1863
Abigail Henderson
1796–1855
John H Grant
1821–1849
Elizabeth Grant
1822–
Richard J. Grant
1827–1858
David Grant
1837–
Elijah E. Grant
1839–
Abigail J. Grant
1841–
William E. Grant
1843–
Andrew M. Grant
1846–
Mary Grant
1848–
Charlotte Grant
1826–1900
Charlotte Grant
1827–1905
William E Grant
1849–

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World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 5

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 31

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

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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  • Hegal J Grant in household of William Grant, "United States Census, 1850"

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