John Grandy

1829–Male
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of John

John Grandy was born in 1829, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. He married Celia C. Howland in 1846, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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John Grandy
1829–
Celia C. Howland
1825–
Marriage: 1846

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1846
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 6

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly a variant of Grundy or Granby .

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

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