Ada Grant

25 November 1872–about May 1945 (Age 72)
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ada

When Ada Grant was born on 25 November 1872, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Grant, was 22 and her mother, Mary Ann Plumb, was 21. She married George Large on 22 May 1893, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. She died about May 1945, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

George Large
1871–
Ada Grant
1872–1945
Marriage: 22 May 1893

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 May 1893
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Grant

    Male1850–1876Male

    Mary Ann Plumb

    Female1851–1908Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 8

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 12

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 32

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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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Sources (3)

  • Ada Grant, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"
  • Ada Large in household of George Large, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Ada Large in household of George Large, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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