Anne Grau

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When Anne Grau was born on 6 June 1742, in Somerville Borough, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, her father, Johannes Grau II, was 46 and her mother, Antje Sponheimer, was 43.

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Johannes Grau II
Antje Sponheimer
Petrus Grau
Garret Gray Sr.
Catharina Grau
Peterus Grau
Maria Grau
Elisabeth Grau
Johannes Grau
Sophia Grau
John Wilhelm Grau
Anne Grau

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    Historical Boundaries 1750: Somerset, New Jersey Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Somerset, New Jersey, United States 1909: Somerville Borough, Somerset, New Jersey, United States


    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Otto, Fritz, Heinz, Horst, Dieter, Frieda, Gerhard, Herta, Joerg, Johann, Manfred.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with gray hair or a gray beard, from German grau ‘gray’. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

    Catalan and southern French: from a shortened form of the medieval personal name Guerau, a cognate of Gerald .

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

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