William Grant

25 December 1838–2 December 1916 (Age 77)
Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

When William Grant was born on 25 December 1838, in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Pearce Grant, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Walters, was 22. He married Harriet Foster on 25 December 1859, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 10 daughters. He lived in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Little London by Andover, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1866. He registered for military service in 1860. His occupation is listed as musician and owner of grant's emporium in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. He died on 2 December 1916, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Grant
1838–1916
Rose Hannah Francis
1859–1935
Marriage: 17 May 1875
Thirsa Grant
1876–1880
John Aaron Grant
1878–1948
Thomas Francis Grant
1879–1888
Amelia Grant
1880–1881
Mary Ann Grant
1882–1931
Wilford Henry Grant
1884–1968
Samuel Francis Grant
1885–1953
Rose Marentha Grant
1886–1887
Elbert Titley Grant
1888–1908
Lorena Grant
1889–1931
James Mark Grant
1891–1930
Charles Green Grant
1894–1952
George Francis Grant
1895–1902
Harriet Pearl Grant
1896–1984
Clarence Alma Grant
1897–1987
Francis Lincoln Grant
1899–1964
Lillian Grant
1900–1950
Melvin Walter Grant
1903–1983

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (18)

    +13 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1841
    Age 3
    George Grey appointed Governor of South Australia.
    1843
    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1863
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Irish, English, and especially Scottish (of Norman origin): 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.English: from the rare Middle English (and Old English) personal name Grante or Grente.Irish: in Ireland this is usually the Norman Scottish name (see 1 above), but it was also adopted for Irish Mag Raighne, see Graney .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Graney
    Grand
    Grande
    General

    Story Highlight

    George Halliday, Bishop of Santaquin, Utah County, Utah from 15 August 1875 to February 1889

    [The following are notes concerning George Halliday's service as LDS Bishop of Santaquin and nearby Spring Lake, in Utah County, Utah, 15 August 1875 to February 1889.] From: Santaquin "Through the …

    Sources (81)

    • William Grant, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Wm Grant in entry for Clarence Alma Grant and Dena Anna Shafter, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • William Grant in entry for Larena Grant Peterson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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