Carter Eldredge Grant

31 December 1885–28 September 1972 (Age 86)
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life of Carter Eldredge

When Carter Eldredge Grant was born on 31 December 1885, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Hyrum Grant, was 32 and his mother, Eliza Evaletta Eldredge, was 30. He married Pamela Emeline Smith on 2 November 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in West Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 28 September 1972, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carter Eldredge Grant
Pamela Emeline Smith
Marriage: 2 November 1905
Lola Grant
Russell Grant
Carter Smith Grant
Byron Eldredge Grant
Smith Leavitt Grant
Rachel Grant
Emeline Grant
Claude Wilson Grant
Bernice Grant
Charles Vernon Grant
Reed Grant
Debra Grant
Blaine Sterling Grant

Spouse and Children

2 November 1905
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Bountiful Shrinks in Size

Age 10

During November, both the cities of Woods Cross and West Bountiful voted to separate from the main city of Bountiful. This caused the cities' land area to decrease by nearly ten and a half square miles.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 23

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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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Story Highlight

"Emeline" (an account of healing through the Priesthood)

The following account was taken from my Carter E. Grant’s Journal Monday, June 1, 1925, Emeline, our eight-year-old daughter took sick with blood poison from a sore on her knee. Thursday, June t …

Sources (3)

  • Carter Eldridge Grant, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Carter Eldridge Grant, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Carter Eldredge Grant, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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