Lucy Stringham

Brief Life History of Lucy

When Lucy Stringham was born on 29 April 1858, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Briant Stringham, was 35 and her mother, Susan Ann Ashby, was 28. She married Heber Jeddy Grant on 1 November 1877, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died on 3 January 1893, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Heber Jeddy Grant
1856–1945
Lucy Stringham
1858–1893
Marriage: 1 November 1877
Susan Rachel Grant
1878–1969
Lucy Grant
1880–1966
Florence Grant
1883–1977
Edith Grant
1885–1947
Anna Grant
1886–1975
Heber Stringham Grant
1888–1896

Sources (20)

  • Lucy Grant in household of Heber J Grant, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lucy S Grant, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Lucy Stringham in entry for Lucy Grant, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

World Events (8)

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English (London): habitational name from Strensham (Worcestershire), recorded as Stringesham in 1328. The placename appears to derive from an Old English personal name Streng (genitive Strenges) + Old English hām ‘village, homestead’.

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

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