Robert Sandilands Granger

18 January 1842–1882 (Age 39)
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Robert Sandilands

When Robert Sandilands Granger was born on 18 January 1842, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Walter Granger, was 20 and his mother, Catherine Guthrie, was 22. He married Jane Adam on 30 January 1866, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died in 1882, in United States, at the age of 40.

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Robert Sandilands Granger
Jane Adam
Marriage: 30 January 1866
James Granger
Matthew Granger
John Granger
Isabella Mcnaught Granger
Jeanie Granger

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  • Marriage
    30 January 1866Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1843 · The Disruption in the Church of Scotland
    Age 1
    The Disruption of 1843 was a division within the Church of Scotland, which 474 evangelical ministers of the Church broke away from the Church to form the Free Church of Scotland. They didn’t reject the principles of the Church of Scotland but were trying to establish a purer version of the Church without the King or Parliament being its head. It had huge effects not only within the Church of Scotland, but also with Scottish civic life.
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · Great North of Scotland Railway
    Age 12
    Being one of the two smallest railways in 1923, the Great North of Scotland Railway carried its first passengers from Kittybrewster to Huntly in 1854. In the 1880s the railways were refurbished to give express services to the suburban parts in Aberdeen. There were junctions with the Highland Railway established to help connect Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray counties. The railway started to deliver goods from the North Sean and from the whisky distilleries in Speyside. With the implementation of bus services and the purchase of the British Railway the Great North of Scotland Railway was discontinued.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): occupational name for a farm bailiff, responsible for overseeing the collection of rent in kind into the barns and storehouses of the lord of the manor. This official had the Anglo-Norman French title grainger, Old French grangier, from Late Latin granicarius, a derivative of granica ‘granary’ (see Grange ).French: from Old French grangier (see 1 above), an occupational name for an owner of a granary or a status name for a tenant farmer, a sharecropper.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Robt Grainger in household of Geo Sinnott, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Robert Granger in household of David Gibson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Robert Granger in entry for James Granger, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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