When Grandison Raymond Sr. was born on 25 May 1818, in Liberty, Sullivan, New York, United States, his father, Lemuel Raymond, was 33 and his mother, Catharina Witbeck, was 33. He married Celia Alice Hall on 12 August 1849, in Monticello, Thompson, Sullivan, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. In 1880, at the age of 62, his occupation is listed as farmer-stock raiser per 1880 u.s. census in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States. He died on 10 February 1898, in Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.
Some characteristic forenames: French Normand, Andre, Camille, Jacques, Lucien, Armand, Francois, Emile, Fernand, Gilles, Laurier, Marcel.
English and French: from the Norman personal name Raimund or Raimond, from ancient Germanic Raginmund, composed of the elements ragin ‘advice, counsel’ + mund ‘protection’. Compare Ramo and Raymo .
Americanized form of Italian Raimondo and German Raimund, cognates of 1 above. Compare Raimond .
Ann Holmes was born 25 March 1826 at Grassington, Yorkshire, England. She was the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Clark Holmes, the fifth child and the fourth girl to be born to this couple. Her b …