Grandison Raymond Sr.

Male25 May 1818–10 February 1898

Brief Life History of Grandison

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.

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Family Time Line

Grandison Raymond Sr.
Celia Alice Hall
Marriage: 12 August 1849
Martha Raymond
Emma Raymond
Alice Raymond
Asenath Georgia Raymond
Grandison Raymond Jr
David Raymond
Walter Raymond
Bradley Lemuel Raymond
Elizabeth Raymond
Celia Raymond

Sources (32)

  • Grandison Raymond, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
  • Granderson Raymond, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Grandison Raymond in entry for Elizabeth Raymond Openshaw, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 August 1849Monticello, Thompson, Sullivan, New York, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 9

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


    Age 28

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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