Christopher Grainger

14 August 1813–7 February 1891 (Age 77)
Topcliffe with Dalton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Christopher

When Christopher Grainger was born on 14 August 1813, in Topcliffe with Dalton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Grainger, was 39 and his mother, Jane Horner, was 36. He married Hannah Mariam Hubbard in June 1845, in Durham, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 7 February 1891, in Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Toquerville, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Grainger
Sarah Emma Salkield
Marriage: 16 March 1861
Mary Jane Grainger
Martha Ann Grainger
Charlotte Grainger
William S Grainger
Benjamin Christopher Grainger
George Edward Granger
Ethel Irene Grainger

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 March 1861Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    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. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 23
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Granger .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Grainger, Christopher and his sister, Ann

    #46". IMMIGRATION : Pioneer Woman of Faith and Fortitude by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers (writeup on sister Ann). Came from Liverpool, England with group of saints aboard ship "Kennebec", which …

    Sources (20)

    • Christopher Grainger, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Christopher Grainger in entry for Benjamin Christopher Grainger, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • C Granger, "United States Census, 1870"

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