Eleanor Grant

14 June 1828–13 August 1914 (Age 86)
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eleanor

When Eleanor Grant was born on 14 June 1828, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Grant, was 34 and her mother, Mary Hall, was 30. She married Thomas Ord on 4 March 1856, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Monkwearmouth, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1861. In 1851, at the age of 23, her occupation is listed as framework knitter. She died on 13 August 1914, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ord
Eleanor Grant
Marriage: 4 March 1856
Ann Ord
Mary Eleanor Ord
Thomas George Ord
Elizabeth Ann Ord
John William Ord
Isabella Maria Ord
Samuel Grant Ord
Robert James Ord

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 March 1856Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 5
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 26
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    Irish, English, and especially Scottish (of Norman origin): nickname from Anglo-Norman French graund, graunt ‘tall, large’ (Old French grand, grant, from Latin grandis), given either to a person of remarkable size, or else in a relative way to distinguish two bearers of the same personal name, often representatives of different generations within the same family.English: from the rare Middle English (and Old English) personal name Grante or Grente.Irish: in Ireland this is usually the Norman Scottish name (see 1 above), but it was also adopted for Irish Mag Raighne, see Graney .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Thomas Ord written by Maud Schofield Richins, Granddaughter

    My grandfather, Thomas Ord was a child of George Ord and Mary Watson, Born May 5, 1826 in South Shields, Durham, England. He was baptized a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints o …

    Sources (36)

    • Eleanore Grant in entry for Samuel Grant Ord, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Eleanor Ord in household of Thomas Ord, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Eleanor Ord, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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