Lemuel Conant Grosvenor

22 March 1833–17 July 1914 (Age 81)
Paxton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lemuel Conant

When Lemuel Conant Grosvenor was born on 22 March 1833, in Paxton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Silas N Grosvenor, was 24 and his mother, Mary A. Conant, was 25. He married Elen Maria Prouty about 1865. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 17 July 1914, in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mayflower Hill Cemetery, Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lemuel Conant Grosvenor
1833–1914
Naoma Josephine Bassett
1849–1934
Marriage: about 1877
Grosvenor
1879–
David Bassett Grosvenor
1881–1925
Lucy Ella Grosvenor
1882–1956
Grosvenor
1884–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1877
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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

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.
1837 · Chicago grows to a City

Age 4

Chicago switched over from a town to a city after many people sailed into the port there or traveled by foot to the fast growing area.
1855 · Lager Beer Riot

Age 22

The Lager Beer Riot came at a time in Chicago's history where large waves of Irish and German immigrants moved to the city. The Riot was started because the Mayor of the city renewed enforcement of an old liquor ordinance mandating that taverns be closed on Sundays and to raise the cost of a license to sell liquor from $50 to $300 each year. This didn't sit well with the German immigrants because they felt like it was directed towards them and their heritage. There was only one death throughout the time of the riot, though protesters claimed that it was more.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): status name for a person who was in charge of the arrangements for hunting on a lord's estate, from Anglo-Norman French gros ‘great’, ‘chief’ ( see Gross ) + veneo(u)r ‘hunter’ (Latin venator, from venari ‘to hunt’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lemuel C Grosvenor, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lenuel C Grosvenor, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lemuel C Grosvenor, "United States Census, 1910"

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