Lizzie B Grant

25 October 1863–10 August 1866 (Age 2)
Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Lizzie B

When Lizzie B Grant was born on 25 October 1863, in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Grant, was 24 and her mother, Harriet Foster, was 21. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1866. She died on 10 August 1866, in Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 2, and was buried in Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Grant
Harriet Foster
Henrietta Grant
Louisa Grant
Lizzie B Grant
William Foster Grant
Sarah Foster Grant
Eliza Jane Grant
Priscilla Grant
Harriett Grant
Mary Ellen Grant
Esther Foster Grant
George Foster Grant
Joseph Foster Grant
Minnie Jemima Grant

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World Events (3)

Age 2
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President
Age 2
"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
Age 3
The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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

Lizzie Grant

From the biography of William Grant, Lizzie's father: "After being 5 weeks out at a place called Silver Creek our darling 'Lizzey' was much worse and in two or three minutes after the wagon stopped sh …

Sources (4)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Lizzie B. Grant - death: 13 August 1866; Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States
  • Lizzie Grant, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Lizzie Grant, "Find A Grave Index"

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