Alice Alberta Grant

24 November 1887–6 May 1954 (Age 66)
Bayham, Elgin, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Alice Alberta

When Alice Alberta Grant was born on 24 November 1887, in Bayham, Elgin, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Alexander Grant, was 32 and her mother, Mary Caroline Kulp, was 21. She married William Henry Wolff on 26 December 1906, in Elgin, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Ontario, Canada in 1887 and Elgin, Rideau Lakes, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada in 1911. She died on 6 May 1954, in Petrolia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 66, and was buried in Drumbo, Blandford-Blenheim, Oxford, Ontario, Canada.

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William Henry Wolff
Alice Alberta Grant
Marriage: 26 December 1906
Ruby May Wolff
Frederick Allen Wolff
Theresa Marguerite Wolff

Spouse and Children

26 December 1906
Elgin, Ontario, Canada


    Ruby May Wolff


    Frederick Allen Wolff


    Theresa Marguerite Wolff


Parents and Siblings

    John Alexander Grant


    Mary Caroline Kulp




+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 19

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 47

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 56

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

1 English and (especially) Scottish (of Norman origin), and French: 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.2 English and Scottish: from a medieval personal name, probably a survival into Middle English of the Old English byname Granta ( see Grantham ).3 Probably a respelling of German Grandt or Grand .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alice Alberta Grant, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Alice Grant in entry for Ruby May Wolff, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Alice Alberta Grant in entry for Fred Allen Wolff, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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