Flossie Bell Grant

7 January 1896–1 July 1961 (Age 65)
Mount Olivet Cemetery, Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Flossie Bell

Flossie Bell Grant was born on 7 January 1896. She died on 1 July 1961, at the age of 65, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Rockingham, Virginia, United States.

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Charles Cleveland Rush
1887–1972
Flossie Bell Grant
1896–1961

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World Events (3)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 2
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched
Age 3
On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 4
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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.

Possible Related Names

Grantham
Grandt
Grand
Degrand
Grandin

Sources (1)

  • Flossie Belle Grant Rush in entry for Charles C Rush, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

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