Thomas Grant

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Grant was born on 26 January 1884, in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Pearce Grant, was 30 and his mother, Eliza Adams Truss, was 27. He married Clara Ellen Hawley on 29 January 1905, in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. In 1911, at the age of 27, his occupation is listed as press tool maker in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 26 January 1948, at the age of 64, and was buried in Willenhall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Thomas Grant
Clara Ellen Hawley
Marriage: 29 January 1905
Thomas Grant
Walter Grant
Joseph Grant
Annie Grant
Violet Grant

Sources (18)

  • Thomas Grant in household of George Grant, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Thomas Grant, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Thomas Grant, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

World Events (6)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.


London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

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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