Grant Ginger

1841–
Fayette, Illinois, United States

The Life of Grant

When Grant Ginger was born in 1841, in Fayette, Illinois, United States, his father, William Ginger, was 32 and his mother, Mary Riley Moutrie, was 27.

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Family Time Line

William Ginger
1809–1880
Mary Riley Moutrie
1814–1858
Sarah Jane Ginger
1832–1878
William H Ginger
David H. Ginger
1837–
Mary Malinda Ginger
1839–1856
George W Ginger
1839–1879
Grant Ginger
1841–
Susanna E. Ginger
1843–1869
Lavina J. Ginger
1845–1878
William R Ginger
1848–1851

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 7

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name for someone from Gingen or Giengen in Württemberg.2 English: from Middle English gingivere, gyngure, gingere ‘ginger’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a dealer in spices, or possibly a nickname for someone with reddish hair or a fiery temperament.

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

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