Alfred Henry Grist

Westbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alfred Henry

When Alfred Henry Grist was born in 1882, in Westbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Lemuel Grist, was 34 and his mother, Rosa Millard, was 32. He married Bessie Rastin on 15 April 1908, in Rich, Bingham, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Wandsworth, London, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Alfred Henry Grist
Bessie Rastin
Marriage: 15 April 1908
Rosaline Mabel Grist

Spouse and Children

15 April 1908
Rich, Bingham, Idaho, United States


    Rosaline Mabel Grist


Parents and Siblings

    Lemuel Grist


    Rosa Millard




    Willie Arthur Grist




    Emma Kate Grist



+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1888 · The Whitehall Mystery

Age 6

The Whitehall Mystery has some ties to Jack the Ripper, the victim was female and had been dismembered. The arms were found first; the headless torso to which they belonged was found a month later. The rest of the body was never discovered and the mystery was never solved.

Age 32

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. It may be an occupational nickname for a miller, from the Middle English abstract noun grist ‘grinding’, Old English grist, a derivative of grindan ( see Grinder ). The word was not used in the concrete sense of grain to be ground until the 15th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alfred H Grist in household of Samuel Grist, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Alfred H Grist in household of Samuel Grist, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Alfred Henry Grist, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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