William Greig

23 January 1893–27 May 1988 (Age 95)
Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Greig was born on 23 January 1893, in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, George Greig, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth France, was 40. He married Lilian Rebecca Mills on 30 April 1919, in Boreham, Essex, England, United Kingdom. He died on 27 May 1988, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

William Greig
Lilian Rebecca Mills
Marriage: 30 April 1919

Spouse and Children

30 April 1919
Boreham, Essex, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    George Greig


    Elizabeth France




    Robert France Greig




    John Greig


    James McLay Greig


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Opening of the Glasgow Subway.

Age 3

The Glasgow Subway opened on 14 December and is the third-oldest underground metro system in the world. It is one of very few subways that have a running gauge of 4 feet, but its twin circular lines were never expanded.

Age 15

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

Scottish: from a short form of the personal name Gregory .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • William Greig in household of George Greig, "Scotland Census, 1901"

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