Margaret S. Grant

19 May 1847–3 September 1847
Winter Quarters, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret S.

When Margaret S. Grant was born on 19 May 1847, in Winter Quarters, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Jedediah Morgan Grant, was 31 and her mother, Caroline Van Dyke, was 28. She died on 3 September 1847, in Wyoming, United States, at the age of 0, and was buried in Wyoming, United States.

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Jedediah Morgan Grant
Caroline Van Dyke
Caroline Grant
Margaret S. Grant

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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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Jedediah M. Grant - Willard Snow Company (1847)

Jedediah M. Grant - Willard Snow Company (1847) Jedediah M. Grant in the 1850s TYPE Wagon CATEGORY …

Sources (4)

  • Margaret Grant, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Margaret S. Grant, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Margaret S. Grant Pioneer in the Jedediah M. Grant and Willard Snow Compay 1847

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