Elie W Grant

17 April 1919–29 September 1982 (Age 63)
Nacogdoches, Texas, United States

The Life of Elie W

When Elie W Grant was born on 17 April 1919, in Nacogdoches, Texas, United States, his father, Ernest Wallace Grant, was 42 and his mother, Emily Frances Vice, was 30. He married Gladys Marie Sullivan on 29 September 1940, in Tillman, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Wilbarger, Texas, United States in 1930 and Stephens Township, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. He died on 29 September 1982, in Frederick, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Frederick, Tillman, Oklahoma, United States.

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Elie W Grant
Gladys Marie Sullivan
Marriage: 29 September 1940
Lesley E Grant

Spouse and Children


    Gladys Marie Sullivan


29 September 1940
Tillman, Oklahoma, United States


    Lesley E Grant


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 10

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 18

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English and (especially) Scottish (of Norman origin), and French: 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.2 English and Scottish: from a medieval personal name, probably a survival into Middle English of the Old English byname Granta ( see Grantham ).3 Probably a respelling of German Grandt or Grand .

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

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Sources (3)

  • E W Grants in household of Earnest Grants, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ernest W Grant Jr. in household of Ernest W Grant, "United States Census, 1930"
  • E W Grant in household of Ernest Grant, "United States Census, 1920"

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