Thornton James Grant

5 January 1912–28 January 1985 (Age 73)
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Thornton James

When Thornton James Grant was born on 5 January 1912, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, his father, James P Grant, was 26 and his mother, Minnie Grant, was 24. He died on 28 January 1985, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Thornton James Grant
1912–1985
Magdalene Alice Kaiser
1913–2005

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    James P Grant

    Male1886–Male

    Minnie Grant

    Female1888–Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 5

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Thornton James Grant - residence: null; 1920; Buffalo Ward 20, Erie, New York

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