Grace Grant

2 April 1893–30 January 1927 (Age 33)
Garrard, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Grace

When Grace Grant was born on 2 April 1893, in Garrard, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Harper Grant, was 45 and her mother, Cecilia Ann Moody, was 41. She married Daniel Wheeler on 9 November 1910, in Silver Creek, Madison, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Magisterial District 3 Buckeye, Garrard, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Lancaster, Garrard, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died on 30 January 1927, in Madison, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Old Paint Lick Cemetery, Paint Lick, Garrard, Kentucky, United States.

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William B Marshbank
Grace Grant
Robert William Marshbank
Anna Margaret Marshbank
Henry C Marshbank

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 3
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot
Age 7
On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
Age 10
A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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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Sources (14)

  • Gracie Grant in household of William Grant, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Grace Marshbanks in entry for William Daniel and Anna Marshbanks, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Grace Grant in entry for Robert Marshbank, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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