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Sir Wilfred Grenfell 1865-1940

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Sir Wilfred Grenfell

william grenfell (View posts)
Posted: 16 Nov 1999 10:05PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Jul 2012 6:58AM GMT
Surnames: Grenfell
I am also related to Sir Wilfred Grenfell. I have a fairly extensive family tree for the Grenfell's of St. Just and Taplow Court beginning with Pascoe Greindfeld and Julian Oates, married in 1658 through current day. As near as I can I can figure, his grandfather Pascoe and my great-great-great-grandfather William were brothers. I also have a biography of Sir Wilfred, "Wilfred Grenfell, His Life and Works" by J. Lennox Kerr, published 1959, library of congress #59-13340. He married Anne Elizabeth Caldwell MacClanahan, only child of a lawyer who had served as Provost Marshal with the Confederate Army in the American Civil War, November 1909 in Grace Episcopal Church, Chicago, IL. His mother was a Hutchinson, a daughter of a colonel in the Royal Engineers in India. An ancestor of her's was Colonel John Hutchinson, one of Cromwell's officers and a signator of Charles II's death warranty. Sir Wilfred's father was Rev Algernon Grenfell, a schoolmaster. The book ties the Grenfell lineage via the Granvilles who arrived with William the Conqueror in 1066.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Elizabeth Simpson 9 Jul 1999 4:20PM GMT 
Arthur Coomb 5 Aug 1999 1:21PM GMT 
Elizabeth C. Simpson 21 Sep 1999 8:25AM GMT 
nikola clark 7 Oct 1999 9:48PM GMT 
Neil Hunt 17 Nov 1999 12:35AM GMT 
Neil Hunt 17 Nov 1999 12:50AM GMT 
william grenfell 17 Nov 1999 5:05AM GMT 
Elizabeth Crosby Simpson 3 Dec 1999 9:40AM GMT 
william grenfell 13 Dec 1999 5:42AM GMT 
Judy Grenfell 28 Dec 1999 7:42PM GMT 
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