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Examples from the Web for great-grandfather
Earl Spencer adds, “Effectively, my great-grandfather sold his children to his father-in-law.”The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain|Tim Teeman|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His great-grandfather, David Yellin, was a prominent Zionist scholar and Israeli pioneer.
Lobanov hadn't seen the sea until he was 28, though he has some maritime roots—his great-grandfather was from the Greek islands.The World's Most Beautiful Boat—Yours for Half a Billion Dollars|Tim Teeman|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Your great-grandfather killed my great-grandfather” can also do the trick.
Charles is 52 and a great-grandfather, which in terms of simple mathematics is quite a feat.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sir Anthony, the third baronet, took after his great-grandfather and dreamed of sailing north to help the Earl of Mar in 1715.The Vanity Girl|Compton Mackenzie
This Kirschius was inherited from my great-grandfather and it did not suffer much damage.Criminal Psychology|Hans Gross
Why, you are actually shivering over something which happened in my great-grandfather's time!Hester's Counterpart|Jean K. Baird
It was given to my great-grandfather when he was mayor of Middleburg.The Bow of Orange Ribbon|Amelia E. Barr
My materials for my great-grandfather are almost null; for my grandfather copious and excellent.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson