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Husband: William C Grant
Born: 14 NOV 1826 in Burke Co, NC (now Avery Co, NC)
Married: 13 DEC 1857 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 1900/1910 in Macon Co, NC
Father: ?
Mother: Elizabeth Grant
Spouses:
Wife: Eliza C Totherow
Born: 08 FEB 1834 in Buncombe Co, NC
Died: 1889/1900 in Macon Co, NC
Father: Joshua Totherow
Mother: Rhoda Shope
Spouses:
Children
01 (F): Elizabeth Delilah Grant
Born: 06 OCT 1858 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 28 OCT 1918 in Swain Co, NC
Spouses: Thomas Perry Grant
02 (F): Rhoda Ellen Grant
Born: 02 AUG 1860 in Macon Co, NC
Died: after 1910 in Swain Co, NC
Spouses: Daniel B Dills
03 (F): Mary L Grant
Born: 17 FEB 1862 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 28 SEP 1924 in Macon Co, NC
Spouses:
04 (M): John S Grant
Born: 27 JUN 1864 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 03 JUL 1938 in Macon Co, NC
Spouses: Emily V Smith
05 (M): Andrew Sherman Grant
Born: 16 SEP 1866 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 22 MAR 1898 in Clay Co, NC
Spouses: Susan Melvina Love
06 (M): Jacob Joshua Grant
Born: 19 JAN 1869 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 22 JUL 1917 in Macon Co, NC
Spouses: Sarah Elizabeth Guffee
07 (F): Sarah Louisa Grant
Born: 11 DEC 1871 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 20 NOV 1946 in Macon Co, NC
Spouses: Thomas Perry Grant
08 (M): William McClain Grant
Born: 30 MAY 1874 in Macon Co, NC
Died: DEC 1964 in Greenville, SC
Spouses: Laura Key
09 (M): James M Grant
Born: 20 MAR 1877 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 18 JUN 1894 in Macon Co, NC
Spouses:
10 (M): Richard Monroe Grant
Born: 02 FEB 1880 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 13 MAR 1962 in Ellijay, Gilmer Co, GA
Spouses: Aletha Alabama "Bam" Grant
Additional Information

William C Grant:

Notes:

!NOTE:According to Keith Grant, family legend has William C. Grant's father as a "Blalock";

!NOTE:Family Bible data shared by Raymond Davis;

!BIRTH:Estimated at Nov 1826 based on several census age entries:
1830 = 0-4 (1825/1830) *
1840 = 5-9 (1830/1835) *
1850 = 20 (1829/1830)
1860 = 33 (1826/1827)
1870 = 44 (1825/1826)
1880 = 53 (1826/1827)
1900 = 73 (1826/1827) born Nov 1826;

!BIRTHPLACE:Yancey Co, NC according to 1850 census (* Yancey did not exist in 1826/1827, the year of William's birth, so it was still part of Burke/Rutherford Co, NC), Rutherford Co, NC according to 1860 census;

!FATHER:Unknown;

!MOTHER:Elizabeth Grant, proven by 1850 census, and by William's selling of land in 1865 that was granted to Elizabeth GRANT;

!CENSUS:1830 * Burke Co, NC pg 195 w/Thomas GRANT age 0-4 (1825/1830);

!CENSUS:1840 * Macon Co, NC pg 161 w/Martha GRANT age 5-9 (1830/1835);

!CENSUS:1850 Macon Co, NC Tennessee Valley Twp pg 326 # 161 William C. GRANT, 20 (1829/30) born Yancy County, NC * NOTE: Yancey part of Burke until 1833;

!MARRIAGE BOND: 8 Dec 1857 Macon Co, NC William C. GRANT to Eliza C. TOTHEROW, John S. TOTHEROW, BM;

!MARRIAGE:13 Dec 1857 Macon Co, NC William C. GRANT to Eliza C. TOTHEROW, by M.J. MORGAN, JP, Witness, T.P. SILER, Clk;

!CENSUS:1860 Macon Co, NC Welch's Twp # 572 William C. GRANT, 33 (1826/27) born Rutherford Co, NC, $200 real property;

!CIVIL WAR: 1 Mar 1863 Company B, 39th Regiment, North Carolina Troops. William M. GRANT, Private. Resided Macon Co, NC. Enlisted age 36 on 1 Mar 1863. Hospital on 10 Jul 1863. Deserted 19 Jul 1863. * NOTE: No one named William M. GRANT fits this description, William C. GRANT is the likely person;

!DEED:20 Feb 1865 Macon Co, NC L-307 John CANSLER, W.C. GRANT to Alfred TOTHEROW 73a on Wesser's Creek, (Where did they get it?);

!CENSUS:1870 Macon Co, NC Welch's Twp # 101 William C. GRANT, 44 (1825/26) born NC, farmer, $125 real property * NOTE: This family's entry in 1870 is suspect as some of the children seem to be missing;

!DEED: 4 Nov 1875 Swain Co, NC 11-289 William C. GRANT bound unto William M. GRANT for $150 waranteed by land on Nantahala River;

!CENSUS:1880 Macon Co, NC Nantahala Twp # 139 William C. GRANT, 53 (1826/27) born NC, father born NC, mother born NC;

!WITNESS:24 Mar 1885 Macon Co, NC Marriage of Thomas P. GRANT & Elizabeth D. GRANT;

!DEED: 1 Nov 1889 Swain Co, NC 11-475 William C. GRANT and Eliza C. GRANT of Macon Co, NC to Thomas LACKEY of Swain, 150a;

!WITNESS:10 Aug 1890 Macon Co, NC Marriage of J.J. GRANT & Lizzie GUFFEE;

!CENSUS:1900 Macon Co, NC Nantahala Twp # 204 William C. GRANT, 73 born Nov 1826 NC, father born NC, mother born NC, listed as "Married", but wife is not listed with family;

!CENSUS:1910;

!TOMBSTONE:Aquone Cemetery, Macon Co, NC "W.C. GRANT" that is all that is on the stone;

!NOTE:From Keith Grant 04-20-2001:
"You also noted on one of you pages that you had found the gravesite of William C. Grant in the Aquone Cemetery, but you were unable to locate his wife, Eliza C. Totherow Grant. After talking with my dad last night, he told me that she was buried in Burningtown NC, which is either in Macon County or Cherokee County NC. William C Grant was actually transplanted to the Aquone cemetery in 1936 from a graveyard that was completely removed due to the building of the man mad Nantahala Lake (or Lake Aquone if you check it on the map). My Uncle Jim (James) was one of the men that helped to move all of the coffins from this gravesite."

Eliza C Totherow:

Notes:

!CENSUS:1840;

!CENSUS:1850 Buncombe Co, NC # 1705 Eliza TOTHEROW, 14 (1835/36) born NC;

!MARRIAGE BOND: 8 Dec 1857 Macon Co, NC William C. GRANT to Eliza C. TOTHEROW, John S. TOTHEROW, BM;

!MARRIAGE:13 Dec 1857 Macon Co, NC William C. GRANT to Eliza C. TOTHEROW, by M.J. MORGAN, JP, Witness, T.P. SILER, Clk;

!CENSUS:1860 Macon Co, NC Welch's Twp # 572 Elisa C. GRANT, 23 (1836/37) born Buncombe Co, NC;

!CENSUS:1870 Macon Co, NC Welch's Twp # 101 Eliza GRANT, 39 (1830/31) born NC;

!CENSUS:1880 Macon Co, NC Nantahala Twp # 139 Louisa C. GRANT, 48 (1831/32) born NC, father born NC, mother born NC;

!DEED: 1 Nov 1889 Swain Co, NC 11-475 William C. GRANT and Eliza C. GRANT of Macon Co, NC to Thomas LACKEY of Swain, 150a;

!CENSUS:1900 * Apparently deceased as not with William C. GRANT in Macon Co, NC;

(03) Mary L Grant:

Notes:

!BIRTH:Feb 1862 proven by census, 1870 age 7 (1862/1863), 1880 age 17 (1862/1863), 1900 b Feb 1862;

!BIRTHPLACE:Macon Co, NC assumed;

!FATHER:William C. GRANT proven by death record, 1870, 1880 census;

!MOTHER:Eliza C. TOTHEROW proven by death record, 1870, 1880 census;

!CENSUS:1870 Macon Co, NC Welch's Twp # 101 Mary L. GRANT, 7 (1862/63) born NC;

!CENSUS:1880 Macon Co, NC Nantahala Twp # 139 Mary L. GRANT, 17 (1862/63) born NC, father born NC, mother born NC;

!CENSUS:1900 Macon Co, NC Nantahala Twp # 204 Mary L. GRANT, 38 born Feb 1862 NC, father born NC, mother born NC, single;

!CENSUS:1910 Swain Co, NC Nantahala Twp # 2 Mary GRANT, 47 (1862/1863) born NC, father born NC, mother born NC, residing with sister Elizabeth D. GRANT and her husband Thomas P. GRANT, listed as "Sister-in-law" of Thomas;

!CENSUS:1920 Swain Co, NC Nantahala pg 231B # 171/172
Mary GRANT, 56 Single, NC/NC/NC
Luellen, sister, 46;

!DEATH:28 Sep 1924 Macon Co, NC Death Records 6-95 Mary GRANT, Female, White, F: William GRANT, M: Lizzie TUTHEROW died Nantahala Twp;

(09) James M Grant:

Notes:

!BIRTH:20 Mar 1877 proven by tombstone Aquone Cemetary, Macon Co, NC, Census 1880 age 3 (1876/1877);

!BIRTHPLACE:Macon Co, NC assumed;

!FATHER:William C. GRANT proven by 1880 census;

!MOTHER:Eliza C. TOTHEROW proven by 1880 census;

!CENSUS:1880 Macon Co, NC Nantahala Twp # 139 James M. GRANT, 3 (1876/77) born NC, father born NC, mother born NC;

!DEATH:18 Jun 1894 proven by tombstone Aquone Cemetary, Macon Co, NC;

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