Marty and Karla Grant

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Husband: Alexander Grant
Born: 1755/1761 in VA
Married: 1782/1788 in Rutherford Co, NC
Died: 1805/06 in Rutherford Co, NC
Father: William Grant
Mother: Mary
Spouses:
Wife: Susanna Morris
Born: 1765/1768 in VA or NC
Died: about MAR 1825 in Rutherford Co, NC
Father: John Morris
Mother: Martha "Patsy" Powell
Spouses:
Children
01 (F): Margaret "Peggy" Grant
Born: 1788 in Rutherford Co, NC
Died: 10 SEP 1845 in Buncombe Co, NC
Spouses: James Morgan
02 (M): William Grant
Born: 1788/09 in Rutherford Co, NC
Died: 16 NOV 1853 in McDowell Co, NC
Spouses: Sarah "Sally" Elms
03 (F): Mary "Polly" Grant
Born: 1793 in Rutherford Co, NC
Died: 1827/1829 in Rutherford Co, NC
Spouses: Jesse Morgan
04 (M): John Grant
Born: 1794/1800 in Rutherford Co, NC
Died: 29 DEC 1848 in Blount Co, TN
Spouses: Sarah "Sally" Morris
05 (M): Morris Grant
Born: 1800/1805 in Rutherford Co, NC
Died: before 1823 in Rutherford Co, NC
Spouses:
06 (M): James Grant
Born: 1802/1804 in Rutherford Co, NC
Died: before 19 APR 1848 in Sangamon Co, IL
Spouses: Sarah "Sally" Elliott
07 (F): Martha "Patsy" Grant
Born: 25 JUL 1805 in Rutherford Co, NC
Died: 27 FEB 1879 in Jackson Co, NC or Swain Co, NC
Spouses: James Holland Bradley
Additional Information

Alexander Grant:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 5th Great Grand Uncle.;

!BIRTH:1755/1765 from census, 1790 16+ (bef 1774), 1800 26-44 (1755/1774) Revolutionary service in 1777 would indicate he was at least 15 or so (bef 1762), Taxlist of 1782, if 21, then 1761 or earlier;

!BIRTHPLACE:Virginia assumed, since younger brother Thomas was born there 1773;

!FATHER:William GRANT, proven by Will of William GRANT 1794;

!MOTHER:Mary MORRIS, proven by Will of William GRANT 1794;

!TAXLIST:1776-1780 Tryon Co, NC w/William GRANT age 16-60 (1715/64);

!REVOLUTION:30 Oct 1777 - 30 Dec 1777 Capt Robert Porter's Co, Pvt Alexander GRANT;

!ROSTER:30 Oct 1777 Captain Robert Porter's Tryon County Company ... Alexander GRANT Pvt ...";

!PAY VOUCHER:"Porter's Company NC Alexdr Grant. Appears with the rank of --- on a List of the names of Capt. Robert Porter's Co., Tryon County, North Carolina, by order of Brigadier General Rutherford, (Revolutionary War), dated Oct 30, 1777. Time of entering Oct 21, 17--. When discharged Dec 30, 17--. Number of days 71. Wages per day 2.6. Total Sum. L8 S 17. D 6. Remarks ---;

!TAXLIST:1782 Rutherford Co, NC Alexander GRANT, no land;

!COURT:-- Oct 1782 Rutherford Co, NC John GOODBREAD - Treason & felony against the State prays trial by jury. Jury ... Alexander GRANT, Alexander McKEY, Robert YOUNG, Thomas MORRIS ... Find that John GOODBREAD is Guilty of that felony & treason laid on against him by the Enquisytion & that all his Goods & Chattels lands & tenements are forfeited to the State & Confiscated;

!COURT:-- Oct 1783 Rutherford Co, NC On Pettetion it is ordered by the Court that a road be laid oru and marked the nighest and best way form Rutherford Court House to Potts Fork in the Cove and that ... William GRANT ... Thomas MORRIS ... Jury. ... Alexander GRANT ... James MORRIS, William GRANT be & is hereby exempt from working on the road that leads from the Court House to Ledbetters' Mills & are ordered to work on the last mentioned to Potts Fork;

!TAXLIST:1785 Rutherford Co, NC Alexander GRANT, 0a, 1 poll;

!COURT:19 Apr 1788 Rutherford Co, NC Ordered by the court that a public road be marked & laid off from the Cove Road at McDonalds lower field on Cove Creek from thence to Jones WILLIAMS and from thence up Youngs Creek to the old muster ground making to the road towards Moses WRIGHT's &c & that Thomas BRADLY, John BRADLY, George WILLIAMS, John GOODBREAD, Jones WILLIAMS, Richard BRADLY, John ELMS, Seth THOMPSON, Alexander GRANT, James McDONALD, Alexander McDONALD, Walton BRADLY, & Ezekiel STRINGFIELD be & is hereby appointed a jury to lay off & mark said road to qualify before George LEDBETTER for their chare &c.;

!COURT:15 Jul 1788 Rutherford Co, NC The court apponted Stephen WILLIS, Alex GRANT, James LOGAN, William GRAHAM, John EARLE, Jonathan HAMPTON, Richard LEWIS, William GRANT, Felix WALKER & John LEWIS Esquires, to serve as a Venery Men at Morgan Superior Court of law & Equity September Term 1788;

!COURT:19 Jul 1788 Rutherford Co, NC The Court appointed ... Alexr GRANT ... Jurors for next court;

!COURT:13 Oct 1788 Rutherford Co, NC The Court Exempted Alexander GRANT from Serving on the Jury this present term for certain lawful Reasons Shown to the Court;

!COURT:18 Oct 1788 Rutherford Co, NC The Court appointed Thomas GOODE, James ENGLISH, Daniel MADDIN, Thomas MURROW, Felix WALKER, Philip HENSON, William JOHNSON, William HOLLAND, Mathew KUCKENDALL, Samuel GREEN, Charles STICE, James HAMBRICK, Wallace BEATY, William McMURRAY, Joseph CARPENTER, John MILLER, Aaron DEVINEY, Alexander McGAUGHY, William LONG, Samuel REID, John WALKER, Col. James HOLLAND, Andrew HAMPTON Sen, Richard BRADLY, Thomas BRADLY, William HARRISS, Alexander GRANT, William GRAY, Elias MORGAN, Thomas WADLINGTON, John WHITESIDE, Thomas JUSTIC, Samuel McBRIER, Samuel YOUNGE, Madison H. KILPATRICK, James KILPATRICK, John MILLER, William WOOD, James SCOTT & Thomas MORRIS as Jurors to serve at Our Next Court & The Sheriff to Summons them to attend accordingly.;

!CENSUS:1790 Rutherford Co, NC pg 116 Alexander GRANT age 16+ (bef 1774) "1-2-3-0-0";

!NAMED: 9 Oct 1794 Rutherford Co, NC Will of William GRANT as "Alexander GRANT";

!WITNESS:13 Feb 1796 Rutherford Co, NC Deed 9-408 Aurther JOHNSTON of Rutherford Co, NC to Wooten HARRIS of same, for 100, 175a on Second Broad River, part of Peter DUNKINS old survey joining Williams' Ford. Wit: Alexr. GRANT, Henry JOHNSTON;

!DEED:14 Jul 1796 Rutherford Co, NC 4-3 Arthur EDWARDS of Rutherford Co, NC to Alexander GRANT of Rutherford Co, NC for 30, 100a on Cove Creek granted to Arthur EDWARDS 9 Jul 1794. Witness: Stephen WILLIS, Thomas MORRIS;

!DEED:13 Aug 1796 Rutherford Co, NC 5-252 James MILLER, Col of Rutherford Co, NC to Alexander GRANT of Rutherford Co, NC for 200 188 1/2a on both sides of Cove Creek, granted to James MILLER 8 Dec 1787. Witness: --- CLARK, Wm SPANN. (Torn);

!WITNESS:10 Jan 1798 Rutherford Co, NC 9-381 James MORRIS Sr and wife Elizabeth of Rutherford Co, NC to James MORRIS of same, $80, 100a on Grants old Mill Creek above James MORRIS own land, near the waggon road granted 31 May 1787. Wit: Alexr. GRANT, Thomas GRANT;

!CENSUS:1800 Rutherford Co, NC pg 114 Alexander GRANT age 26-44 (1755/1774) "11010-11010";

!WITNESS: 7 Apr 1800 Rutherford Co, NC Deeds 17-409 Lewis BEARD and as attorney for Peter MALETT and Edward JONES of Rowan Co, NC to William HARIS, 99 1/2 a North Fork Broad River, Mumfords Cove Creek. Wit: Jesse BRIGHT, Alexander GRANT;

!BONDSMAN:17 Dec 1802 Rutherford Co, NC Marriage of James MORGAN to Peggy GRANT;

!DEED:17 Apr 1804 Rutherford Co, NC 22/23-121 Lewis BEARD for himself and as attorney for Peter MALETT and Edward JONES of Rowan County to Alexander GRANT of Rutherford, for $400, 346a on Main Cove Creek and Broad River. Witness: Richard Bradley. S: Lewis Beard, Peter Malett, Edward Jones;

!DEED:ca 1804 (Illegible) Rutherford Co, NC 24/26-154 State Grant 2573 to Alexander GRANT;

!COURT:Apr 1805 Rutherford Co, NC Alexander GRANT and James BOYLE made bond for 75 pounds each assuring the county "that the following children of Clemmy GRANT, Viz, Mary and James Washington shall not become chargeable to the County";

!COURT:Jul 1806 Rutherford Co, NC Court of P&Q Susanna GRANT and William MORGAN Administrators return Inventory of Estate of Alexander GRANT, deceased;

!CENSUS:1810 * deceased, as widow Susan is head of household;

!COURT:Jan 1822 Rutherford Co, NC 1821-1825 pg 67 Division of lands of Alexander GRANT, deceased;

!DEED:24 Aug 1823 Rutherford Co, NC 34-186 Division of lands of Alexander GRANT, Deceased to heirs to William GRANT, Polley MORGAN, James GRANT, Patsy GRANT, John GRANT and Peggy MORGAN;

Susanna Morris:

Notes:

!BIRTH:1765/1770 from census, 1800 age 26-44 (1755/74), 1810 age 26-44 (1765/84), 1820 age 45+ (bef 1775);

!BIRTHPLACE:Virginia or Tryon Co, NC;

!FATHER:John MORRIS per Court records;

!MOTHER:Martha POWELL;

!COURT:-- Jul 1782 Rutherford Co, NC Susanna MORRIS, being of proper age came into Court & Choose William GRANT to be her Guardian. John MORRIS being of proper age came into Court & choose William GRANT as his Guardian. The children of John MORRIS De'd --- & give bond with Security on L200 Specie;

!CENSUS:1790 Rutherford Co, NC pg 116 w/Alexander GRANT, no ages (bef 1790);

!CENSUS:1800 Rutheford Co, NC pg 114 w/Alexander GRANT age 26-44 (1755/1774);

!COURT:Jul 1806 Rutherford Co, NC Court of P&Q Susanna GRANT and William MORGAN Administrators return Inventory of Estate of Alexander GRANT, deceased;

!COURT:Jan 1809 Rutherford Co, NC Court of P&Q Susanna GRANT appointed guardian of William, Polly, John, Morris, James & Patsy GRANT, orphans and infants of Alexander GRANT, deceased;

!CENSUS:1810 Rutherford Co, NC pg 377 Susanna GRANT age 26-44 (1765/1784) "11200-10110";

!DEED:12 Apr 1813 Rutherford Co, NC 29/31-187 James MORGAN of Rutherford to Susannah GRANT of Rutherford, widow of Alexander GRANT, deceased for $90, 30a on Montford Cove, James Morgan being heir of Alexander Grant, deceased. Witness: John Grant, William Grant;

!DEED: 7 May 1819 Rutherford Co, NC 32/33-8 State Grant # 3102 to Susannah GRANT, 50a Cove Creek. S: John BRANCH, Governor;

!CENSUS:1820 Rutherford Co, NC pg 372 w/John GRANT age 45+ (bef 1775);

!DEED: 9 Feb 1825 Rutherford Co, NC 34-350 Susannah GRANT to James GRANT for 25, East side of Cove Creek, 50a. Witness: William Grant, Susan Hill. S: Susannah (x) Grant;

!COURT:14 Mar 1825 Rutherford Co, NC 1821-25 pg 331 Administration of Susannah GRANT, deceased to William GRANT and Thomas MORRIS. John GOODBREAD & James MORRIS, Securities;

!DEED:31 Jan 1826 Rutherford Co, NC 36-20 Division of lands of Susannah GRANT, Deceased, Relict of Alexander GRANT, deceased, to William GRANT, James & Peggy MORGAN, James GRANT, Jesse & Polly MORGAN, John GRANT, Holland & Patsy BRADLEY, all heirs at law of Susanna GRANT, Deceased;

!DEED: 1 Jul 1826 Rutherford Co, NC 36-279 Susannah GRANT, deceased, widow and relict of Alexander GRANT, deceased, for 18 3/4a drawn by Peggy MORGAN. S: T.F. Burchette, Surveyor, H.Harris, Commissioner, James Humphrey, Commissioner;

!COURT:Feb 1827 Rutherford Co, NC 1825-1830 pg 139 William GRANT, Administrator of Susanna GRANT, deceased;

!COURT:Feb 1827 Rutherford Co, NC 1825-1830 pg 140 David DICKEY, John BRADLEY and William D. RICHARDSON, Commissioners to settle with William GRANT, Thomas MORRIS, Administrators of Susanna GRANT, Deceased;

(05) Morris Grant:

Notes:

!BIRTHPLACE:Rutherford Co, NC assumed;

!FATHER:Alexander Grant, proven by Rutherford County Court record Jan 1809;

!MOTHER:Susanna Morris, proven by Rutherford Co, NC Court record Jan 1809;

!COURT:Jan 1809 Rutherford Co, NC Court of P&Q Susanna GRANT appointed guardian of William, Polly, John, Morris, James & Patsy GRANT, orphans and infants of Alexander GRANT, deceased;

!CENSUS:1810;

!CENSUS:1820;

!NOTE:Not named in division of estate of Alexander GRANT & Susanna 1823-1825;

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