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Husband: Henry Grant
Born: 12 JUN 1843 in Buncombe Co, NC
Married: 02 AUG 1868 in Buncombe Co, NC
Died: 31 JAN 1932 in Buncombe Co, NC
Father: Andrew Grant
Mother: Sarah Whitaker
Spouses: Nancy Catherine Wilfong

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Wife: Susanna Merrill
Born: 23 SEP 1828 in Buncombe Co, NC
Died: 20 MAR 1910 in Buncombe Co, NC
Father: John Merrill
Mother: Elizabeth Garren
Spouses:
Additional Information

Henry Grant:

Notes:

!CENSUS:1850 NOTE: Names and ages of all family members seem to be wrong in this census, so it is likely the census taker got the information from a neighbor
Buncombe County, North Carolina
Page / House / Family # 331 / 1862 / 1862
Name Age Sex Race Occupation Real $ Birth Place
A. Grant 45 M Laborer NC
Sarah 40 F "
Josha 18 M Laborer "
Thomas 16 M Laborer "
James 14 M "
Abigail 12 F "
Alexander 10 M " <--?
Margaret 8 F "
Sarah 6 F "
Elizabeth 4 F "

!CENSUS:1860 Buncombe County, North Carolina
Township / Post Office (Blank) Township / Fairview PO
Page / House / Family # 248 / 21 / 21
Name Age Sex Race Occupation Real $ Pers $ Birth Place
Sarah Grant 48 F Domestic 450 120 N Carolina
Henry 16 M Farm Labor do
Nancy 14 F do
John 10 M do

!CIVIL WAR:29th NC Regiment, Company H, Henry GRANT, Pvt, Resident of Buncombe Co, NC enlisted 13 May 1862 age 18. Captured Spanish Fort, Mobile, AL 8 Apr 1865. Confined to Ship Island, MS 10 Apr 1865. Transferred to Vicksburg, MS 1 May 1865. Wounded Kennessaw Mountain, GA 25 Apr 1863;

!MARRIAGE: 8 Aug 1868 Buncombe Co, NC Henry GRANT, Colored & Susannah MERRELL, Colored, * They were NOT Colored as this record indicates;

!CENSUS:1870 Buncombe County, North Carolina
Township / Post Office Fairview Township No 7 / Asheville PO
Page / House / Family # 168 / 108 / 109
Name Age Sex Race Occupation Real $ Pers $ Birth Place
John Merrill 78 M W Farmer 600 275 No Carolina
Henry Grant 27 M W Laborer No Carolina
Susannah 41 F W Keeping House No Carolina

!CENSUS:1880 Buncombe County, North Carolina
Township Fairview
Page / House / Family # 96 / 140 / 140
Name R S Age Rel Ms Occupation Birth Places
Henry Grant W M 36 M Farmer NC-NC-NC
Susan W F 49 Wf M Keeping House NC-NC-NC

!CENSUS:1900 Buncombe County, North Carolina
Township Fairview
Page / House / Family # 257 / 268 / 269
Name Rel R S Birth Age Ms Ch Birth Places Occupation
Henry Grant Hd W M Jun 1843 56 M 33 NC-NC-NC Farming
Susana Wf W F Sep 1828 71 M 33 0-0 NC-NC-NC

!VOTER:18 Oct 1902 Buncombe Co, NC Fairview Precinct, Henry GRANT, 58 (1843/44) eligible thru self;

!CENSUS:1910 Buncombe County, North Carolina
Township Fairview
Page / House / Family # 26 / 1 / 1
Name Rel R S Age Ms Ch Birth Places Occupation
Henry Grant Hd W M 66 W NC-NC-NC Farmer

!CENSUS:1920 Buncombe Co, NC Fairview # 99/105
Henry GRANT, Head, 76 NC/NC/NC
Nannie, wife, 65;

!CENSUS:1930 Buncombe County, North Carolina
Township Fairview
Page / House / Family Number 25B / 93 / 96
Name Rel S R Age Ms Birth Places Occupation Industry
Rochel M. McCabell Head M W 43 M 20 NC-SC-SC Farmer General Farming
Ethel G. Wife F W 39 M 17 NC-NC-NC None
Arvel J. Son M W 21 S NC-NC-NC Bleacher?
Wallace B. Son M W 12 S NC-NC-NC None
Audrey O. Dau F W 10 S NC-NC-NC None
R. M. Son M W 8 S NC-NC-NC None
Howell N. Son M W 2 7/12 S NC-NC-NC None
Henry Grant Uncle M W 86 W NC-NC-NC Retired

!TOMBSTONE:Cane Creek Cem, Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC - From Cemetery Inscriptions of Buncombe County NC Volume One. Carolyn C. Aslund & Billie C. Ledbetter, 1984.
Henry Grant, 12 Jun 1843 - 31 Jan 1932, Co. H., 29 NC Inf CSA

Susanna Merrill:

Notes:

!CENSUS:1830;

!CENSUS:1840;

!CENSUS:1850 Buncombe Co, NC # 337 Susanna MERRILL, 21 (1828/29) born NC;

!CENSUS:1860;

!MARRIAGE: 8 Aug 1868 Buncombe Co, NC Henry GRANT, Colored & Susannah MERRELL, Colored. * NOTE: They were not Colored;

!CENSUS:1870 Buncombe County, North Carolina
Township / Post Office Fairview Township No 7 / Asheville PO
Page / House / Family # 168 / 108 / 109
Name Age Sex Race Occupation Real $ Pers $ Birth Place
John Merrill 78 M W Farmer 600 275 No Carolina
Henry Grant 27 M W Laborer No Carolina
Susannah 41 F W Keeping House No Carolina

!CENSUS:1880 Buncombe County, North Carolina
Township Fairview
Page / House / Family # 96 / 140 / 140
Name R S Age Rel Ms Occupation Birth Places
Henry Grant W M 36 M Farmer NC-NC-NC
Susan W F 49 Wf M Keeping House NC-NC-NC

!CENSUS:1900 Buncombe County, North Carolina
Township Fairview
Page / House / Family # 257 / 268 / 269
Name Rel R S Birth Age Ms Ch Birth Places Occupation
Henry Grant Hd W M Jun 1843 56 M 33 NC-NC-NC Farming
Susana Wf W F Sep 1828 71 M 33 0-0 NC-NC-NC

!TOMBSTONE:Cane Creek Cem, Fairview, Buncombe Co., NC - From Cemetery Inscriptions of Buncombe County NC Volume One. Carolyn C. Aslund & Billie C. Ledbetter, 1984.
Susanna Grant, w/o Henry, 23 Sep 1828 - 20 Mar 1910

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