Marty and Karla Grant

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Husband: William Forrester
Born: 1840/1841 in Macon Co, NC
Married: NOT MARRIED
Died: after 1860 in Macon Co, NC
Father: Jonathan Forrester
Mother: Lucinda F Millsaps
Spouses:
Wife: Rachel L Grant
Born: 15 AUG 1834 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 15 DEC 1923 in Swain Co, NC
Father: Thomas B Grant
Mother: Mary Miller
Spouses: John David Brendle; ?; Parrish; Daniel E Evans

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Children
01 (M): George W Grant
Born: 14 FEB 1866 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 06 JUL 1920 in Swain Co, NC
Spouses: Sarah M Thomason
Additional Information

William Forrester:

Notes:

!CENSUS:1850 Macon Co., NC Tennessee Valley # 79/81
Jonathan Forrester 46 Farmer $ 75 Wilkes NC
Lucinda F. 40 Haywood
James M. 16 Laborer Illinois
Elizabeth 15 Macon NC
Sarah 12
Polly 13
William 9
John 7
Isabel 5;


!CENSUS:1860 Macon Co., NC Cowee District # 489/501
Lucinda Forester 48 Farmer $400/279 Macon
William 18
John 17
Ibbe 13
Andrew 9;

Rachel L Grant:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 3rd Great Grand Aunt.;

!BIRTH:Aug 1834 per Census, 1850 age 16 (1833/34), 1860 age 24 (1835/36), 1870 age 32 (1837/38), 1880 age 42 (1837/38), 1900 born Aug 1836;

!NOTE:Middle name could be "Lou", but not sure;

!BIRTHPLACE:Macon Co, NC proven 1850 and 1860 census;

!FATHER:Thomas B. GRANT;

!MOTHER:Mary MILLER, Proven 1850, 1860 census, Swain Co, NC Deed 8-466 1886;


!CENSUS:1840 Macon Co., NC p. 156
Thomas B. Grant age 30-39 (1800/1810)
100001-200011
Slaves=0
Analysis (who each person *might* be):
1m 30-39 (1800/1810) = Thomas B. Grant
1m 0-4 (1835/1840) = Joseph Andrew Grant (c1836) son
1f 30-39 (1800/1810) = Sister? Sister-in-law? * Mary Lou Grant fits here.
1f 20-29 (1810/1820) = Mary Miller Grant (c1814) wife
2f 0-4 (1835/1840) = 1. Rachel L. Grant (1834) daughter
"f 0-4 (1835/1840) = 2. Olly Ann Grant (1837) daughter;


!CENSUS:1850 Macon Co., NC Savannah # 849/857
Polly Grant 36 ~ $- Buncombe
Rachel 16 Macon
Joseph 14 "
Olly Ann 12 "
Sarah 10 "
Isabel 8 "
John 5 ";


!CENSUS:1860 Macon Co., NC Tennessee Valley, Franklin PO, # 106/109
Mary Grant 45 ~ $100/145 Buncombe
Rachael L. 24 Macon
Sarah P. 18
Ibby L. 16
John P. 14;


!MARRIAGE:1860/1861 to Daniel E. EVANS, * Not proven, but in 1870 census they were listed in same household and her with surname of Evans, and both her children also, Daniel E. EVANS' marriage to Mary LEQUIRE listed as his second marriage on 1900 census, if he had been married to Rachel, this should have been his third marriage, so they probably were not actually married, unless they had it annulled;


!MARRIAGE BOND:15 Jul 1864 Macon Co., NC
John D. Brendle & Rachel Grant
S: John D. Brendle,
L. T. Siler, bm
Wit: R. C. Slagle;


!DIVORCE:1864/1866 as John married again in 1866.


!CENSUS:1870 Jackson Co., NC 65th Subdivision, Deep Creek Township, Big Spring PO, # 45/46
Daniel E. Evans 30 M M Farmer $200/169 NC
Rachel 32 F W Keeping House
John H. 10 M W Works on Farm
George W. 5 M W;


!WITNESS: 4 Jan 1875 Swain Co, NC Marriage of Elisha SHERRILL to Isabella GRANT, listed as R. GRANT;

!CENSUS:1880 Swain Co, NC Charleston Twp # 59 Rachel GRANT, 42 (1837/38) born NC, father born NC, mother born NC, "Widowed";

!DEED:14 Oct 1886 Swain Co, NC 8-466 Mary CARGLE of Swain to Rachel GRANT of Swain, for natural love and affection, 50a;

!DEED:17 Dec 1889 Swain Co, NC 11-482 Rachel GRANT to Henry T. JENKINS, 50a South side of Tuckasegee River;

!CENSUS:1900 Swain Co, NC Charleston Twp-2 # 32 Rachel L. GRANT, 63 born Aug 1836 NC, father born NC, mother born NC, "Widowed", 3 children born, 1 still alive;

!CENSUS:1910;

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