Marty and Karla Grant

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Husband: Rev Joseph Andrew Grant
Born: 1835/1836 in Macon Co, NC
Married: 16 JAN 1856 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 1872/1874 in Monroe Co, TN
Father: Thomas B Grant
Mother: Mary Miller
Spouses:

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Wife: Sarah A Forrester
Born: 09 MAR 1840 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 29 MAY 1917 in Macon Co, NC
Father: Jonathan Forrester
Mother: Lucinda F Millsaps
Spouses:

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Children
01 (F): Rachel Lucinda Grant
Born: FEB 1857 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 30 SEP 1923 in Macon Co, NC
Spouses: John M Swafford
02 (F): Nancy C Grant
Born: 13 NOV 1858/1859 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 05 DEC 1934 in Swain Co, NC
Spouses: Eli Brady Marr

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03 (M): William Martin Grant
Born: 21 NOV 1861 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 19 JAN 1926 in Macon Co, NC
Spouses: Hester C Dalrymple
04 (M): Thomas Perry Grant
Born: 04 MAR 1864 in Macon Co, NC
Died: after 1940 in Macon Co, NC
Spouses: Elizabeth Delilah Grant; Sarah Louisa Grant
05 (F): Ellender Elvira Grant
Born: 30 JUL 1865 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 24 JUL 1948 in McDowell Co, NC
Spouses: Thomas J Owenby; Burnie Smith
06 (F): Martha Melvina Grant
Born: DEC 1869 in Jackson Co, KY
Died: 05 AUG 1953 in Macon Co, NC
Spouses: Russell Alonzo Owenby

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07 (M): James Henry Grant
Born: 05 FEB 1872 in Monroe Co, TN
Died: 25 DEC 1958 in Macon Co, NC
Spouses: Haseltine A Martin
Additional Information

Rev Joseph Andrew Grant:

Notes:

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

!BIRTH:1835/1836 from census, 1850 age 14 (1835/36), 1860 age 22 (1837/38);

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

!FATHER:Thomas B. GRANT;

!MOTHER:Mary MILLER, Proven 1850 census;


!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 ";


!MARRIAGE BOND:11 Dec 1855 Macon Co., NC
Joseph A. Grant & Cela E. Price
S: Joseph Ander Grant
Solomon (his mark) Truitt, bm
Wit: John Hall
*Based on there only being a month between this marriage bond and his next one, it is probable this marriage didn't take place.;


!MARRIAGE BOND:16 Jan 1856 Macon Co., NC
Joseph Grant and Sarah Forrister
* The portion of the bond with the signatures and the bondsman is missing.
Wit: J. G. Crawford, Dep. Clerk, John Hall, Clerk.
Married 16 Jan 1856 by M. J. Morgan, JP;


!CENSUS:1860 Macon Co., NC Cowee District, Franklin PO # 508/520
Joseph Grant 22 Farmer $2000/102 Macon
Sarah 20
Rachael L. 3
Nancy C. 1;



!CENSUS:1870 Jackson Co, KY Pond Creek pg 216
Joseph A. GRANT, 34 Farmer, 0/200 NC
Sarah, 28
Rachael L. 14
Nancy C. 12
William M. 8
Thomas, 6
Ellen E. 3
Margaret M. 6/12 Dec, KY;


!DEATH:1872/1874. According to John STAMPER, grand nephew of Joseph "Joe" GRANT, he was killed after being thrown from a mule in Texas. Evidence indicates it might have been Tennessee or Kentucky and not Texas;

Sarah A Forrester:

Notes:

!NOTE:Thanks to Keith Grant for her burial information, says he found her grave with "Sarah A. Grant" 3/9/1840 to 5/29/1917.

!BIRTH:Apr 1842 from census, 1860 age 20 (1839/40), 1880 age 39 (1840/41), 1900 born Apr 1842 * 1850 census age 12 (1837/38);

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

!FATHER:Jonathan FORRISTER, proven by death certificate;

!MOTHER:Lucinda MILLSAPS;


!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;


!MARRIAGE BOND:16 Jan 1856 Macon Co., NC
Joseph Grant and Sarah Forrister
* The portion of the bond with the signatures and the bondsman is missing.
Wit: J. G. Crawford, Dep. Clerk, John Hall, Clerk.
Married 16 Jan 1856 by M. J. Morgan, JP;


!CENSUS:1860 Macon Co., NC Cowee District, Franklin PO # 508/520
Joseph Grant 22 Farmer $2000/102 Macon
Sarah 20
Rachael L. 3
Nancy C. 1;


!CENSUS:1870 Jackson Co, KY Pond Creek pg 216
Joseph A. GRANT, 34 Farmer, 0/200 NC
Sarah, 28
Rachael L. 14
Nancy C. 12
William M. 8
Thomas, 6
Ellen E. 3
Margaret M. 6/12 Dec, KY;

!DEED:12 Dec 1874 Swain Co, NC 36-394 Sarah GRANT of Macon to William C. FORESTER of Swain, her 1/7 interest in two parcels of land in Swain, on Tennessee River, 61a and 130a being lands inherited from Jonathan FORESTER, deceased;


!CENSUS:1880 Macon Co., NC Nantahala # 100/101
Sarah Grant 39 W Keeping House NC-NC-NC
Thos 15 son Works on farm
Elvira 12 dau helps mother
Martha M. 10 dau at home KY-NC-NC
Jas H. 2 son at home TN-NC-NC;


!NAMED-MARRIAGE: 5 Apr 1895 Macon Co., NC General Index to Marriage License
R. L. Owenby of ---, 30 &
Martha M. Grant of ---, 28
at home of Sarah Grant
by F. M. Morgan, Minister
Wit: Alex Wilson, Jno Owenby, Jas Owenby;


!CENSUS:1900 Macon Co., NC Nantahala # 264/269
Russell L. Owenby head Mar 1868 32 M 2 GA-NC-GA Farming
Marthie M. wife Dec 1870 29 M 2 0-0 KY-NC-NC
Sarah L. Grant mother-in-law Mar 1841 59 W 1-1 NC-NC-NC;


!CENSUS:1910 Macon Co., NC Briartown Precinct # 113/113
Russell L. Owenby head 42 M1 12 NC-GA-GA Farmer
Vina wife 39 M1 12 -/- NC-NC-NC
Sarah Grant mother 69 W 53 7-7;


!DEATH:29 May 1917 Macon Co, NC Death Records 2-246 Sarah A. GRANT, Female, White, F: John FORSTER, M: Lu MILLSAPS died Nantahala Twp;

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