SAMUEL GRANT

B. abt 1788 in New Jersey
D. May 25, 1872 in Lake County, IL
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  • Father: Thomas Grant
  • Mother: Mary Grant
  • Wife: Caroline (Conant) Grant born June 25, 1797 in Wayne County, NY; married Samuel Grant on August 16, 1816 in Ontario County, NY daughter of Sylvanus Conant (1773-1853) and Eleanor (Spooner) Conant (1770-1832); Caroline died June 22, 1867 in Hartland, Niagara County, NY
  • Children:
    1. Emily (Grant) (LeGore) Richards born March 22, 1823 in Pennsylvania; married (1) Moses/Nases LeGore; married (2) Alfred Richards, Sr. on September 6, 1892 in Berrien Springs, Berrian County, MI; Emily died January 20, 1915 in Buchanan, Berrien County, MI
    2. Sarah (Grant) Davis born July 1825 in New York; married Lemuel C. Davis (1822-1915) as his second wife; Sarah died December 3, 1873. (See section pertaining to Sarah (Grant) Davis buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery) (See section pertaining to Lemuel C. Davis buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
    3. William S. Grant born March 11, 1838 in New York; never married; in 1900 he was living with his sister, Emily Richards, in Buchanan, Barrien County, MI; William died March 30, 1909 in Buchanan, Berrien County, MI; buried in Weesaw Township, Berrien County, MI
    4. Caroline S. “Carrie” Grant born 1840 in New York; never married; Caroline died March 16, 1916 in Buchanan, Berrien County, MI; buried in Galien Township Cemetery, Galien, Berrien County, MI

Additional Information:

According to the 1850 U.S. Census for the Town of Ridgeway, Orleans County, NY the household members were: Samuel Grant, age 61, occupation: farmer, born in New Jersey; Caroline Grant, age 56, born in New York; Wm. Grant, age 11, born in New York; Caroline Grant, age 9 born in New York; Lyvenus Conant, age 72, occupation: farmer, born in New York.

According to the 1855 New York, State Census in Ridgeway, Orleans County, NY, the household members were: Samuel Grant, age 65, born in New Jersey, resident for 28 years, farmer; Caroline Grant, age 59, wife, born in Wayne County, NY, resident for 28 years; William Grant, age 18, son, born in Orleans County, NY, farmer; Caroline S. Grant, age 13, daughter, born in Orleans County, NY

According to the 1860 U.S. Census in the Town of Hartland, Niagara County, NY, with a Hartland post office, the household members were: Samuel Grant, age 72, occupation: farmer, born in New Jersey; Caroline, age 68, born in New York; William Grant, age 23, occupation: day laborer; born in New York.

According to the 1865 New York, State Census in the Town of Hartland, Niagara County, NY, the household members were: Samuel Grant, age 77, born in New Jersey, farmer; Caroline Grant, age 67, wife, born in Wayne County, NY, 10 children born; Wm. Grant, age 23, child, born in Orleans County, NY, farmer; Carrie Grant, age 23, child, born in Orleans County, NY.

According to the 1870 U.S. Census in the Town of Avon, Lake County, IL with a Hainesville, post office, the household members were: Lewis C. Davis, age 47, occupation: farmer, born in New York; Sarah Davis (daughter of Samuel Grant), age 44, born in New York; Rosa Davis, age 22, born in New York; Cora Davis, age 19, born in Illinois; Stella Davis, age 12, born in Iowa; Clara Davis, age 9/12, born in Illinois; Samuel Grant, age 82, retired, born in New York.

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