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BIOGRAHY of GEORGE E. GRANT

George E. Grant, was born in Delaware County, NY, April 20, 1845, son of John L. and Catherine (Parmeter) Grant, he a native of Scotland and she of Delaware county, NY. John L. came to Orange county, with his father, Lewis Grant, who went to Delaware county where he died in 1866. John died in Delaware county June 19, 1866, and his wife November 12, 1863. George E. was educated in the common schools of Tioga county NY, and engaged in farming, and has also worked in a sash factory. In 1868 he came to Erwin, and in November, 1884, moved to Woodhull, where he bought forty-two acres of land. He is a Republican, and has been constable for two terms, and is a member of J. N. Warner Post 565, G.A.R., of which he is a charter member. June 24, 1869, he married Lucinda Edwards of Woodhull, and they have ten children: Mabel, John L. (deceased), Nellie, Grace, Charles, Clarie, Benjamin, Arthur, Fred (deceased), and George. December 25, 1863, Mr. Grant enlisted in Co B, 21st NY Cavalry, and served one year and ten months, and was in the battles of Newmarket, Piedmont, Lynchburg, Winchester, Ashby's Gap and Mount Jackson.

Taken from "Landmarks of Steuben County" by Hon. Harlo Hakes 1896.
This family unrelated to typist, Annette Campbell, August 12, 2001



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