Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Grant

Male Bef 1742 - Aft 1793  (> 53 years)


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  • Name John Grant 
    Born Bef 1742  Brunswick Parish, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1793  Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I063077  Tree1
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2021 

    Father John Grant,   b. 1702, Sittingbourne Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1762, King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Margaret Bronaugh,   b. 1707, Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1756, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 1727  Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17884  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1772-1798 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Will Book E; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      WRIGHT, JOHN, Senr., Spotsylvania Co., d. Sept. 23, 1787, Executors Bond dated July 5, 1791.
      Wit. John Grant, John Blanton, Alexander Sneed, John Wright, W. Wright.
      Ex. wife Rosamond, Capt. James Tutt, John Steward, Anthony Frazer.
      Leg. sons William and John, land purchased of Joseph Porter in Culpeper Co;
      grandson John Metcalfe;
      son Winfield;
      daughter Margaret Fulton;
      daughter Rosanna;
      wife Rosamond. (Page 1072)
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      1753-1765 King George County Deed Book 4 (Antient Press); pp. 281
      Know all men .. I JOHN GRANT of parish Brunswick & county King George in consideration of the natural love & affection which I bear to my Sons & Daughters to wit JOHN GRANT, DANIEL GRANT, GEORGE GRANT, WILLIAM GRANT, ELIZABETH BRUCE, ROSAMOND WRIGHT, MARGARET GRANT & MARY GRANT & for their future advancement in the world give (them) all my estate reserving to myself the same during my natural life and after my decease to descend as follows - I give to my son John Grant all that parcel of land given to me by my Father WILLIAM GRANT & two negroes; to my sons Daniel Grant & George Grant all the land I hold in Prince William County to be equally divided between them; to my son William Grant, all the lands I purchased of JOHN CORBIN & STEPHEN HANSFORD .., to my daughter Mary one negro girl; to my daughter Margaret one feather bed and furniture; give to my Sons and Daughters (named again) eight negroes and their future increase to be equally divided between them .. 7th July 1757.
      Presence William Payne, John Grant
      Ger. Banks
      At a court held 7th July 1757 .. Deed of gift acknowledged .. admitted to record.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deed Book Y, 1791-1794; (John Fredrick Dorman); Pages 268
      Prince William County Sct. I hereby certify that Mr. JOHN GRANT took the Oath prescribed by Law as a Commissioner of the Taxes for the County aforesaid
      before me this 10th August 1793 JOHN LAWSON
      At a Court held for Prince William County the 2nd day of September 1793 This Certificate was returned to the Court and ordered to be recorded
      Teste ROBERT GRAHAM, Cl Cur
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      http://genforum.genealogy.com/grant/messages/2280.html
      in the book titled "Fauquier families, 1759- 1799, pg. 143 is the following entry:
      Grant, Daniel of PW. His bro, John Grant of KING GEORGE, gives him tract of land purchased by their father, John Grant, from Howsen and Margaret Kenner inherited by them from Margaret's father, George Eksridge;
      wit William Grant, John Keys/Keas, John & Winfield Wright.....He(Daniel) and Christian
      Grant sell Alan Macrae of DUMFRIES 162a., half a tract given him and bro George Grant
      by father.

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