Biography of Peter Grant
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Grant, Peter, was born in Scotland in 1824 and came with his parents to this country in 1832, and settled in Newark, N. J. In 1844 he went to New York to complete his trade (which was that of a marble worker) with Fisher & Bird. He re mained with that firm fifteen years, the last five years being a partner in the con­cern, and came to Troy in 1859. In 1867 he located his business on the corner of Fifth and Federal streets, and has since done business at that location. He married Anna Pratt, daughter of Andrew Pratt of Paris, Oxford county, Maine; she died in 1890. He has three sons and three daughters.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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