Biography of Andrew Grant
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Grant, Andrew, Norfolk, was born in Matilda, Canada, in 1812, and was a son of Julius Grant. He was raised on a farm and educated in the common schools. He came to Norfolk in 1840 and settled on a farm, where he resided a number of years, then went to West Canada, but afterwards returned to Norfolk where he died August 1, 1882. He was a Republican and was at one time a member of the M. E. chnrch, but died an Adventist. He married Mary Worthing, by whom he had three sons: Benson, Philemon and Andrew. His wife died in 1848 and Mr. Grant married for his second wife, Angelina Tolb, by whom he had one son and three daughters. His second wife died in 1855 and he married her sister, Mrs. John Perry, who still survives him. Benson was born in Madrid in 1840, was educated in the common schools and has always been engaged in farming. He and Philernon, his brother, own a farm of 215 acres and keep a dairy of thirty cows. Andrew Grant, the youngest child, enlisted in the late war in Company A, 14th Heavy Artillery, and was killed at the battle of Cold Harbor. Philemon was born in Norfolk July 22, 1842, was educated in the common schools and has always been engaged in farming, In 1880 he married Annie E. Bush of Norfolk, daughter of Charles Bush. She was born in Massena December 24, 1852. They have had three children: Benson, Maude A. and Lester M. Mr. Grant is a Republican in politics. Charles Bush was a native of Massena, born october 3, 1812. He was a son of Charles Bush, and early settler of Long Sault Island. he was a farmer and spent most of his life in Massena. He moved from there to Raymondville and afterward to Grantville, where he died in 1871. His wife was Jane Miller, by whom he had four sons and two daughters. Mrs. Bush was a daughter of Stephen Miller of Massen'a, who married Ann Coates, a native of England, who came from there when sixteen years of age. Mr. Miller died in Massena in 1877 and his wife in 1883.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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