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William GRANT

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  • Name William GRANT 
    Born [1749] 
    • See Military
    Gender Male 
    Birth [1746] 
    • http://archives.mainegenealogy.net/2010/03/revolutionary-soldiers-of-york-county.html
      Revolutionary Soldiers of York County
      Source: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, vol. 65 (Boston, Mass.: The Society, 1911).
      [p. 76]
      REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS OF YORK COUNTY, MAINE

      Communicated by George Walter Chamberlain, M.S., of Malden, Mass.

      William Grant, aged 75 years, of Lebanon, July 18, 1820. Private in
      [p. 110]
      Capt. James Carr's Co., Col. George Read's Regt., Mass. line. Original declaration made Apr. 15, 1818. Pension No. 5,898. Affirmed, Family: Mary, wife, aged 79. (335)
      William Grant's wife Mary d. at Lebanon, without issue, Sept. 4, 1822.
    Birth [1756-1774] 
    Birth [BEFORE 1765] 
    Residence 26 Mar 1767  Somersworth, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Abijah GRANT Vital Records from The NEHGS Register Vital Records (incl. Bible, Cemetery, Church and SSDI)
      RECORD : From a manuscript in the possession of the New England Historic Genealogical Society
      LOCATION : Somersworth, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
      VOLUME : 74
      PAGE : 50
      TEXT : The Diary of Master Joseph Tate of Somersworth, N. H. (Continued)
      FATHER : William Grant
      MOTHER : Mary Stevens

      Volume 73 Page 304
      The Diary of Master Joseph Tate of Somersworth, NH
      From a Manuscript in the Possession of the New England Historic Genealogical Society

      The town of Somersworth, NH, was set off from Dover and incorporated as a separate town on 23 April 1754. It included at that time the territory of the present towns of Somersworth and Rollinsford, having been set off and incorporated on 3 July 1849. The so-called "Diary" of Master Tate is a record which was kept by an early schoolmaster of Somersworth, who lived in that part of the town which is now Rollinsford. His name first appears in the records of Somersworth on 6 April 1752, while Somersworth was still only a parish, the entry under that date reading: "voted Mr Joseph Tate twenty three Pounds old Tenor to keep ye the Parish School one year." His exact term of service as a teacher is not known, but in his later years he was a town charge, lived with the family of Capt Maurice Hobbs, and on his death was buried on the Hobbs farm. The "Diary" supplies some information about his wife and children.

      In this "Diary" Master Tate entered the family records of the inhabitants of Somersworth from about 1740 to the middle of the Revolutionary War. He gave the names of parents, with the birth records ot their chilren, and also many marriage and death records. He inserted items of local historical interest and various entries of a miscellaneous character, such as anecdotes, verses, humns, etc, which were for the most part copied from almanacs and nespapers of the day.

      ...

      The Names of Families Childrens Names & Time of Birth in The Town of Somersworth, March the 26th 1767.

      ...

      Mr William Grants and Married Mary Stevens
      Judith Grant Born
      Molly
      William
      Samuel
      Daniel
      Edward
      Ephraim
      Nabby
      Lydia
      Thomas
      Abijah & Paul
      Mr William Grant Junr who married Mary Wentworth
    Residence 31 Mar 1777  Somersworth, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • New Hampshire State Papers
      http://sos.nh.gov/Papers.aspx
      I only extracted William Grant.

      William Grant
      XIII: 433
      [Revolutionary Papers p 55] [Somersworth Men in 2d New Hampshire Battalion]
      [p 265 same company]
      ...
      William Grant ae 28 [1749] enlisted 31 March 1777
      ...
      Edward Grant ae 21 [1756] enlisted 18 March 1777

      XIV:
      p561
      We the Subscribers having enlisted ourselves as Sodiers in Capt James Carrs Company in Collo Poor's Regiment Do Severall Acknowledge to have Recd Each of us twenty pounds as a Gratuity or Bounty from the State of New Hampshire of Otis Baker Esqr Muster Master of Said Company
      ...
      Edward Grant ae 21 r Somersworth enlisted 18 March 1777
      ...
      William Grant ae 28 r Somersworth enlisted 31 March 1777

      p 621
      [3-105] [Captain Carr's Company]
      Muster Rollof Captain James Carr's Company
      ...
      Edward Grant r Somersworth ae 21 Enlisted 18 March 1777 Bounty 20 pounds
      ...
      William Grant r Somersworth ae 28 Enlisted 1 April 1777 Bouty 20 pounds Mileage 16.8
      ...

      XV:
      p 443
      [Colonel Nathan Hale's Regiment, Absentees]
      ...
      William Grant r Somersworth ae 35 5'11" Dark complexion Dark Hair Dark eyes Left from Fish Kills
      Edward Grants r Somersworth ae 21 5'10 Ligh Complexion Light hair Light eyes Left from Albany

      p 619
      [5-194] [Colonel Stephen Evan's Return]
      A return of the Soldiers Inlisted Into The Continental Army In the three Balalnns Raised In the State of New Hampshire for three years or During the War Out of the first Regiment In the County of Strafford whereof Stephen Evans is Colo
      ...
      Daniel Grant
      ...
      Edward Grant
      ...
      Samuel Grant
      ...
      William Grant

      p 722
      [5-344]
      4th Company 1777, 1778, 1779
      ...
      William Grant private Amount of depreciation: 174.60
      Edward Grant private Amount of depreciation: 176

      XVI: 205
      [6-314]
      4th Company 1780
      William Grant private Amount of depreciation 31.10
      Edward Grant private Amount of depreciation 80
      ...
      Saml Grant private Amount of depreciation 80

      XXX: 472
      Muster Roll of Capt James Carr's Company 2d New Hampshire Regiment Commanded by Colonel Nathan Hale
      ...
      Privates
      ...
      Saml Grant 3 years Inlisted 11 March 1778
      ...
      William Grant 3 years Left Albany
      ...
      North Castle 22 July 1778
    Residence 1800  Lebanon, York, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William Grant
      in the 1800 United States Federal Census
      Name: William Grant
      Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Lebanon, York, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 2
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
      Number of Household Members: 4
      Year: 1800; Census Place: Lebanon, York, Maine; Series: M32; Roll: 8; Page: 838; Image: 229; Family History Library Film: 218678
    Residence 1810  Lebanon, York, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William Grant
      in the 1810 United States Federal Census
      Name: William Grant
      Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Lebanon, York, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 : 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 2
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 4
      Number of Household Members: 4
      Year: 1810; Census Place: Lebanon, York, Maine; Roll: 12; Page: 925; Image: 00894; Family History Library Film: 0218683
    Residence 1820  Lebanon, York, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John Wentworth
      in the 1820 United States Federal Census
      Name: John Wentworth
      Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Lebanon, York, Maine
      Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 4
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over : 1
      Number of Persons - Engaged in Manufactures: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 16: 5
      Free White Persons - Over 25: 4
      Total Free White Persons: 9
      Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 9
      1820 U S Census; Census Place: Lebanon, York, Maine; Page: 536; NARA Roll: M33_39; Image: 205
    Living 7 Oct 1822 
    Pension
    • An Alphabetical Index of Revolutionary Pensioners Living in Maine
      Surnames, G-I
      List 35d William Grant NH Line Private 78 York

      Pension List of 1820
      Persons on the Pension Roll Under the Law of the 18th of March, 1818, District of Maine
      William Grant private New Hampshire Line

      U.S., The Pension Roll of 1835 for William Grant
      The Pension Roll of 1835, Vol. I 4 Maine
      York County
      William Grant Private New Hampshire Line on pension roll 25 January 1819 commenced 15 April 1818 ae 80 Died in 1825

      William Grant
      in the U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900
      Name: William Grant
      Pension Year: 1819
      Application State: Maine
      Applicant Designation: Survivor's Pension Application File
      Archive Publication Number: M804
      Archive Roll Number: 1109
      Total Pages in Packet: 8
      Ancestry.com. U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
      [Index Card]
      NH Grant, William S 37027
      [Pages]
      [Page]
      15 April 1818
      William Grant ae 73 [1745]
      r Lebanon
      March 1777 private Capt James Card Col George Read New Hampshire line 3 years
      honorably discharged by Col Read at Reading New York March 1780
      [Pages]
      [Page]
      Schedule of the real and personal estate, (necessary colthing and bedding excepted) belonging to me the subscribed, viz:
      No property

      Schedule of the family residing with me William Grant who, by occuation am a farmer which I am unable to pursue by reason of infirmity
      Mary my wife ae 79 [1741] years sickly & unable
      William Grant [His mark]
      20 July 1820

      [Page]

      [Page]
    Probate 7 Oct 1822 
    • York County Probate Index
      [3543/4406]
      William Grant 1821-1822
      Letter guardian Volume 30 Page 62
      [306/621]
      At a Probate Court held at Kennebunk within and for the County of York on the seventh day of October in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and twenty two.

      Whereas William Grant of Lebanon in said County yeoman does by excessive drinking, gaming, idlesness, and debauchery so spend, waste and lessen his estate, as thereby to expose himself and family to want and suffering circumstances and the said town of Lebanon to charge and expense for their maintenance and support:

      Therefore be it know, That I Jonas Clark Judge of Probate within and for said County, pursuant to the power and authority to me given, have and by these presents do assign and appoint John Wentworth of Lebanon in said county, husbandman, guardian of the said William hereby directing and empowering huim to take care of the preson and estate, both real and personal, of the said William and to make a true and perfect inventory of the said estate, to be returned into the Probate Office for the county aforesaid, within three months from the date hereof; and the said guardian shall improve, frugally, and without waste and destruction , the estate afore-mentioned, and apply the annyual income and profits thereof for the comfotable maintenance ans support of the said William Grant and also of his household or family, if any such there be. And the said guardian is hereby empowered to settle accounts, received, and if need be, sue for, and recover, all such debts as are dute to the said William from any person or persons whomsoever; and to manage, improve, or divide the real estate, in as full and as ample a manner as he might, or coud do, before the date hereof.

      And the said guardian shall also pay all such debts as are owing by the said William Grant out of his personal estate; or in case that be not sufficient, then out of his real estate, being firs empowered to make sale thereof, or of such part thereof as shall be sufficient for that end, by any Court having power to grant a license for that purpose upon application made therefor, and producing to such Court a certificate under the hands of the overseers of the poor of the town in which the said William has gained a legal residence, of their consent and approbation of the sale of such real estate, or of such part thereof, as they shall be satisfied is just and equitable to discharge the bona fide debts of the said William excluding all debts contracted by gaming.

      And he shall render a plain and true account, when and so oftem as he shall thereunto lawfully required. And whenever the said John Wentworth shall cease to be Guardian as aforesaid, he, or his heirs, executors of administrators, shall return and deliver possession of the real and personal estate aforesaid, or the residue and remainder thereof and shall pay over any sum of money or balance of account, which may be in his, or their hands to him the said William Grant his heirs, executors, or administrators, or othersie as the Judge of Probate for the time being, may by his decree, order and direct,

      Given under my hand and seal official
      Jonas Clarkl
      Register
      Recorded agreeable to the original. Attest George Thacher Junr Registrar

      York SS By the Court of Probate for the County of Yorl
      To Daniel Wood, Nathan Pond Junior, Edmunds Cowell all of Lebanon in said County
      Greeting

      You are hereby authorised and impowered to take an inventory of, and according to your best skill and judgment, truly and justly to appraise, on oath, on dollars and cents, all the state whereof William Grant of said Lebanon is now seized and possessed in the said county of York, including a schedule of notes of hand: to be shewn you by John Wentworth hi guardian. And make return of this warrant, together with the inventory so taken, into the registry of said Court, wihtin three months.

      Given under my hand, the seventh day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty two
      Jonas Clark Judge

      York SS
      The Appraisers aforsaid sworn to the faithful discharge of the trust reposed in by
    Residence Lebanon, York, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Wentworth Genealogy: English and American, Volume 1
      By John Wentworth
      p 370
      Mary Wentworth b 11 April 1742 m 23 November 1769 William Grant Jr; lived in Lebanon, Maine, and died, childless, 4 September 1822. He was a soldier of the Revolution, and there is a story that he had fifteen bullets shot through his coat and hat in a single battle, and was not wounded. He drew a pension. Having no children, he adopted his nephew John (#1538) Wentworth and gave him the homestead in Lebanon, Maine, where John died.
    Residence Lebanon, York, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Daniel Grant
      in the U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900
      Name: Daniel Grant
      Application State: New Hampshire
      Applicant Designation: Bounty-Land-Warrant Application File
      Archive Publication Number: M804
      Archive Roll Number: 1108
      Total Pages in Packet: 15
      Ancestry.com. U.S., Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.

      [Index Card]
      NH Daniel Grant NL Wt 807-100

      [Page]
      Danl Grant Decd
      New Hampshire Line
      Wm & Edward Grant brothers & heirs at law
      Vauzandt & Rockwell assignees

      [Deed]
      William Grant r Lebanon & Edward Grant r Berwick
      Nicholas B Van Zandt & Dennis Rockwell of Washington City State of Columbia
      $70
      100 acres of bounty land granted by the US to us heirs at law of Daniel Grant who was killed at Bemis Heights in October 1777 and who belonged to the 2nd Regiment of the New Hampshire Line
      29 May 1819
      William Grant [His mark]
      Edward Grant
      Wit: Jon W Seaver, ?? Wentworth

      [Page]
      Probate certificate in the case of Danl Grant deceased
      Revolutionary
      23 November 1819

      [Page]
      William Grant r Lebanon and Edward Grant r Berwick brother and heirs at law of Daniel Grant who was mortally wounded in the battle of Bemis Height
      Daniel grant never married, both parents dead
      Jonas Clark
      Judge of Probtae
      17 August 1818

      [Page]
      Deposition of George Ferll r Lebanon
      13 June 1818

      [Page]
      Certificate of muster
      Daniel Grant d 7 October 1777

      [Page]
      Deposition of John Nock r Lebanon
      Daniel Grant wounded 7 October 1777 died the next day
      13 June 1818
    Military
    • New Hampshire State Papers
      http://sos.nh.gov/Papers.aspx
      I only extracted William Grant.

      William Grant
      XIII: 433
      [Revolutionary Papers p 55] [Somersworth Men in 2d New Hampshire Battalion]
      [p 265 same company]
      ...
      William Grant ae 28 [1749] enlisted 31 March 1777
      ...
      Edward Grant ae 21 [1756] enlisted 18 March 1777

      XIV:
      p561
      We the Subscribers having enlisted ourselves as Sodiers in Capt James Carrs Company in Collo Poor's Regiment Do Severall Acknowledge to have Recd Each of us twenty pounds as a Gratuity or Bounty from the State of New Hampshire of Otis Baker Esqr Muster Master of Said Company
      ...
      Edward Grant ae 21 r Somersworth enlisted 18 March 1777
      ...
      William Grant ae 28 r Somersworth enlisted 31 March 1777

      p 621
      [3-105] [Captain Carr's Company]
      Muster Rollof Captain James Carr's Company
      ...
      Edward Grant r Somersworth ae 21 Enlisted 18 March 1777 Bounty 20 pounds
      ...
      William Grant r Somersworth ae 28 Enlisted 1 April 1777 Bouty 20 pounds Mileage 16.8
      ...

      XV:
      p 443
      [Colonel Nathan Hale's Regiment, Absentees]
      ...
      William Grant r Somersworth ae 35 5'11" Dark complexion Dark Hair Dark eyes Left from Fish Kills
      Edward Grants r Somersworth ae 21 5'10 Ligh Complexion Light hair Light eyes Left from Albany

      p 619
      [5-194] [Colonel Stephen Evan's Return]
      A return of the Soldiers Inlisted Into The Continental Army In the three Balalnns Raised In the State of New Hampshire for three years or During the War Out of the first Regiment In the County of Strafford whereof Stephen Evans is Colo
      ...
      Daniel Grant
      ...
      Edward Grant
      ...
      Samuel Grant
      ...
      William Grant

      p 722
      [5-344]
      4th Company 1777, 1778, 1779
      ...
      William Grant private Amount of depreciation: 174.60
      Edward Grant private Amount of depreciation: 176

      XVI: 205
      [6-314]
      4th Company 1780
      William Grant private Amount of depreciation 31.10
      Edward Grant private Amount of depreciation 80
      ...
      Saml Grant private Amount of depreciation 80

      XXX: 472
      Muster Roll of Capt James Carr's Company 2d New Hampshire Regiment Commanded by Colonel Nathan Hale
      ...
      Privates
      ...
      Saml Grant 3 years Inlisted 11 March 1778
      ...
      William Grant 3 years Left Albany
      ...
      North Castle 22 July 1778
    • Soldiers of the American Revolution, of Lebanon, Maine
      Soldiers of the American Revolution of Lebanon, Maine
      p 24
      William Grant of Lebanon, son of William Grant Sr, was a Revolutionary pensioner. He was reputed to have had fifteen bullets shot through his coat and hat in a single battle from which he escaped uninjured. (Wentworth Genealogy)

      On 23 November 1769 he m Mary d Thomas Wentworth m Mary Nock who was born 11 April 1742. They removed to Lebanon, where his wife died without issue 4 September 1822. He adopted his nephew John Wentworth to whom he gave the homestead in Lebanon at his decease. (Wentworth Genealogy)
    • An Alphabetical Index of Revolutionary Pensioners Living in Maine
      Surnames, G-I
      p 45
      Abigail Grant ae 94 r York
      Edmund Grant New Hampshire Line Private ae 80 York Transferred from Essex County, Massachusetts 1819
      Edward Grant New Hampshire Private
      William Grant New Hampshire Line Private ae 80 r Waldo Remarks: ('20) d in 1825 List [18]35c
      William Grant New Hampshire Line Private ae 78 r York List [18]35d
    • http://files.usgwarchives.net/nh/strafford/military/revwar/somerevmen.txt
      TITLE: Somersworth, New Hampshire Men in the Revolutionary War
      SOURCE: From Town Papers Documents relating to Towns in
      New Hampshire, compiled by Isaac W. Hammond, A.M.,
      Parson S.B. Cogswell, State Printer, ?1884
      TRANSCRIBED: By C Parziale
      Somersworth Men in 2nd N.H. Battalion
      (Rev. Papers, p.55)
      Wm. Grant, age 35, Capt. Carr's Co.
      (p. 3)
      (The following are on a return of Capt. James Carr's co. -- no date.)
      George Fall Sergeant,
      Edward Grant
      Saml. Grant,
      Cato Wallingford
      (p. 265 Same Co.)
      William Grant age 28 [1749], enlisted Mar. 31, 1777
      Edward Grant age 21 [1756], enlisted Mar. 18, 1777
      (p. 269) (Solidiers in 1775 and 1776)
      Joshaua Grant
      Daniel Grant
      This may certifie the above is a List of the persons Engaged in the
      American service in the year 1775 and Enlisted for 1776 with the sum
      affixt to each persons name for his province tax for the year 1775
      Somth Decr 10th: 1776
    Died SEPT 1824-MARCH 1825 
    • William Grant
      United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers
      Name William Grant
      Event Type Military Service
      Event Date 15 Apr 1818
      Event Place Maine, United States
      Event Place (Original) Maine, United States
      Page 124
      Citing this Record
      "United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q24Q-2962 : accessed 10 May 2017), William Grant, 15 Apr 1818; citing Maine, United States, NARA microfilm publication T718 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1962), roll 2; FHL microfilm 1,319,382.
      United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872
      Affiliate Publication Number T718
      Affiliate Publication Title Ledgers of Payments, 1818-1872, to U.S. Pensioners Under Acts of 1818 through 1858, from the Records of the Office of the Third Auditor of the Treasury.
      Affiliate Film Number 2
      GS Film Number 001319382
      Digital Folder Number 007196946
      Image Number 00129
      William Grant paid through September 1824 Dead March 1825
    Person ID I50553  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2017 

    Father William GRANT,   d. Bef 1790 CENSUS? 
    Mother Mary STEVENS,   b. 1 May 1726, [Dover, Strafford, NH] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married C 1743 
    Family ID F14342  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary WENTWORTH,   b. 11 Apr 1742,   d. 4 Sep 1822, Lebanon, York, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1769  Somersworth, Strafford, NH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Soldiers of the American Revolution, of Lebanon, Maine
      Soldiers of the American Revolution of Lebanon, Maine
      p 24
      William Grant of Lebanon, son of William Grant Sr, was a Revolutionary pensioner. He was reputed to have had fifteen bullets shot through his coat and hat in a single battle from which he escaped uninjured. (Wentworth Genealogy)

      On 23 November 1769 he m Mary d Thomas Wentworth m Mary Nock who was born 11 April 1742. They removed to Lebanon, where his wife died without issue 4 September 1822. He adopted his nephew John Wentworth to whom he gave the homestead in Lebanon at his decease. (Wentworth Genealogy)
    • The New England Historical and Genealogical Register
      April 1920
      The Diary of Master Joseph Tate of Somersworth, NH
      From a Manuscript in the Possession of the New England Historic Genealogical Society
      Volume 74
      p 126
      Mr William Grant & Mrs Mary Wentworth Married on Thursday November 23 1769
    Family ID F15482  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Maine Courts: Nil
    • John Wentworth
      in the 1830 United States Federal Census
      Name: John Wentworth
      Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Lebanon, York, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 2
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 9
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3
      Total Free White Persons: 12
      Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 12
      1830; Census Place: Lebanon, York, Maine; Series: M19; Roll: 52; Page: 264; Family History Library Film: 0497948