Charity Grant

1724–
Greenland, New Hampshire, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Charity

When Charity Grant was born in 1724, in Greenland, New Hampshire, British Colonial America, her father, Joseph Grant, was 23 and her mother, Susannah Foss, was 22. She had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with William Philbrook.

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Family Time Line

William Philbrook
1718–1789
Charity Grant
1724–
James Philbrook
1745–1801
David Philbrook
1746–1831
Elizabeth Philbrook
1748–
Johnathan Philbrook
1750–1768
Capt. Joseph Philbrook
1750–1841
Abigail Phibrook
1754–1860
William Philbrook
1757–
William Philbrook Jr
1759–1829
Mary Philbrook
1765–1847

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

Irish, English, and especially Scottish (of Norman origin): nickname from Anglo-Norman French graund, graunt ‘tall, large’ (Old French grand, grant, from Latin grandis), given either to a person of remarkable size, or else in a relative way to distinguish two bearers of the same personal name, often representatives of different generations within the same family.English: from the rare Middle English (and Old English) personal name Grante or Grente.Irish: in Ireland this is usually the Norman Scottish name (see 1 above), but it was also adopted for Irish Mag Raighne, see Graney .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Graney
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Sources (8)

  • Mary in entry for James Philbrood, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Mary C. (Grant) Philbrook on WikiTree
  • George Town Historical Society

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