Daniel Wesley Grant

20 January 1817–22 October 1858 (Age 41)
Northampton, York, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Daniel Wesley

When Daniel Wesley Grant was born on 20 January 1817, in Northampton, York, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, William Grant, was 43 and his mother, Ann Maidstone Hillman, was 36. He married Eliza Ann Gray on 29 June 1842, in York, New Brunswick, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 22 October 1858, in Southampton, York, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 41, and was buried in New Lenentine Cemetery, Middle Southampton, Canterbury, York, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Wesley Grant
1817–1858
Eliza Ann Gray
1825–1883
Marriage: 29 June 1842
Amaziah D Grant
1843–1881
Miss Grant
1855–
William W. Grant
1845–
Bruce Robert Grant
1847–1921
Ezra Lynn Grant Sr
1850–1928
John Wesley Grant
1852–1933
Charles W. Grant
1855–1873
Horatio Nelson Grant
1857–1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 June 1842
York, New Brunswick, British Colonial America
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(19)

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Name Meaning

1 English and (especially) Scottish (of Norman origin), and French: 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.2 English and Scottish: from a medieval personal name, probably a survival into Middle English of the Old English byname Granta ( see Grantham ).3 Probably a respelling of German Grandt or Grand .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel Grant in entry for Horatio Nelson Grant, "Canada, New Brunswick County Register of Births, 1801-1920"
  • Daniel Grant in entry for John Wesley Grant, "Canada, New Brunswick, County Register of Births, 1801-1920"
  • Daniel Grant in entry for John Wesley Grant, "Canada, New Brunswick, County Register of Births, 1801-1920"

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