Grant family papers


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Grant family
between 1817 and 1869
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Litchfield Historical Society
.5 linear feet
Papers relating to the Grant family of Litchfield, including Hannah Grant (1785-1871) and her children Charles William (1810-1881), David McNeil (1812-1885), Harriet Lucretia (1814-1892), and John Mason (1817-1878). The collection is mostly comprised of family correspondence, but also includes various school lessons and papers, family account records, and real estate records. Hannah (McNeil) Grant was the widow of Charles Grant (1782-1821),
who died in 1821. Hannah and their four children survived him. Hannah McNeil attended the Litchfield Female Academy 1796. Charles William Grant (1810-1881) was born in Litchfield and attended the Female Academy in 1828. He later moved to New York and practiced medicine in New York City and Peekskill, and from 1840 through 1858 practiced dentistry ...

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