Thomas Grant1

Male, #46178, (1682 - circa Jul 1774)
Birth*1682 He was born in 1682 at New Kent Co., Virginia.2 
Marriage*circa 1715 He married Isabella Richardson at Saint Peter's Parish, New Kent Co., Virginia, circa 1715.1 
Birth of Son1724 His son Daniel Grant was born in 1724 at Ground Squirrel Meeting House, Hanover Co., Virginia.1 
Death*circa Jul 1774 He died at Granville Co., North Carolina, circa Jul 1774.3 
Burialcirca Jul 1774 His body was interred circa Jul 1774 at Old Pole Green Church, about 20 miles from, Richmond (city), Virginia.3 
Probate*Aug 1774 A probate action was taken on his estate in Aug 1774 at Granville Co., North Carolina,

Thomas' will was written 27 Mar 1774 and probated in August 1774 in Granville Co, North Carolina. He only names three children in his will.
     Daughter Frances Allin - slaves
     Daughter Mildred Owen - slaves
     Son Daniel Grant - residue
     Grandson Thomas Grant - large gun, sword and belt
     Executor: son Daniel Grant
     "Two acres of land in the County of Hanover and Province of Virginia Whereon the Meeting House now stands known by the name of Ground Squirll Meeting House including the___ to the use of the Presberterian Congregation upon the conditional____that the said congregation do keep a good and genteel pailing or rails round the graves of my daughter in law and grandson that is buried in said ground."
     Witness: Fanny Owen (jurat), Armella Grant (jurat) Benja. Smith, Fanney Grant.3 
Biography* Thomas donated the land upon which the first Presbyterian church was built in Virginia and helped in it's erection. He was an elder in the congregation of the Ground Squirrel Meeting House in Hanover County, Virginia.3 
Research note* Thomas was probably the son of Thomas Grant, born 1663 in Warwickshire, England, who in turn was the son of Daniel Grant. If you can provide evidence to support this, or have an alternative theory about his ancestry, please contact Warren Culpepper.2 

Family

Isabella Richardson (circa 1694 - before Mar 1773)
Marriage*circa 1715 He married Isabella Richardson at Saint Peter's Parish, New Kent Co., Virginia, circa 1715.1 
Children
ChartsWLC / Ashlynne (and Jenna) Culpepper: Ancestral Chart
Last Edited23 Jan 2005

Citations

  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect Project, Ancestry.com: Rootsweb.
    http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/
    Mary Stearnes Henley. <e-mail address>
  2. Warren L. Culpepper (#1942), Publisher of Culpepper Connections, See link below for e-mail address.
  3. WorldConnect, Rhonda Judge e-mail address.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect Project, Ancestry.com: Rootsweb.
    http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/
    :1706924, "Bonds", Rhonda Judge. <e-mail address>
  5. RootsWeb WorldConnect Project, Ancestry.com: Rootsweb.
    http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/
    "Bonds", Rhonda Judge. <e-mail address>