Saturday, October 6, 2018

Surname Saturday -- LNU (Mary married Christopher Grant, England to colonial New England)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.

I am working in the 9th great-grandmothers by Ahnentafel number, and I am up to Ancestor #2167 who is Mary LNU (1612-1692). [Note: the earlier great-grandmothers and 9th great-grandfathers have been covered in earlier posts.]

My ancestral line back through one generation in this LNU family line is:

1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)

8. Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922)
9. Hattie Louise Hildreth (1857-1920)

16. Isaac Seaver (1823-1901)
17. Lucretia Townsend Smith (1827-1884)

32. Benjamin Seaver (1791-1825)
33. Abigail Gates (1797-1869)

66.  Nathan Gates (1767-1830)
67.  Abigail Knowlton (1774-1855)

134.  Jeremiah Knowlton (1745-1785)
135.  Abigail Peirce (1750-1775)

270.  Samuel Peirce (1712-1772)

271.  Abigail Stearns (1715-1798)

540.  John Peirce (1673-1744)
541.  Elizabeth Smith (1674-1747)

1082.  Daniel Smith (1642-1681)
1083.  Mary Grant (1648-1700)


2166.  Christopher Grant, born 1608 in England; died 06 September 1685 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.  He married before 1635 in probably England.
2167.  Mary LNU, born about 1612 in England; died 19 January 1692 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of Christopher Grant and Mary are:
i. Abigail Grant, born 06 February 1635 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; died in  ; married Roger Rose 1661 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; born about 1632 in England.
ii. Joshua Grant, born 11 June 1637 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; died 14 August 1676 in Arrowsic, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States; married Sarah Beckwith about 1670 in New London, Connecticut, United States; born about 1650 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.
iii. Caleb Grant, born 08 September 1639 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; died 18 November 1694 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; married Mary Christopher before June 1671 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; born about 1640 in Connecticut, United States; died 01 February 1683 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.
iv. Benjamin Grant, born 06 September 1641 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; died about 1670 in Old Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States; married Mary Beckwith 1664 in New London, Connecticut, United States; born 1643 in New London, Connecticut, United States; died 07 February 1693 in Old Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States.
v. Sarah Grant, born 01 February 1643 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; died 25 March 1690 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; married Samuel Severans 23 February 1666 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States; born 19 September 1637 in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; died 1672 in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.
vi. Joseph Grant, born 27 September 1646 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; died 12 February 1722 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; married Mary Grafton 24 December 1684 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; born about 1660 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.
vii. Mary Grant, born 22 February 1648 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; died Aft. 1700 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States; married Daniel Smith 22 February 1668 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

viii. Christopher Grant, born 1649 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; died 04 November 1694 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; married Martha Glover about 1684 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; born about 1650 in Massachusetts, United States.

I have no information about Mary LNU's maiden name or parentage.

Information about the Grant family was obtained from:

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Robert Charles Anderson, George E. Sanborn, Jr., Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Great Migration, Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635 (Boston Mass. : New England Historic Genealogical Society,2000-2011), Volume 3, Page 129.

I have done no original research for this surname line.

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