Grant Gafford1

Male, #46152, (1787 - circa 1881)
Father*Stephen D. Gafford1 (s 1753 - a 28 Nov 1822)
Mother*Frances Grant1 (s 1760 - )
Birth*1787 He was born in 1787 at Wilkes Co., Georgia.1 
Marriage*say 1813 He married Martha Murray say 1813.1 
War of 1812*between 1813 and 1814 He served.1 
Land Grant/Patent*1818 Land was granted to Grant Gafford in 1818 at Butler Co., Alabama.2 
Probate4 Feb 1823 Martha, Grant and Zachariah listed to benefit in Stephen D. Gafford's will at Jones Co., Georgia, on 4 Feb 1823.3 
1850 Census*1 Jun 1850 Grant was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Rocky Mount District, Lowndes Co., Alabama.
((Grant, 63, M, Planter, 100, GA; Martha G., 57, F, GA; Thomas, 15, M, Planter, AL; Jeremiah, 14, M, AL; James, 11, M, AL; Josiah M., 9, M, AL;
John B., 5, M, AL)). 
Death*circa 1881 He died circa 1881.1 

Family

Martha Murray (1795 - )
Marriage*say 1813 He married Martha Murray say 1813.1 
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. RootsWeb WorldConnect Project, Ancestry.com: Rootsweb.
    http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/
    Mary Stearnes Henley. <e-mail address>
  2. George Bernard Lewis: Chairman of the Butler Co. Heritage Book Committee, editor, The Heritage of Butler County, Alabama, Clanton, AL: Heritage Publishing Consultants, 2003.
    Pages 3-4: "Early Landowners of Butler County," from the Butler County Tract Book showing the first owners of land in the county:
    1817: ..., Daniel Gafford, Jeremiah Gafford, ...
    1818: ..., Grant Gafford (Assignee), James Gafford (Assignee), ...
    1819: ..., John Payne (Assignee), ...
  3. Editor Mary Carter, Jones Co., GA Will Abstracts - 1833, "Georgia Pioneers Genealogical Magazine", Vol.XX, May 1983 #2.