Thomas Grant1

Male, #46204, (21 May 1757 - 27 Nov 1828)
Father*Daniel Grant1 (1724 - 19 Oct 1793)
Mother*Elizabeth Tate1 (1731 - 13 Oct 1763)
Birth*21 May 1757 He was born on 21 May 1757 at Halifax Co., Virginia.1 
Death of Mother13 Oct 1763 His mother Elizabeth Tate died on 13 Oct 1763 at Halifax Co., Virginia.2 
Relocation1764 He was an accompanying familiy member in the relocation of Daniel Grant in 1764 at Granville Co., North Carolina.3 
American Revolution*14 Feb 1779 He fought in the DAR Listing: Thomas Grant, born 21 May 1757 in Virginia, died 27 Nov 1828 in Georgia, married Frances Owen, married second, Martha Waddy, Ensign, North Carolina
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Battle of Kettle Creek, Wilkes Co., GA. A monument has been erected at the site in memory of the Revolutionary War soldiers who fought there. on 14 Feb 1779.4,5 
Marriage*6 Jun 1781 He married Frances Owen at Granville Co., North Carolina, on 6 Jun 1781 at age 24.1 
Birth of Son9 Mar 1782 His son Daniel Grant was born on 9 Mar 1782 at Granville Co., North Carolina
Relocation1783 He was an accompanying familiy member in the relocation of Daniel Grant in 1783 at Wilkes Co., Georgia.3 
Birth of Sonsay 1784 His son William Grant was born say 1784 at Wilkes Co., Georgia.1 
Deed21 Dec 1784 He witnessed a deed grant to Daniel Grant on 21 Dec 1784 at Wilkes Co., Georgia,

Edward Black to Daniel Grant, for 40 shillings, on Little River, adj. Grant & Davis, to the Tan Trough Branch, Black's line, Black & Grant's line, 20 acres. (signed) Edward Black. Wit: John Pinkston, James Scarlett, Thomas Grant. Proved 4 June 1787. Regd. 5 June 1787.6 
Deed9 Mar 1785 He witnessed a deed grant to Daniel Grant on 9 Mar 1785 at Wilkes Co., Georgia,

Frederick Lipham to Daniel Grant, for £70, Little River, adj. ..; Lipham, 200 acres. (signed) Frederick Lipham, Prissilla Lipham. Wit: William Cureton, James Scarlett, Thomas Grant. Proved 1 Nov. 1785. Regd. 5 June 1787.7 
Deed19 May 1787 He was granted a deed, witnessed by Daniel Grant on 19 May 1787 at Wilkes Co., Georgia,

Hugh Blair to Thomas Grant, for £60, on Long Creek, or Clarkes fork, part of tract granted James Dannilly, adj. Gibson, Crews, Muckle, 200 acres. (signed) Hugh Blair. Proved by Daniel Grant, 9 July 1787, H. Mounger, J.P. Regd. 17 Aug. 1787.8 
Deed28 Oct 1787 He witnessed a deed grant by Daniel Grant to Richard Davis on 28 Oct 1787 at Wilkes Co., Georgia, (Daniel Grant to Richard Davis, both of Wilkes Co., for love & better maintenance, land where Richard Davis now lives on waters of Rocky Creek, adj. N. by Manson, S. by 11rooks, N. by Stephens, S. by vacant, 400 acres. 28 Oct. 1707 (should be 1787). (signed) Danl. Grant. Wit: Thomas Grant, Cornelious (C) Corhom. Proved by Thomas Grant who said that he saw Danl. Grant, decd., sign deed & he believes Cornelius Corhom signed it, 13 Feb. 1794, before Thomas Porter, J.P. Regd. 25 May 1794.)9 
Birth of Sonsay 1788 His son Thomas Grant Jr. was born say 1788 at Wilkes Co., Georgia.1 
Deed29 Dec 1790 He witnessed a deed grant to Stephen D. Gafford and Frances Gafford and with Daniel Grant as an adjacent landowner on 29 Dec 1790 (Stephen Gafford and Fanny, his wife, of Wilkes Co., Ga., to David Elington of Luningburgh Co., Va., for £300, Little River, adj. S. & E. by Daniel Grant, N. by late of John Pinkstone, W. by late of Edward Black, was in 2 grants, 1 grant, 31 Aug. 1785, other grant, 20 Jan. 1786, 300 acres. (signed) Stephen Gafford, Fanny Gafford. Wit: Daniel Deupree, Thomas Grant, Danl. Grant, Thomas Mercer. Proved by Deupree, 1 Mar. 1791, H. Mounger, J.P. Regd. 1 Mar. 1791.)10 
Deed11 Jan 1792 He witnessed a deed grant by Daniel Grant on 11 Jan 1792 at Wilkes Co., Georgia,

Danl. Grant to Hazlewood Wilkerson, both of Wilkes Co., for love & affection to Wilkerson, & his daughter, Anna, wife of said Wilkerson, on waters of Little River, adj. Ellington & Jno. Wilkenson, at Crossroads, near a branch, Lipham, to W. side of road, along Ellington, 200 acres. (signed) Danl. Grant. Wit: William Barron, Thomas Grant. Proved by William Barron & Thomas Grant, before Thomas Porter, J.P., 13 Feb. 1794. Regd. 26 May 1794.11 
Deed4 Mar 1792 He was granted a deed, witnessed by Daniel Grant on 4 Mar 1792 at Wilkes Co., Georgia,

Frederick Lipham to Thomas Grant, both of Wilkes Co., Ga., for £10, land in Washington Co., Ga. on Deep Creek, near branch on an old line, adj. Chivers, 300 acres. 4 Mar. 1782. (Should be 1792 instead of 1782. Washington Co. wasn't formed until 1784). (signed) Frederick Lipham. Wit: Thomas Talbot, Danl. Grant. Ack. before Thomas Porter, J.P., 13 Feb. 1794. Regd. 25 May 1794.12 
Death of Father19 Oct 1793 His father Daniel Grant died on 19 Oct 1793 at Wilkes Co., Georgia.13,14 
Probate8 Nov 1793 Thomas, John, Amelia, Frances, Isabella and Anna listed to benefit in Daniel Grant's will at Wilkes Co., Georgia, on 8 Nov 1793.15 
Deed31 Jan 1800 He was granted a deed, witnessed by Daniel Grant on 31 Jan 1800 at Wilkes Co., Georgia,

William West & Alise, his wife, to Thomas Grant, all of Wilkes Co., for $1300, on Rocky Creek waters, adj. Carter, Smallwood, Sidwell, near road, Sidwell, Wingfield, E. Moore, near branch, said Moore crossing road on Gilbert Due Boys Barrenger, Carter, 200 acres. (signed) William West, Alice West. Wit: Elisha (x) Smallwood, Daniel Grant. Ack. before Edwd. Moore, J.P. Rec. 7 Dec. 1803.16 
Deed26 Nov 1800 He was granted a deed, witnessed by Daniel Grant and William Grant on 26 Nov 1800 at Wilkes Co., Georgia,

John Huggins (Hudgins) of Wilkes Co., by my notes 9 Dec. 1797, 26 Mar. 1796, 5 July & 24 July 1796, 2 Do 10 Feb., & 26 Nov. 1800. 1 am bound to Thomas Grant, of same co., for $251.12. Payment of $125.56 is due on or before 25 Dec. next with lawful interest. To better secure the debt, 100 acres on Lick Creek, adj. Moses Walker, being land where said Hudgins now lives. Also, 1 sorrel horse, 4 cows, 3 calves, 5 beds & furniture, 2 chests, table, 7 chairs, 1 pair fire shovel & tongs fire dogs, 2 sad irons, 2 axes, 1 rifle gun, 1 coffee mill, 2 jugs, 2 dishes basins & bowls, 6 plates, 3 pots, 1 D. oven, 2 pails, 2 higgins, pr. steelyards, 3 hoes, 1 mallar, B share plow, 1 hand saw & drawing knife. (signed) John Hugins. Test: Daniel Grant, William Grant. Rec. 24 Nov. 1801.17 
Deed*1 Jan 1801 He was granted a deed, witnessed by Daniel Grant and William Grant on 1 Jan 1801 at Wilkes Co., Georgia,

Vincent Harrison of Wilkes Co., gave bonds to Thomas Grant of Wilkes Co., for $604.36, for payment of $302.18 to be due 1 Mar. next with interest, a negro woman named Anna & her son, boy Tom, a sorrel horse, 4 cows, 2 heifers, 3 yearlings, a parcel hogs, 4 feather bedsteads & furniture, etc., for security for bond. (signed) Vincent Harrison. Wit: Daniel Grant, Wm. Grant. Rec. 15 Feb. 1806.18 
Death of Spouse15 Sep 1812 His wife Frances Owen died on 15 Sep 1812 at Wilkes Co., Georgia.1 
Marriage*2 Mar 1814 He married Martha H. Waddy on 2 Mar 1814 at age 56.19 
Death of Son1825 His son William Grant died in 1825 at Wilkes Co., Georgia.1 
Death*27 Nov 1828 He died at Jasper Co., Georgia, on 27 Nov 1828 at age 71.1 

Family 1

Frances Owen (23 May 1752 - 15 Sep 1812)
Marriage*6 Jun 1781 He married Frances Owen at Granville Co., North Carolina, on 6 Jun 1781 at age 24.1 
Children

Family 2

Martha H. Waddy (say 1784 - )
Marriage*2 Mar 1814 He married Martha H. Waddy on 2 Mar 1814 at age 56.19 
Child
Last Edited30 Apr 2012

Citations

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  4. Ceded Lands - Records of St. Paul Parish and Early Wilkes Co., GA, Alden Associates, Albany, GA, 1964.
    page 88.
  5. DAR Patriot Index, Washington, DC: National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, 2003.
  6. Michael Martin Farmer, Wilkes Co., GA Deed Books A - VV, 1784 - 1806, Farmer Genealogy, Dallas.
    Book CC, 1787, p. 53.
  7. Michael Martin Farmer, Wilkes Co., GA Deed Books A - VV, 1784 - 1806, Farmer Genealogy, Dallas.
    Book CC, 1787, p. 55.
  8. Michael Martin Farmer, Wilkes Co., GA Deed Books A - VV, 1784 - 1806, Farmer Genealogy, Dallas.
    Book CC, 1787, p. 98.
  9. Michael Martin Farmer, Wilkes Co., GA Deed Books A - VV, 1784 - 1806, Farmer Genealogy, Dallas.
    Book MM, 1794-1795, p. 30.
  10. Michael Martin Farmer, Wilkes Co., GA Deed Books A - VV, 1784 - 1806, Farmer Genealogy, Dallas.
    Book GG, 1790-1793, p. 201.
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    Book MM, 1794-1795, p. 42.
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    Book MM, 1794-1795, p. 24.
  13. Grace Gillam Davidson, Early Records of Georgia, Vols 1-2, Silas Emmett Lucas, GA, 1932.
    Record of Wills--1792-1801, p. 61. Will was signed on 4 Jul 1793 and probated 8 Nov 1793. He had to have died in between.
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  15. Grace Gillam Davidson, Early Records of Georgia, Vols 1-2, Silas Emmett Lucas, GA, 1932.
    Record of Wills--1792-1801, p. 61.
  16. Michael Martin Farmer, Wilkes Co., GA Deed Books A - VV, 1784 - 1806, Farmer Genealogy, Dallas.
    Book UU, 1803-1804, p. 71.
  17. Michael Martin Farmer, Wilkes Co., GA Deed Books A - VV, 1784 - 1806, Farmer Genealogy, Dallas.
    Book SS, 1801-1802, p. 233.
  18. Michael Martin Farmer, Wilkes Co., GA Deed Books A - VV, 1784 - 1806, Farmer Genealogy, Dallas.
    Book VV, 1804-1806, p. 423.
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