In 1850, the Grant family lived in Ward 9, New York City, New York. The household included Alexander Grant, 35, a carpenter; his wife, Rebecca, 29; their children, Floyd, 7, in school; Mary, 5; and Augustus, 3. All members of the Grant family were born in New York. Also living with them were James Ellis, 25, a machinist; and Ann Baker, 21.
In 1855, the Grant family lived in New York City, New York. The household included A.B. (Alexander) Grant, 41, born in Rensselaer County, NY, a carpenter, who had lived with his wife in NY City for fourteen years; his wife, Rebecca, 34, born in Orange County, NY; their children, all born in NY County, Floyd, 12; M.M. (Mary), 10; A.A. (Augustus), 7; E. (Lottie Emmanuel), 4; and I.A. (Isabella), 1. Also living with them was a servant, Bridget Ludlow, 18, born in Ireland.
In 1860, the Grant family lived in New York City. All members of the household were born in New York, except as noted. The household included Alexander Grant, 44, a carpenter, with $600 in personal assets; his wife, Rebecca, 39, boarding (boarding-house keeper?); their children, Floyd, 17, a clerk; Mary, 15, in school; Augustus, 12, in school; Ida, 4; and Archibald, an infant. Also living with them were Rebecca’s father, Thomas Avery, 61, born in VT, an inventor, with $2500 in personal estate; Catherine Avery, 28, a parasol maker; and Amelia Dia, 23, a dressmaker.
In 1870, the Grant family lived in New York City, New York. The family included Alex B. Grant, a carpenter, with $400 in personal estate; his wife, Rebecca, 49; their children, Ida, 14; Avery, 10; and Floyd, 26, a bookkeeper; Floyd’s wife, Lottie, 20; and their daughters, Emma, 3; and Charlotte, one month of age, born in May 1870. All members of the household were born in New York State.
In 1880, Floyd, his wife, and daughter May lived with his sister, Mary Rankin and her husband: In 1880, the Rankins lived in New York City, New York. The household included William E. Rankin, 35, born in Connecticut (parents b. Ireland), a dry goods merchant; his wife, Mary M., 34, b. NY (parents b. NY); and boarders: his sister, Pauline Rankin, 22, b. CT; (Mary’s brother and his family) Floyd Grant, 37, b. NY; Charlotte A. Grant, 34, b. NY; May R. Grant, 4, b. NY; and a servant, Martha Snyder, 26, b. Mexico.
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