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.
Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.
Augustus is 22 degrees from Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Mountbatten, 21 degrees from Grace de Monaco, 24 degrees from Henrik af Danmark, 36 degrees from Sālote Tupou, 23 degrees from Liliʻuokalani Kapaakea, 25 degrees from Te Atairangikaahu Paki, 27 degrees from Bhumibol Adulyadej, 24 degrees from Claus van Amsberg, 15 degrees from Jan Sobieski and 32 degrees from Fionnuala O'Connor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.