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.
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