Matthew GRANT

Male 1601 - 1681  (80 years)


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  • Name Matthew GRANT  [1
    • Matthew Grant, the progenitor and emigrant ancestor of the Grant family of New England, was b. in England on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 1601. He came to this country May 30, 1630, in the good Ship Mary and John and landed at Dorchester, Mass. He was admitted a freeman in the Massachusetts Colony in 1631, but did not long remain in Dorchester, for as early as 1635, he took an active part in forming the company that migrated to Windsor, Conn., and went with them to that place, and was elected first town clerk thereof, which office he held for a good many years. he also held the position of town surveyor, and took a prominent part in the organization, and also in transplanting the congregational Church there, which had been previously formed in Plymouth, England, and first transplanted in Dorchester, Conn. [1]
    Born 27 Oct 1601  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Dec 1681  [1
    Person ID I88733  Main Tree
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2018 

    Family 1 Priscilla ?,   b. 27 Feb 1600,   d. 27 Apr 1644  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1625  [1
    Children 
    +1. Samuel GRANT,   b. 12 Nov 1631, Stonington, New London Co. Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1718  (Age 86 years)
     2. John GRANT,   b. 30 Apr 1642, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1684, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F36626  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susannah CHAPEN,   d. 14 Nov 1666 
    Married 29 May 1645  [1
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F36627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S9214] History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connectict, Richard Anson Wheeler.