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Second Generation

Family of John GRANT Senior (1) & Tabitha MARTIN

2. Stephen GRANT. Born about 1796 in Wayne County, North Carolina. At the age of 64, Stephen died in Madison County, Tennessee about 1860.

About 1824 when Stephen was 28, he married Susan, in Madison County, Tennessee. Born in North Carolina.

They had the following children:
i. John. Born about 1823 in Madison County, Tennessee.

7 ii. Hugh (1827-)
iii. Dorcas. Born about 1829 in Madison County, Tennessee.

iv. Stephen H.. Born about 1830.

v. Jane. Born about 1832 in Madison County, Tennessee.

vi. Richard B.. Born about 1834 in Madison County, Tennessee.

vii. Elizabeth. Born about 1836 in Madison County, Tennessee.

viii. Doctor Hailey. Born about 1838 in Madison County, Tennessee.

ix. Minerva. Born about 1840 in Madison County, Tennessee.

On 22 Dec 1866 when Minerva was 26, she married David Meals GASTON, son of Asa Harper GASTON (1820-) & Rebecca MEALS (1815-), in Madison County, Tennessee. Born about 1844 in Limestone County, Alabama.

x. Lafayette. Born about 1844 in Madison County, Tennessee.

xi. John D.S.. Born about 1847 in Madison County, Tennessee.

xii. William. Born about 1851 in Madison County, Tennessee.

8 xiii. George (1853-)
xiv. Fannie. Born about 1856 in Madison County, Tennessee.


3. Dock Spencer GRANT. Born about 1799 in Wayne County, North Carolina. At the age of 53, Dock Spencer died in Henderson County, Tennessee about 1852.

About 1816 when Dock Spencer was 17, he married Mary Polly STARK. Born on 27 Dec 1797 in Robertson County, Tennessee. At the age of 79, Mary Polly died in Red River County, Texas on 6 May 1877.

They had the following children:
i. Susan. Born on 1 Oct 1817. At the age of 91, Susan died in Red River County, Texas on 27 May 1909.

about 1838 when Susan was 20, she married Green Clay OLIVER, in Madison County, Tennessee. Born about 1814 in Tennessee.

ii. Eliza. Born about 1818 in Perry County, Tennessee.

In 1838 when Eliza was 20, she married Stephen MASSEY, in Madison County, Tennessee.

iii. James. Born on 16 Oct 1818 in Perry County, Tennessee. At the age of 57, James died on 28 Apr 1876.

On 26 Nov 1846 when James was 28, he married Ezaviar READ, in Red River County, Texas. Born on 23 Oct 1829 in Franklin County, North Carolina. At the age of 68, Ezaviar died in 1898.

iv. Stephen. Born on 14 Aug 1821 in Madison County, Tennessee. At the age of 68, Stephen died in Lamar, Texas on 21 Dec 1889.

On 24 Nov 1845 when Stephen was 24, he married Margaret A. DICKSON, in Red River County, Texas. Born about 1823 in Tennessee.

v. William. Born about 1823 in Madison County, Tennessee. At the age of 24, William died in Henderson County, Tennessee about 1847.

vi. John W.. Born on 10 Jan 1825 in Madison County, Tennessee. At the age of 65, John W. died in Red River County, Texas on 19 Dec 1890.

In 1852 when John W. was 26, he married Elizabeth Jane DAY, in Madison County, Tennessee. Born on 8 Mar 1831 in Tennessee. At the age of 68, Elizabeth Jane died in Red River County, Texas on 1 Nov 1899.

9 vii. Archibald (1827-1888)
viii. Mary Ann. Born on 27 Jun 1830 in Madison County, Tennessee. At the age of 72, Mary Ann died on 30 Nov 1902.

In 1849 when Mary Ann was 18, she married Alex MUNNS, in Henderson County, Tennessee.

ix. Nathan. Born on 6 Jan 1833 in Madison County, Tennessee. At the age of 61, Nathan died on 10 Nov 1894.

On 22 Feb 1866 when Nathan was 33, he married Mary DICKSON, in Red River County, Texas.

x. Dock SPENCER. Born on 21 Feb 1834 in Madison County, Tennessee. At the age of 60, Dock SPENCER died on 10 Nov 1894.

On 28 Dec 1869 when Dock SPENCER was 35, he married Margaret Mary McCOLLOUGH, in Red River County, Texas.

xi. Nancy M.. Born on 18 Jun 1840 in Madison County, Tennessee. At the age of 62, Nancy M. died on 16 Apr 1903.

On 15 Sep 1865 when Nancy M. was 25, she married John E. DOOLEY, in Red River County, Texas.


4. John GRANT Junior. Born about 1806 in Wayne County, North Carolina.

John married Anna Jane ?. Born about 1812 in North Carolina.

They had the following children:
10 i. Mary Jane (1834-)
11 ii. Susan E. (1834-)
iii. Charlotte. Born in 1836 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 13 Apr 1869 when Charlotte was 33, she married William WHIDDIS, in Carroll County, Tennessee.

12 iv. Clarka Ann (1837-1912)
13 v. Tabitha B. (1841-1918)
14 vi. Harriet (1843-)
vii. Benjamin. Born in 1849 in Henderson County, Tennessee.


5. Tabitha GRANT. Born on 27 Aug 1811 in Tennessee. At the age of 73, Tabitha died in Tennessee on 20 Dec 1884. Buried in 1884 in White Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Tabby".

Tabitha married William MASSEY. Born on 22 Feb 1808 in North Carolina. At the age of 70, William died in Tennessee on 29 Aug 1878. Buried in 1878 in White Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Billy".

They had the following children:
i. Elizabeth Jane. Born on 3 Mar 1828. At the age of 68, Elizabeth Jane died on 29 Jun 1896. Buried in 1896 in White Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 17 Jul 1848 when Elizabeth Jane was 20, she married Jedediah B. ROSSER, son of William ROSSER (1769-1836) & Elizabeth NORWOOD (1788-1851), in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born on 26 May 1820 in North Carolina. At the age of 69, Jedediah B. died in Tennessee on 30 Jan 1890. Buried in 1890 in White Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

No children were produced in this marriage.

15 ii. Martha A. (1830-1872)
16 iii. William M. (1835-1916)
17 iv. Dorcas (1837-1917)
v. Andrew. Born about 1843 in Tennessee.

18 vi. Mary Lucinda (1846-)
vii. Eliza Francis. Born in 1847 in Tennessee. At the age of 86, Eliza Francis died in 1933. Buried in 1933 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

viii. Joseph. Born in May 1849 in Tennessee. At the age of 71, Joseph died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1921. Buried in 1921 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee.


6. Nathan GRANT. Born about 1813 in Robertson County, Tennessee. Nathan died in Golden, Wood County, Texas.

On 1 Nov 1838 when Nathan was 25, he married Matilda MORROW, daughter of Thomas MORROW & Elizabeth ?, in Carroll County, Tennessee. Born about 1824 in North Carolina. Matilda died in Golden, Wood County, Texas.

They had the following children:
i. Andrew. Born about 1838 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

ii. Esper A. Born about 1840 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

iii. Elizabeth. Born about 1843 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

iv. Elvira. Born about 1843 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

v. James M B. Born about 1846 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

vi. Malissa. Born about 1848 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

19 vii. Adaline LaWorle

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