Grant family

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Grant family

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The Grant family emigrated from Aberdeen, Scotland to Montreal in the 1830s. Alexander Gregory Grant was born in 1814 in Aberdeen, Scotland as the son of George Grant, and died 1897 in Montreal, Quebec. Alexander Gregory Grant emigrated with his wife Elizabeth Emslie (d. 1854), They had six children: George R., Louisa, Emily, Cecilia, Alexander, and Agnes. Alexander Gregory Grant was educated in Spain and worked as an instructor when he came to North America. He taught at West Point Military Academy in New Jersey, USA and later in Montreal. His son, George R. Grant, was the manager of Sir William Logan’s estate and various commercial enterprises. The family occupied several homes including one on St. Hubert Street and another on Esplanade avenue in Montreal, Quebec.


Aberdeen, Scotland
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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