Grant family

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Grant family

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The Grant family fonds includes the records of George Grant, his son Alexander Gregory Grant, (born in 1814 Aberdeen, Scotland and died 1897 Montreal, QC), his wife Elizabeth Emslie (d. 1854) and their six children: George R., Louisa, Emily, Cecilia, Alexander, and Agnes. Alexander Gregory Grant emigrated with his wife and family from Aberdeen, Scotland to Montreal in the 1830s. He 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, QC.


Aberdeen, Scotland
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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