EIGHTH GENERATION


184. Elijah GRANT Captain served in the military in Jul 1776 in Woolwich, Lincoln, Maine. (69) Captain, 5th co., 1st Lincoln County regt of Mass. Militia; list of officers chosen by several companies in said regiment, as returned by Dummer Sewall and others; ordered in council July 1, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned July 1, 1776; also Captain, 2nd Co., Col. Joseph North's regt of Mass. militia; list of officers appointed to command various companies raised in the year 1776 in accordance with an act passed to raise one-fourth of the men in Lincoln County, as returned by Samuel harnden to Maj. Gen. James Warren; also Col Joseph North's regt stationed at Tiverton, R.I.; pay abstract dated Boston, March 24, 1777, for mileage, etc. from Tiverton home, due to several companies in said regiment; said Grant's company of 49 men allowed 240 miles travel each; also, certificate sworn to in Lincoln Co., Sept 20, 1778, signed by said Grant, Captain of a Woolwich co., stating that 2 men were detached from his company, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, were mustered and had marched to join the Continental Army, also, Captain, Col. Samuel McCobb's (Lincoln Co.) regt; regimental return dated Georgetown, Nov 19, 1779, made by Lieut. col. Dummer Sewall, agreeable to order of Adj. Gen. Peleg Wadsworth. He died about 1800 in Palermo, Waldo, Maine. He was an Owned and operated a sawmill in Woolwich, Lincoln, Maine. Deeds in the Lincoln County courthouse indicate Elijah Grant owned and operated a Sawmill in the Montsweag area of Woolwich. He was married to Hannah WILLIAMS on 22 Nov 1770 in Woolwich, Lincoln, Maine. (70)

185. Hannah WILLIAMS died in Palermo, Waldo, Maine. Children were:

child92 i. Elijah GRANT.

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