Immigrant John Grant of Glenmoriston, Scotland, arrived in NY ca 1773-74, and Martintown, Ontario 1785. Reportedly he took part in "the rebellion" and was transported a prisoner to Barbados ca 1746-1760, then returned to Scotland. Wife's name unknown. Known children include: 1] Alexander who drowned 1794; 2] Angus b Glenmoriston, m Nelly McDONNELL of Leek; 3]Allan who was accidentally killed in the War of 1812 carrying a cross to Lancaster, as an old man; 4] maybe Mary.
Angus Grant is buried at St. Andrews, Williamstown and died ca 1813-1818. He served in the 1st Battalion, Royal Regiment of NY [Rifle Regiment] under Sir John Johnson. He brought settlers to Glengarry ca. 1805 and served in the Glengarry Militia 1812.In Charlottenburgh Township he received a crown grant Lot 24 South side River Aux Raisins, 1st Concessions. Have no proof of his marriage to Nelly/Ellen McDonnell, dau of Archibald McDonell of Leek.
His children include:
1]Duncan of Apple Hill who m Mary McMARTIN 1799;
2]Peter 1769-1843 who m Isabella CAMERON, dau of John;
3]John b 1773 NY who m Margaret MCDONELL;
4] Angus died young;
5]Christie who m Peter "Farmer" GRANT;
6]Sgt. Alexander 1786-1854 who lived on the King's Road;
7]Bell[e] 1786-1885 who m James FRASER 1820;
8] Margaret b ca 1785 m Donald MCMARTIN 1807;
9]Janet b ca 1816;
10] Allan; 11] Ann/Nancy who m MCKINNON; & 12] Christian.