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Solomon Tracey Grant (b. June 14, 1810, d. November 02, 1881)Solomon Tracey Grant was born June 14, 1810 in Durham,ME, and died November 02, 1881 in Chesterville,ME.He married Patience Blake Orr on February 09, 1834 in Oldtown,ME, daughter of Clement Orr and Nancy Anne Knight.
Notes for Solomon Tracey Grant:
Both sons fought in the Civil War.Williamserved in the 16th ME Regt, Volunteers, enlisting Jul 15,1863.He suffered greatly from the Southern prisons, which included 6 monthsand 18 daysat Andersonville where he contracted "consumption" ,and came home to die.He was honorably discharged from the 20th ME. Regt in July 25 , 1865, and died Nov. that year.
Simon also enlistedwith the 16th ME Regt, in March 1864, and was honorably discharged at Portland, July 30, 1865.He fought in the battles at Wilderness, VAfrom 5 - 7 May, 1864, and was wounded in the right hand.In Nov. he was captured by the Rebels and held for 59 days.When released he transferred to the 20th ME Regt. where served until his discharge.
More About Solomon Tracey Grant and Patience Blake Orr:
Other-Begin: February 09, 1834, Oldtown,ME.
Children of Solomon Tracey Grant and Patience Blake Orr are:
- Caroline Frances Grant, b. December 15, 1834.
- William Daniel Grant, b. August 27, 1838.
- Fannie Isabelle Grant, b. April 30, 1841.
- Simon Thompson Grant, b. April 03, 1844.
- Mary Ellen Grant, b. February 18, 1847.
- Elizabeth Harriman Grant, b. May 07, 1849.
- Jane Fisher Grant, b. January 18, 1856.