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Grant, Margaret A.
MAIDEN NAME: Bird AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 9 Sep 1846 DIED: 16 Nov 1933 BURIED: 19 Nov 1933 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  McDowell Co., North Carolina
DEATH PLACE: Troutdale, Multnomah Co., Oregon
Name of father Benjamin Bird
Maiden name of mother Clarisey Banning
MARRIAGE - to ---- Grant 15 OCt 1868
1900 OR CENSUS - Margaret Grant, age 53, divorced, mother of 5 children 3 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. North Caroline, is enumerated in the home of her son-in-law,  William H. Clark, age 37, occupation day laborer, b. Jul 1862 in North Carolina, and daughter Minnie, age 29, mother of 2 children, b. Aug 1870 in North Carolina, along with Roscoe, age 8, b. Jan 1892 in North Carolina, and Alta, age 2, b. Mar 1898 in Oregon.
1930 OR CENSUS - Margaret A. Grant (82y, b NC, married at age 19y) enumerated as mother-in-law in family of Riley Billings (55y, b OR, married at age 18y), Maude M. (52y, b NC, married at age 19y) and Vernon G. (17y, b OR)
OSBH DC (Multnomah County 1933) #327 - Margaret Grant, female, widow, b. in North Carolina, d. 16 Nov 1933 in Troutdale, Oregon (Multnomah Farm) at the age of 87 yrs 2 mos 7 days, name of father Benjamin Bird (b. North Carolina), maiden name of mother Clarisey Banning (b. North Carolina), bur Dallas 19 Nov, undertaker Heckle & Bollman, informant O. A. Johnson of Troutdale, Oregon. 
Mrs. William Grant, aged 87 years, passed away last Thursday in Portland. She had resided for a number of years in the Lewisville community wsith a son Laurence Grant. 
Mrs. Grant was born September 9, 1846, in McDowell county, N. C. She married Mr. Grant Octrober 15, 1868. They came to Oregon in 1894. He passed away about 20 years ago. She was a member of the South Methodist church. 
Mrs. Grant is survived by three children: Maude Billing, Portland; Minnie Clark, Salem, and Laurence Grant, Lewisville.
Funeral services were held Saturday at the Henkle & Thomas chapel with Rev. Oliver of Lewisville officiating. Burial was in the Smith cemetery.
Itemizer Observer (Thursday) 23 Nov 1933, 1:2
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OSBH DC (Multnomah County 1933) #327
1900 OR CENSUS (Yamhill Co., Newberg, ED 167, pg 2B)
1930 OR CENSUS (Multnomah Co., Portland, ED 210, pg 2B)
IO 23 Nov 1933, 1:2
ROW: 36-8  

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