a widower at the close.
Soon after this he emigrated to Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, and settled near the town of Greensburg in that county.
He took with him the younger of his two children, Peter Grant.
The elder, Solomon, remained with his relatives in Connecticut until old enough to do for himself, when he emigrated to the British West Indies [British Guiana].
Not long after his settlement in Pennsylvania, my grandfather, Captain Noah Grant, married a Miss [Rachel] Kelly [in 1792], and in 1799 he emigrated again, this time to Ohio, and settled where the town of Deerfield now stands.
He had now five children, including Peter, a son by his first marriage.
My father, Jesse R. Grant, was the second child-oldest son, by the second marriage.
Peter Grant went early to Maysville, Kentucky, where he was very prosperous, married, had a family of nine children, and was drowned at the mouth of the Kanawha River, Virginia [now West Virginia], in 1825, being at the time one o