First Generation


1. Ralph Arnold Grant1 was born on 26 August 1879 in Eastport, Washington County, Maine, USA. Place of birth also reported as Marion, Maine. On 30 March 1916 he was a mate on steamboat in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA.2 He died of accidental drowning on 5 June 1916 at the age of 36.2 Ralph was lost overboard from the Steamer "Vinalhaven" and drowned just a little over 2 months after his 6 month old son died. Ralph's death certificate said he was the son of James. Ralph was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island.

Clara Vena Sadler, daughter of Charles Rodney Sadler and Ann M. Stewart, was born on 4 June 1883 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died on 24 September 1961 at the age of 78 in Rockland, Knox County, Maine, USA. CLARA GRANT
Thomaston,; Mrs. Clara V. Grant, 78, of 36 Knox Street, died Sunday afternoon at Rockland.
She was born at Swan's Island, Jan. 4, 1883, the daughter of Charles and Annie Stewart Sadler.
Surviving are a son, Ralph A. Grant of Marblehead, Mass.; three daughters, Mrs. Rilla Hennigar of Swan's Island, Mrs. Shirley A. Mulvehill of Philadelphia, PA., and Mrs. Anne Billings of Thomaston; a brother Emerson Sadler of Rockland; eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Prayers will be said at Davis Funeral home in Thomaston, Tuesday at 5 p. m. and funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p. m. at the Advent Christian Church in Swan's Island. Rev. Roy I. Bohanan of the First Baptist Church in Rockland will officiate at both services. Interment will be at the Grindle Hill Cemetery, Swan's Island. She was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island.

Ralph Arnold Grant-11741 and Clara Vena Sadler-3089 had the following children:

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Rilla Vena Grant-11740.

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Shirley A. Grant-4235.

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Annie V. Grant-13244.

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Ralph A. Grant Jr.-13243.

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Norma Grant was born on 27 June 1914 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She died Erysipelas on 9 November 1914 at the age of 0 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island.

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Baby Grant was born on 3 September 1915 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He died Laryngitis on 30 March 1916 at the age of 0 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island.