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Lewis John Mason Grant

Male 1881 - 1974  (92 years)


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  • Name Lewis John Mason Grant  [1
    Born 24 Feb 1881  Bhagalpur, , Bihâr, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Christened 2 Jun 1881  Bhagalpur, , Bihâr, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census-Household Member 5 Apr 1891  Cobham, , Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1891 
    • Role: Household Member
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  Cobham, , Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Fairlawn 
    • Role: Occupant
    Immigration 1905  Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 12 Apr 1906  Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Artist 
    Religion 12 Apr 1906  Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Anglican 
    Property 1908  1485 Division Rd W, Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 1 Jun 1911  20 McKenzie Ave, Toronto, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1911 
    Occupation 1 Jun 1911  Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    had an independent Income 
    • "Income," for those individuals that did not have a specific occupation, but that instead subsisted on an independent income, such as investments, pensions, superannuations, etc.

      Lewis also had $5,500 Life Insurance costing $55 annually
    Religion 1 Jun 1911  Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Anglican 
    Occupation 1914  Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer and artist 
    • In 1914, Lewis and Daisy moved to a heavily forested fifty-three acre farm in Severn Township near Orillia, where Lewis did some farming but mainly continued his artistic pursuits.
    Census 1 Jun 1921  Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    1921 
    Ethnic Origin Scottish  [5, 9
    Membership an elected member of the Ontario Society of Artists  [10
    Name Louis John Mason Grant  [11
    Occupation 1 Jun 1921  Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Artist - Painting 
    _UID C25B54B3B9964E1C9E4683336E4B209EEEAC 
    Died 1974  Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I2895  Jan R. Schwarz III Genealogy file
    Last Modified 9 Sep 2014 

    Father William Maling Grant,   b. 17 Aug 1852, Bhagalpur, , Bihâr, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1923, Cannes, , Languedoc-Roussillon, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Amy Rose Mason,   b. 10 May 1858, Sutton, , Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1882, Darjeeling, , West Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1878  St Peter's Church, Brighton, , Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Family ID F1265  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Daisy Constance Hilda White,   b. 8 Mar 1886, Bushey, , Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Apr 1906  St. Barnabas Church, Ellerbeck Street, Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Married by the Reverend Frank Vipond, who was then rector of St. Barnabas Church (Chester), At the time, St. Barnabas was located on Ellerbeck Street, just north of Danforth Avenue, three blocks west of its current location at Danforth and Hampton.

      Witnesses: J. A. Brown from Toronto & Richard Dawson from Weston [6]
    Residence 12 Apr 1906  Weston, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1911  20 McKenzie Ave, Toronto, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1914  Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • In 1914, Lewis and Daisy moved to a heavily forested fifty-three acre farm in Severn Township near Orillia, where Lewis did some farming but mainly continued his artistic pursuits.
    Residence 1 Jun 1921  Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Lot 1, Concession 3 
    Children 
     1. John Mason "Jack" Grant,   b. 25 Sep 1912, Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 2002, Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. Daisy Mason Grant,   b. Abt 1917, , , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1921, Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 4 years)
     3. William Maling Grant,   b. Aft 1 Jun 1921,   d. May 2012, Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)
     4. Oliver Montagu Grant,   b. 30 Aug 1923, Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 2008, Kipling Acres in Etobicoke, Toronto, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F1232  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Feb 1881 - Bhagalpur, , Bihâr, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 2 Jun 1881 - Bhagalpur, , Bihâr, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus-Household Member - 1891 - 5 Apr 1891 - Cobham, , Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Fairlawn - 5 Apr 1891 - Cobham, , Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1905 - Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Artist - 12 Apr 1906 - Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Anglican - 12 Apr 1906 - Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Apr 1906 - St. Barnabas Church, Ellerbeck Street, Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 12 Apr 1906 - Weston, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProperty - 1908 - 1485 Division Rd W, Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - 20 McKenzie Ave, Toronto, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1911 - 1 Jun 1911 - 20 McKenzie Ave, Toronto, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - had an independent Income - 1 Jun 1911 - Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Anglican - 1 Jun 1911 - Toronto, York County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer and artist - 1914 - Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1914 - Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1921 - 1 Jun 1921 - Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Artist - Painting - 1 Jun 1921 - Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lot 1, Concession 3 - 1 Jun 1921 - Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1974 - Orillia, , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • (Research):See attached sources. [14]

  • Sources 
    1. [S78] Pers: Interview - Irma (Reliability: 3).
      re her father-in-law

    2. [S8] $Search - FamilySearch, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((https://www.familysearch.org/)), accessed Jul 3, 2012), Lewis John Mason Grant; India, Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S164] Census England 1891, England., (http://www.findmypast.co.uk/ : n.d.), Cobham Surrey, page 34, William Maling Grant; digital images(http://www.findmypast.co.uk/ : accessed 22 Feb 2014); citing PRO RG 12/232 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S186] $Search - findmypast, ((http://www.findmypast.co.uk)), accessed Sept 2, 2014), Baptism Lewis John Mason Grant; British India Office births & baptisms. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S66] Census Canada 1911, Canada., district 126 (Toronto North), sub-district 49 (Ward 2), Toronto, p. 4, dwelling 32, family 32, Grant Lewis; T-20402, item 30 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S42] Marriage Records - Ontario Archives, Ontario. Archives of Ontario., Marriages York 1906, 503, 12, Grant-White; MS932; Reel: 125, 021895. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S38] Web Site, ([Date]), accessed 3 Mar 2014), Grant’s Woods Conservation Centre (Reliability: 3).
      http://www.couchichingconserv.ca/protecting-nature/maps/grants-woods/

    8. [S167] Organization - American Astronomical Society, American Astronomical Society, ((https://aas.org/)), accessed 2 Mar 2014), John Mason Grant (1912 - 2002); Obituary Written By: Ian Halliday (Ottawa, Ontario). (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S153] Census Canada 1921, Canada., (Ancestry.com Operations Inc. \i The 1921 Canadian Census\i0 . http://www.ancestry.ca/1921census : 2013), district 126 - Simcoe East, sub-district 7 - Orillia (Township), Orillia, p. 7, dwelling 68, family 69, Grant, Lewis J. M.; (http://www.ancestry.ca/1921census : accessed 20 Feb 2014); citing Library and Archives Canada (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S181] Internet Site - Fretwell, Fretwell, Leonie, (http://fretwell.kangaweb.com.au/index.html : 1999), accessed March 1, 2014), Page 8 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S8] $Search - FamilySearch, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((https://www.familysearch.org/)), accessed Jul 3, 2012), Louis John Mason Grant; Ontario Deaths,1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947. (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S162] $Search - Ancestry Family Trees, The Generations Network, accessed 28 Feb 2014), William Maling Grant; Marciacatsmo56 on Mundia.com, Home counties, England. (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S8] $Search - FamilySearch, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((https://www.familysearch.org/)), accessed 20 Feb 2014), William Maling Grant; England Marriages, 1538–1973. (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S78] Pers: Interview - Irma.