SARAH A. GRANDEY CONVERSE DIARIES
1891 and 1899
Katherine L. Lynn of CA sent me two old diaries of Sarah's. Katherine gave me the following information:
"Sarah resided in Panton, Vermont when these diaries were written. She married Jefferson Converse and was the daughter of Jesse & Lucretia Grandey. Sarah was born 21 March 1818. Jefferson & Sarah Converse had sons, John Rollin, Juba & Jesse. Juba had a son Rollin who married Alice Stanton and they had one son, Roy. My records (Seiverts) show Minnie married Jesse Converse who was Sarah Grandey Converses' son. Sadie was their daughter. Sarah Converse wrote this diary. Her husband Jefferson Converse had already died and she evidently lived with her son Juba Converse in Panton, Vermont or what is known as Jersey St. leading out from and south of Panton Corner."
The following information re this family was posted on the Rootsweb Converse mailing list by Farns10th@aol.com: (The link to this genealogy did not work, but one can google it.)
Hinsdale Genealogy (full google book online).
Jesse Grandey Converse (Sarah A. Grandey, Jesse Grandey, Mary Hinsdale,
Isaac, Barnabas, Robert) son of Jefferson Converse and Sarah A. Grandey, his
at Panton, Vermont Aug 4, 1846, married Jan 30, 1868, Fanny Warren of
who was born at Newport, Kentucky, April 12, 1841. He enlisted in Company K,
Regiment, Vermont Volunteers for three years or during the war, at the age
He served fourteen months and was honorably discharged for disability. He
a mere skeleton, but soon recovered and married. He was an artist by
profession and was
living in 1896 at St. Louis, MO. Children born at Panton, Vermont:
1. Sarah Grandey Converse b. Mar 19, 1872, unmarried in 1896.
2. John Rollin Converse b. June 4, 1874.
Juba Howe Converse, (Sara A. Grandey, Jesse Grandey, Mary Hinsdale, Joseph,
Barabas, Robert) son of Jefferson Converse and Sarah Grandey, his wife born
Vermont, Nov. 7, 1852, married there Feb. 6, 1889, Clara L. Trask. He was a
and resided at Panton
p.385 HINDSALE GENEALOGY
Child: 1. Rollin Trask b. at Panton, Dec 3, 1889.
Click below for monthly entries
(1899? Instead of 1894??
Yearbook is dated 1899 but the first entry in January said 1894. See May 21 entry – 1899 at end of daily
entry. Kathryn Lynn had written in 1894
in the first few entries of the diary (yearbook)
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