NORTHERN NEW YORK
Genealogical and family history of northern New York: a record of the achievements of her people and the making of a commonwealth and the founding of a nation.
New York: Lewis Historical Pub. Co. 1910.
The father of the Granger family of Lowville herin considered was Lewis Granger, born at Glendale, New York. He was educated in the common schools and followed the business of farming all his active years. He married Melissa Hulburt, at Lowville, N.Y., Dec. 20, 1853; she was born in Martisburg, Lewis county, N.Y., March 29, 1838, daughter of Nodiah and Harriet (Mott) Hulburt. Her father was born Jan. 7, 1809, died Jan. 24, 1881. His wife, Harriet Mott, was born May 3, 1818, died Sept. 25, 1893. Have these webpages helped you?
1. Melissa, married Lewis Granger.
2. Jennie, married William Bullock, of Lowville, N.Y.
3. William, died in infancy.
4. Nancy, married Oscar Robbins, of Glenfield, N.Y.
5. Elizabeth, married Nathan Gregory, of Falls Mills, Jefferson county, N.Y.
6. Dora, married Matthew Perkins, of Boonville, N.Y.
7. Eben, of Boonville, N.Y.
8. Erwin, of Crystaldale, N.Y.
Lewis and Melissa (Hulburt) Granger were the parents of four children:
1. Adella, married Richard Dawson, of Lyons Falls, N.Y.
2. Alfred L., married Addie Loomis, of South Champion, N.Y.
3. William S., of Carthage, N.Y.
4. Hubert N., see forward.
(II) Hubert N., son of Lewis and Melissa (Hulburt) Granger, was born in Montague, Lewis county, N.Y., Jan. 10, 1870. He attended the public school until he was fifteen years of age, then began the more serious task of making his own way in the world. He learned the trade of millwright, which he followed for several years. He, however, had an inborn love of the soil and of outdoor work, which carried him back to the farm. He located on a farm near Lowville, where he installed a fine herd of the best grade of milk producing cattle and conducts a successful daity establishment. He is a Republican in politics and attends the Methodist Episcopal church.
He married, at North Huron, Wayne county, N.Y., Nov. 29, 1889, Mattie E. Hubbard, of Copenhagen, Lewis county, N.Y. She was born at Barnes Corners, Lewis county, N.Y., March 26, 1864, daughter of Benjamin F. and Margaret E. (Clark) Hubbard.
1. Floyd, born at Copenhagen, N.Y., Jan. 3, 1895, died May 19, 1896.
2. Carl, born in Denmark, Lewis county, N.Y., Dec. 22, 1899, died at Casterland, N.Y., April 1, 1900.
Benjamin F. Hubbard was born at Cape Vincent, Jefferson county, New York, and was interested in several lines of business in that town, farmer, butcher and market gardener, a successful and fairly prosperous man. He married, at Cape Vincent, Nov. 15, 1856, Margaret E. Clark, and in 1857 removed to Barnes Corners, Lewis county, where they lived for twenty-six years.
1. George S., born Aug. 14, 1857, at Cape Vincent; married Jennie E. Green, of Barnes Corners, N.Y.
2. Mattie E., married Hubert N. Granger.
The Hubbard family were among the very first settlers of Cape Vincent, the first of the name there being Barnett Hubbard, grandson of Nodiah Hubbard, who was a soldier in the French and Indian war, and with his three sons served all through the revolutionary war in the Continental army. Samuel, son of Nodiah Hubbard, was born Aug. 21, 1750, died at Cape Vincent, N.Y. He married Mary Barrett, daughter of Samuel and Mary Hubbard, was born May 14, 1788, died May 14, 1868, at Barnes Corners, N.Y. He settled in Jefferson county, N.Y., and was one of the earliest inhabitants of Cape Vincent.
He married Rachel Ingalls, born Jan. 20, 1797, died at Barnes Corners, Dec. 17, 1871.
Their son Benjamin F. Hubbard, married Margaret E. Clark, and they are the parents of Mrs. Hubert N. Granger.
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