YOUNG'S CHAPEL CEMETERY, Youngs Chapel Rd., GILES COUNTY
GRANT, James Frank, Sep 1837 - 22 Jul 1905 (h/o Julia Mays
Grant; md 02 Feb 1858 CSA Co. 1, 32nd TN Infantry)
Obituary: The Pulaski Citizen 27 Jul 1905
Dr. J. Frank Grant, who for a number of years was a well known physician in Nashville, and who served with distinction as soldier and surgeon in the army of the Confederacy, died Saturday at the Old Soldiers' Home on the Lebanon Road. He had been an inmate of that institution for several years, in fact, ever since his health failed him and he was forced to retire from the practice of his profession. Dr. Grant, who had attained the rank of major at the close of the Civil War, was born in Lincoln County in September 1837. He came from a fine old family in Southern Tennessee, and married into one of the most prominent Giles County families. His wife being Miss Julia Mayes, daughter of the late Dr. Mayes. Mrs. Grant died several years ago, and was buried in Giles at her old home. Dr. Grant enlisted in Co. I, Thirty second Tennessee Infantry, in June 1861, and was later transferred to the 3rd Tennessee, of which he was surgeon. He was captured at Fort Donelson in February 1862, and exchanged in September 1862. Later he was surgeon of Brown's Brigade and of Brown's Division. He was paroled at Greensboro, N. C. May 1, 1865, and as stated above attained the rank of major. About fifteen years ago he removed to Nashville and successfully practiced medicine. In addition to being a very fine surgeon, he was a physician of note. Dr. Grand had an office in East Nashville for a number of years, and later located in the central part of the city. No children resulted from his marriage. Dr. Grant was an interesting raconteur, and in additions to the war stories he related, he knew many of the inside facts regarding the celebrated Ku Klux Klan. Dr. Grant's body was brought here Sunday night and buried at Young's Chapel Monday, a large number of old soldiers attending. The body of Dr. Grant's wife who was buried at the Mayes place at Bradshaw was disinterred and buried beside Dr. Grant.
GRANT, Julia Mays Abt 1842 (w/o Dr. James Frank Mays; d/o Dr. Jesse and Mary E. Cook Mays)
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