Grant W Syers

(1868-1933)
FatherDavid Alexander Syers (1820-1897)
MotherLouisa Sackett (1822-1904)
Grant W Syers, son of David Alexander Syers and Louisa Sackett, was born in MichiganG in 1868.1,2 He died aged about 65 in 1933 and was buried at Holton Cemetery, Holton, Muskegon County, MichiganG.2 He married in Muskegon, MichiganG, on 15 April 1896, Anna Trygstad, daughter of Ole Trygstad and Mary Peterson.3 Anna was born in Holton, Muskegon County, MichiganG, in 1877.4 She died aged about 61 in 1938 and was buried at Holton CemeteryG.2
     In 1870 Grant was living in Jamestown, Ottawa County, MichiganG, in the household of his parents Alexander and Louisa, and was recorded in the census as Grant Syers, aged one and born in Michigan.5
     In 1880 he was living in Holton, Muskegon County, MichiganG, in the household of his parents Alexander and Louise, and was recorded as Grant Sayers, aged ten.6

 Notes & Citations

  1. Census.
  2. Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  3. "Michigan marriages 1868–1925", digital image, FamilySearch, "15 Apr 1896, at Muskegon, Muskegon County, MI, Grant Syers, 27, of Holton Twp, b. Ottawa County, MI, farmer, father Alex Syers, mother Louisa Sackett; to Anna Trygstad, 19, of Holton, b. Holton, father Ole Trygstad, mother Mary Peterson. By J N Sandven, Luth Pastor. Witnesses: A Peterson of Holton, Annie Anderson of Muskegon."
  4. Marriage record.
  5. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: M593_697; Page: 181A; Image: 46658; Family History Library Film: 552196
    Jamestown, Ottawa County, Michigan, 3 Jun 1870
    [Next door to Willard Syers]
    Syers, Alexander, 49, farmer, real estate $1,800, personal estate $400, b. PA
    Syers, Louisa, 47, keeping house, b. NY
    Syers, John W, 2[0], works on farm, b. OH
    Syers, Walter, 18, works on farm, b. WI
    Syers, Emma, 16, b. OH
    Syers, Margaret, 14, b. MI
    Syers, [Jeoff?], 12, b. MI
    Syers, Wheeler, 9, b. MI
    Syers, Warren, 7, b. MI
    Syers, Grant, 1, b. MI.
  6. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll: 597; Family History Film: 1254597; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 183; Image: 0328
    Holton, Muskegon County, Michigan, 5/7 Jun 1880
    Sayers, David A, 54, head, farmer, b. PA, father b. MD, mother b. Scotland
    Sayers, Louisa E, 51, wife, keeping house, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Sayers, Scot W, 21, son, works on farm, b. MI, father b. PA, mother b. NY
    Sayers, Grant, 10, son, at school, b. MI, father b. PA, mother b. NY
    Sayers, Wilber, 18, son, works on farm, b. MI, father b. PA, mother b. NY.
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