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Conant, Roger

Male 1805 - 1888


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  • Name  Conant, Roger 
    Born  15 Oct 1805  Darlington, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Census  07 Jul 1850  Port Huron, St Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census  10 Jul 1860  East China Twp., St. Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census  27 Jun 1870  Columbus Twp., St. Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census  15 Jun 1880  St Clair, St Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died  1888  St. Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2  VV-Margaret-CONANT
    Last Modified  21 Dec 2014 

    Father  Conant, Abel,   b. 1773, Easton, Bristol Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1844, Pickering, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Lightheart, Mary,   b. 1781, Peel Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  1799  Darlington, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2  Group Sheet

    Family  VanValkenburg, Margaret,   b. 03 Dec 1824, Nelson Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Mar 1912, St. Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Jun 1842  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Conant, Eliphalet,   b. 17 Jun 1843, Pickering, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916
     2. Conant, Lafayette,   b. 1844, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1920, Briley Twp.,? Montmorency Co.,? Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Conant, Elizabeth Jane,   b. 25 Apr 1845, Pickering, Ontario Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Nov 1924, Port Huron, St Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Conant, Margaret Ann,   b. 01 Aug 1847, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1915, Mussey, St. Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Conant, Jacob Cornelius,   b. 19 Nov 1850, Chippewa, Welland Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 May 1916, Unionville, Tuscola Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Conant, Delilah,   b. 01 May 1854, Port Huron, St Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Conant, Rhoda Matilda,   b. 18 Mar 1856, Port Huron, St Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912
     8. Conant, Nellie Eliza Ellen,   b. 17 Jun 1857, Port Huron, St Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Conant, Charles Frederick,   b. 26 Feb 1860, Columbus Twp., St. Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1931, Richmond, Macomb, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Conant, Ida May,   b. 01 May 1863, Marine City, China Twp., St Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1939, Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Oct 1805 - Darlington, Durham Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    DEATH CERTIFICATE - Margaret VanValkenburg(Conant)-March 7 1912
    DEATH CERTIFICATE - Margaret VanValkenburg(Conant)-March 7 1912
    St. Clair Twp,St. Clair,Michigan

    Histories
    INTRO: Margaret VV m. Roger Conant (STRAY Branch)
    INTRO: Margaret VV m. Roger Conant (STRAY Branch)

    These notes are a few early assumptions and sources found for this family - gathered from the family trees online at the NAVVF, or from personal family records supplied to us, and backed by records wherever possible. We recognize that the information may be incorrect or incomplete, but present it here as a starting point for discussion and welcome your feedback.
    Genealogy of the Conant family in America, published 1887
    Genealogy of the Conant family in America, published 1887

    With photograph and signature of Roger Conant, and family information supplied by Roger and wife Margaret VV-Conant, who are still living in 1887, Margaret's parents are revealed to be: Peter VV and Nancy Ayreheart.

    A matching VV family going by surname Vollick: Daniel Peter Vollick and Nancy Ayreheart.


    Census Records

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    CENSUS-1850 - Roger Conant--Margaret VanValkenburg
    CENSUS-1850 - Roger Conant--Margaret VanValkenburg
    Eliaphalet, Elizabeth Jane, Margaret Ann, Jacob Cornelius
    Port Huron,StClair,Michigan
    CENSUS-1860 - Roger Conant--Margaret VanValkenburg
    CENSUS-1860 - Roger Conant--Margaret VanValkenburg
    Eliaphalet, Elizabeth Jane, Margaret Ann, Jacob Cornelius, Delia, Rhoda Matilda, Eliza Ellen, Charles Frederick
    East China, St. Clair, Michigan
    CENSUS-1870 - Roger Conant--Margaret VanValkenburg
    CENSUS-1870 - Roger Conant--Margaret VanValkenburg
    Jacob Cornelius, Rhoda Matilda, Eliza Ellen, Charles Frederick, Ida May
    Columbus, St. Clair, Michigan
    CENSUS-1880 - Roger Conant--Margaret VanValkenburg
    CENSUS-1880 - Roger Conant--Margaret VanValkenburg
    Charles Frederick, Ida May
    St. Clair City, St. Clair, Michigan

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] CENSUS-1850-StClair-Michigan-VVMargaretConant, "United States Census, 1850," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MF8L-H34 ), Roger Conant, 1850..

      Port Huron village, St. Clair Co., Michigan

      Roger Conant, 45 b. 1805 Canada
      Margaret Conant, 25 b. 1825 Canada
      Eliphelet (m), 6 b. 1844 Canada
      Elizabeth F., 5 b. 1845 Canada
      Margaret A., 2 b. 1848 Canada
      Cornelius, 1 b. 1849 Canada

    2. [S2] CENSUS-1860-StClair-Michigan-VVMargaretConant.

      East China Twp., St. Clair Co., Michigan

      Roger Conant, 56 b. 1804 Canada
      Margaret Conant, 35 b. 1825 Canada
      Eliphelet (m), 17 b. 1843 Canada
      Margaret, 13 b. 1847 Canada
      Cornelious, 11 b. 1849 Canada
      Delia (f), 6 b. 1854 Michigan
      Rhoda, 4 b. 1856 Michigan
      Eliza, 3 b. 1857 Michigan
      Charles, 4 mo b. 1860 Michigan

    3. [S3] CENSUS-1870-StClair-Michigan-VVMargaretConant, "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MW36-TV7), Rodger Conant, 1880..

      Columbus Twp., St. Clair Co., Michigan

      Roger Conant, 64 b. 1806 Canada
      Margaret Conant, 44 b. 1826 Canada
      Eliphelet (m), 17 b. 1843 Canada
      Cornelius, 21 b. 1849 Canada
      Rhoda, 14 b. 1856 Michigan
      Eliza, 13 b. 1857 Michigan
      Charles, 10 b. 1860 Michigan
      Nora, 7 b, 1863 Michigan

      [Other Conant families on same page, also from Canada - and no more Conants on adjoining pages:]

      Charles Conant, 71 b. Canada
      Louisa Conant, 67 b. Canada
      Lewis, 19 b. Michigan
      Melmon? (m), 16 b. Michigan

      Abram Conant, 25 b. Canada
      Amanda Conant, 20 b. Canada
      Charles, 3 b. Michigan
      William, 1 b. Michigan

    4. [S4] CENSUS-1880-StClair-Michigan-VVMargaretConant, "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MW36-TV7), Rodger Conant, 1880..

      Town Line Road, St. Clair City, St. Clair Co., Michigan

      Rodger Conant, 74 b. 1806 Canada, father b. England, mother b. Canada
      Margret Conant, 54 b. 1826 Canada, both parents b. Canada
      Charles, 21 b. 1859 Michigan
      Ida, 17 b, 1863 Michigan