Here’s a page of Frederick Winslow Grannis‘ genealogy from Frederick A. Strong’s Descendants of Edward Grannis (1927). Grannis was 2nd Lieutenant of Company B, 61st New York Infantry and was commended for “behaving in the most excellent manner” at Antietam. Be was cited again for bravery at Gettysburg, promoted to Captain, and discharged in February 1864.

He was a Broadway agent by 1882 and may have been well known in the City, but not nearly as well as his second wife, who he married in 1865 and later divorced, without children.

She was Elizabeth Bartlett, pictured above, an Erie College Graduate, and an editor, publisher, and philanthropist in New York who was an early advocate for gender equality and women’s social and political rights. Notoriously, she lived with President Woodrow Wilson’s father Joseph, probably after his wife died in 1888, until about 1894. Her photograph is from The World’s Congress of Representative Women (1894), online from the Hathi Trust.

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