|Birth: ||May 15, 1875|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 6, 1956|
Name also spelled Lilly Mae
Lily Fant was the daughter of George W. Fant, b. 19 Jan 1829, Belton, Anderson County, SC; d. 8 Apr 1903, Anderson, Anderson County, SC; and Mira Williamson, b. 27 Dec 1835, SC; d. 20 Feb 1896, Anderson, Anderson County, SC.
"In 1829 there was born in the Calhoun settlement a baby boy who was destined to play a part in the history of the little town which had been started in the woods the year before he was born. He was George W. Fant, eldest son of William Fant. In his childhood his parents moved to Garvin township, near Pendleton, where he grew up. At about twenty years of age he located in Anderson and worked on the Gazette when Todd and Russell were its publishers. In 1856 Mr. Fant was appointed postmaster, which position he held until 1880. He married Miss Myra Williams ton, and T. J. Webb married her sister Elizabeth. Mr. Webb was postmaster and also book seller, and his business passed first into the hands of his son, T. J. Webb, and from him to his brother-in-law, G. W. Fant. The book store of Fant and Son is still Anderson's chief source of literature; other book stores have come and gone in the years that have elapsed since Mr. Fant first began to sell books to the Anderson people, but that one remains, still in the hands of the same family. That and Tolly's furniture establishment are the two oldest business houses in the place. Mr. George W. Fant was the father of Anderson's Mayor, Foster Fant. His other children were the late Rufus Fant, Theo Fant, the late Ben Fant, Walter Fant, of Texas; Neb Fant, of Walhalla; Mrs. Belle Fant Acker and Mrs. Lillie Fant Grant, of Oklahoma."
Joseph H. Grant (1869 - 1933)
Catherine Grant McAlister (1911 - 1989)*
Joseph Fant Grant (1916 - 1967)*
Rose Hill Burial Park
Plot: Section 14 NE 310
Created by: S PRICE Nance
Record added: Aug 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57280244