Grant married in 1872 Jessie, daughter of William Lawson of Halifax.
Krehbiel, Studies in the Wagnerian Drama (1891); Jessie L.
Vii.; The Legend of Sir Perceval, by Jessie L.
Jessie, a sister of John James, married Peter Richardson, a tanner, of Perth, so that the author had cousins of two Richardson families, unconnected with each other.
See Studies on the Arthurian Legend by Professor Rhys; The Legend of Sir Lancelot, Grimm Library, xii., .Jessie L.
In 1861 he, his sisters Jessie (1851-1884), Victoria (1853-1894)1894) and Rosina (1858-1894), and Walter Fawdon (Vokes), first as the "Vokes Children" and then as the "Vokes Family," began to perform at music halls and at the pantomimes, and by their agility and humour made the name well known to English and American theatre-goers.
In the same year he married Jessie, the daughter of Senator Thomas H.