1887 Apr 22. Robert born in Dublin
1901 census with his father
1911 census Robert and his brother William are working as photographers in 1911 census, living as boarders at 10 King (now Pearse) Street, Athlone
1912 Jul/Sep Marries in Athlone. Vol 3, p 13. He appears to have married Kate Daly, but I would need Marriage Cert to prove this.
1916 Oct 10 . Robert and his wife Catherine leave Liverpool for New York on SS Kroonland, an American registered ship. His occupation is "photographer". Apart from his wife, none of his family went to USA on that ship.
1916 Oct 23. They arrive in New York. He lists his next of kin as his brother Stephen Grant of 110 West Strand, Dublin.
1917 In USA living at 363 Main St, Hartford, CT. This is his Draft Registration Card for WW1
1920 US census living in Hartford, CT. His wife is Katherine, and they are living with 2 older cousins Bernard & Bridget Turley/Teirley. He is a garage mechanic, and they arrived in USA in 1916
1930 US census. They are still in East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut. He is still a motor mechanic. They have no children, so one assumes that the family stopped at this point.
William Grant b1850, his father