Occupation: a planter North and South Carolinas
They were in North Carolina 1750's; South Carolina in the 1780's - 1790's, then to Georgia by 1797.
Conrad Arrant's will, married to Elizabeth, listed the following children:
Peter Arrant, b. abt. 1760 North Carolina
Daughters of the American Revolution
Conrad Arrant is listed with the DAR as a Revolutionary Ancestor. The said Conrad Arrant who resided during the American Revolutionary at Camden District, South Carolina assisted in establishing American Independence while acting in the capacity of Civil Service, SC. His service included: Jury Duty in SC, Petit Juror 1778-1779 Camden District.
Jury List of SC 1778-1779, compiled by Hendrix & Lindsey, pp 48 & 53
Cherokee Land Lottery by James Smith
History of Upson County, Georgia by Carolyn Nottingham & Evelyn Hannah, pp 193, 189, 123
Report of GeLee Hendrix, CG, FASG
and the below listed DAR Applications
If you are from the Louisiana area Arrant's you may be able to join the DAR based on the following documentation and your immediate family's birth, death and marriage and divorce records/certificates:
8th Generation: Conrad Arrant, b. ~1760 PA, d. 26 Oct 1785 (Kershaw County), Craven County, SC, m. ~1757 to Elizabeth, d. ~1835 (Upson County, Georgia).
7th Generation, completed: son Peter Arrant, b. ~1760 probably North Carolina, d. 8 Mar (1842)/1843 Clark County, MS, m. Permelia 'Millie" Reddick: DAR App. Nat # 795499 (Nellie Knox); DAR App. Nat. # 796262 (Mary Wade); DAR App. Nat # 789620 (Elizabeth Dean)
6th Generation, conpleted: son David Arrant Sr. b. ~1800 Georgia, d. ~1880 Union Parish, LA, m. 4 Nov 1822 Mary 'Polly" Anderson b. ~1805 Georgia, d. ~ 1870 Union Parish, LA. "Encyclopedia of Individuals and Founding Families of the Ouachita Valley of Louisiana from 1785 to 1850" Part one A-K by Russ Williams Jr.; DAR App. Nat # 795499 (Nellie Mae Arrant Knox); DAR App. Nat. # 796262 (Mary Wade); DAR App. Nat. # 789620 (Elizabeth Dean)
5th Generation, completed: David Arrant Jr. b. 2 23 1833 Alabama, d. 11 1 1913 Monroe, LA,, m. 7 Jan 1915 Ouachita Parish, LA Columbia Frances Landrum, b. 13 Oct 1844 Ouachita Parish, LA, d. 17 Jan 1917 Ouachita Parish, LA. "Encyclopedia of Individuals and Founding Families of the Ouachita Valley of Louisiana from 1785 to 1850" Part One A-K by E. Russ Williams Jr.
4th generation: Calvin Presley Arrant, b. 10 Nov 1866 Ouachita Parish, LA, d. 25 Apr 1930 Wichita Falls, Wichita County, Texas, m. 16 Aug 1887 Union Parish, LA Florence Hicks b. 14 Aug 1871 Farmerville, Union Parish, LA, d. 2 Mar 1947 Calhoun, Ouachita Parish, LA.
3rd generation, up to you: Your related Arrant grandfather's or grandmother's birth and marriage Certificates (and possibly their being reference in the "Encyclopedia of Individuals and Founding Families of the Ouachita Valley of Louisiana from 1785 to 1850" Part One A-K by E. Russ Williams Jr.
If you're descended from Neiver (Neva) Arrant, her birth and marriage records are approved (granddaughter Barbara Frost's application) and she is listed with the "Encyclopedia of Individuals...".
2nd generation, up to you: Your Arrant parent's birth, death, marriage certificates and those of the spouse (divorce certificate, if it applies). [Mary Joe Caples and Calvin Clenton Frost's paper's are submitted through daughter Barbara Frost]
1st genertion, up to you: Your birth certificate, husband's birth records and marriage/divorce certificates.
Your children: Their birth certificates/marriage records.