The absence of any of the ten from the family circle could hardly be noticed for the deficiency was filled by the cousins, daughters of John Askin. Of these cousins frequent visitors at the Grant Castle there were Adelaide Askin (afterwards the wife of Elijah Brush), Therese (who married Colonel Thomas McKee), Ellen (the wife of Richard Pattinson), and Archange who became Mrs Meredith and removed to England with her husband who was an officer in the British forces. [Source]
From the Askin Papers: Charles Andrew Barthe was the father-in-law of both John Askin and Alexander Grant.Dr.
The Grants and Askins in Niagara Historical papers.