"John Grainger, of the Township of Brant, is an Englishman by birth, having come to Canada in 1834, when twenty-five years of age. After living in the vicinity of Toronto for a year he revisited his native land, returning in 1836. In 1853 he located in the Township of Brant, and has been ever since engaged in farming here.
Mr. Grainger takes great interest in, the advancement of agriculture, and in everything tending to promote farming interests generally and to raise the standard of the agricultural profession. He has taken an active part in the promotion and success of the various agricultural societies, having been several years President of the local society of Brant, and prominently connected, as judge or otherwise at their annual exhibitions, with most of the societies throughout the county."
Belden 1880 Atlas of the County of Bruce