Adams - Ashby Family History

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Glen Thomas1

M, #359, b. about 1917, d. 29 March 1917
Last Edited25 May 2018

Biography

BirthGlen Thomas was born about 1917 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO+1
MarriageHe and Sylvia Eva Ashby were married on 12 March 1937 in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa.GO+2,3,1
Marriage of Sylvia Eva Ashby to Glenn Thomas
DeathGlen Thomas died on 29 March 1917 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+1
BurialHe was buried in 1917 in Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.G1

Citations

  1. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 1 Jun 2017, Glen N. Thomas, 99533601.
  2. [S1097] Ancestry, "Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1937." Database and images, (ancestry.com : accessed 11 Dec 2016); Marriage of Sylvia Eva Ashby to Glen Thomas; Ancestry.com. Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1937.
  3. [S1233] i Find A Gravei0, digital images, accessed 1 Jun 2017, S Eva Thomas, 99533641.

John Earl Gritton

M, #364, b. 22 June 1898, d. 21 April 1965
Last Edited20 May 2017

Parents

FatherCharles Gritton b. 23 March 1871, d. 13 January 1925
MotherMary Lousie Sullivan b. 10 May 1872, d. 7 December 1945

Biography

BirthJohn Earl Gritton was born on 22 June 1898 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+
MarriageHe and Elva Viola McChesney were married on 3 July 1924 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+
DeathJohn Earl Gritton died on 21 April 1965, at age 66, in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+
BurialHe was buried on 25 April 1965 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+
Note(Research):Birth: delay birth records twin Marriage: certificate Death: certificate Cemetery: Masonic Military: World War I; National Guard & Army; M/Sgt to Pvt.; Gassed He had lost 4 front teeth before he went into the Guard.

Birth: delay birth records twin Marriage: certificate Death: certificate Cemetery: Masonic Military: World War I; National Guard & Army; M/Sgt to Pvt.; Gassed He had lost 4 front teeth before he went into the Guard. Birth: delay birth records twin Marriage: certificate Death: certificate Cemetery: Masonic Military: World War I, Army.

Elva Viola McChesney

F, #365, b. 2 August 1902, d. 24 March 1983
Last Edited20 May 2017

Biography

BirthElva Viola McChesney was born on 2 August 1902 in Monmouth, Warren County, Illinois.G
MarriageShe and John Earl Gritton were married on 3 July 1924 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+
DeathElva Viola McChesney died on 24 March 1983, at age 80, in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+
BurialShe was buried in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+
Note(Research):Birth: certificate Death: certificate Cemetery: Masonic.

Charles Gritton

M, #366, b. 23 March 1871, d. 13 January 1925
Last Edited20 May 2017

Parents

FatherFrancis Edison Taylor b. 24 October 1841, d. 9 December 1934
MotherSarah A Gritton b. about 1851, d. 8 June 1888

Family: Mary Lousie Sullivan b. 10 May 1872, d. 7 December 1945

DaughterEthel Marie Gritton+ b. 24 March 1893, d. 3 January 1947
SonArchie James Gritton+ b. 18 August 1895, d. 19 September 1965
DaughterPearl J Gritton+ b. 22 June 1898, d. 4 October 1971
SonJohn Earl Gritton b. 22 June 1898, d. 21 April 1965

Biography

BirthCharles Gritton was born on 23 March 1871 in Quasqueton, Buchanan, Iowa, USA.GO
MarriageHe and Mary Lousie Sullivan were married on 24 June 1892 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+
DeathCharles Gritton died on 13 January 1925, at age 53, in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+
BurialHe was buried in January 1925 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+
ChristeningCharles Gritton was christened in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+
Note(Research):Birth: marriage & death record Marriage: county record Death: county record Cemetery: Glendale.

Mary Lousie Sullivan

F, #367, b. 10 May 1872, d. 7 December 1945
Last Edited20 May 2017

Parents

FatherJohn C Sullivan b. about 1837, d. 15 August 1910
MotherCatherine Murphy b. about 1835, d. 19 September 1885

Family: Charles Gritton b. 23 March 1871, d. 13 January 1925

DaughterEthel Marie Gritton+ b. 24 March 1893, d. 3 January 1947
SonArchie James Gritton+ b. 18 August 1895, d. 19 September 1965
DaughterPearl J Gritton+ b. 22 June 1898, d. 4 October 1971
SonJohn Earl Gritton b. 22 June 1898, d. 21 April 1965

Biography

BirthMary Lousie Sullivan was born on 10 May 1872 in Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa.G
MarriageShe and Charles Gritton were married on 24 June 1892 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+
MarriageMary Lousie Sullivan and Robert Mc Cord were married on 3 November 1923 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA.G1
DeathMary Lousie Sullivan died on 7 December 1945, at age 73, in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+
BurialShe was buried in December 1945 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.GO+
Note(Research):Cemetery: Glendale

Marriage: county marriage records

Occupation Children Home in change of the boys; sold butter & eggs at City market

Birth: baptism record from St. John's Death: county record Cemetery: Glendale Marriage: second on 03 Nov 1928 to Robert Mc Cord Marriage: county marriage records Birth: baptism record from St. John's Death: county record Cemetery: Glendale Marriage: second on 03 Nov 1928 to Robert Mc Cord Marriage: county marriage records.
ChristeningMary Lousie Sullivan was christened in May 1872 in Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa.G

Citations

  1. [S60] World Family Tree Vol. 2, Ed. 1, Tree #2284

Sarah A Gritton

F, #368, b. about 1851, d. 8 June 1888
Last Edited20 May 2017

Parents

FatherJacob Gritton b. about 1820, d. 6 December 1879
MotherJulia Ann Obenchain b. about 1825, d. 14 December 1884

Family 1: Francis Edison Taylor b. 24 October 1841, d. 9 December 1934

SonCharles Gritton+ b. 23 March 1871, d. 13 January 1925

Family 2: Daniel Burke b. 17 March 1853, d. 20 April 1933

DaughterAddie May Burke b. 10 January 1883, d. 23 July 1941
DaughterNellie Burke b. 10 May 1885, d. 24 March 1973
SonGeorge T Burke b. 11 April 1887, d. 11 January 1933

Biography

BirthSarah A Gritton was born about 1851 in Quasqueton, Buchanan, Iowa, USA.GO
MarriageShe and Francis Edison Taylor were married.
MarriageSarah A Gritton and Daniel Burke were married on 2 February 1882 in Maynard, Fayette County, Iowa.G
DeathSarah A Gritton died on 8 June 1888 in Emerald Grove, Rock County, Wisconsin.G
BurialShe was buried in Emerald Grove, Rock County, Wisconsin.G
Alt. BurialShe has conflicting burial information of Emerald Grove, Rock County, Wisconsin, USAG.1
Note(Research):Birth: census 1856 IA Buchanan Co. Death: cemetery record & Janeville newspaper Cemetery: Emerld Grove.

Citations

  1. [S60] World Family Tree Vol. 2, Ed. 1, Tree #2284

Levi Gritton

M, #369, b. about 1790, d. 9 April 1845
Last Edited20 May 2017

Parents

FatherJohn Gritton b. 1755, d. 7 August 1839
MotherElizabeth Hoagland d. before 17 August 1837

Family 1: Anna Myers b. between 1778 and 1802, d. between 1829 and 1890

DaughterHannah Catherine Gritton b. between 1811 and 1838, d. between 1833 and 1921
SonGeorge Gritton b. between 1811 and 1838, d. between 1817 and 1918

Family 2: Anna Myers b. about 1793, d. before July 1830

DaughterMary Ann Gritton+ b. about 1814, d. after 1880
SonJacob Gritton+ b. about 1820, d. 6 December 1879
SonGeorge Amos Gritton+ b. 28 May 1820, d. 9 January 1881
SonLevi Gritton+ b. about 1824, d. 26 March 1896
DaughterAnna Gritton+ b. about 1828, d. 12 February 1894

Family 3: Sarah Jane Wilson b. about 1810, d. after 1885

SonHenry Gritton+ b. about 1834
SonAlexander Gritton+ b. between 1840 and 1842, d. 2 December 1912

Biography

BirthLevi Gritton was born about 1790 in Mercer County, Kentucky.GO
MarriageHe and Anna Myers were married.
MarriageLevi Gritton and Anna Myers were married on 27 December 1813 in Mercer County, Kentucky.GO1
MarriageLevi Gritton and Sarah Jane Wilson were married on 18 July 1830 in Mercer County, Kentucky.GO
MarriageLevi Gritton and Sarah Wilson were married on 28 July 1830 in Mercer County, Kentucky.GO2
DeathLevi Gritton died on 9 April 1845 in Washington Township, Linn County, Iowa.G2
NameLevi Gritton was also known as Levi (Pete) Gritton.2
Note(Research):Birth: census 1840 IN Marriage: 1 county record 1800-1870 page 180 & Marriage: 2 county record Death: probate 9 Apr 1845 Linn Co. IA Military: War of 1812; KY; Col. Richard M. Johnson's Mounted Reg't, Capt. Robert D. McAfee's Co of Infantry; Pvt.
Alt. MarriageThey has conflicting marriage information of 28 December 1813 and Mercer County, KentuckyGO.

Citations

  1. [S748] Compiler: Alma Ison and Rebecca Conover, Marriage Bonds and Consents 1811-1830, Mercer County, Kentucky, Page 57.
  2. [S62] Brøderbund Software, Inc, World Family Tree Vol. 5, Ed. 1, Tree #2943

Anna Myers

F, #370, b. about 1793, d. before July 1830
Last Edited20 May 2017

Parents

FatherPeter Myers b. about 1771, d. between 1797 and 1862
MotherMourning Bunch b. about 1763, d. between 1795 and 1857

Family: Levi Gritton b. about 1790, d. 9 April 1845

DaughterMary Ann Gritton+ b. about 1814, d. after 1880
SonJacob Gritton+ b. about 1820, d. 6 December 1879
SonGeorge Amos Gritton+ b. 28 May 1820, d. 9 January 1881
SonLevi Gritton+ b. about 1824, d. 26 March 1896
DaughterAnna Gritton+ b. about 1828, d. 12 February 1894

Biography

BirthAnna Myers was born about 1793.
MarriageShe and Levi Gritton were married on 27 December 1813 in Mercer County, Kentucky.GO1
DeathAnna Myers died before July 1830 in Mercer County, Kentucky.GO
Note(Research):Birth: if 20 at marriage Death: second marriage of husband.
Alt. MarriageThey has conflicting marriage information of 28 December 1813 and Mercer County, KentuckyGO.

Citations

  1. [S748] Compiler: Alma Ison and Rebecca Conover, Marriage Bonds and Consents 1811-1830, Mercer County, Kentucky, Page 57.

Jacob Gritton

M, #371, b. about 1820, d. 6 December 1879
Last Edited20 May 2017

Parents

FatherLevi Gritton b. about 1790, d. 9 April 1845
MotherAnna Myers b. about 1793, d. before July 1830

Family: Julia Ann Obenchain b. about 1825, d. 14 December 1884

SonAmasa Gritton+ b. 19 February 1849, d. 27 August 1934
DaughterSarah A Gritton+ b. about 1851, d. 8 June 1888
DaughterHarriet Gritton+ b. about 1854, d. 6 September 1898
DaughterLavina Gritton+ b. 24 July 1858, d. 3 August 1935
SonWilliam Gritton+ b. 5 April 1859, d. 19 August 1926
SonJohn Gritton+ b. 20 July 1862, d. 24 February 1910
DaughterEmma J Gritton+ b. about 1864, d. after 1941

Biography

BirthJacob Gritton was born about 1820 in Mercer County, Kentucky.GO
MarriageHe and Julia Ann Obenchain were married about 1848.
DeathJacob Gritton died on 6 December 1879 in Quasqueton, Buchanan, Iowa, USA.GO
BurialHe was buried in Quasqueton, Buchanan, Iowa, USA.GO
Note(Research):Brith: census 1850 IA Linn Co. Marriage: age of children Death: Conservative 17 Dec 1879 page 4 col 3 see mortality census 1880 IA Buchanan Co. Cemetery: Greenwood.

Julia Ann Obenchain

F, #372, b. about 1825, d. 14 December 1884
Last Edited20 May 2017

Parents

FatherJohn Obenchain b. 16 April 1801, d. 8 August 1884
MotherMargaret Obenchain b. October 1804, d. 5 June 1888

Family: Jacob Gritton b. about 1820, d. 6 December 1879

SonAmasa Gritton+ b. 19 February 1849, d. 27 August 1934
DaughterSarah A Gritton+ b. about 1851, d. 8 June 1888
DaughterHarriet Gritton+ b. about 1854, d. 6 September 1898
DaughterLavina Gritton+ b. 24 July 1858, d. 3 August 1935
SonWilliam Gritton+ b. 5 April 1859, d. 19 August 1926
SonJohn Gritton+ b. 20 July 1862, d. 24 February 1910
DaughterEmma J Gritton+ b. about 1864, d. after 1941

Biography

BirthJulia Ann Obenchain was born about 1825 in Botetourt County, Virginia.G
MarriageShe and Jacob Gritton were married about 1848.
DeathJulia Ann Obenchain died on 14 December 1884 in Quasqueton, Buchanan, Iowa, USA.GO
BurialShe was buried on 14 December 1884 in Quasqueton, Buchanan, Iowa, USA.GO
Note(Research):Source Birth census 1850 IA Linn Co. Death Buchanan County Jorounal 19 Dec 1884 last page

Cemetery: Greenwood

Birth: census 1850 IA Linn Co. Death: Buchanan County Jorounal 19 Dec 1884 last page Cemetery: Greenwood Birth: census 1850 IA Linn Co. Death: Buchanan County Jorounal 19 Dec 1884 last page Cemetery: Greenwood.

John Gritton

M, #373, b. 1755, d. 7 August 1839
Last Edited4 October 2018

Parents

FatherWilliam Gritton b. about 1730, d. about 1780

Family 1: Elizabeth b. about 1760, d. about 1838

DaughterRosanna (Rhoda) Gritton b. 1777, d. about 1836
DaughterElizabeth Gritton b. between 1777 and 1799, d. between 1819 and 1887
SonHeinz Gritton b. between 1777 and 1803, d. between 1783 and 1883

Family 2: Elizabeth Hoagland d. before 17 August 1837

DaughterRhoda Rosanna Gritton+ b. about 1778, d. after 1845
SonAaron Gritton+ b. 23 January 1779, d. 14 July 1864
SonJesse Gritton+ b. 1 April 1781, d. 16 February 1857
SonWilliam Gritton+ b. about 1782, d. about 25 January 1835
SonJohn Gritton+ b. about 1783, d. 1820
DaughterNancy Gritton b. about 1787, d. before 16 September 1815
DaughterDorcas Gritton+ b. about 1789, d. about 1818
SonLevi Gritton+ b. about 1790, d. 9 April 1845
SonAmos Gritton+ b. 4 August 1794, d. 1830
DaughterDelilah Gritton b. about 1795, d. before 2 December 1830
SonJacob Gritton+ b. 16 June 1797, d. 19 September 1842
DaughterMary Polly Gritton+ b. about 1805

Biography

BirthJohn Gritton was born in 1755 in Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia.G
MarriageHe and Elizabeth were married about 1776 in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.G1
MarriageJohn Gritton and Elizabeth Hoagland were married about 1778 in Pennsylvania.G
DeathJohn Gritton died on 7 August 1839, at age ~84, in Mercer County, Kentucky.GO
BurialHe was buried in Mercer County, Kentucky.GO2
NameJohn Gritton was also known as John Gritton, Sr.1
Note(Research):Birth: Military pension record Marriage: military pension record Death: cemetery records & pension Cemetery: Demott or Banat Grave Vol 11 page 104 & order book p page 476 !Military: Revolutionary War; PA, & KY; Capt. McGary's Company.; with George Rogers Clark; Pvt. 1800 mercer county tax list 1810 mercer county census 1820 ' 1830 ' with jesse gritton

John Gritton, Sr. was a spy in the Revolutionary War. He joined the army at the age of 15. He would be in the army for a few months, then go home and farm and then reenter. He was active for six years.
Birth source: Military pension records. Death source : Order book P- page 476, Mercer County, Kentucky. Burial source: DeMott or Banta Graves, Volume 11, page 104. Tax List 1800 Mercer Co. Kentucky. Census: 1810Ky, Mercer Co. 02101-10201-00 1820 Ky. Mercer Co. 000101-00101-02 1830 Ky. Mercer Co. 0010101001000-0021000100000 with Jesse Gritton. Marriage--Source--age of Aaron, first child. Spouse: Elizabeth Born N/A Date source---If age 20 at birth of first child. Death: sourceC/A 1820-1830 Source Censuses of 1820 and 1830. Her maiden name may have been Hogeland or Hoagland. Parents unknown. Will Book 11 page 159 Mercer Co. Ky August 17, 1837. Proved September County court 1839. Elizabeth received 1/3 of landed estate to use during her natural life.
Sources for the Material about the John Gritton family came from many people. Some were:
Ron Rossi Nancy E. Davidson Norma Havens Jane Lackey Neva Russell Alma Ray Ison Mrs Elmer Quinn

John Gritton was born in Winchester, Virginia in 1755 About 1770, the family moved to Westmorland County, Pennsylvania on the Youghigheny River. The Youghigheny is a natural highway, twisting through mountains and rolling hills to join with the Allegheny and Monongahela to make up the Ohio River.
In May 1775 John enlisted in the Revolutionary Army.
In April 1780 he sailed down the Ohio to the Kentucky Falls, to the area which later became a part of Mercer County. He continued to serve with the army until 1782. He and his wife, Elizabeth remained in that place untilElizabeth's death, C/A 1820-1830, Mercer County Kentucky. After 17 Aug 1837. Source Censuses of 1820-1830 . Her maiden name may have been Hogeland or Hoagland. They lived in Fayette Co. Pa. and Mercer Co. Ky.
John is buried in the DeMott or Banta Family graveyard on a farm at Cove Springs, Ky.
PensionHe received a pension on 26 March 1833 in Mercer County, KentuckyGO.3

Citations

  1. [S62] Brøderbund Software, Inc, World Family Tree Vol. 5, Ed. 1, Tree #2943
  2. [S158] MyFamily.com, Inc., Url: http://www.ancestry.com, Name: John GRITTON Cemetery: Nr Cove Spring Location: Mercer Co KY 45 Reference: Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vol.2, p. Serial: 10950; Volume: 13 Hatcher, Patricia Law. Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots. [database on-line] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-. Original data: Hatcher, Patricia Law. Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vols. 1-4, Dallas, TX: Pioneer Heritage Press, 1987.
  3. [S59] US War Dept, Kentucky Pension Roll of 1835, page 120

Elizabeth Hoagland

F, #374, d. before 17 August 1837
Last Edited4 October 2018

Family: John Gritton b. 1755, d. 7 August 1839

DaughterRhoda Rosanna Gritton+ b. about 1778, d. after 1845
SonAaron Gritton+ b. 23 January 1779, d. 14 July 1864
SonJesse Gritton+ b. 1 April 1781, d. 16 February 1857
SonWilliam Gritton+ b. about 1782, d. about 25 January 1835
SonJohn Gritton+ b. about 1783, d. 1820
DaughterNancy Gritton b. about 1787, d. before 16 September 1815
DaughterDorcas Gritton+ b. about 1789, d. about 1818
SonLevi Gritton+ b. about 1790, d. 9 April 1845
SonAmos Gritton+ b. 4 August 1794, d. 1830
DaughterDelilah Gritton b. about 1795, d. before 2 December 1830
SonJacob Gritton+ b. 16 June 1797, d. 19 September 1842
DaughterMary Polly Gritton+ b. about 1805

Biography

MarriageElizabeth Hoagland and John Gritton were married about 1778 in Pennsylvania.G
DeathElizabeth Hoagland died before 17 August 1837 in Mercer County, Kentucky.GO
NameElizabeth Hoagland was also known as Elizabeth Hogeland.
Note(Research):Birth: if age 20 at birth of children

Death: Will book 11 page 159 Mercer Co. KY she is not living

Notes: Last name is a working idea HOGELAND.

Sarah Jane Wilson

F, #375, b. about 1810, d. after 1885
Last Edited20 May 2017

Family: Levi Gritton b. about 1790, d. 9 April 1845

SonHenry Gritton+ b. about 1834
SonAlexander Gritton+ b. between 1840 and 1842, d. 2 December 1912

Biography

BirthSarah Jane Wilson was born about 1810 in Kentucky.G
MarriageShe and Levi Gritton were married on 18 July 1830 in Mercer County, Kentucky.GO
DeathSarah Jane Wilson died after 1885 in Fairview Township, Allamakee County, Iowa.G
Note(Research):Birth: census 1850 IA Linn Co. Death: census 1885 IA Allamakee Co.