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Fourth Generation (Continued)

Family of Tom Lunn GRIGGS (9) & Mary Ann Frances MORRIS

29. Henry W. GRIGGS. Born on 1 Jan 1854 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 72, Henry W. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 16 Apr 1926. Resided in District 5, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1860.

Around 1879 when Henry W. was 24, he married Susan JONES, in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born in 1856 in Tennessee.

They had the following children:
60 i. Walter E. (1882-1963)
ii. Elmira E.. Born in 1884.

iii. Addie M.. Born in 1886.

Addie M. married Grover Hart LEWIS.

iv. Lois E.. Born in 1891.

v. E. Alton. Born in 1894 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 15, E. Alton died in Henderson County, Tennessee in Sep 1909. Buried in Sep 1909 in Foster Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.


30. Sara Elizabeth GRIGGS. Born on 14 Jun 1856 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 63, Sara Elizabeth died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 25 Feb 1920. Buried in Feb 1920 in Jones Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 5, Decatur County, Tennessee in 1860.

On 7 Dec 1879 when Sara Elizabeth was 23, she first married John Wesley JONES, son of William JONES (1826-) & Amanda BALDRY (1828-), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 14 Apr 1855 in Kentucky. At the age of 35, John Wesley died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 17 Mar 1891. Buried in Mar 1891 in Jones Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
61 i. Addie Linnie (1886-1969)
62 ii. Levie Gray (1888-1911)

Sara Elizabeth second married Robert BURCH. Born in 1832 in Tennessee. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870.

31. Robert C. GRIGGS. Born in 1858 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 77, Robert C. died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1935. Buried in 1935 in Prospect Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee.

Robert C. married Amanda DODD, daughter of W.H. DODD. Born in 1863 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 71, Amanda died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1934. Buried in 1934 in Prospect Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
63 i. Willis Gray (1882-)
64 ii. Edward Lee (1883-1966)
iii. Lucy. Born in Jul 1888 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 24, Lucy died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1913. Buried in 1913 in Prospect Cemetery, Decatur County, Tennessee.

Lucy married ? TAYLOR.

65 iv. Mable (1907-)

32. Benjamin F. GRIGGS. Born in Oct 1860 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 85, Benjamin F. died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1946. Buried in 1946 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910.

In 1890 when Benjamin F. was 29, he married Susan Belle GRIGGS (27) , daughter of Barney Franklin GRIGGS (8) (1829-) & Frances Elliotte TODD (1842-), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born in Oct 1865 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 66, Susan Belle died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1932. Buried in 1932 in New Hope Cemetery, Yuma, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in District 9, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1880. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910.

They had one child:
i. Josie M.. Born in Sep 1891 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910.


33. Thomas L. GRIGGS. Born in Apr 1866 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 65, Thomas L. died in Tennessee on 9 Nov 1931. Buried in Nov 1931 in Christian Chapel Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

In 1892 when Thomas L. was 25, he married Amanda C. DERRYBERRY, daughter of Eli F. DERRYBERRY (1847-) & Carolyn Matilda AUTREY (1842-), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born in 1873 in Tennessee. At the age of 61, Amanda C. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 18 Apr 1934. Buried in Apr 1934 in Christian Chapel Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Amey".

They had one child:
66 i. Calvin Penn (1893-)

34. Magnolia GRIGGS. Born in Jan 1871 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 64, Magnolia died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 10 Feb 1935. Buried in Feb 1935 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Maggie".

In 1892 when Magnolia was 20, she married Johnny Ransom DERRYBERRY, son of John Calvin DERRYBERRY (1837-1873) & Cynthia Malinda AUTREY (1842-1920), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 20 Mar 1873 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 75, Johnny Ransom died on 28 Jan 1949. Buried in 1949 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
67 i. Ulysses Jefferson (1892-1965)
68 ii. John Hulon (1895-1965)
69 iii. Genie Turner (1896-1968)
70 iv. Emmons (1898-1965)
71 v. Eva Gray (1899-1984)
vi. Thomas Earl. Born on 12 Nov 1902 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 53, Thomas Earl died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 2 Jun 1956. Buried in Jun 1956 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Tom".

On 6 Nov 1927 when Thomas Earl was 24, he married Eva LEE, daughter of Robert Edward LEE (1870-1960) & Midna Elizabeth ADAMS (1875-1964). Born on 5 Mar 1905 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 86, Eva died on 6 Jul 1991. Buried in Jul 1991 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1920.

72 vii. Tollie Tilton (1907-1990)
viii. Ollie Delmer. Born on 9 Feb 1909 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 60, Ollie Delmer died in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee on 24 Nov 1969. Buried in Nov 1969 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Ollie Delmer married Mable SMALL.

73 ix. Neva Mae (1911-1992)

35. Viola Vivian GRIGGS. Born on 17 Nov 1874 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 67, Viola Vivian died in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee on 4 Mar 1942. Buried in Mar 1942 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910.

Obituary: Viola Vivan Wood was born November 17, 1874, and died at her home in Wildersville, March 4, 1942, aged 67 years. She was the daughter of the late Lon and Mary Ann Griggs. She was married to William Dee Wood, December 25, 1897, and to their union were born five children, one daughter, Mrs. Opal Olive of Wildersville; and four boys, Oscar, Leo, Elmer and Irby, all of Wildersville; two brothers, Ben Griggs of Yuma, and John of Wildersville. George E. Bolen conducted the funeral services in the Baptist Church in Wildersville with interment in the nearby Jones Cemetery.

On 25 Dec 1897 when Viola Vivian was 23, she married William Dee WOOD, son of Hinton WOOD (1854-) & Frances ? (1855-), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 10 Aug 1879 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 80, William Dee died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 24 Sep 1959. Buried in Sep 1959 in Jones Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910.

They had the following children:
74 i. Oscar (1898-1973)
75 ii. Robert Leo (1900-1967)
76 iii. Elmer V. (1904-1978)
iv. Irby. Born in 1905 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 73, Irby died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1978. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1910. Resided in District 1, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

Irby married Eula L. HAMPTON. Born in 1914 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 74, Eula L. died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1988.

77 v. Opal (1908-)

36. John Homer GRIGGS. Born on 3 May 1878 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 83, John Homer died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 3 Jul 1961. Buried in Jul 1961 in Christian Chapel Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 5 May 1896 when John Homer was 18, he married Rebecca June DERRYBERRY, daughter of Eli F. DERRYBERRY (1847-) & Carolyn Matilda AUTREY (1842-), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 4 Jun 1876 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 70, Rebecca June died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 14 Dec 1946. Buried in Dec 1946 in Christian Chapel Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Becky".

They had the following children:
i. Jessie Eli. Born in 1897 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 63, Jessie Eli died in Tennessee on 24 Jul 1960. Buried in Jul 1960 in Christian Chapel Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Kennett, Missouri in Jan 1947.

Jessie Eli Griggs never married.

78 ii. Lester E. (1901-1979)
79 iii. Leon London (1905-1983)
iv. Ruby Matilda. Born on 30 Mar 1910 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 80, Ruby Matilda died in Tennessee on 31 Jul 1990. Buried in Aug 1990 in Christian Chapel Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee in Jan 1947.

v. Ruby Marianne. Born on 30 Mar 1910 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 68, Ruby Marianne died in Holladay, Benton County, Tennessee on 28 Jan 1979. Buried in Jan 1979 in Holladay Cemetery, Holladay, Benton County, Tennessee. Resided in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee in Jan 1947.

Ruby Marianne married Pat Clifford McAULEY. Born on 13 Nov 1904. At the age of 80, Pat Clifford died on 27 May 1985.


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