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Virginia "Genie" Detmar Campbell O'Donnell Griggs
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1896
Cincinnati
Hamilton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1967
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

The WPA Hendricks County Marriage Index shows Virginia Campbell married a Neal O'Donald on Sept. 5, 1917. Then Virginia O'Donnell married Thomas Griggs on Dec. 24, 1920.

from the Griggs Family History:

"Thomas A. Griggs married Virginia O'Donnell 24 December 1920, Hendricks Co. Indiana. Virginia's first husband died during World War I. She was the adopted daughter of John and Mattie Campbell. This much is known about Virginia's birth parents birth father's last name was Detmar, the birth mother's first name was Carrie. Mr. and Mrs. Campbell adopted her from a Roman Catholic orphanage in Cincinnati, Ohio."

from the Republican for June 22, 1967:

Mrs. Virginia Griggs, mother of Mrs. Max Lee of Danville, died Monday evening in the Northwest Manor Nursing Home, Indianapolis, where she had been a patient for 18 days. She had been in ill health for some time. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, she was born April 1, 1895, the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. John Campbell. On December 24, 1920, she was married to Thomas Griggs, who survives. She lived the greater part of her life in Hendricks County, where she was a member of the Danville Christian Church.

Services will be held at the Baker Funeral Home, Thursday, at 2:00 pm June 22, 1967. The Rev Edgar Byram (her son Ralph's father-in-law) and Rev. George Harris will officiate. Burial in the Montgomery Cemetery close to Lizton, Indiana.

Surviving with the husband and daughter are a son, Ralph Griggs of North Salem; two step children, Melvin Griggs, Indianapolis, and Mrs. John H. McCoy of RR3 Danville, Indiana; 13 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Fleece Campbell (1846 - 1933)
  Martha Ann Scott Campbell (1854 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Arthur Griggs (1885 - 1976)*
 
 Children:
  Mabel Louise Griggs Merritt (1921 - 2007)*
  Ralph A. Griggs (1922 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Daughter Campbell (1880 - 1880)*
  Infant Son Campbell (1883 - 1883)*
  Virginia Detmar Campbell O'Donnell Griggs (1896 - 1967)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Montgomery Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church Cemet
Lizton
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: David Smith
Originally Created by: In Loving Memory Of My B...
Record added: Jan 27, 2004
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Virginia Genie <i>Detmar Campbell O'Donnell</i> Griggs
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