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Geneva Eliza Warner Nyson
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Birth: May 19, 1902
Michigan, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 1981
Spring Arbor
Jackson County
Michigan, USA

Geneva-9 Eliza was the daughter of Judson-8 Rawson Warner and his wife Dora Henrietta Jepson.

2 WARNER siblings: Clifford L. and Maxwell D.

She married 1) Ferris Griffen on 5/29/1922. He died at 27 years of age in 1927.

2 GRIFFIN children:

1. Marcia Griffen B-8/4/1923; m. Norman Miller on 6/14/1947.
...3 MILLER children:
...1. Janet Miller B-1948; m. Benjamin Merchant on 6/14/1970.
...2 MERCHANT children:
...Jennifer Merchant B-1971
...Elisabeth Merchant B-1975

2. David Miller; m. Christy (_).

3. Nancy Miller; m. Ronald Prieskorn.

2. Thomas Griffen B-5/31/1927, deceased.
...3 GRIFFEN children.
...1. Marlene B-1952; m. Joseph Roy Maltese on 7/30/1978.
......2 MALTESE children: Laura Nichole Maltese B-1980; Jason Maltese B-1982.
...2. Christopher Griffen B-1955; m. Wendy Allen, divorced; m. 2) Lynn (Nowicki) Mackey on 9/24/1988.
......GRIFFEN children? Unknown.
...3. Steven Carl Griffen B-1956; m. Joan Cousino on 9/01/1979.
......3 GRIFFEN children: Brian B-1980; Matthew Griffen B-1984; Rachel Griffen B-1987.

Geneva married 2) William Nyson on 5/12/1934. No children.

She lived in Bear Creek, Emmet, MI, and died in Spring Arbor, Jackson, MI.
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Reference:

1930 Census for Detroit, Wayne, MI:
head Geneva Griffen F 28 MI
daughter Marcia Griffen F 7 MI
son Thomas Griffen M 2 MI
roomer Helen Racignol F 21 MI

1920 Census for Kent Co., MI:
self Dora Warner F 50y Michigan
son Clifford Warner M 25y Michigan
dau Geneva Warner F 18y Michigan

1910 Census for Cadillac, Wexford, MI:
self Judson R. Warner M 49y Michigan
wife Dora H. Warner F 39y Michigan
son Maxwell D. Warner M 17y Michigan
son Clifford L. Warner M 15y Michigan
dau Geneva E. Warner F 7y Michigan

1940 Census for Detroit, Wayne, MI:
head William C. Nyson M 50 Michigan
wife Geneva Nyson F 38 Michigan
stepdaughter Marsha Griffen F 16 Michigan
stepson Thomas Griffen M 12 Michigan
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Obituary:

... Geneva Nyson, 79, died Aug 24 at Arbor Manor Care in Spring Arbor, MI.

She was born May 19, 1902 in Alto, [Kent], Mich., and was married to Ferris Griffen In 1921. He preceded her in death in 1927 and she then married William C. Nyson in 1934. He died in February 1963.

Mrs. Nyson had summered in Bay View since 1963 and was hostess, and secretary for the Bay View Campus Club for 12 years.

She wintered in Bradenton, Florida, until 1977 when she returned to Petoskey [MI] and made her home with her daughter Mrs. Marcia Miller until January of this year.

Mrs. Nyson is survived by one son, Thomas Griffen of Dearborn [MI]; one daughter, Mrs. Norman (Marcia) Miller of Petoskey [MI], six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Burial in Lake Forest Cemetery, Grand Haven, MI.
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WARNER Lineage: Geneva-9 Eliza (Warner) Ferris and Nyson, Judson-8 Rawson Warner, Lewis-7 Cass Warner, David-6 Calvin Warner Jr., David-5 Calvin Warner Sr., Jesse-4 Warner Sr., Samuel-3 Warner Sr., Daniel-2 Warner Sr., Andrew-1 WARNER, an Englishman, who with his wife and several children sailed to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1632-33 from Broad Oak, Essex, England.
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Census search: Fraya Weiss, 2013.
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Research: Mary E. Warner, 2012. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Judson Rawson Warner (1860 - 1911)
  Dora Henrietta Jepson Warner (1869 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Ferris William Griffen (1901 - 1927)
 
 Children:
  Marcia Gene Griffen Miller (1923 - 2014)*
  Thomas Judson Griffen (1927 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Maxwell Dudley Warner (1892 - 1964)*
  Clifford Lewis Warner (1895 - 1955)*
  Geneva Eliza Warner Nyson (1902 - 1981)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lake Forest Cemetery
Grand Haven
Ottawa County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Mary E. Warner
Record added: Jul 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93222323
Geneva Eliza <i>Warner</i> Nyson
Added by: Eugene Taylor
 
Geneva Eliza <i>Warner</i> Nyson
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- Bushong Weiss
 Added: Feb. 19, 2013

- Mary E. Warner
 Added: Jul. 7, 2012
 
 
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