|Birth: ||Dec. 7, 1822|
|Death: ||Jan. 26, 1910|
January 26, 1910
Mrs. M. B. Griggs Dead
Another Early Settler and Good Woman of Waco Passed Away.
Mrs. Martha Bussey Griggs died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. T. McCrary. She was born in Georgia on December 10, 1822, and was married in her youth to Joseph P. Griggs, coming to Texas with him fifty-five years ago. Her husband died in 1865. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. McCrary of Waco, Mrs. G. A. Stapley of Waxahachie and Mrs. W. T. Murphy of Mexia, also a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be from the First Baptist Church, of which she was a member, and will take place at 10 o'clock tomorrow. Interment at Oakwood cemetery. Services conducted by Rev. Jeff O. Ray and Rev. J. W. Foster of Clay street church.
Following are the pallbearers:
Active: Frank Wells, Will Miller, Lee Busch, Sam Stewart, Warwick Jenkins, Richard Burleson.
Joseph Post Griggs (1822 - 1865)*
William Leonidas Griggs (1845 - 1888)*
Victoria Almeda Griggs McCrary (1849 - 1929)*
Marie Antoinette GRIGGS Stapley (1853 - 1934)*
Fanny Malinda Griggs Murphy (1858 - 1954)*
Plot: Block 16 Lot 62
Maintained by: Carolyn Whaley Vosburg
Originally Created by: svanwyk
Record added: Mar 03, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8463436
Added: Jul. 26, 2004