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Della Mae Phelps Grider
Birth: Aug. 16, 1881
Russell County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 1976
Pulaski
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA

A 16 year old lady, Miss Della Mae Phelps, married a gentleman 10 years her senior, Mr. William Perryman Grider. From this union 12 children were born.

They are; FRANK EWING, HERMAN L., RUSSELL, RAYMOND, WALLACE, AND HOLLIS. All GRIDER'S.

THE GIRLS ARE; NELLIE DUNBAR, MOLLIE JONES, ANNIE COFFEY, FANNIE McKINLEY, NANNIE CAMPBELL, AND BABY NONA GRIDER.

The house pictured to the right was Grandma and Grandpa's home. Grandma lived in the same house all her adult life. She had all her children in that house and died in it.

Grandma had never been to a doctor until her late 80's.

Grandma's adult daughter, Nellie, died of cancer,(her husband Rural Dunbar,had already died from Tuberculosis). Grandma Grider raised their little girl, Alpha.

Grandma was always calm. I never heard her raise her voice. She worked from daylight to dark. At the end of the day, she and my Uncle Hollis, who lived with her, would go out on the front porch and sit in the dark, talk a little, but mostly sit and listen to the night creature's. I loved it.

They would go to bed after an hour or two outside. Then up at dawn and begin all over again.

They are all in Heaven now. God bless each of them.

THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART, GOD'S SPECIAL ANGEL, FOR SPONSORING MY GRANDMA'S MEMORIAL. YOU ARE TRULY A SPECIAL ANGEL TO ME.


 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Thomas Phelps (1840 - 1886)
  Dolly Sutherland (1858 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  William Perryman Grider (1870 - 1939)*
 
 Children:
  Frank Ewing Grider (1899 - 1977)*
  Herman Lester Grider (1902 - 1988)*
  Nellie Grider Dunbar (1904 - 1944)*
  William Wallace Grider (1906 - 1968)*
  Raymond Grider (1909 - ____)*
  Monte Russell Grider (1910 - 1999)*
  Mollie Etter Grider Jones (1913 - 2003)*
  Hollis B. Grider (1915 - 2000)*
  Annie Grider Coffey (1919 - 2001)*
  Fannie Grider McKinley (1919 - 2004)*
  Nannie Grider Campbell (1922 - 1994)*
  Nonnie Grider (1925 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  Liller Ann Phelps Grider (1870 - 1898)**
  Ellen Mabel Phelps Stearman (1872 - 1923)**
  Della Mae Phelps Grider (1881 - 1976)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Grider Cemetery
Esto
Russell County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Respectfully, Linda Jone...
Record added: Jul 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28206306
Della Mae <i>Phelps</i> Grider
Added by: Respectfully, Linda Jones Everett
 
Della Mae <i>Phelps</i> Grider
Added by: Respectfully, Linda Jones Everett
 
Della Mae <i>Phelps</i> Grider
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- Love Linda
 Added: Oct. 10, 2014

- Respectfully, Linda Jones Everett
 Added: Aug. 16, 2014
Happy Heavenly Birthday Grandma.
- Love, Linda
 Added: Aug. 16, 2014
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