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George Ira Griggs
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Birth: Aug. 25, 1848
Henry County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 1912
Ridgeway (Henry County)
Henry County
Virginia, USA

CO A
42nd Reg
VA Troops

I hope to add more info when I find time on these kinfolk at Ridgeway cemetery and perhaps Mountainview.

Husband of Susan Walker Churchill Griggs whom he married 11/12/1878. The following are survivors at the time of his wife's death.

Daughters:
Mesdames M.W. Atkins, W.M. Carpenter, and Miss Georgia Griggs.

Grandchildren:
Mrs. Rodney Pickering of Baltimore
Ms. J. Harry Lawrence of Roanoke
George M. Atkins of Abington, VA
John James and Samuel W. Wysong of Charlestown, W. VA

He and Susan lived in Ridgeway, VA.
He owned a general merchandise business for a long time.
The firm of Jones & Griggs was the oldest business in Henry County, VA.
Some of their children were:
Kate, Susan, Maybird, and George I., George was a daughter named after her father.
They also had Margie who died in infancy.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Griggs (1816 - 1882)
  Frances Wills Griggs (1817 - 1854)
 
 Spouse:
  Susan Walker Churchill Griggs (1860 - 1934)
 
 Children:
  Katie Griggs Stultz (1880 - 1969)*
  Margaret H. Griggs (1881 - 1891)*
 
 Sibling:
  Jeremiah Waddy Griggs (1844 - 1920)*
  George Ira Griggs (1848 - 1912)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"A faithful Husband, A loving Father, A loyal Friend" "His word was good as his bond"

 
Burial:
Ridgeway Cemetery
Ridgeway (Henry County)
Henry County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Peggy Johnson
Record added: Feb 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33569637
George Ira Griggs
Added by: Peggy Johnson
 
 
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42nd VA Battle Flag
- deegraver
 Added: Nov. 13, 2012
Co.A,42nd Va.Inf.Regt.
- Scott Hutchison
 Added: Oct. 26, 2009
 
 
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