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Harry M. Grizzle
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1860
Death: May 28, 1897

Harrison Milo was born in Chattanooga, Hamilton, TN.
He is the son of William Grizzle b abt 1827 TN, Wm died sometime after May 1864 in POW Camp Douglas, Chicago, IL.
His Mother is ELizabeth Cotten b. abt 1833 in Alabama. She died in Dallas, TX Feb 1890.
Elizabeth, Harrison, his brother George Washington, and sister Nancy Elizabeth emigrated into Texas from Tennessee between the 1870 and 1880 Census period. First Found in the 1878 City Directory.
G.W. married Margarette Anne Terry in TX. They will settle in Mansfield, TX.
Sister Nancy married Henry Schutte in TN. They moved to Dallas, TX for a time but went on to Kansas and then settled in Chicago, IL
Harrison was married twice.
Mary L Smith in Sept of 1883 Dallas, TX. THey had a son Henry Milo b. 27 Sept. 1885. Mary died in March 1892 Dallas, TX
Harrison remarried in Hillsboro, TX in abt 1894 to Annie Hamilton and they had 2 daughters,
Lydia M b 1895 and Minnie M born 1897.
Harrison died in May 1897.
Throughout his life, He was a very industrious man.
He started work in Dallas working in a Marble Pit and was a Reel Driver.
Later he was a Marble Cutter and Dealer. He and Robert Smith were partners (GRIZZLE and SMITH) in their own Marble Shop in Dallas.
He seemed to love the Civil Service Jobs and spent most of his life being a Fireman and a Policeman.
He was also a member of the Woodmen of the World, who furnished his Grave Marker. He also was a member of The Freemason's Texas Lodge No.33, Order of The Golden Chain.
In 1883,his mother Elizabeth married Elisha W. Tabor. Together they (GRIZZLE & TABOR) operated a Grocery Store in Dallas. ELizabeth died 15 Feb 1890, Dallas, TX

Harrison was at the Fire House Bldg in Hillsboro, TX when he died 28 May 1897.

He left quite an extensive and interesting paper trail throughout Dallas and Hillsboro, Texas. Probably, even a lot more then I have uncovered.

In loving memory, of my Great-Grand Uncle, that I only have known through the paper trail he left for me to find. Doris L. Grizzle

Hillsboro City Cemetery
Hill County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 3
Maintained by: Doris Grizzle
Originally Created by: Maggie
Record added: Nov 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16545193
Harry M. Grizzle
Added by: Maggie
Harry M. Grizzle
Added by: Maggie
Harry M. Grizzle
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Added by: Aunt and Uncle M
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Yellow Roses for my TX Great Uncle HMI have done enough research on you, I feel as if I really knew you.
- Doris Grizzle
 Added: Aug. 18, 2013

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