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William "Willie" Gregg
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Birth: Nov. 18, 1885
Effingham County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1957
Fayette County
Illinois, USA

William Gregg, 71, died on April 7, 1957, Beecher City, Illinois in his barn while doing chores. He was found by his wife Ethyl Gregg. He was born November 6, 1885 in Effingham County, Illinois to Alexander and Minervia Isabelle "Belle" Price Gregg. He married Mary Ethel Willcut, daughter of Reuben and Elizabeth "Lizze" Miller Willcut on 21 December 1910 in Effingham Co, Illinois. To this union was born two children. She died in 1914. He married Ethyl Bildebrand Phillips in 1945.

He built the home he lived in one room at a time. The home was just to West of the home where his parents lived.

Surviving; his wife, Ethyl Gregg, Beecher City, Illinois; children, Beulah Olinger, Cowden, Illinois; Lester Gregg, Cowden, Illinois; grandchildren, Marvin (Edwinia) Gregg, Lakewood, Illinois; William Henry "Billie" (Cora) Olinger; Sharon Kay Olinger, Shirley Darlene Gregg, Melvin Duane Gregg, all of Cowden, Illinois; and 2 great-granddaughters.

Preceding him in death are his first wife, Ethel Willcut Gregg and his parents.

Information from Beecher City Journal, Beecher City, Illinois 
 
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 Parents:
  Alexander Gregg (1845 - 1926)
  Minervia Isabelle Price Gregg (1860 - 1934)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Ethel Wilcutt Gregg (1893 - 1914)
  Ethyl Hildebrand Phillips (1892 - 1967)*
 
 Children:
  Beulah Lorine Gregg Olinger (1911 - 2006)*
  Lester Edward Gregg (1912 - 1980)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hayden Gregg (1881 - 1973)*
  William Gregg (1885 - 1957)
  Jossie Belle Gregg Larimore (1889 - 1952)*
  Jesse Bryan Gregg (1897 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Moccasin Cemetery
Moccasin
Effingham County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Shirley Hall
Record added: Oct 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79612699
William Willie Gregg
Added by: Shirley Hall
 
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