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 John Stevens “Granger” Gilstrap

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John Stevens “Granger” Gilstrap

  • Birth 28 Mar 1867
  • Death 6 Jun 1956
  • Burial Liberty, Pickens County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 5172373

John S. Gilstrap was the son of Benson and Esther Reid Gilstrap, and the husband of Mary Stewart Gilstrap. He had lived in Liberty for 32 years and was retired from textile work. He was also a member of Rice's Creek Baptist Church.

Surviving him at the time of his death were his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Mary Welborn and Mrs. Elvira Collins, both of Liberty; three sons, Willie Gilstrap and Robert Gilstrap of Pickens and Henry Gilstrap of Big Estatoe; 32 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren.

His funeral was held Friday, June 8, 1956 at
the First Baptist Church in Liberty, conducted by Rev. A.B. Couch.

Burial: West View Cemetery, Liberty.

Full obituary may be located here:
The Greenville News
Gilstrap, John S
1956 Jun 7 p8
age 89 Liberty

John S. and Mary Stewart Gilstrap were
the great-grandparents of Jimmy Gilstrap,
original manager of this entry.

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  • Maintained by: Karyn Buckner Garvin
  • Originally Created by: Jimmy Gilstrap
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Stevens “Granger” Gilstrap (28 Mar 1867–6 Jun 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5172373, citing West View Cemetery, Liberty, Pickens County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Karyn Buckner Garvin (contributor 47464142) .