|Birth: ||Jul. 17, 1838|
South Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Nov. 17, 1907|
daughter of James Reddish Fant - Anna Huey
When William Grubbs was 19 years of age, he married Permelia Jane Fant on 20 December 1855 in South Carolina.
In 1870, William with his wife and children left South Carolina for Texas. On part of the journey they traveled by steamboat down the Mississippi River and then overland to first settle in Marion and Cass Counties. For a while, they lived at Rusk County before arriving at Young County in 1887.
On 24 August 1889, William Grubbs purchased land on Briar Creek aka Pleasant Creek in the Indian Mound Community. That land today is known as the Hays land.
Twelve children were born to William Grubbs and Permelia Fant:
1. Nancey Leona Grubbs, wife of John B. Harrison; 2. John James Grubbs, husband of Aggie Watson; 3. William Fant, husband of Sarah Ellen James; 4. Margaret Elizabeth Grubbs, wife of J.C. Bullock; 5. Sarah Matilda Grubbs, wife of George James; 6. Mary Janes Grubbs, wife of David Myers; 7. Charles Grubbs, husband of Martha Elkins; 8. Frances Medora Grubbs, wife of William C. McCombs; 9. George W. Grubbs, husband of Audrey Fuqua; 10. Lucy Jane Grubbs, wife of William Fisher; 11. Etta Lee Grubbs, wife of R.W. Easterling; 12. Richard Grubbs.
Mrs. W. L. Grubbs died at her home in Indian Mound community last Sunday. She was 69 years old on July 17, 1907. Mrs. Grubbs was a member of the Missionary Baptist church for 49 years. She was buried at Oak Grove officiated by G.W. Black. Survivors: husband, four sons, seven daughters.
James Reddish Fant (1789 - 1866)
Anna Hughey Fant (1798 - 1856)
William Lancaster Grubbs (1836 - 1929)*
James John Grubbs (1858 - 1944)*
William Fant Grubbs (1859 - 1935)*
Margaret Elizabeth Grubbs Bullock (1861 - 1916)*
Sarah Matilda Grubbs James (1863 - 1910)*
Mary Catherine Grubbs Myers (1865 - 1954)*
Charles Edward Grubbs (1868 - 1962)*
Frances Medora Grubbs McCombs (1870 - 1971)*
Lucy Jane Grubbs Fisher (1875 - 1968)*
Etta Lee Grubbs Easterling (1877 - 1966)*
Margaret Fant Bradbury (1820 - 1900)*
Oliver Hazard Perry Fant (1821 - 1902)*
Elizabeth Fant Bruce (1823 - 1908)*
Harriet N. Fant Woolbright (1826 - 1870)*
Ann Field Fant Langston (1827 - 1908)*
James Reddish Fant (1829 - 1870)*
William Francis Marion Fant (1834 - 1906)*
Samuel Fant (1836 - 1856)*
Permelia Jane Fant Grubbs (1838 - 1907)
Edward Waldo Fant (1840 - 1913)*
Oak Grove Cemetery
Plot: Section 8, Block 20, Space A
Created by: Searchers of our Past
Record added: Mar 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50065211