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 Nancy Malinda <I>Grisham</I> Atchley

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Nancy Malinda Grisham Atchley

  • Birth 25 Aug 1849
  • Death 11 Mar 1902
  • Burial Gotebo, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Memorial ID 23890322

Nancy Malinda Grisham the daughter of Richard and Elizabeth S Bowers Grisham. Born in Meigs Tennessee where she married John Martin Atchley.

In 1870 we find Malinda and John living with my great great grandfather Seth Atchley with one child Benjamin. Malinda lost many babies buried in the Francisco Cemetery, Benjamin C" Benny", Seth A, Arizona J., Eliza B., Swanie, Her children that grew to adult hood are Elijah Martin, Ollie Nevada Atchley Church, Effie A Atchley Williams, George Robert, Callie Atchley 1890-1910 and Charles Roy Atchley. Malinda and John moved into Texas Co Missouri then into Oklahoma where they was taking part in the Oklahoma land lottery, this is where Malinda died while living in a dug out of measles or Smallpox leaving John, and children Effie, George, Callie and Charlie age 9. John sold a team of horses in order to bury her.

The headstone was added much after her death by unknown family member.

Information provided by Shirley Andrews.


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  • Created by: Rita Collvins Mayfield
  • Added: 10 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23890322
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nancy Malinda Grisham Atchley (25 Aug 1849–11 Mar 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23890322, citing Wyatt Cemetery, Gotebo, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Rita Collvins Mayfield (contributor 46860488) .