Nelson Grissom

Nelson Grissom

Birth
Waverly, Morgan County, Indiana, USA
Death 28 Jul 1879 (aged 46)
Cumberland County, Illinois, USA
Burial Bradbury, Cumberland County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 28171276 · View Source
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Son of Calton Gresham / Grissom and Nancy Jones. Nelson married Susan Parks November 9, 1857 in Martinsville, Indiana. He and Susan had 13 children: John Wesley, Sarah E., William M., Alfred, Martha Ann, Octava Jane, Thomas Randall, Emma A., James Franklin, Henry Lewis, George N., Oscar and Albert. His wife, Susan, and several of their children are also buried at Tippett Cemetery.

NOTICE FROM "THE CUMBERLAND DEMOCRAT" WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 1879:

Nelson Grissom of Cottonwood died Monday evening of Congestive Chill. Mr. Grissom's death was very sudden, he being taken sick on Sunday and died on Monday as above stated.

NOTE: Nelson was my Dad's Paternal Grandfather. His son, Thomas Randall, was Dad's father.


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  • Created by: Elizabeth Novak
  • Added: 10 Jul 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28171276
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nelson Grissom (12 Jun 1833–28 Jul 1879), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28171276, citing Tippett Cemetery, Bradbury, Cumberland County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Novak (contributor 47024498) .