James Andrew Grizzle

James Andrew Grizzle

Birth
Jackson County, Alabama, USA
Death 15 Feb 1957 (aged 94)
Beeville, Bee County, Texas, USA
Burial Beeville, Bee County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 53848741 · View Source
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Biographical sketch from History of Jackson County, Alabama, p. 174. Gilmer County Library, Ellijay, Georgia:

James Andrew Grizzle, born 16 Feb 1862, Peters Cove, near Woodville, AL; died 15 Feb 1957, Beeville, Bee Co., TX.

He married 14 June 1888, Madison Co. AL, Mary Alabama Isbell, born 14 May 1867, Jackson Co.; died 1 Aug 1946, Beeville, TX, daughter of Levi Isbell and Rachel A. Rousseau.

James Andrew was only one year old when his Father, M. D. died. He spent much of his childhood with his grandparents, Isaac and Frances Grizzle. After the death of his grandmother he lived with his mother in Huntsville.

In 1893, he inherited a portion of his grandfather Isaac's estate but sold the land between 1893 and 1896 and moved to Delta Co. TX along with his step grandmother and two half uncles.

He moved to south TX where he farmed and in 1919 sold his land, retired and moved to Bee Co. TX.

After losing his eyesight he lived in Houston with his daughter. He always had a clear mind and like to compose poetry. His favorite subjects were his days in Alabama with his grandfather, such as coon hunting.

James Andrew died at age 95. He and Mary Alabama are buried in Glenwood Cemetery in Beeville, TX. Their children were Minnie Mae and Harvey Hobson.


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  • Created by: Danny Grizzle
  • Added: 18 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53848741
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Andrew Grizzle (16 Feb 1862–15 Feb 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53848741, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Beeville, Bee County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Danny Grizzle (contributor 47133001) .