Robert Wilton Grigsby1,2,3

ID #395, (16 February 1895 - 4 February 1972)
Robert Wilton Grigsby

Parents:

Father: John Wilton Grigsby3 b. 1867, d. 1929
Mother: Eva Mae Rowley3 b. 1868, d. 1940

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birth16 Feb 1895He was born on 16 Feb 1895 in King George County, Virginia.4,5,2,3
Marriage29 Nov 1930He married Edna Wharton Grigsby, daughter of James Dallas Grigsby and Caroline Virginia McGinniss, on 29 Nov 1930.6
Death4 Feb 1972He died on 4 Feb 1972 in Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, Virginia, at age 76.3,7,8
Burial6 Feb 1972He was buried on 6 Feb 1972 in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, King George County, Virginia.9,7

Child with Edna Wharton Grigsby:

Robert W. Grigsby15 (16 Sep 1931 - 19 Sep 1931)

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Other Events

EventDateDescription
WWI Draft Card5 Jun 1917During World War I, Robert Wilton Grigsby registered for the draft on 5 Jun 1917 in King George County, Virginia.5
DescriptionHe was described as medium height and slender build, with blue eyes and light colored hair.5
Occupation1917He was working as a farm laborer for J. Cleveland Grigsby in 1917 in Index, King George County, Virginia.5
Militaryfrom 19 Sep 1917 to 4 Jun 1919He enlisted in the army and served from 19 Sep 1917 to 4 Jun 1919.10
Census19201 Jan 1920He was listed as John Wilton Grigsby's son on the 1920 census in King George County, Virginia.11
Census19301 Apr 1930He was listed as Eva Mae Rowley's son on the 1930 census in King George County, Virginia.12
Residence27 Apr 1942He resided in Index, King George County, Virginia, on 27 Apr 1942.2
Description27 Apr 1942He was described as 5 ft 9 in tall, 170 lbs, with blue eyes, blonde hair and a light complexion on 27 Apr 1942.2
WWII Draft Card27 Apr 1942During World War II, Robert Wilton Grigsby registered for the draft on 27 Apr 1942 in King George County, Virginia.2
Employment27 Apr 1942He was employed by the U. S. Government on 27 Apr 1942 in Dahlgren, Virginia.2
Death21 Dec 1966He was an informant for the death of Edna Wharton Grigsby on 21 Dec 1966 in Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, Virginia.6,13,14

 

Other information

Relationship:
1st cousin 1 time removed of Bettie Bell Grigsby
Last Edited: 30 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S25] Shiloh Church Cemetery, Name on gravemarker: Robert Wilton Grigsby.
  2. [S326] WWII Draft Cards, 1942, (database online) http://www.Ancestry.com, SN U394, King George County, VA, Robert Wilton Grigsby.
  3. [S932] Robert Wilton Grigsby, Virginia Death Certificate, born 16 Feb 1895 in Virginia, died 4 Feb 1972 in Fredericksburg, VA, married, father John W. Grigsby, mother Eva Mae Rowley, informant Donald M. Grigsby.
  4. [S25] Shiloh Church Cemetery, Birth date on gravemarker: 1895.
  5. [S198] WWI Draft Cards; Virginia, King George County, Local Board (Code No. 45-1-22C); Record Group 163, National Archives and Records Administration - Southeast Region, card of Robert Wilton Grigsby, form no. 154, no. 109.
  6. [S859] Edna W. Grigsby, Virginia Death Certificate, born 25 Feb 1886 in Virginia, died 21 Dec 1966 in Fredericksburg, VA, married, father James D. Grigsby, mother Caroline McGinniss, informant Robert W. Grigsby (husband).
  7. [S738] The Free Lance-Star, 5 Feb 1972, p.2, died Friday (4 Feb 1972) at Mary Washington Hospital, funeral and interment Sunday at Shiloh Baptist Church.
  8. [S25] Shiloh Church Cemetery, Death date on gravemarker: 1972.
  9. [S289] King George County Historical Society, King George Co. Church Cemeteries, p. 195, Shiloh Baptist Church, Robert Wilton Grigsby entry.
  10. [S592] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010, online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2441, Robert Grigsy, enlisted 19 Sep 1917, released 4 Jun 1919, Army.
  11. [S48] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, Wilton J. Grigsby household, ED 61, Shiloh District, Sheet 7A, line 59 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 13 of 15.
  12. [S49] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, ED 50-6, Shiloh District, Sheet 9A, Household 197 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.).
  13. [S736] The Free Lance-Star, 22 Dec 1966, p.5, died Wednesday (21 Dec 1966) at Mary Washington Hospital, funeral and interment Saturday (24 Dec 1966) at Shiloh Baptist Church.
  14. [S25] Shiloh Church Cemetery, Edna Wharton Grigsby entry.
  15. [S25] Shiloh Church Cemetery, Gravemarker inscribed: "Robert W., infant son of R.W. & E.W. Grigsby, 1931."
 

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