Nancy Catherine Gritton

Brief Life History of Nancy Catherine

When Nancy Catherine Gritton was born on 5 January 1877, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States, her father, Cyrus F. Gritton, was 39 and her mother, Julia Ann Lewis, was 36. She married William Leslie Lewis on 13 June 1897, in Washington, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Reserve Township, Parke, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Liberty Township, Parke, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 August 1942, in Montezuma, Reserve Township, Parke, Indiana, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Montezuma, Reserve Township, Parke, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Leslie Lewis
1873–1958
Nancy Catherine Gritton
1877–1942
Marriage: 13 June 1897
Lee Truman Lewis
1898–1970
Edna Myrtle Lewis
1899–1991
Hartford Evans Lewis
1900–1975
Isabelle Delitha Lewis
1901–1957
Geneva Lewis
1904–
Orville James Lewis
1905–1983

Sources (20)

  • Namie Lewis in household of Lesley Lewis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nancy K Gritton, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Nancy Catherine Lewis, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1892 · The Radio is invented

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (London): variant of Girton .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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