Nancy Catherine Gritton

Female5 January 1877–8 August 1942

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, Jalila 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
Nancy Catherine Gritton
Marriage: 13 June 1897
Lee Truman Lewis
Edna Myrtle Lewis
Hartford E Lewis
Isabelle Delitha Lewis
Geneva Lewis
Orville James Lewis

Sources (15)

  • Namie Lewis in household of Lesley Lewis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nancy K Gritton, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Namie Lewis in entry for Truman Lewis, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1897Washington, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 4

    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

    Age 15

    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 19

    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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