Jasper Lee Gritton

1 April 1880–22 July 1948 (Age 68)
Mercer, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Jasper Lee

When Jasper Lee Gritton was born on 1 April 1880, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States, his father, Thomas Hyatt Gritton, was 30 and his mother, Rebecca Brown, was 23. He married Emma Lou McKinney on 14 January 1903, in Anderson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 1, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Lawrenceburg, Anderson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 22 July 1948, in Harrodstown, Kentucky, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Harrodstown, Kentucky, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jasper Lee Gritton
Emma Lou McKinney
Marriage: 14 January 1903
May Gretton
Andrew H Gritton
Irene Gritton
Jasper P Gritton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 January 1903Anderson, Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    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 12
    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 18
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): variant of Girton .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Jap Gritton, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Jasper Lee Gritton in entry for Marshall Thomas Gray and L Irene Gritton, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Jasper Lee Gritton, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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