Jasper Lee Gritton

Male1 April 1881–22 July 1948

Brief Life History of Jasper Lee

When Jasper Lee Gritton was born on 1 April 1881, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States, his father, Thomas Hite Gritton, was 31 and his mother, Rebecca Brown, was 24. 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 Anderson, 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 67, and was buried in Harrodstown, Kentucky, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jasper Lee Gritton
1881–1948
Emma Lou McKinney
1881–1971
Marriage: 14 January 1903
Anna Mae Gritton
1906–1993
Andrew Hawkins Gritton
1918–1991
Jasper Powell Gritton
1920–1992
Irene Gritton
1923–2018

Sources (18)

  • Jap Gritton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jasper Gritton, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"
  • Jasper Lee Gritton, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 January 1903Anderson, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1892 · The Radio is invented

    Age 11

    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

    1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

    Age 18

    On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): variant of Girton .

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

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