Susan Mary Gritton

15 September 1854–31 July 1886 (Age 31)
Mercer, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Susan Mary

When Susan Mary Gritton was born on 15 September 1854, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States, her father, Merit Marion Gritton, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Ann Riley, was 24. She married Walter Hales Maxey on 31 October 1872, in Monroe, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Monroe, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Woodlawn, Monroe, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 31 July 1886, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Bethel Cemetery, Holliday, Monroe, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Hales Maxey
Susan Mary Gritton
Marriage: 31 October 1872
Mervin E. Maxey
Lulu Maude Maxey
Sally Virginia Maxey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1872Monroe, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 7
    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 377;2007: 670; 2010: 1030)English (London): variant of Girton .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (11)

    • Mary Gritten in entry for Lulu Maude Spires, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Susie Maxie in household of Walter Maxie, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Susan Gritton in entry for Walter H Maxey, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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