Susan Mary Gritton

Female15 September 1854–31 July 1886

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

Sources (11)

  • Susie Maxie in household of Walter Maxie, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan Mary Gritton, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"
  • Susan M. Gritton Maxey, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1872Monroe, Missouri, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 7

    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    1861 · The Civil War Starts

    Age 7

    When the Civil War broke out Kentucky had said they would be neutral. As the war raged on though, Kentucky supplied around 86,000 troops to the North and half of that to the South. Fort Jefferson in western Kentucky was the first fort occupied by the Union forces


    Age 9

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (London): variant of Girton .

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

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