Lucien Bennet Grizzle

27 March 1858–7 April 1939 (Age 81)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Lucien Bennet

When Lucien Bennet Grizzle was born on 27 March 1858, in Mississippi, United States, his father, John B Grizzle, was 24 and his mother, Martha Melvina Fuqua, was 21. He lived in Quincy, Monroe, Mississippi, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 1, Ellis, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 7 April 1939, in Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, United States.

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John B Grizzle
Martha Melvina Fuqua
Lucien Bennet Grizzle
Millie Frances Grizzle

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 3

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 23

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of French and Swiss French Grisel or Grizel, derivatives of Gris, from Old French gris ‘gray’, hence a nickname for a man with gray hair, a gray complexion, or who habitually wore gray.

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

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Sources (3)

  • L V Grizzle in household of J B Grizzle, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lucian Grizzle in household of Martha Grizzle, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucian Grizzle in household of David C Cantrell, "United States Census, 1900"

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