Ella Thomas Gritton

17 August 1884–2 November 1952 (Age 68)
Mercer, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ella Thomas

When Ella Thomas Gritton was born on 17 August 1884, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States, her father, Thomas Ralston Gritton, was 28 and her mother, Minerva Amanda Bunton, was 26. She married Holman Perry Hogue on 23 November 1903, in Mercer, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in McAfee, Mercer, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Magisterial District 4, Mercer, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 2 November 1952, in Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg, Mercer, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Holman Perry Hogue
Ella Thomas Gritton
Marriage: 23 November 1903
Flora Evangeline Hogue
Thomas Perry Hogue
Thelma Elizabeth Hogue
Ella Doris Hogue
Forrest Justus Hogue

Spouse and Children

23 November 1903
Mercer, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 8

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 18

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Gretton. One in Northamptonshire is named from Old English grēot ‘gravel’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Gretton in Shropshire is named from Old English grēoten ‘gravelly’ + tūn, while Gretton, Gloucestershire, is ‘farmstead (tūn) near Greet (Old English grēote ‘gravelly place’)’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ella Hogue in household of Holman Hogue, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ella Hogue in household of Holman Hogue, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ella Hogue in household of Holman Hogue, "United States Census, 1910"

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