John Carroll Grismore

25 January 1884–27 July 1958 (Age 74)
Carr Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of John Carroll

When John Carroll Grismore was born on 25 January 1884, in Carr Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States, his father, John Brewer Grismore, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Jane Harris, was 32. He married Lillie Dell Martin on 26 August 1909, in Jackson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Rural, Washington Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Richland Township, Miami, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 27 July 1958, in Wabash, Noble Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Chester Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States.

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John Carroll Grismore
Lillie Dell Martin
Marriage: 26 August 1909
Alvin Leon Grismore
Alice Allene Grismore
Margaret Emma Grismore
Neva Ione Grismore
Eugene B. Grismore

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  • Marriage
    26 August 1909Jackson, Indiana, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1885 · The First Skyscraper
    Age 1
    The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
    Age 2
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    Age 20
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Griesmer or Griesemer .

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

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    Sources (15)

    • John C Grismore, "United States Census, 1940"
    • John C Grismore in entry for Eugene B Grismore and Dortha Musselman, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • John Grismore in entry for Alvin Leon Grismore, "Indiana, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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