Fannie Caldona Grissom

10 May 1882–24 November 1954 (Age 72)
Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Fannie Caldona

When Fannie Caldona Grissom was born on 10 May 1882, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Henry Grissom, was 47 and her mother, Sarah Jane Hutchens Williams, was 41. She lived in Barr Township, Macoupin, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1953. She died on 24 November 1954, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Grissom
Sarah Jane Hutchens Williams
Almeda Lucas Grissom
Martha Susan Grisham
Mary Ann Elizabeth Grissom
Samuel David Grisham
Sarah Jane Grissom
Benjamin Henry Grisham
Fannie Caldona Grissom

Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Grissom


    Sarah Jane Hutchens Williams




    Almeda Lucas Grissom


    Martha Susan Grisham


    Mary Ann Elizabeth Grissom


    Samuel David Grisham


    Sarah Jane Grissom


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World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 10

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: diminutive of Grice 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Fannie Guy, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Mrs Fanny Guy in entry for Sam D Grisham, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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