Irene Grisso

9 January 1911–9 December 1971 (Age 60)
Roanoke, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Irene

When Irene Grisso was born on 9 January 1911, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, her father, Henry Clayton Grisso, was 22 and her mother, Temperance Gaye Aliff, was 22. She married Elbert Clinton White in 1926, in Mercer, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in East River, Mercer, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Slab Fork District, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 9 December 1971, in Raleigh, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Coal City, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Clifton SHREWSBURY
Irene Grisso
Marriage: 16 November 1936
Tempie Irene Shrewsbury

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1936Pickshin, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 1
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
    1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility
    Age 6
    Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
    Age 16
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Gressow: habitational name from a placename in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. The surname Gressow is apparently no longer found in Germany.

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

    Sources (12)

    • Irene White in household of Elbert C White, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Irene Grisso in entry for Randy D Shrewsbury, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
    • Orene Shrewsbury in household of Lawernce Shrewsbury, "United States Census, 1940"

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