Lela Zella Grissom

1889–1947 (Age 57)
Itawamba, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Lela Zella

When Lela Zella Grissom was born on 22 August 1889, in Itawamba, Mississippi, United States, her father, John Clifton Grissom, was 20 and her mother, Sammie Inez Braden, was 19. She had at least 5 sons and 4 daughters with Marvin Leander Coggins. She lived in Ratliff, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 2, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1947, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Lela Zella Grissom
Marvin Leander Coggins
Ermye Geneva Coggins
Willie Clifton Coggins
Zella Almeta Coggins
Royce D Coggins
Macy Codine Coggins
Charles Milam Coggins
Russell Bryant Coggins
John Allen Coggins
Bobbie Jo Coggins

Spouse & Children



+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Clifton Grissom


  • Sammie Inez Braden




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: diminutive of Grice 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Lelia Coggins in household of Marvin L Coggins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lelar Coggins in household of Marvin L Coggins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lelia Z Coggins in household of Marvin T Coggins, "United States Census, 1940"

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