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Father: Laban J Gritton

Birth: 19 Jan 1832 in Mercer, Kentucky
Death: 28 Mar 1910 in Vermilion, Illinois
Burial: Knights Branch Cemetery in Vermilion, Illinois
Father: John R Gritton
Mother: Nancy Atkinson

Mother: Sarah Ann Potter
Marriage: 4 Nov 1852 in Vermilion, Illinois
Divorce: 1860-1867 in Vermilion, Illinois
Birth: 17 Mar 1836 in Vermilion, Illinois
Death: 4 Jun 1877 in Vermilion, Illinois
Burial: Johnson Cemetery in Vermilion, Illinois
Father: Elijah Potter
Mother: Lana Van Wormer
Other Spouses: Elydia May Pile, Ellen Biggs


Children: 6


1. Orsmas J “OJ” Gritton

Birth: 7 Dec 1853 in Vermilion, Illinois
Death: 30 Nov 1898 in Vermilion, Illinois
Burial: Johnson Cemetery in Vermilion, Illinois

Wife: Mary E Gritton
Marriage: 28 Feb 1878 in Vermilion, Illinois
Birth: 6 Nov 1857 in Vermilion, Illinois
Death: 2 Aug 1946 in Vermilion, Illinois
Burial: Johnson Cemetery in Vermilion, Illinois
Father: William Wesley Gritton
Mother: Amelia Ann Cox

2. Nancy Gritton

Birth: 14 Nov 1855 in Vermilion, Illinois
Death: 18 Aug 1858 in Vermilion, Illinois [unproven]
Burial:


3. Charles Elisha Gritton

Birth: 14 Nov 1857 in Vermilion, Illinois
Death: 13 Apr 1934 in Vermilion, Illinois
Burial: Partlow Cemetery in Vermilion, Illinois

Wife: Hannah Matilda Gritton
Marriage: 5 Jul 1878 in Vermilion, Illinois
Birth: 2 Mar 1862 in Vermilion, Illinois
Death: 21 Nov 1944 in Vermilion, Illinois
Burial: Partlow Cemetery in Vermilion, Illinois
Father: William Wesley Gritton
Mother: Amelia Ann Cox

4. Edward Arville Gritton

Birth: Dec 1860 in Champaign, Illinois
Death: 25 Aug 1904 in Vermilion, Illinois
Burial: Partlow Cemetery in Vermilion, Illinois

Wife #1: Della D “Belle” Davis
Marriage: 21 Apr 1888 in Vermilion, Illinois
Birth: 1865 in Ohio
Death:
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Father: Walter Davis
Mother: Martha Day
Other Spouses:

Wife #2: Sarah Ellen Washburn
Marriage: 14 Oct 1891 in Vermilion, Illinois
Birth: 1861 in Vermilion, Illinois
Death:
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Father: Dennis Washburn
Mother: Elizabeth Pearson
Other Spouses:

Wife #3: Mary “Mollie” Washburn
Marriage: 17 May 1894 in Vermilion, Illinois
Divorce: 1895-1899 in Vermilion, Illinois
Birth: 1874 in Vermilion, Illinois
Death:
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Father: Dennis Washburn
Mother: Elizabeth Pearson
Other Spouses:


5. Thomas Elijah Gritton

Birth: 5 Dec 1861 in Vermilion, Illinois
Death: 8 Sep 1906 in Vermilion, Illinois
Burial: Embury Cemetery in Vermilion, Illinois

Wife: Martha Evelyn “Mattie” Shank
Marriage: 17 Jun 1883 in Vermilion, Illinois
Birth: 3 May 1865 in Vermilion, Illinois
Death: 17 Jun 1935 in Vermilion, Illinois
Burial: Embury Cemetery in Vermilion, Illinois
Father: Henr Beam Shank
Mother: Ann Eliza Myers
Other Spouses: John F Watson


6. Sedora Jane “Dora” Gritton

Birth: 24 May 1866 in Vermilion, Illinois
Death: 29 Jul 1954 in Vermilion, Illinois
Burial: Mann’s Chapel Cemetery in Vermilion, Illinois

Husband #1: John Goodner
Marriage: 31 Mar 1882 in Vermilion, Illinois
Divorce: 1883-1888 in Vermilion, Illinois
Birth: 18 Aug 1847 in Vermilion, Illinois
Death: 1 Mar 1903 in Vermilion, Illinois
Burial: Johnson Cemetery in Vermilion, Illinois
Father: Henry Goodner
Mother: Susan Gritton
Other Spouses: Rachel E Riggle, Eliza A Parnell

Husband #2: Anthony Dengler Jr
Marriage: 29 Oct 1888 in Vermilion, Illinois
Birth: 25 Jan 1854 in Pennsylvania
Death: 5 Jul 1940 in Vermilion, Illinois
Burial: Mann’s Chapel Cemetery in Vermilion, Illinois
Father: Anthony Dengler Sr
Mother: Diamma Zimmerman