John Minor Griggs

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John Minor Griggs

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Estill County, Virginia
Death: December 16, 1914 (90)
Henderson County, Kentucky
Place of Burial: Henderson, KY, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Minor John Griggs, Sr and Nancy Griggs
Husband of Mathilda Griggs
Father of Thomas Griggs; Alice Gray Powell; Mary Alathaire Griggs; Louisa Roland Collins; George Grant Griggs and 1 other
Brother of Rachel Bowles; Mariam Griggs; America Griggs; Minor J Griggs and Charity Ann Kellen Markham

Occupation: Grocery store owner
Managed by: Marsha Gail Veazey
Last Updated:

About John Minor Griggs

He was one year old when his parents came to Union County and he received only three years' schooling in Waverly Precinct. Mr. Griggs ran his farms for many years, until March 1885, when he moved to Hitesville and opened a grocery store. He sells groceries, queensware, hardware etc., and is doing a good business. He has two farms of 187 acres in all, 150 acres of it being cultivated, and both of them being rented at good figures. He is a democrat in politics, and served as coroner for four, and Magistrate four years. He studied law somewhat, but never entered the practice. He has traveled in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. He is an Odd Fellow and Granger, and is Past Grand Chaplain in Odd Fellowship. He has been a member of the Christian Church for twenty years. Mr Griggs is a quiet, steady man, an exemplary Christian and a useful citizen. (History of Union County)

Date of death is from Henderson County Death Records. Buried at Corydon Cemetery.[kekellen.ged]

He was one year old when his parents came to Union County and he received only three years' schooling in Waverly Precinct. Mr. Griggs ran his farms for many years, until March 1885, when he moved to Hitesville and opened a grocery store. He sells groceries, queensware, hardware etc., and is doing a good business. He has two farms of 187 acres in all, 150 acres of it being cultivated, and both of them being rented at good figures. He is a democrat in politics, and served as coroner for four, and Magistrate four years. He studied law somewhat, but never entered the practice. He has traveled in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. He is an Odd Fellow and Granger, and is Past Grand Chaplain in Odd Fellowship. He has been a member of the Christian Church for twenty years. Mr Griggs is a quiet, steady man, an exemplary Christian and a useful citizen. (History of Union County)

Date of death is from Henderson County Death Records. Buried at Corydon Cemetery.

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John Minor Griggs's Timeline

1824
January 20, 1824
Estill County, Virginia
1849
September 4, 1849
Age 25
KY, United States
1850
May 10, 1850
Age 26
St. Vincent Church, Union County, Kentucy
1850
Age 25
1852
1852
Age 27
1865
September 29, 1865
Age 41
1870
1870
Age 45
1885
March 1885
Age 61
1914
December 16, 1914
Age 90
Henderson County, Kentucky