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  • Albert Austin Grisham (1884 - 1947)
    Birth: May 17, 1884 Missouri, USA Death: Nov. 4, 1947 Hamblen County Tennessee, USA Family links: Spouse: Frances May Shouse Grisham (1895 - 1945)* Calculated relationship Burial: Em...
  • Amanda Grisham (1861 - 1936)
    Amanda Patterson Grisham BIRTH 1864 DEATH 1936 (aged 71–72) Mississippi, USA BURIAL Lebanon Cemetery Geeville, Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA PLOT Unmarked Grave MEMORIAL ID 51575810 · View Source ...
  • Andrew Jackson Grisham, Sr. (1815 - 1863)
    Andrew Jackson Grisham Sr. BIRTH 1815 Virginia, USA DEATH 1863 (aged 47–48) Mississippi, USA BURIAL Anderson-Grisham Cemetery Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA MEMORIAL ID 16918412 · View Source ME...
  • Andrew Elvis Grisham (1859 - 1949)
    Andrew Elvis “Drew” Grisham BIRTH 12 Dec 1859, Lauderdale County, Alabama, USA DEATH 27 Dec 1948 (aged 89), Lauderdale County, Alabama, USA BURIAL Harvey Cemetery, Toonersville, Lauderdale County...
  • Anna Florence Wallis (1874 - 1912)
    Anna Florence “Annie” Grisham Wallis BIRTH Jan 1874 DEATH 1912 (aged 37–38) Tippah County, Mississippi, USA BURIAL County Line Baptist Church Cemetery Dry Creek, Tippah County, Mississippi, USA MEMORI...

About the Grisham surname

From what I have found back when William the conqueror invaded England he had a low night named the branch who rode with him I guess he did such a good job that he was granted lands in England in a town called grissom years later his descendants travel to America and years later his descendants went to school and was told that his name should be spelled with an i instead of an e and that's how they started spelling it that's one story and other story I heard is that the branch was given land in a town in England and Han was added to the name because it denoted land ownership and another theory I heard is that the ones who changed the spelling to an eye is because they didn't want to be associated with the ones who spelled it with an e because during the revolutionary war the ones who spelled it with an e were loyal to England while the ones who spelled it with an I fought for the Americans