Tag Archives: Griggs

Cora Mae Davidson

Cora Mae Davidson
b. 12 May 1861, Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana, to James/John and Rebecca (Avery) Davidson
d. 27 December 1947, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio

m. 8 April 1883, Hendricks County, Indiana
Silas Patterson
b. 15 April 1859, Hendricks County, Indiana, to John K. Y. and Arie Ann (Shockley) Patterson
d. 8 June 1917, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana

Children with Silas Patterson:
• Ralph (1884-1884)
• infant female (1885-1885)
• Bessie Rebecca (1887-aft. 1947) married Harry Franklin Reynolds
• Herman Clair (1880-1925) married Klora Mae Kirkendall
• Lula Verner (1890-1918) married Thomas Arthur Griggs
• Eva F. (1892-1978) married Wilbur Tedrow Kilbourne
• Wallace E. (1900-1982) married Cecelia [–?–]

The family farmed in Brownsburg, Hendricks County, Indiana, until 1907, when they moved to Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, to work in the factories. In 1917, Cora’s husband died when he was cutting trees and fell to the sidewalk, hitting his head. Shortly after that, she and her four surviving children moved to Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.

Submitted by:
Meredith Thompson
Avon IN
E-mail: mere@augustmoondesign.com

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Gordon Burton

GORDON BURTON
b. 9 February 1838, Lawrence County, Indiana
d. 30 January 1918, Olivet, Osage County, Kansas

m. 13 December 1858
Mary Jane Griggs
d. 16 April 1915, Olivet, Osage County, Kansas

Children with Mary Jane Griggs:

  • Elmer of Olivet, Kansas
  • Lon of Lebo, Kansas
  • Henry of New Mexico
  • Mary of Macksville, Kansas
  • Lottie of Salem, Washington County, Indiana

Gordon emigrated from Indiana in 1878.

Submitted by:
Dr. Eric C. Stumpf
Burr Ridge IL