Title: Index to Marriage Record 1840-1920 Inclusive Volume III Letters E to G Inclusive
Record Location:Vigo County, Indiana W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Tehre Hawte Compiled by Indiana Works Progress Administration 1939
Spouse 1:James W GrassSpouse 2:Mary [Fox] Kennick Marriage Date:12 Jul 1867 Co:Vigo Book: 4
Original Source Page:251Jesus or Jesse Smith JP ========= Fayette Co WV Genforum MSG #452 posted by Sheri Grass Pherigo OF JAMES W GRASS I know MY FAMILY BECKY. James did not marry Mary Kennick. Do your home work. I ought to know my own family NOT YOU. MARY FOX IS and was James William Grass's Wife. I did all the work to look into it. I did all the foot work. You seen all the post I wrote..REREAD all the post. Now where do you get the idea that I believe you think I BELIEVE YOU I DON'T HAVE THE FOGGEST IDEA. SOMETHING GOT MESSED UP IN YOUR BRAIN HONEY!
Fayette Co WV Genforum MGS #453 posted by Sheri Grass Pherigo HE NEVER MARRIED MARY KENNICK...GET IT THROUGH YOUR HEAD...DO YOUR HOMEWORK! ===== I got ALL the records and document on James Posted by: Ya Hu Li (ID *****3627) Date: April 03, 2005 at 14:01:49 of 947Grass Genforum I could so why don't YOU???If you doubt me?
Re: James W. Grass & Mary Kennick Posted by: Ya Hu Li (ID *****3627) Date: March 24, 2005 at 11:52:21 of 947 James W Grass never married Mary Kennick...Do your homework. I went to Terra Haute. I went to the courthouse and library last fall and the fall before that..between times my cousins took trips to Virginia and followed up behind me...I have document. They got married by the circut judge. What makes you think he married this Mary Kennick. I told you I have all the marriage licences and divorce papers of the women he married and divorced with my family tree I made. Why wouldn't I put her down..now get this out of your head please. I know my family.
Re: James Wm. Grass; IN Posted by: Ya Hu Li (ID *****4310) Date: November 30, 2004 at 17:17:01 of 947 Grass forum He was never married to Mary [Kennick] but to Raney Riddle..in 1864 but divorced. He married Mary "Polly" then in Dec. 1865 and cameback to Indiana to get married so his folks to see them get married. After that they moved to Paris, Ill. After Mary"Polly" left him for Felix he did not remarry till she died. He remarried several times till he found Katie. One of his cousins was married the the person you were thinking of but he was never married to her. [Mary Kennick]
Re: James Wm. Grass; IN Posted by: Ya Hu Li (ID *****4310) Date: December 08, 2004 at 20:42:56 of 947 Grass Genforum I tried to explain it all to you once but you don't believe any of it so maybe someone here can explain it better than I can...
I Challenge you BOTH to Find her Posted by: Ya Hu Li (ID *****4310) Date: May 21, 2005 at 11:08:38 of 6662 Grass GF If Mary Fox lives in Indiana there is a record somewhere so find it! She was born May of 1849...FIND HER..don't just talk about it... ==================== EXPLANATION & FINDINGS- James W Grass Pension File-400 pgs rec'd 6-10-2005
-ECP-the P has a ( thru it, indicating an Invalid Pension /Widow DivisionW.O.I,182,859 James W GrassE. [enlisted] 71 Ind. Inf.
State of Indiana )
Martha [Grass] Brantlinger, being first duly sworn upon her oath says, that she resides at 210 Walnut Stree, Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana;
that I am fifty seven years of age; that I am the daughter of James W Grass, deceased;
that the said James W Grass, departed this life on the 17th day of December, 1921, at the city of Terre Haute, Indiana
Further that Raney Riddle, was the first wife of James W Grass, she having been divorced from James W Grass in the year 1863;
that on July 12, 1866, James W Grass, married MARY KENNICK, whose MAIDEN name was MARY FOX;
who was my MOTHER, and she departed this life on the 2nd day of May 1898.
Further that my father belonged to Co D 71 Ind Inf.
Further affiant saith not.
Wittness to MarkMarthaXBrantlinger
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 26th day of Oct 1923.
Margaret F O’Reilly
My commission expires May 26 1924.
StampedChiefs Room INVALIDNov 30 1923Division US Bureau of Pensions
NO divorce of Raney Riddle to James W Grass found
Mary Fox-Kennick-Grass born -Green Co Indiana- per son Wm T Grass marriage license Mary Fox-Kennick-Grass -White- per son Wm T Grass marr lic
Marr license of Wm T Grass to Anetta B Price 05 Dec 1908 County:Vigo Book:25 Original Source Page:369 marriage document Wm T Grass states mother Mary Fox [Kennick] born Green Co Ind At time of Wm’s marr lic-1908 Mary Fox resides Worthington Ind Wm T Grass living in Terre Haute Ind 1908 Wm T Grass states his mother Mary Fox [Kennick] is white Wm T Grass states his father James W Grass is White Marriage License signed by Wm H BERRY
Wm T Grass Death Cert states mother Mary Fox [Kennick] born Indiana Wm T Grass Death Cert states father James W Grass farmer
William Grass Obit Terre Haute Tribune Ind Thur June 29 1916 Died Wednesday nite "at his home," 10mi north near Ellsworth following lingering illness. Survived by the widow, funeral Friday, burial Markle Cemetery [unmarked grave]
[No marriage of Mary Fox to James W Grass found]
to clarify, no marriage of a Mary Fox to a James W Grass is found in 1865 or at any time period.
With the affadavit by Mary Fox Kennick Grass' dau Martha Grass Brantlinger, now aware that Mary Fox is Mary Kennick, being one and the same lady, she previously married to Kennick before married to Grass. No divource found for Mary Fox Kennick as of yet to Mr Kennick.
Any assistance is appreciated in this endeavour. thanks.