Sources: (1) Notes & Records of Jessica Lally, of Washington State, U.S.A., in her Extension of the Griersons & the Lallys, of Ireland, U.K.This work is based on her own private research with notations drawn from Gloria (nee Grierson) Stephenson's family history (deceased) & David Alan Grierson's: The Irish Connection & The Culture of MacGregor: ---------------------------------------------------------- Children of Henry Grierson and Ida Crawford: (I have only included individuals for which I had different or further information, than the document you sent me—hoping to help fill in some gaps. I have excluded individuals for which our information was a match).
My great grandfather:
I. Allen McAlpine Grierson: Birth: 17 Mar 1898 Death: 25 Aug 1974, Yakima WA,
He ran a small general store in Florissant, Missouri Allen Married:
Sophia Clara Broskey: Birth: 12 Jul 1898, Mogeliv Russia Death: 5 Jul 1979, Yakima Washington
There are several spellings of her last name, including the spelling “Broskey” which she used toward the end of her life. Earlier records indicate different spellings: Broski, Bzoska and the original Polish spelling: Brzhoska.
They had 3 children:
1. Lester A Grierson Birth:15 Mar 1917, Florissant, Missouri Death: 20 Dec 1976, Orange,CA 2. Daniel A Grierson Birth: 7 Apr 1919, Florissant, MO Death: 14 Oct 1989, Hazelwood, St. Louis MO 3. (my grandmother) Dorothy Louise Grierson Birth:25 Aug 1928, Florissant MO
Dorothy Married my Grandfather: Clarence Kenneth Lally Birth: 24 Mar 1925, Superior, WI Death 16 Jun 2006, Yakima, Washington
II. Adair Douglas Grierson:7 Jan 1900 – 18 Jul 1949 Married: Alvina Herman (10 May 1906 – 4 Jan 1931) She was born and died in Missouri. Her death certificate states a brain abscess as the cause of death due to a Bilateral Mastoiditis—infection of the mastoid bone. Daughter of Max Herman and Alvina Pholman. I have no date of birth or death for her mother and father.
III. Leonard Cloud Grierson: 1904-1975 Married: Sarah (I do not know her maiden name). Birth: 31 Aug 1906, Illinois Death: Aug 1977, Lake forest, Orange California Information for her was gathered from her death certificate.