I am searching for info on the children of William Matthew Griggs & Martha Francis Hargis (listed below).
Between 1911 and 1920, all the children were placed in other families and the parents married others.I am not able to find a divorce record but .....
William Matthew Griggs remarried a woman named Pearl (b. 1888 Missouri).On the 1920 census they are living in Coffeyville, Montgomery, Kansas.Pearl's previous marriage was to a Mr. Graham.After her marriage to William Matthew Griggs, she married James Rutherford.
Martha Francis Hargis married next Albert Thompson (b. 1871 Indiana).Albert died before Martha.
Please contact me with any info!
1. William Matthew Griggswas born on 1 Dec 1867 in , Boone, Missouri. He died on 16 Feb 1963 in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri. He was buried on 19 Feb 1963 in Mt Pleasant, Fayette, Howard, Missouri.
William married (1) Martha Francis Hargisdaughter of James Harrison Hargis and Rebecca C. Ancell on 23 Jun 1889 in , Boone, Missouri. Martha was born on 17 Sep 1874 in , Howard, Missouri. She died on 5 Jul 1957 in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri. She was buried on 8 Jul 1957 in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery,, Howard, Missouri. (Martha also married Albert Thompson.)
They had the following children:
2 F i. Clara Mae Griggswas born in Oct 1894 in ,, Missouri.
Clara married Frank L Sloanon 31 Mar 1914 in , Lewis, Missouri. Frank was born in 1890 in ,, Missouri. He died on 18 Jun 1954 in , Marion, Oregon.
3 F ii. Anna Pea Griggswas born on 21 Jul 1896 in ,, Missouri. She died on 3 Oct 1984 in Salem, Marion, Oregon.
Anna married (1) Benjamin Owe Larkinsin 1913. Benjamin was born on 20 Jan 1893 in ,, Iowa. He died on 30 May 1970 in Salem, Marion, Oregon.
Anna married (2) Oliver H Mills . Oliver was born on 6 Oct 1896. He died on 3 Mar 1980 in , Marion, Oregon.
4 F iii. Nancy Elizabeth Griggswas born in Oct 1898 in ,, Missouri.
Nancy married James Porteasabout 1923. James was born in 1892 in ,,Greece.
5 M iv. John H Griggswas born in 1902 in ,, Missouri.
6 F v. Josie Irine Griggswas born in 1904 in ,, Missouri.
7 F vi. Cathrinia Louisa Griggswas born on 4 Feb 1911 in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri. She died on 8 Dec 1958 in San Diego, San Diego, California.
Cathrinia married (1) Lawrence Beverly Dunnson of Joseph Nathaniel Dunn and Hulda L Werning on 19 Apr 1932 in Sanfrancisco, San Francisco, California. The marriage ended in divorce.Lawrence was born on 5 Jan 1909 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California. He died on 13 Jan 1959 in Fairfield, Solano, California. He was buried on 17 Jan 1959 in St. Vincent's Cemetery, Vallejo, Solano, California.
Cathrinia married (2) Frank Andrew Wirshupson of Abraham Wirshup and Emily. The marriage ended in divorce.Frank was born on 3 Jun 1918 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York. He died on 17 Jun 1983 in Medford, Jackson, Oregon. He was buried on 21 Mar 1997 in Eagle Point National Cemetery, Eagle Point, Jackson, Oregon.
Cathrinia married (3) Bill Evans .
William married (2) Pearl Lin 1911/1920. Pearl was born in 1888 in ,, Missouri.