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Senous Marion Griner 1849 - after 1930
Posted by: Janice Thurmond (ID *****0857) Date: September 24, 2005 at 19:39:53
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Desire information about Senous Marion Griner, born 1849 Baker Co., GA; died after 1930 (he appeared in the 1930 Colquitt Co. census)

His parents were James Griner and Arsiny.......I believe her maiden name was Swilley and that she was the daughter of Zenas Swilley (1789 - abt 1872). I think that S. M. Griner's first name was a phonetic spelling of "Zenas." It is listed in various censuses as Senus, Senos, Senous, and Cenus. If one of his descendants could help me prove the maiden name of his mother, it would help me tremendously!

What I have learned from census records is:
1850 Baker Co., GA census
Senus M Griner, age 1, living with his parents.
(The Griner family was listed 3 pages away from the Zenas Swilley family in the Baker Co. census.)

1860 census - have not found him

1870 Decatur Co., GA census
Senos M. Griner, age 19, living with his parents and several siblings

1880 census - Have not found him

1900 Colquitt Co., GA Hartsfield
Cenus M. Griner, b. June 1849, age 50; married 32 years; b. GA; both parents born GA
Lugenia Griner, wife, b. 1853, age 47; b. GA; both parents b. GA; had given birth to 11 children, 8 living in 1900
Nedom M. Griner, son, b. Aug 1884, age 15, b. GA
Carabelle Griner, dau., b. Apr 1886, age 14, b. GA
Eulah V. Griner, dau., b. Feb. 1888, age 11, b. GA
Fannie L. Griner, dau., b. Sep. 1891, age 8, b. GA
Judson Griner, son, b. Aug. 1894, age 5, b. GA
Walter L. Griner, son, b. May 1898, age 2, b. GA

1910 Colquitt Co., GA MD 1510
Senus M. Griner, age 59, 2nd marriage; farmer, owned farm with mortgage
Josephine Griner, wife, age 45, 1st marriage, married 2 years
Judson Griner, son, age 15
Walter L. Griner, son, age 11

1920 Colquitt Co., GA Hartsfield Thigpen Trail
S. M. Griner, age 70, farmer, owned farm
Josephine Griner, wife, age 60
Next House:
Walter L. Griner, age 21, farmer, owned farm
Annie Belle Griner, wife, age 18
Next House:
Judson E. Griner, age 22, farmer, rents
Jetter Griner, wife, age 20
Berma Griner, dau., age 5
Edna Griner, dau., age 3
Carlice (or so it appears) Griner, dau., age 1

I will be very appreciative of any help!
Janice Newton Thurmond, Marietta, GA


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