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Descendants of Thomas Edward Grierson I, born 1860
Posted by: D. Lyon (ID *****9203) Date: June 14, 2007 at 06:59:11
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Thomas Edward Grierson I, (John William Grierson)
       Born: April 19, 1860, Hansboro, Harrison County, Mississippi.

       Died: June 15, 1924, 8 a.m., Moss Point, Jackson County,        Mississippi, physician in attendance: R. C. Eley; buried Lot        #36 A, Union Cemetery; Fails Funeral Home officiating,        obituary in newspaper not found; occupation Millwright,        Dantzlers Sawmill.

       Note: Thomas was baptized in his fathers church which he        helped to establish in Three Rivers by:        Heman C. Smith, &        John William Grierson, February 01, 1879.

       Married: Eleanor N. Bradley.
       Born: July 07, 1868, Greene County, Mississippi, as per death        certificate; died September 18, 1952, in the home of Agnes        Marguerite (Grierson) Heidelberg, at 7:15 a.m., Moss Point,        Jackson County, Mississippi, aged 84 years.
       Buried: Union Cemetery.

       Additional: Miss Eleanor was raised by the Merritt family and        was sometimes referred to as Eleanor Merritt. She was given        permission to marry by, Mr. Daniel Frank Merritt in        Ellisville, Jones County, Mississippi.

       Marriage date: December 22, 1887.        
       Place of marriage: Ellisville, Jones County, Mississippi, by        the Rev. W. G. McGowan, Justice of the peace.

       Wife's father: Sherrod Quincy Bradley.
       Born: 1842; died August 31, 1913; married 1861, Miss Sarah        Merritt, born 1843.

       Wife's Grandfather: James Marion Bradley.
       Born: 1809; died 1880; married January 01, 1832, Alabama.

       Wife's Great-grandfather: Dulaney Bradley.
       Born: Circa 1780; died circa 1850.
       Thomas Edward Grierson I had issue nine:


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i.        William Raymond Grierson, (Thomas Edward Grierson)
       Born: December 24, 1888, Ellisville, Jones County,        Mississippi; died February 08, 1941, Houston, Texas.

       Married: Evvie Stevens.
       Born: April 20, 1883, Lucedale, George County, Mississippi;        died July 27, 1967, California.

       Marriage date: May 24, 1909, Greene County, Mississippi.
       Evvie's Social Security Number 457-05-9326.

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ii.        Thomas Edward Grierson II, (Thomas Edward Grierson I)
       Born: September 22, 1890, Ellisville, Jones County,        Mississippi; baptized Methodist.

       Died: June 01, 1967, Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi.
       Buried: Union Cemetery, Fails Funeral Home officiating.
       Was a Mason, Lodge 202
       Social Security Number: 425-05-6225
       Occupation: Foreman at International Paper.

       Married: Maude Alvonia McLeod.
       Born: May 21, 1892; died November 02, 1971, Pascagoula,        Jackson County, Mississippi.

       Marriage date: October 15, 1909, Pascagoula, Jackson County,        Miss.

       Wifes father: Norman P. McLeod.
       Born: September 1863; died March 24, 1915.
       Buried: Union Cemetery.

       Wifes mother: Pauline S. Williams.
       Born: 1872; died 1940.
       Buried: Union Cemetery.

       Thomas Edward Grierson II had issue seven:


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1.        Thomas Edward Grierson III, (Thomas Edward Grierson II)
       Born: October 18, 1910, Moss Point, Jackson County,        Mississippi; died November 01, 1987; baptized Methodist
       Buried: Union Cemetery.

       Married 1st: Ella Mae Prouse, born 1914.
       Marriage date: January 05, 1935, Gulfport, Harrison County,        Mississippi, by the Rev. P. S. Dodge, (book 45, page 554.)

       Wifes father: Nicholas B. Prouse.
       Wifes mother: Estelle E. Prouse.

       Married 2nd: Louella Margaret Shaw.
       Born: April 10, 1918, Peru, Indiana; marriage date September        10, 1939, Moss Point, Jackson County, Mississippi, by the        Rev. J. F. Brock, Officiating.

       Wife's father: Charles Lafayette Shaw.
       Born: April 28, 1886, Monticello, Indiana.

       Wife's mother; Elsie Lavora Johnson.
       Born: July 29, 1895, Peru, Indiana.

       Thomas Edward Grierson III had issue two:

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       i.        Mary Louise Grierson, (Thomas Edward Grierson III)
                     Born: October 05, 1940; died October 05, 1940.
                     Buried: Union Cemetery.

       ii.        Norma Marie Grierson.
                     Born: January 25, 1942, Jackson County, Mississippi.

                     Married: Roy Frank Parker.
                     Born: January 25, 1939, Leake County, Mississippi.
                     Baptized: Methodist.

                     Marriage date: August 16, 1964, Jackson County,                             Mississippi.

                     Husband's father: Eroy Levert Parker.
                     Husband's mother: Sallie Utz.

                     Norma Marie (Grierson) Parker had issue one:

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                     1.        Audra Diane Parker, (Norma Marie Grierson)
                      Born: March 14, 1969, Pascagoula, Jackson                                    County, Mississippi; baptized Methodist.

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2.        Oliver Linwood Grierson, Sr., (Thomas Edward Grierson II)
       Born: September 19, 1912, Moss Point, Jackson County,        Mississippi; baptized Methodist.

       Married: Gladys Mary Graham.
       Born: January 08, 1918, Escatawpa, Jackson County,        Mississippi; baptized Methodist.

       Marriage date: December 02, 1938.
       Place of marriage: Jackson County, Mississippi, by the Rev.        J. F. Brock.

       Wife's father: Henry Eugene Graham.
       Wife's mother: Alma Effie Schaffer.

       Oliver Linwood Grierson, Sr. had issue three:
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       i.        Mary Nell Grierson, (Oliver Linwood Grierson, Sr.)
                     Born: September 30, 1941, Escatawpa, Jackson County,                      Mississippi; baptized Methodist; occupation                             Stenographer,        Ingalls Shipyard.

                     Married: James Wayne Hughey, Sr.
                     Born: May 23, 1942, Bryant, Alabama; marriage date                      June 02, 1962, Jackson County, Mississippi, by the                      Rev. Earl Greenough, Minister.
                     Husband's father: Robert L. Hughey, Jr.
                     Husband's mother: Bonnie Mai Walker.

                     Mary Nell (Grierson) Hughey had issue one:

              i.        James Wayne Hughey, Jr.
               Born: Occupation: Teacher in Moss Point,                                               Mississippi.
               Married: Angela Christine Williams.
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       ii.        Donna Ruth Grierson, (Oliver Linwood Grierson, Sr.)
                     Born: August 02, 1949, Pascagoula, Jackson County,                      Mississippi; baptized Methodist.

                     Married: Douglas LeRoy Adams.
                     Born: October 19, 1954, Washington State.

                     Marriage date: February 14, 1981, Escatawpa, Jackson                      County, Mississippi, at the United Methodist Church,                      by the Rev.        Doyle Moore, Officiating, divorced.

                     Husband's father: Paul LeRoy Adams.
                     Husband's mother: Patsy Ann Weeks.

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iii.        Oliver Linwood Grierson, Jr., (Oliver Linwood Grierson,               Sr.); born June 10, 1955, Pascagoula, Jackson County,               Mississippi.
              Baptized: Methodist.
              Occupation: Bank Employee.

              Married: Karen Beth Clark.
              Born: July 19, 1956, Pascagoula, Jackson County,                      Mississippi.

              Marriage date: July 12, 1980, Moss Point, Jackson County,               Mississippi, by the Rev. Doyle L. Moore, Minister of the               United Methodist Church.

              Wife's father: William R. Clark.
              Wife's mother: Rena Manley.

              Oliver Linwood Grierson, Jr. & Karen Beth Clark had issue               one:        

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              1.        Rachael Danielle Grierson, (Oliver Linwood Grierson,                      Jr.); born August 03, 1989, Jackson County,                             Mississippi.

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3.        Bernice Winona Grierson, (Thomas Edward Grierson II)
       Born: January 24, 1915, Jackson County, Mississippi; died        January 05, 1990; baptized Methodist.

       Married 1st: Lowney J. Parsley.
       Born: 1912.

       Marriage date: August 31, 1933, Jackson County, Mississippi,        by the Rev. J. F. Brock, Baptist Minister of Moss Point.

       Husband's father: G. W. Parsley.
       Husband's mother: Lizzie Parsley.

       Bernice Winona (Grierson) Parsley had issue one: (1) died at        birth.

       Married 2nd: Arthur Carl Furr, June, 1977.
       Born: January 23, 1919; died April 09, 1990, Jackson County,        Mississippi; buried Union Cemetery.


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iv.        Wallace Arthurfella Grierson, (Thomas Edward Grierson II)
       Born: September 24, 1918, Moss Point, Jackson County,        Mississippi; died June 16, 1961; baptized Baptist; buried        Macpelah Cemetery.

       Married: Bess Marie Greenough.
       Born: August 28, 1921, Escatawpa, Jackson County,        Mississippi; baptized Baptist.

       Wife's father: Albert Augusta Greenough.
       Wife's mother: Fanny Medora Irwin.

       Bess Marie Grierson remarried:

       Married 2nd: Richard Augustus Baggett.
       Born: November 09, 1923, Winsor County, Vermont.
       Occupation: Machinist.

       Husband's father: James Augustus Talmadge Baggett.
       Husband's mother: Ella Melissa Emory.

       Wallace Arthurfella Grierson had issue three:

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1.        Sheila Anette Grierson, (Wallace Arthurfella Grierson)
       Born: July 10, 1945, Moss Point, Jackson County, Mississippi.
       Baptized: Baptist.

       Married 1st: John Thomas Caver, Sr.
       Born: June 02, 1943, Jackson County, Mississippi.
       Marriage date: July 12, 1962.
       Place of marriage: Jackson County, Mississippi.

       Husband's father: W. W. Caver.
       Husband's mother: Irma Mitchell.

       Sheila Anette (Grierson) Caver remarried:

       Married 2nd: Charles E. Fail.
       Born; October 07, 1944, South Carolina.

       Sheila Anette (Grierson) Caver had issue three:

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              i.        Sue Ellen Caver, (Sheila Anette Grierson)
               Born: September 22, 1966, Pascagoula, Jackson County,                      Mississippi.

               Married: James Larry Lamaitre, Jr.
               Born: September 11, 1961, Pascagoula, Jackson County,                      Mississippi.

               Marriage date: June 15, 1985, Escatawpa First Baptist,                      by the Rev. Ray Campbell, (book 153, p. 370.)

               Husband's father: James Larry Lamaitre Sr.
               Husband's mother: Gloria Ann Hudson.

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2.        Pamela Marie Grierson, (Wallace Arthurfella Grierson)
       Born: November 08, 1949, Moss Point, Jackson County,        Mississippi; baptized Baptist; occupation PMP Bank-       Bookkeeper.

       Married 1st: Ronald David Goff.
       Born: February 15, 1948, Jackson County, Mississippi.
       Occupation: Ingalls Shipbuilding-Warehouse.

       Marriage date: November 23, 1967, Jackson County,        Mississippi, by the Rev. G. J. Johnson, Pastor; divorced.

       Husband's father: Noll O. Goff.
       Husband's mother: Nora Marie Lachaussee.

       Married 2nd: Mark Orvis Smith.
       Born: November 11, 1946, Jackson County, Oregon.

       Marriage date: November 21, 1973.
       Place of marriage: Jackson County, Mississippi.

       Husband's father: Albert M. Smith.
       Husband's mother: Pauline Oney.
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3.        Nancy Rae Grierson, (Wallace Arthurfella Grierson)
       Born: June 11, 1958, Moss Point, Jackson County, Mississippi.
       Baptized: Baptist.

       Married: Michael Anthony Wells.
       Born: January 04, 1958, Jackson County, Mississippi.
       Baptized: Methodist.

       Marriage date: August 21, 1976, Jackson County, Mississippi.

       Husband's father: Everette Wells.
       Husband's mother: Frankie Lavon Bullock.


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v.        Pauline Elizabeth Grierson, (Thomas Edward Grierson II)
       Born: December 11, 1920, Jackson County, Mississippi.
       Baptized: Methodist.

       Married: Toulmin Dalive Harris.
       Marriage date: December 22, 1940, GulfPort, Harrison County,        Mississippi, by the Rev. H. C. Moore.

       Husband's father: Shelton Harris.
       Husband's mother: Pearl Harris.

       Pauline Elizabeth (Grierson) Harris had issue three: (1)        Toulmin Edward Harris, born 1944, (2) Jimmy Andra Harris, &
       (3) Debbie Harris.
       1.        Toulmin Edward Harris.
                     Born: June 30, 1944, Jackson County, Mississippi.

                     Married: Janice Diane Fairly.
                     Born: December 31, 1946, Jackson County, Mississippi.
                     Marriage date: August 27, 1965,
                     Place of marriage: Jackson County, Mississippi, by the                      Rev. Ralph H. Young, Baptist Minister of Escatawpa,                      Jackson County, Mississippi.

                     Wife's father: Donnis Benton Fairly.
                     Wife's mother: Emma Carolyn Parker.
       2.        Jimmy Andra Harris.

       3.        Debbie Harris.
                     Married: John D. Ledbetter.


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vi.        Rosa Amelia Grierson, (Thomas Edward Grierson II)
       Born: Jackson County, Mississippi; died at birth, circa 1923.
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vii. Ruth Alene Grierson, (Thomas Edward Grierson II)
       Born: December 09, 1927, Moss Point, Jackson County,        Mississippi.

       Married: Durward Keith Forehand.
       Born: November 12, 1946, Enterprise, Coffee County, Alabama.

       Marriage date: April 20, 1947.
       Place of marriage: Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi, by        the Rev. Joe T. Odle, (book 74, p. 304.)
       Husband's father: Sylvester (SV) Forehand.
       Husband's mother: Ruby Fay Bowden.

       Ruth Alene (Grierson) Forehand had issue three:

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1.        Kathryn Renee Forehand, (Ruth Alene Grierson)
       Born: September 11, 1948, Pascagoula, Jackson County,        Mississippi.

       Married: Leslie Holt McNabb.
       Born: September 11, 1946, Unicoi County, Erwin, Tennessee.

       Marriage date: January 20, 1967, Panama City, Bay County,        Florida.

       Husband's father: Raymond Holt McNabb.
       Husband's mother: Pauline Banner.

       Kathy Renee Forehand & Leslie Holt McNabb had issue one:

       i.        Leslyn Renee McNabb
               Born: January 21, 1973, Panama City, Bay County,                      Florida.

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2.        Suzanne Maude Forehand, (Ruth Alene Grierson)
       Born: February 10, 1953, Bay County, Panama City, Florida.

       Married 1st: Adrian Colter Richbourg, Bay County, Panama        City, Florida.

       Marriage date: July 01, 1972, Bay County, Panama City,        Florida; divorced.

       Suzanne Maude (Forehand) Richbourg had issue one:

       i.        Adrian Kristian Richbourg.
               Born: April 19, 1979, Bay County, Panama City,                             Florida.

               Married 2nd: William Joseph Wood.
               Born: Port Saint Joe, Florida; marriage date February                      23, 1985.

               Husband's mothers name: (nee maiden) Abbeville.

               Suzanne Maude (Forehand) Richbourg Wood had issue one:

       ii.        Joseph Ryan Wood.
               Born: February 17, 1987, Bay County, Panama City,                      Florida.

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       3.        Durward Keith Forehand II, (Ruth Alene (Grierson)                      Forehand); born June 11, 1956, Bay County, Panama                      City, Florida; married Martha Elizabeth Burdick;                      marriage date April 08, 1978, Bay County, Panama City,                      Florida.

                     Durward Keith Forehand II & Martha Elizabeth Burdick                      had        issue three: (1) Lauren Elizabeth Forehand, born                      June 30,        1979, Bay County, Panama City, Florida, (2)                      Karen Alene        Forehand, born May 23, 1984, Bay County,                      Panama City,        Florida, & (3) Robert Keith Forehand,                      born February 13, 1986, Bay County, Panama City,                      Florida.
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iii. Ralph Randolph Grierson, (Thomas Edward Grierson I)
       Born: December 18, 1892, Jones County, Ellisville,        Mississippi; died July 28, 1969, Jackson County, Mississippi;        buried Union Cemetery, Jackson County, Mississippi.

       Baptized: Baptist.
       Married: Never married, lived as a bachelor.
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iv.        Martha Ethel Grierson, (Thomas Edward Grierson I)
       Born: March 06, 1895, Jones County, Ellisville, Mississippi;        died November 15, 1953, Jackson County, Mississippi.
       Buried: Union Cemetery.

       Married: William Curtis Ladnier.
       Born: May 01, 1892, Mississippi.

       Died: December 26, 1949, Jackson County, Mississippi.
       Buried: Union Cemetery.

       Husband's father: Thomas Julian Ladnier.
       Born: 1863; died 1941.

       Husband's mother: Isolette Bang.
       Born: 1858; died 1947.
       Both buried: Union Cemetery.

       Mary Ethel (Grierson) Ladnier had issue four:

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              1.        Mildred Evelyn Ladnier, (Mary Ethel Grierson)
               Born: February 22, 1914, Moss Point, Jackson County,                      Mississippi; married John Shofner Abbey II.

               Mildred Evelyn (Ladnier) Abbey had issue one:
               i..        John Shofner Abbey III.
                      Born: December 07, 1941.
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              2.        Louis Everette Ladnier, (Mary Ethel Grierson)
               Born: November 14, 1915, Moss Point, Jackson County,                      Mississippi.

               Married 1st: Odessa Vigouroux.
               Marriage date: March 31, 1937.

               Lewis Everette Ladnier & Odessa Vigouroux had issue                      two:
               i.        Myrna Carol Ladnier
               ii.        Don Lewis Ladnier.

                     Married 2nd: Mamie Ruth (Winter) Pruitt Ladnier.
                     Born: March 06, 1910, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

                     Married: June 24, 1950.
                     Place of marriage: Kreole Methodist, Jackson                             County, Mississippi; time: 6 p.m.

              iii. Carl Eley Ladnier, (Mary Ethel Grierson)
               Born: August 11, 1917, Moss Point, Jackson County,                      Mississippi; died September 09, 1928, (source family                      bible records), Moss Point, Jackson County,                                        Mississippi; buried Union Cemetery.

               Note: Jackson County death records state that Carl,                      died October 01, 1928, aged 11 years.

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              iv.        Helen Ruth Ladnier, (Mary Ethel Grierson)
               Born: August 02, 1927, Moss Point, Jackson County,                      Mississippi; married John Edward Brinkman.

               Helen Ruth Ladnier & John Edward Brinkman had issue                      three: (1) John Edward Brinkman, Jr., (2) Della Rae                      Brinkman, & (3) Mildred Ilene Brinkman.


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v.        Martha Eleanor Grierson, (Thomas Edward Grierson I)
       Born: September 18, 1897, Jones County, Ellisville,        Mississippi; living in Chickasaw, Alabama in 1991.

       Married: Louis Oliver Eiland.
       Born: 1892; died November 26, 1974, allegedly committed        suicide; Chickasaw, Alabama; baptized Baptist; marriage date        December 20, 1916, by the Rev. Homer H. Webb; occupation was        pipe fitter, worked in paper mills.

       Martha Eleanor (Grierson) Eiland had issue two:

              1.        Herman E. Eiland.
               Born: July 21, 1922, Jackson County, Mississippi.

               Died: August 21, 1922, Jackson County, Mississippi.
               Buried: Union Cemetery.
              2.        Eleanor May Eiland; single, never married.

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vi.        John Walter Grierson, (Thomas Edward Grierson I)
       Born: September 22, 1900, Jones County, Ellisville,        Mississippi; died January 21, 1957; buried Singing River        Memorial Cemetery, location Highway 613; Social Security        Number: 718-03-6341. John Walter Grierson was originally        buried in Union Cemetery, but was later exumed with his wife        to be reenturned in Singing River Memorial so there would be        room enough for the entire family to be buried together,        (source was his son, William "Raymond" Grierson).

       Married: Rosa Lee (Yawn) Green Grierson
       Born: February 04, 1907, Escatawpa, Jackson County,        Mississippi; died December 06, 1979, Pascagoula, Jackson        County, Mississippi.

       Marriage date: December 18, 1925, Jackson County,        Mississippi, by the Rev. Charles E. Chidsey, Justice of the        Peace; Social Security Number: 426-18-4471
       Wife's father: Seabron Jackson Yawn, born Georgia; buried        Hurley, Mississippi in Coleman Cemetery.
       Wifes mother: Mary Katherine (Nelson) Yawn, born Mississippi
       Buried: Same.

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       1.        Mary Rosa Grierson, (John Walter Grierson)
                     Born: April 10, 1926.
                     P.O.B. Kreole, Jackson County, Mississippi.

                     Married 1st: Clinton Bartley Hales, Sr.
                     Born: September 05, 1917, Louisiana; died July 13,                      1972; buried Serenity Garden Cemetery.

                     Marriage date: April 05, 1945, Jackson County,                             Mississippi, by Kate Denny, Justice of the Peace.

                     Husband's father: W. A. Hales.
                     Husband's mother: Levie Jane Gill.

                     Mary Rosa Grierson had issue three:

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i.        Clinton Bartley Hales, Jr., (Mary Rosa Grierson)
       Born: July 13, 1951.
       Married: Robbie Lynn Hearn.

       Clinton Bartley Hales, Jr. had issue two:
       1.        Clinton Bartley Hales III.
               Born: July 02, 1982, Jackson County, Mississippi.

       2.        Mary Allison Hales.
               Born: October 28, 1987, Jackson County, Mississippi.
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ii.        Terry Wayne Hales, (Mary Rosa Grierson)
       Born: January 30, 1954, Jackson County, Mississippi.

       Married: Presently single.

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iii. Mary Louise Hales, (Mary Rosa Grierson)
       Born: November 11, 1956, Jackson County, Mississippi.
       Married: Barry Emile Cumbest.

       Mary Louise Hales had issue two:

       1. Adam Barry Cumbest.
        Born: November 04, 1988.

       2. Emily Mary Cumbest.
        Born: December 10, 1990.

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2.        Eleanor Louise Grierson, (John Walter Grierson)
       Born: May 02, 1928, Jackson County, Mississippi.

       Married 1st: John T. Lynn Jr.
       Born: July 13, 1921, Jackson County, Mississippi.

       Marriage date: May 04, 1944.
       Place of marriage: Jackson County, Mississippi, by the Rev.        Kate Denny, Justice of the Peace.

       Husband's father: John T. Lynn Sr.
       Husband's mother: Eula Millwood.

       They were no children born to this marriage and they were        later divorced.

       Married 2nd: Andy McDaniel.
       Born: December 20, 1923, Wasola, Montana.
       Marriage date: June 05, 1945.
       Place of marriage: Jackson County, Mississippi, by the Rev.        B. B. Hobdy, Justice of the Peace.

       Husband's father: Jim McDaniel.
       Husband's mother: Goldie Fletcher.

       Eleanor Louise (Grierson) McDaniel had issue two:

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       1.        Toby Randall McDaniel, (Eleanor Louise Grierson)
               Born: February 03, 1946, Moss Point, Jackson County,                      Mississippi.

               Married: Ealine Pierce.

               Toby Randall McDaniel had issue two:

               i.        Melinda L. McDaniel.
                      Born: March 06, 1966, Pascagoula, Jackson                                    County, Mississippi.

                      Died: November 26, 1987.
                      Place of death: Pascagoula, Jackson County,                               Mississippi.

               ii.        Andy Randall McDaniel.
                      Born: July 31, 1968, Pascagoula, Jackson County,                        Mississippi.

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       2.        Ronnie Clinton McDaniel, (Eleanor Louise Grierson)
                     Born: February 21, 1949, Moss Point, Jackson County,                      Mississippi.

                     Married: Deborah Ann Newsom.
                     Born: August 30, 1952, Edinburgh, Mississippi.

                     Wife's father: Hensalin Newsom.
                     Wife's mother: Marcia Smith.

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3.        William Raymond Grierson, (John Walter Grierson)
       Born: May 11, 1935, Kreole, Jackson County, Mississippi.
       Occupation: Foreman at International Paper.
       Additional: Served in the U. S. Army.
       Served his community as a Mason.

       Married: Peggy Jean Leuba.
       Born: December 16, 1938, Kreole, Jackson County, Mississippi.

       Marriage date: March 09, 1957.
       Place of marriage: Kreole, Jackson County, Mississippi, by        the Rev. Mr. Dillard.

       Wife's father: Milton Eugene Leuba.
       Born: May 28, 1915, Mellville, Louisiana.

       Wife's mother: Mildred Villorie Ladnier.
       Born: August 11, 1921, Bayou Casotte, Mississippi.

       William Raymond Grierson had issue two:
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       i.        Raymond Jeffrey Grierson, (William Raymond Grierson)
               Born: November 13, 1962, Pascagoula, Jackson County,                      Mississippi; baptized August 27, 1972, in East Moss                      Point, Jackson County, Mississippi at the Baptist                      Church, by Pastor, Jerry K. Scott.

               Married: Ann Renee Smith.
               Born: October 08, 1963, Mobile County, Alabama.

               Marriage date: December 17, 1983.
               Place of marriage: Sybil Christine Smith.

               Raymond Jeffrey Grierson & Ann Renee Smith had 2                                children.

               1.        Danielle Janee Grierson.
                      Born: April 11, 1985, Pascagoula, Jackson                                    County, Mississippi.

               2.        Brenton Jeffrey Grierson.
                      Born: January 25, 1989, Pascagoula, Jackson                             County, Mississippi.
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       ii.        Brian Eugene Grierson, (William Raymond Grierson)
               Born: September 03, 1967, Pascagoula, Jackson County,                       Mississippi, at the Singing River Hospital.
               Baptized: Baptist, is single, never married.

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4.        Bernard Oneil Grierson, (John Walter Grierson)
       Born: August 07, 1941, Moss Point, Jackson County,        Mississippi; occupation, -Bernard originally installed wells        for a living, but later worked at the Ingalls Shipyard;        died September 12, 1963, car accident, Pascagoula, Jackson        County, Mississippi; buried Singing River Memorial Cemetery,        Hwy 613.

       Married: Lenora Nan Smith.
       Born: October 04, 1944, Monroe County, Alabama.
       Marriage date: October 06, 1961, Jackson County, Mississippi,        by the Rev. Lawrence Baker, Justice of the Peace.

       Wife's father: Eason Elbert Smith
       Wife's mother: Leasie Mae Johnson

       Bernard Oneil Grierson had issue one:

              i.        John Oneil Grierson
                     Born: February 04, 1962, Pascagoula, Jackson County,                      Mississippi.
                     Married: Linda Carol Burgin.
                     Born: October 19, 1961, Tuscaloosa, Alabama;                             occupation was Secretary.

                     Marriage date: April 23, 1980, Jackson County,                             Mississippi, by the Rev. Jerry V. Lambert Sr., Justice                      of the Peace.

                     Wife's father: Robert Benjamin Burgin.
                     Wife's mother: Patricia Irene Robertson.

                     Bernard Oneil Grierson and Linda Carol Burgin had                      issue two. They divorced and Linda Grierson                             remarried a man who in turn adopted the children and                      it was assumed that he changed their Sir names from                      Grierson to Burgin.

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5.        Arnold Lee Grierson, (John Walter Grierson)
       Born: July 31, 1943, Moss Point, Jackson County, Mississippi.

       Occupation: Thiokol, or Morton Chemical Plant
       worked as Shift Foreman.

       Married 1st: Malva Joan Lyons.
       Born: October 15, 1950, Atmore, Alabama; occupation        Mississippi Power; marriage date Circa 1970, Kreole, Jackson        County, Mississippi; divorced.
       Wife's father: John Jefferson Lyons.
       Born: October 07, 1920, Orange Grove, Mississippi.

       Wife's mother: Virginia Rivers.
       Born: July 08, 1921, Mount Vernon, Alabama.

       Note: Virginia Rivers was raised by Ivy Atwell, (source was        John Jefferson Lyons).

       Married 2nd: Betty Ann Grierson:

       Place of marriage: Jackson County, Mississippi, by the        Justice of the Peace; divorced July 26, 1988, Pascagoula,        Mississippi.
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              i.        Kimberly Suzanne Grierson, (Arnold Lee Grierson)
               Born: November 26, 1971, Pascagoula, Jackson County,                      Mississippi.

               Married: Michael Scott Carter.
               Born: May 29, 1968, Pascagoula, Jackson County,                             Mississippi.

               Marriage date: December 29, 1990.
               Place of marriage: Wade Baptist Church, Wade,                                Mississippi, by the Rev. W. Lynn Chapuis, Officiating.

               Husband's father: Mitchell Stephen Carter.
               Born: April 13, 1936, George County, Mississippi.

               Husband's mother: Cheryl Susanna Watjus.
               Born: October 15, 1945, Jackson County, Mississippi.

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              ii.        Jennifer Rena Grierson, (Arnold Lee Grierson)
               Born: May 21, 1977, Pascagoula, Jackson County,                             Mississippi.

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              iii. Leann Denise Grierson, (Arnold Lee Grierson)
               Born: March 09, 1979, Pascagoula, Jackson County,                      Mississippi.

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6.        Brenda Louise Grierson, (John Walter Grierson)
       Born: May 21, 1946, Moss Point, Jackson County, Mississippi.
       Occupation: Merchant Marine Bank.

       Married 1st: Ronald Leon Hackler.
       Born: September 12, 1944, Mobile County, Alabama.
       Occupation: Student at the University of Southern Miss.

       Marriage date: August, 1965.
       Place of marriage: Jackson County, Mississippi, by the Rev.        Van H. Hardin, Baptist Minister.

       Husband's father: Sidney Leon Hackler.
       Husband's mother: Glady Jefcoat.

       Brenda Louise (Grierson) Hackler had issue one:

       i.        John Christopher Hackler.
               Born: April 06, 1972, Pascagoula, Jackson County,                      Mississippi, Singing River Hospital, divorced.

               Married 2nd: William Gary Guessford, Sr.
               Marriage date: February 14, 1976, Jackson County,                      Mississippi.
               William Gary Guessford Sr., & Brenda Louise                                        Grierson-Hackler have one step son.

       ii.        William Gary Guessford, Jr., nothing further.

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vii. Sarah "Zara" Ina Grierson, (Thomas Edward Grierson I)
       Born: September 18, 1904, Moss Point, Jackson County,        Mississippi; presently living in Walnut Creek, California        1992; baptized Baptist.

       Married: Toribio Frentz Castanera, (source, Sarah "Zara"        Castanera, for the correct spelling of his name.)
       Born: May 13, 1903, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

       Died: April 08, 1970.
       Buried: Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi.

       Marriage date: June 07, 1924.
       Place of marriage: GulfPort, Harrison County,        Mississippi, by the Rev. Isaac B. Ellis, Justice of the        Peace, (book 36, p. 132.)

       Sarah "Zara" Ina (Grierson) Castanera had issue two:

       1.        Toribio Joseph Castanera.
               Born: 1925, Mississippi; died February, 1971.
               Buried: Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi.

       2.        Thomas Edward Castanera.
               Born: 1927, Mississippi.

       Note: Sarah Ina Grierson went by Zara from her teenage years        till her death. There was no legal name change, she states,        "It wasn't me". I started using Zara, my mother excepted it        and called me by that name. She also states, "I think my        grandfather came from Isle of Man Scotland". I am; however,        not sure.

                     Zara or Sarah's grandfather was John William Grierson,        who himself was not from Scotland. John William Grierson was        born in Georgetown, District of Columbia on June 12, 1819.        It was John William Grierson's father, John Grierson who was        from Scotland.

       Source: (1) 1900 Federal Census of Jackson County,        Mississippi, (2) Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi,        court house records of marriage, (3) Telephone interview with        Sarah "Zara" Ina (Grierson) Castanera, 1992.

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viii.Cordie Grace Grierson, (Thomas Edward Grierson I)
       November 24, 1907, Moss Point, Jackson County, Mississippi.

       Died: April 07, 1908, Jackson County, Mississippi.

       Note: Buried in Union Cemetery., tombstone reads Cordie        C. Grierson instead of Cordie G. Grierson like it should.        This is a common mistake to look for when using a tombstone        as a reference for births and deaths. It should be noted        here that anyone seeking further facts on this line of the        family would be wise to consult the Jackson, Mississippi,        state archives.

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ix.        Agnes Marguerite Grierson, (Thomas Edward Grierson I)
       Born: February 25, 1910, Moss Point, Jackson County,        Mississippi; presently living in Picayune, Mississippi as of        April 21, 1992, with her oldest son and his family.

       Married: John Lundy Heidelberg.
       Born: October 16, 1912, Leaksville, Greene County,        Mississippi.

       Died: November 07, 1988.
       Buried: Leaksville, Greene County, Mississippi.

       Marriage date: April 16, 1937, Jackson County, Mississippi,        by the Rev. J. F. Brock, Minister of the Gospel.
       Occupation: Electrical Engineer.

       Husband's father: Hinkle Patton Heidelberg Sr.
       Husband's mother: Kate Lundie.

       Agnes Marguerite (Grierson) Heidelberg had issue two, no        further details.

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