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George Washington Grantham

George Washington Grantham

Male 1877 - 1954  (76 years)

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  • Name George Washington Grantham  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    • He was named after his grandfather - George Washington Dickson.
    Born 7 Aug 1877  Gentry, Benton County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date of birth is per World War I Draft Registration Card filled out in his own hand and confirmed by obituary; Death Certificate errs in listing 8 Aug 1877; Headstone errs in listing birth year as 1878. Location comes from family oral history and is NOT otherwise sourced by me.
    Gender Male 
    Census 4 Jul 1900  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Justice Precinct 4 of Callahan County, Texas: Indexed as "George Grantham," age 22 born Aug 1877 in Texas, single, farmer, can read and write; living with father "Hillary," 40; mother "Margaret," 40; Jesse, 20; Orlando, 18; Marion, 15 and Try, 12.  
    History of Callahan County, Texas
    History of Callahan County, Texas
    Birth of Daughter 1 Aug 1901  Baird, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth of daughter Margaret Belle Grantham "Maggie." He is 24 years old. 
    Religion 24 Jan 1903  Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Charter Member of Oplin Baptist Church 
    Granthams - Charter Members of Oplin Baptist Church
    Granthams - Charter Members of Oplin Baptist Church
    Excerpt from I Remember Callahan-History of Callahan County, Texas; Sponsored by The Callahan County Historical Commission
    Birth of Son 28 Dec 1904  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth of son Alvin Franklin Grantham. He is 27 years old. 
    Birth of Daughter 15 Jul 1905  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth of daughter Avis Pearl Grantham. He is 28 years old. 
    Birth of Daughter 24 Apr 1909  Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth of daughter Annie Lee Grantham. He is 32 years old. 
    Census 27 Apr 1910  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Justice Precinct 4 of Callahan County, Texas: Indexed as "George W.," age 32, born 1878 in Texas, farmer working on home farm; can read/write; 4 children - all living; married 10 years; w/wife Beaulah, 30; Maggie Bell, 8; Alvin, 7; Avis, 4; and Shartie (?), age 1.  
    Birth of Son 27 Dec 1912  Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth of son George Washington Grantham, Jr. He is 35 years old. 
    Death of Parent 22 May 1913  Bentwood, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death of mother Margaret E. Dickson. George Washington Grantham is 36 years old. 
    Birth of Daughter 20 May 1915  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth of daughter Nancy Vivian Grantham. He is 38 years old 
    Birth of Son 19 Mar 1917 
    Birth of son John Calvin Grantham "JC." He is 40 years old. 
    Residence 12 Sept 1918  Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    World War I Draft Registration Card; 42 - confirms birth date; next of kin is wife; farmer; describes himself as tall, medium build, blue eyes and brown hair 
    George Washington Grantham
    George Washington Grantham
    World War I Draft Registration Card
    Birth of Daughter 8 Dec 1919  Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth of daughter Vira Lorene Grantham. He is 42 years old.  
    Census 13 Mar 1920  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Justice Precinct 4: Indexed as "George," 42, born 1878 in Arkansas; w/wife Beaulah and children Maggie, Alvin, Alvis, Annie, George, J.C., and Vira; Next door is the family of Eugene C. Atwood and on the other side is brother Jess Grantham and wife. 
    Census 15 Apr 1930  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Precinct 2 of Callahan County, Texas: Indexed as "George W.," age 54, born 1876 in Texas; farmer; with wife "Bula," age 50, Alvis, 24, G. W., 17; J.C., 13; and Vira, age 9.  
    Death of Parent 2 Jan 1939  Tecumseh, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death of father Hillard Cisero Grantham. George Washington Grantham is 62 years old. 
    Census 6 Apr 1940  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as G??? Grantham, head of house, white male, age 63, married; 10 years of school; born Texas; farmer; no income for previous year; Living in Justice Precinct 2 - House No. 29; owns his own home which is a farm and is worth $800; Living with wife Beulah, age 60 and son J.C., age 21; Living next door (Family #30) is daughter Annie L. Grantham, age 33 with husband Thomas Newton Poindexter, age 42; Next to them is son Alvin Franklin Grantham (Family #31), age 37 with wife Ruby, 31 and son Berma Joe, age 11 
    Arrival Abt 1952  Premont, Jim Wells County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    According to his obituary, George Grantham had only lived in Premont about two years before his death; his wife Beulah's obituary states the same thing. 
    History of Premont, Jim Wells County, Texas
    History of Premont, Jim Wells County, Texas
    Died 23 Jan 1954  Premont, Jim Wells County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location are from Texas Death Index/Certificate; and confirmed by obituary; Coronary occlusion
    George Washington Grantham
    George Washington Grantham
    Death Certificate
    George Washington Grantham
    George Washington Grantham
    Obituary
    Buried 25 Jan 1954  Clyde, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Tecumseh Cemetery (Death Certificate incorrectly says Oplin, Texas); Buried with wife Beulah Viola Rogers; Funeral held at First Methodist Church of Premont
    George Washington Grantham
    George Washington Grantham
    Headstone
    Person ID P237  Curbow Montoya Family | Atwood Family Branch, Curbow Family Branch, Grantham Family Branch
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2012 

    Father Hillard Cisero Grantham,   b. 17 Sep 1854, Union County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1939, Tecumseh, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Margaret Ellen Dickson,   b. 22 Jan 1858, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1913, Brentwood, Washington County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Family ID F48  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Beulah Viola Rogers,   b. 29 Jan 1880, Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1976, Lawn, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1900  Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Beulah's obituary states that the couple was married in April of 1900; however, this conflicts with the 1900 census where George Washington Grantham is still indexed as "single" when the census was enumerated in July of 1900.
    George Washington Granthan and Beulah Viola Rogers - Wedding
    George Washington Granthan and Beulah Viola Rogers - Wedding
    (l-r) Ira Grantham; George Grantham; Orlando Grantham; Beulah Grantham; Jake Grantham; Marion Grantham & Hillar Cisero Grantham
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Belle Grantham,   b. 1 Aug 1901, Baird, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1986, Chico, Butte County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +2. Alvin Franklin Grantham,   b. 28 Dec 1904, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 April 1979, Del Rio, Val Verde County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Avis Pearl Grantham,   b. 15 July 1906, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1960, Premont, Jim Wells County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     4. Annie Lee Grantham,   b. 24 Apr 1909, Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1979, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +5. George Washington Grantham, Jr.,   b. 27 Sept 1912, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 2000, Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     6. Nancy Vivian Grantham,   b. 20 May 1914,   d. 22 Apr 1915  (Age 0 years)
    +7. John Calvin Grantham,   b. 19 Mar 1917, Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 2012, Granbury, Hood County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    +8. Vira Lorene Grantham,   b. 8 Dec 1919, Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 2009, Missouri City, Fort Bend County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Photos
    George Washington Grantham
    George Washington Grantham
    and wife Beulah Viola Rogers on 50th Wedding Anniversary
    Beulah Viola Grantham
    Beulah Viola Grantham
    Celebrating her 50th wedding anniversary with husband George Washington Grantham; Children in the rear from left to right are: George Washington, Short, Vira, Maggie, Avis and Alvin
    George Washington Grantham
    George Washington Grantham
    Home in Oplin, Callahan County, Texas
    Beulah Viola Grantham
    Beulah Viola Grantham
    with husband George Washington Grantham - on Grantham's Farm
    Beulah Viola Rogers
    Beulah Viola Rogers
    with husband George Washington Grantham and family on their 50th wedding anniversary
    Last Modified 22 May 2012 18:23:56 
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Aug 1877 - Gentry, Benton County, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Apr 1900 - Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Justice Precinct 4 of Callahan County, Texas: Indexed as "George Grantham," age 22 born Aug 1877 in Texas, single, farmer, can read and write; living with father "Hillary," 40; mother "Margaret," 40; Jesse, 20; Orlando, 18; Marion, 15 and Try, 12. - 4 Jul 1900 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of Daughter - Birth of daughter Margaret Belle Grantham "Maggie." He is 24 years old. - 1 Aug 1901 - Baird, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Charter Member of Oplin Baptist Church - 24 Jan 1903 - Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of Son - Birth of son Alvin Franklin Grantham. He is 27 years old. - 28 Dec 1904 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of Daughter - Birth of daughter Avis Pearl Grantham. He is 28 years old. - 15 Jul 1905 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of Daughter - Birth of daughter Annie Lee Grantham. He is 32 years old. - 24 Apr 1909 - Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Justice Precinct 4 of Callahan County, Texas: Indexed as "George W.," age 32, born 1878 in Texas, farmer working on home farm; can read/write; 4 children - all living; married 10 years; w/wife Beaulah, 30; Maggie Bell, 8; Alvin, 7; Avis, 4; and Shartie (?), age 1. - 27 Apr 1910 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of Son - Birth of son George Washington Grantham, Jr. He is 35 years old. - 27 Dec 1912 - Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath of Parent - Death of mother Margaret E. Dickson. George Washington Grantham is 36 years old. - 22 May 1913 - Bentwood, Washington County, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of Daughter - Birth of daughter Nancy Vivian Grantham. He is 38 years old - 20 May 1915 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - World War I Draft Registration Card; 42 - confirms birth date; next of kin is wife; farmer; describes himself as tall, medium build, blue eyes and brown hair - 12 Sept 1918 - Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of Daughter - Birth of daughter Vira Lorene Grantham. He is 42 years old. - 8 Dec 1919 - Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Justice Precinct 4: Indexed as "George," 42, born 1878 in Arkansas; w/wife Beaulah and children Maggie, Alvin, Alvis, Annie, George, J.C., and Vira; Next door is the family of Eugene C. Atwood and on the other side is brother Jess Grantham and wife. - 13 Mar 1920 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Precinct 2 of Callahan County, Texas: Indexed as "George W.," age 54, born 1876 in Texas; farmer; with wife "Bula," age 50, Alvis, 24, G. W., 17; J.C., 13; and Vira, age 9. - 15 Apr 1930 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath of Parent - Death of father Hillard Cisero Grantham. George Washington Grantham is 62 years old. - 2 Jan 1939 - Tecumseh, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as G??? Grantham, head of house, white male, age 63, married; 10 years of school; born Texas; farmer; no income for previous year; Living in Justice Precinct 2 - House No. 29; owns his own home which is a farm and is worth $800; Living with wife Beulah, age 60 and son J.C., age 21; Living next door (Family #30) is daughter Annie L. Grantham, age 33 with husband Thomas Newton Poindexter, age 42; Next to them is son Alvin Franklin Grantham (Family #31), age 37 with wife Ruby, 31 and son Berma Joe, age 11 - 6 Apr 1940 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - According to his obituary, George Grantham had only lived in Premont about two years before his death; his wife Beulah's obituary states the same thing. - Abt 1952 - Premont, Jim Wells County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jan 1954 - Premont, Jim Wells County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 Jan 1954 - Clyde, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2625380337] 1900 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, ), Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T623_1617; Page: 20A; Enumeration District: 16.


    2. [S2624649626] 1910 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. ), Year: 1910; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T624_1534; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 11; Image: 972.



    3. [S2625333136] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Admi), Registration Location: Callahan County, Texas; Roll: 1952398; Draft Board: 0.



    4. [S2624660385] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.), Year: 1920; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T625_1783; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 731.



    5. [S2626335774] 1930 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626), Year: 1930; Census Place: Precinct 2, Callahan, Texas; Roll: 2304; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 3; Image: 168.0.


    6. [S4273286779] 1940 United States Federal Census , (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.).
      State of Texas; Callahan County; S.D. No. 17; E.D. No. 30-3B

    7. [S4273286790] I Remember Callahan - History of Callahan County, Texas, The Callahan County Historical Commission, Mrs. John Berry, President, (Western Publications; Stillwater, Oklahoma), Editor: Hicks A. Turner.

    8. [S2624639133] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Texas Department of Health. Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000. Austin, TX, USA: Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit.Original data: Texas Department of).
      George W. Grantham; 23 Jan 1954; Jim Wells County; Certificate 3279