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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
Pictures of the Past

ROBERT LEE GRIGSBY
and
WESLEY GRIGSBY

Contributed in 2007
by
Linda Gist-Fossett


Robert Lee Grigsby was born 3/10/1873 in Lauderdale County
and died 2/23/1946, in Lauderdale County. In 1893 he married
Icie Leona Crunk from Lawrence County TN. She was born 4/1878
and died 12/7/1955. They had 14 children with 1 daughter, Flora, still
living. Both Wesley and Robert Lee and wives are buried in Cox Cemetery,
Killen, AL.

My great great grandfather Wesley Grigsby was a confederate soldier
from Lauderdale County. He was married to Lavinia Viney Richardson
and had 5 children, one of whom was my great grandfather, Robert Lee
Grigsby. After Mary's death he married Narcsis Bee and had 10 more children.
Wesley died 1-10-1911. He lived in the Brush Creek area of Killen nearly
all his life. The 1907 Confederate Veterans Census of Lauderdale County,
Alabama gives the following information:
GRIGSBY, Wesley: Born 13 Sep 1847, Russellville, Franklin County, AL.
Enlisted Aug 1861, Florence, AL. Pvt., Co C, 16th Alabama.
Paroled spring 1865, from prison, Camp Chase, Ohio.
He was discharged as an Hospital Steward.

Linda Gist-Fossett


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