Smith Grigsby Family


Smith Grigsby Family

Husband: Smith Grigsby

Born: 08 Sep 1859at: , Jackson Parish, La
Married: Nov 1886at: West Monroe, LA
Died: 23 Apr 1937at: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La
Buried: at: 
Father: Thomas Moody Grigsby
Mother: Emily Euphemia Smith

Wife: Lucy Emma Oakes

Born: Dec 1861at: Marion, Perry Co, Al
Died: 21 Jul 1939at: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La
Buried: at: Forest Park Cemetery
Father: Marcus D L Oakes
Mother: Sarah Kilcrease


Name: Frank Thornhill Grigsby
Born: 29 Aug 1886at: Arcadia, Bienville Parish, La
Died: 02 Aug 1933at: Winnfield, Winn Parish, La
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Annette Wright  

Name: Roland (Rollie) Grigsby
Born: Apr 1888at: , , La
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Byron B Gibbs  

Name: William Felfair Grigsby
Born: Jan 1890at: , , La
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Ruth James  

Name: Wiley Sims Grigsby
Born: 14 Mar 1892at: Arcadia, , La
Died: 30 Nov 1946at: , Caddo Parish, La
Buried: at: 
Spouses: Pauline Wallace  

Name: Katherine L (Katie) Grigsby
Born: Oct 1893at: , , La
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: R L Bragg  

Name: Josephine Grigsby
Born: Nov 1895at: , , La
Died: at: 
Buried: at: 
Spouses: George W Morgan  

Name: Paxton Harrell Grigsby
Born: 10 Jun 1899at: , , La
Died: Jun 1973at: 
Buried: at: 

Name: Garland Oaks Grigsby
Born: 21 Oct 1902at: Acadia, , La
Died: 29 Mar 1990at: 
Buried: at: 

More Information:

About Smith Grigsby:

1900 United States Federal Census
Home in 1900: Police Jury Ward 1, Bienville, Louisiana
Smith Grigsby 39, married 15 years, collector
Lucy E Grigsby 38, 7 children, 7 living
Frank T Grigsby 13
Dollie Grigsby 12
William Grigsby 10
Riley Grigsby 8
Katie Grigsby 6
Josephine Grigsby 4
Tack H Grigsby 11/12

1910 United States Federal Census
Home in 1910: Arcadia, Bienville, Louisiana
Smith Grigsby 44 [49] , Marshal,
Emma Grigsby 48, agent dry goods
Rolla Grigsby 22 [33] , salesman, jewlery store
Wylie Grigsby 18
Katie Grigsby 16
Josephine Grigsby 14
Parton H Grigsby 10
Garland O Grigsby 7 [9]

1920 United States Federal Census
Home in 1920: Shreveport Precinct 4, Caddo, Louisiana
Smith Grigsby 59, inspector, oil
Emma Grigsby 57
Nola S Grigsby 26, flag man, rail road
Paxton H Grigsby 20
Garland O Grigsby 16
Katie L Grigsby 24, clerk, gas company
Byron B Gibbs 31, son in law, La, broker, oil
Roland Gibbs 31, daughter
Byron B Gibbs 3/12, grandson
George W Morgan 28 [25] , son in law, saleman,
Josephine Morgan 22, daughter, sales lady, retail dry goods
Wesley Gibbs 16, boarder, oil operator

1930 United States Federal Census
Home in 1930: Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana
Smith Grigsby 69
Emma Grigsby 68
Roland Gibbs 40, daughter, divorced, saleslady, ready to wear, married at age 28
Byron B Gibbs 10, grandson
Wiley S Grigsby 37, conductor, r road
Garland O Grigsby 27, geologist, oil co
Kate Bragg 37, daughter, widow, sales lady, jewlery

About Lucy Emma Oakes:

Lucy Emma Oakes Grigsby

Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Oakes Grigsby, 77, who died late Friday at her home in Shreveport, were held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at
the Osburn Funeral Chapel with Dean R. E. Smith officiating. Interment was at the Forest Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Grigsby, widow of Smith Grigsby, was born in Selma, Alabama in 1861. She had lived in Shreveport for the past 26 years, moving there from Arcadia.

She is survived by seven children and seven grandchildren. The children are Mrs. Roland C. Gibbs and Mrs. George W. Morgan of Shreveport; Mrs. Kate L. Bragg of Corpus Christi, Texas; Wiley S. and Paxton H. Grigsby of Shreveport; William T. Grigsby of New Orleans; and Garland O. Grigsby of Lake Charles.

Grandchildren are Frank Wright and Martha Grigsby of Winnfield; Bryn B. Gibbs of Shreveport; Ms. A. C. Coorpender of Homer; Mildred and Sarah Grigsby of New Orleans, and Emily Jo Morgan of Shreveport.

Published in The Winnfield News-American, July 28, 1939
Burial: Forest Park East Cemetery
Shreveport Caddo Parish Louisiana, USA

About Paxton Harrell Grigsby:

1940 United States Federal Census about Paxton Grigsby
Name: Paxton Grigsby
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1900
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Louisiana
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Brother
Home in 1940: Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana
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Street: Irbing Place
House Number: 1836
Inferred Residence in 1935: Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 9A
Father's Birthplace: Louisiana
Mother's Birthplace: Louisiana
Occupation: Bookkeeper
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: High School, 2nd year
Duration of Unemployment: 317
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 0
Income: 0
Income Other Sources: No
Native Language: English
Social Security Number: Yes
Usual Occupation: Bookkeeper
Usual Industry: Steam Railroad
Usual Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Household Members:
Name Age
Roland Gibbs 51
Byron Gibbs 20
Paxton Grigsby 40

U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 about Paxton Harrell Grigsby
Name: Paxton Harrell Grigsby
City: Shreveport
County: Caddo
State: Louisiana
Birth Date: 10 Jun 1899
Race: White
Age: 19
Occupation: Salesman, Shreveport Packing Co
Nearest Relative:Mrs Smith Grigsby
Height/Build: Tall, Medium
Color of Eyes/Hair: Brown, Dark

About Garland Oaks Grigsby:

U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 about Garland O Grigsby
Name: Garland O Grigsby
Birth Year: 1902
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Louisiana
State of Residence: Louisiana
County or City: Caddo
Enlistment Date: 5 Aug 1942
Enlistment State: Louisiana
Enlistment City: Camp Livingston
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Enlisted Man, Regular Army, after 3 months of Discharge
Education: 4 years of college
Civil Occupation: Professional occupations, n.e.c.
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 73
Weight: 167

1940 United States Federal Census about Garland O Grigsby
Name: Garland O Grigsby
Age: 37
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1903
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Louisiana
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Lodger
Home in 1940: Lake Charles, Calcasieu, Louisiana
Street: Ford
House Number: 823
Inferred Residence in 1935: Shreveport, Louisiana
Residence in 1935: Shreveport, Louisiana
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 6B
Occupation: Patrolman Geologist
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: College, 5th or subsequent year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 40
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 3000
Income Other Sources: No
Household Members:
Name Age
Theodore A Dees 61, Investigator, FHA
Annabelle Dees 54, Owner, Candy business
Theodore A Dees 27
Garland O Grigsby 37, Petroleum Gealogist
Phillip H Jennings 40, Geologist
Charles M Edgerton 41, Landman, oil production
William H Daniels 25, Journalist, newspaper
Evelyn E Smith 23, clerk, general insurance
Rachil Hood 30, teacher, city school

Revised: 16-Aug-16  05:40 PM