The Research Tree  
 
 
 
THE GRIZZLE BRANCH
 
 
 
 
DESCENDANTS OF JOHN GRIZZLE

 
 
 
Generation No. 1

1. John Grizzle. He married Elizabeth Gaddis, daughter of Dennis Gaddis (See Gaddis) and Nancy Ann Stover, on July 20, 1856 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She was born in January 1843 in GA. She died before 1910. Elizabeth Gaddis Grizzle married (2) Richard Evans on November 11, 1865 in Lumpkin Co., GA.

Marriage License ~ John Grizzle & Elizabeth Gaddis

John Grizzle and Elizabeth Gaddis had the following children:
(**) Mary Grizzle was born about 1857 in GA.
2. Dennis Madison Grizzle was born about 1864 in GA. He died on January 16, 1931 in Lumpkin Co., GA. He married Josephine Perry, daughter of William Perry and Betty Price, on April 30, 1885 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She was born on January 6, 1862 in Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., GA. She died on December 17, 1932 in Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., GA.
3. George Washington Grizzle was born in March 1865 in GA. He died on March 31, 1930 in Jackson Co., GA. He married (1) Sarah Emma Jane Wood, daughter of William M. Wood and Axia Findley, on March 8, 1885 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She was born about 1870. She died about 1894. He married (2) Mary Leola "Mollie" Hunsinger, daughter of James Grasion Hunsinger and Sarah Ann Melvine Walker, on December 25, 1895 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She was born in June 1880. She died in 1964.
 
 
 

Generation No. 2

2. Dennis Madison Grizzle was born about 1864 in GA. He died on January 16, 1931 in Lumpkin Co., GA. He married Josephine 'Joe' Perry, daughter of William Perry and Betty Price, on April 30, 1885 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She was born on January 6, 1862 in Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., GA. She died on December 17, 1932 in Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., GA (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ Dennis Madison Grizzle & Josephine Perry
1910 Census ~ Lumpkin Co., GA ~ Dennis Madison Grizzle & Family
1920 Census ~ Lumpkin Co., GA ~ Dennis Madison Grizzle & Family
1930 Census ~ Lumpkin Co., GA ~ Dennis Madison Grizzle & Family
Death Certificate ~ Dennis Madison Grizzle
Death Certificate ~ Josephine Grizzle

Dennis Madison Grizzle and Josephine Perry had the following child:
(**) Hardy Grizzle was born on November 3, 1888. He died on April 1, 1911 (Gravesite).
 
 
 
 

George Washington and Mollie Grizzle
 
 
3. George Washington Grizzle was born in March 1865 in GA. He died on March 31, 1930 in Jackson Co., GA (Gravesite). He married (1) Sarah Emma Jane Wood, daughter of William M. Wood (See Wood) and Axia Findley (See Findley), on March 8, 1885 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She was born about 1870. She died about 1894. He married (2) Mary Leola "Mollie" Hunsinger, daughter of James Grasion Hunsinger and Sarah Ann Melvine Walker (Gravesite), on December 25, 1895 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She was born in June 1880. She died in 1964 (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ George Washington Grizzle & Sarah Emma Jane Wood
Marriage License ~ George Washington Grizzle & Mary Leola "Mollie" Hunsinger
1900 Lumpkin Co., GA Census ~ George Washington Grizzle Family
The Weekly Banner (Athens, GA) February 24, 1905
1910 Salary
1911 Salary
1910 Hart Co., GA Census ~ George Washington Grizzle Family
1920 Hart Co., GA Census ~ George Washington Grizzle Family
1920 Hart Co., GA Census ~ George Washington Grizzle Family pg. 2
Death Certificate ~ George Washington Grizzle
1930 Jackson Co., GA Census ~ Mary Leola Hunsinger Grizzle Family
1940 Jackson Co., GA Census ~ Mary Leola Hunsinger Grizzle Family

George Washington Grizzle and Sarah Emma Jane Wood had the following children:
4. Mary Elizabeth Grizzle was born on October 20, 1887. She died on May 23, 1944. She married Robert Emory Ray, son of Joseph W. Ray, on December 24, 1901 in Lumpkin Co., GA. He was born on August 14, 1882. He died on October 19, 1946.
5. Lula Magola Grizzle was born on June 9, 1894 in Cherokee Co., GA. She died on January 1, 1973 in Royston, GA. She married Rufus Stafford Adams, son of Francis Marion Adams and Lettie Alice Heaton, on September 11, 1910 in Hart Co., GA. He was born on September 28, 1892 in Hart Co., GA. He died on January 7, 1968 in Hart Co., GA.
(**) John Grizzle.

George Washington Grizzle and Mary Leola "Mollie" Hunsinger had the following children:
6. Carrie Grizzle was born on August 18, 1897 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She died on March 9, 1921 in Fulton Co., GA. She married Olen C. Lanier. He was born about 1898 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA.
7. Arthur Henry Grizzle was born on December 3, 1899. He died on June 3, 1949. He married Maggie Harbin. She was born in 1908. She died in 1973.
8. Lannie Floyd Grizzle was born on August 27, 1902. He died in May 1972 in Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., GA. He married Annie ?. She was born on April 27, 1905. She died in March 1989.
9. Grayson Madison Grizzle was born on April 20, 1904. He died in August 1969 in Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., GA. He married Louise ?. She was born about 1911.
10. Janie Alice Grizzle was born about 1910. She married David Lawrence. He was born about 1906.
(**) Garnet Shield Grizzle was born on October 20, 1911. He died in January 1987 in Leesburg, FL.
(**) George Frank Grizzle was born about 1914. He died in 2005.
11. Boyd E. Grizzle was born in 1917. He died in 1976. He married Aline ?. She was born in 1925. She died in 1976.
12. Edward Coleman Grizzle was born on December 23, 1921. He died on April 1, 1996 in Leesburg, FL. He married Francis ?.
13. Idell Grizzle was born about 1926.
 
 
 

Generation No. 3

4. Mary Elizabeth Grizzle was born on October 20, 1887. She died on May 23, 1944 (Gravesite). She married Robert Emory Ray, son of Joseph W. Ray, on December 24, 1901 in Lumpkin Co, GA. He was born on August 14, 1882. He died on October 19, 1946 (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ Robert Emory Ray & Mary Elizabeth Grizzle
1910 Census ~ Cherokee Co., GA ~ Robert Emory Ray & Family
1920 Census ~ Cobb Co., GA ~ Robert Emory Ray & Family
1920 Census ~ Cobb Co., GA ~ Robert Emory Ray & Family pg. 2
1930 Census ~ Cobb Co., GA ~ Robert Emory Ray & Family
1940 Census ~ Cherokee Co., GA ~ Robert Emory Ray & Family

Robert Emory Ray and Mary Elizabeth Grizzle had the following children:
(**) Lela Ray.
(**) Pearl Ray.
(**) Ruby Christine Ray.
(**) Robert Wheeler Ray.
(**) Bertha O. Ray.
(**) Fred M. Ray.
(**) Thelma L. Ray.
 
 
 
 



Rufus Stafford and Lula Magola Grizzle Adams

 
 
5. Lula Magola Grizzle was born on June 9, 1894 in Cherokee Co., GA. She died on January 1, 1973 in Royston, GA (Gravesite). She married Rufus Stafford Adams, son of Francis Marion Adams (See Adams) and Lettie Alice Heaton (See Heaton), on September 11, 1910 in Hart Co., GA. He was born on September 28, 1892 in Hart Co., GA. He died on January 7, 1968 in Hart Co., GA (Gravesite).

Marriage License ~ Rufus Adams and Lula Grizzle
World War I Draft Registration ~ Rufus Adams
1920 Census ~ Hart Co., GA ~ Rufus Adams and Family
1930 Census ~ Hart Co., GA ~ Rufus Adams and Family
1940 Census ~ Hart Co., GA ~ Rufus Adams and Family

Note ~ Rufus was called "Bud" by his brother Hoyt & "Doofy" by his brother Mallory

Rufus Stafford Adams and Lula Magola Grizzle had the following children:
14. Monferd Wingo Adams was born on April 24, 1913 in Hart Co., GA. He died on March 19, 1997 in Easley, SC. He married (1) Pauline Brock Carlton on March 22, 1931 in Anderson, SC. She was born on February 1, 1915. She died on March 31, 1951. He married (2) Catherine Lee Lesley in September 1954. She was born on February 6, 1920. She died on June 25, 1991.
15. Melba Alice Adams was born on July 6, 1915 in Hart Co., GA. She died on July 18, 1995 in Greer, SC. She married James Newton Senkbeil on July 8, 1933 in Anderson, SC. He was born on April 24, 1913. He died on November 30, 2002.
16. George Clinton Adams was born on October 25, 1917 in Hart Co, GA. He died on April 4, 2010 in Hartwell, Hart Co., GA. He married Virginia Davis on January 19, 1941 in Anderson, SC. She died about 1994.
17. Nardith Monona "Deane" Adams was born on May 3, 1922 in Hart Co., GA. She died on July 24, 2014 in Anderson, Anderson Co., SC. She married Horace Jade Vickery Jr., son of Horace Jade Vickery Sr. and Mary Evan Junkins, on May 28, 1938 in Hart Co., GA. He was born on August 29, 1919 in Hart Co., GA. He died on May 10, 1977 in Hartwell, Hart Co., GA.
18. Joel Farris Adams was born on November 3, 1924 in Hart Co., GA. He died on May 9, 1990 in Augusta, Richmond Co., GA. He married Elsie Blair, daughter of John Ralph Blair and Mary Lucille Echols, on June 21, 1944. She was born on May 28, 1925 in Wilkes Co., GA. She died on January 13, 2015 in Elbert Co., GA.
19. Lowell Hewin Adams was born on October 9,1927 in Hart Co., GA. He died on October 15, 2002 in Athens, Clarke Co., GA. He married Grace Montine Cheek, daughter of King David Cheek and Opal Inez Shiflet, on May 10, 1947. She was born on July 21, 1931 in Hart Co., GA. She died on April 1, 1998 in Royston, Franklin Co., GA.
20. Pringle Allan Adams was born on May 3, 1930 in Hart Co., GA. He died on September 16, 2010 in Cobb Co, GA. He married Juanita Mae Davis, daughter of Marion Evan Davis and Lillie Corine Swanson, on September 30, 1950. She was born on May 1, 1933 in Buford, Gwinnett Co., GA. She died on May 15, 2009 in Cobb Co., GA.
 
 
 
 

Carrie Grizzle

6. Carrie Grizzle was born on August 18, 1897 in Lumpkin Co., GA. She died on March 9, 1921 in Fulton Co., GA. She married Olen C. Lanier. He was born about 1898 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA.

1920 Census ~ Fulton Co., GA ~ Olen C. Lanier and Family
Death Certificate ~ Carrie Grizzle Lanier
Death Certificate ~ Olin Lanier Jr.

Olen C. Lanier and Carrie Grizzle had the following children:
(**) Virginia Lanier was born about February 1919.
(**) Olin Lanier was born on March 5, 1921 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA. He died on May 23, 1921 in Hartwell, Hart Co., GA.
 
 
 
 
7. Arthur Henry Grizzle was born on December 3, 1899. He died on died June 3, 1949. He married Maggie Harbin. She was born in 1908. She died in 1973.

Arthur Henry Grizzle and Maggie Harbin had the following children:
(**) ? Grizzle.
(**) ? Grizzle.
(**) ? Grizzle.
 
 
 
 
8. Lannie Floyd Grizzle was born on August 27, 1902. He died in May 1972 in Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., GA. He married Annie ?. She was born on April 27, 1905. She died in March 1989.

Lannie Floyd Grizzle and Annie ? had the following child:
(**) ? Grizzle.
 
 
 
 
9. Grayson Madison Grizzle was born on April 20, 1904. He died in August 1969 in Dahlonega, Lumpkin Co., GA. He married Louise ?. She was born about 1911.

Grayson Madison Grizzle and Louise ? had the following children:
(**) Evelyn Grizzle was born about 1930.
(**) ? Grizzle.
(**) ? Grizzle.
(**) ? Grizzle.
(**) ? Grizzle.
(**) ? Grizzle.
(**) ? Grizzle.
 
 
 
 
10. Janie Alice Grizzle was born about 1910. She married David Lawrence. He was born about 1906.

David Lawrence and Janie Alice Grizzel had the following children:
(**) ? Lawrence.
(**) ? Lawrence.
(**) ? Lawrence.
(**) ? Lawrence.
(**) ? Lawrence.
(**) ? Lawrence.
 
 
 
 
11. Boyd E. Grizzle was born in 1917. He died in 1976. He married Aline ?. She was born in 1925. She died in 1976.

Boyd E. Grizzle and Aline ? had the following children:
(**) ? Grizzle.
(**) ? Grizzle.
(**) ? Grizzle.
 
 
 
 
12. Edward Coleman Grizzle was born on December 23, 1921. He died on April 1, 1996 in Leesburg, FL. He married married Francis ?.

Edward Coleman Grizzle and Francis ? had the following children:
(**) ? Grizzle.
(**) ? Grizzle.
 
 
 
 
13. Idell Grizzle was born about 1926. She married ?.

? and Idell Grizzle had the following children:
(**) ?.
(**) ?.
(**) ?.
(**) ?.
 
 
 

Generation No. 4

Monferd Wingo Adams
 
 
14. Monferd Wingo Adams was born on April 24, 1913 in Hart Co., GA. He died on March 19, 1997 in Easley, SC. He married (1) Pauline Brock Carlton on March 22, 1931 in Anderson, SC. She was born on February 1, 1915. She died on March 31, 1951 (Gravesite). He married (2) Catherine Lee Lesley in September 1954. She was born on February 6, 1920. She died on June 25, 1991.

1940 Census ~ Pickens Co., SC ~ Monford Wingo Adams and Family

Monford Wingo Adams and Pauline Brock Carlton had the following children:
21. Charles Monferd Adams was born on September 12, 1932 in Lavonia, Franklin Co., GA. He died on July 20, 2013 in Easley, Pickens Co., GA. He married (1) Gloria Patricia Martin on November 28, 1955. She was born on September 30, 1937. He married (2) (Private).
22. Joyce Gwendolyn Adams was born on May 22, 1934 in Greenville Co., SC. She died in April 21, 2016 in Easley, Pickens Co., SC. She married Bruce Edwin Holliday on September 26, 1952. He was born on November 26, 1933. He died on November 3, 2016 in Seneca, Oconee Co., SC.
23. Iris Rebecca Adams was born on April 21, 1937 in Pickens Co., SC. She died on November 8, 2014 in Crawfordville, Taliaferro Co., GA. She married (1) John Wilton McCoy on March 28, 1953. He was born on November 7, 1931. She married (2) Brad K. Brooks about 1976.
24. Jean Carolyn Adams was born on March 21, 1939. She died on March 7, 1990 (Gravesite). She married (1) Willie Joe Wright on February 4, 1956. He was born on March 15, 1937 in Pickens Co., SC. He died on February 6, 2012 in Pickens Co., SC. She married (2) James L. 'Mitch' Browning. He was born on September 13, 1935 in SC. He died on January 25, 2004 in SC (Gravesite).
25. Jerry Michael Adams was born on June 2, 1944. He died on April 21, 1999 in SC. He married (1) (Private). He married (2) (Private).
 
 
 
 
15. Melba Alice Adams was born on July 6, 1915 in Hart Co., GA. She died on July 18, 1995 in Greer, SC (Gravesite). She married James Newton Senkbeil on July 8, 1933 in Anderson, SC. He was born on April 24, 1913. He died on November 30, 2002 (Gravesite).

James Newton Senkbeil and Melba Alice Adams had the following child:
26. (Private).
 
 
 
 
16. George Clinton Adams was born on October 25, 1917 in Hart Co., GA. He died on April 4, 2010 in Hartwell, Hart Co., GA (Gravesite). He married Virginia Davis on January 19, 1941 in Anderson, SC. She died about 1994.

George Clinton Adams and Virginia Davis had the following child:
27. Diane Adams was born on March 13, 1943. She died in 2009. She married (1) Jerry Ray Boozer about 1963. He was born on March 23, 1937 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA. He died on October 22, 2016 in Lula, Hall Co., GA. She married (2) ? Jones.
 
 
 
 
17. Nardith Monona 'Deane' Adams was born on May 3, 1922 in Hart Co., GA. She died on July 24, 2014 in Anderson, Anderson Co., SC (Gravesite). She married Horace Jade Vickery Jr., son of Horace Jade Vickery Sr. and Mary Eva Junkins, on May 28, 1938 in Hart Co, GA. He was born on August 29, 1919 in Hart Co., GA. He died on May 10, 1977 in Hartwell, Hart Co., GA (Gravesite).

1940 Hart Co., GA Census ~ H.J. Vickery Family
WWII Draft Registration - H.J. Vickery
WWII Draft Registration pg.2 ~ H.J. Vickery

Horace Jade Vickery Jr. and Nardith Monona Adams had the following children:
(**) (Private).
28. (Private).
 
 
 
 
18. Joel Farris Adams was born on November 3, 1924 in Hart Co., GA. He died on May 9, 1990 in Augusta, Richmond Co., GA (Gravesite). He married Elsie Blair, daughter of John Ralph Blair and Mary Lucille Echols, on June 21, 1944. She was born on May 28, 1925 in Wilkes Co., GA. She died on January 13, 2015 in Elbert Co., GA (Gravesite).

Death Certificate ~ Joel Farris Adams

Joel Farris Adams and Elsie Blair had the following children:
29. (Private).
(**) Mamie Elsie Adams was born on March 8, 1950 in Hart Co., GA. She died on March 8, 1950 in Hart Co, GA (Gravesite).
(**) Billy Farris Adams was born on May 26, 1951 in Hart Co., GA. He died on May 26, 1951 in Hart Co., GA (Gravesite).
(**) Dennis Gary Adams was born on December 20, 1952 in Hart Co., GA. He died on December 20, 1952 in Hart Co., GA (Gravesite).
 
 
 
 
19. Lowell Hewin Adams was born on October 9, 1927 in Hart Co., GA. He died on October 15, 2002 in Athens, Clarke Co., GA (Gravesite). He married Grace Montine Cheek, daughter of King David Cheek (Gravesite) and Opal Inez Shiflet (Gravesite), on May 10, 1947. She was born on July 21, 1931 in Hart Co, GA. She died on April 1, 1998 in Royston, Franklin Co., GA (Gravesite).

Death Certificate ~ Lowell Hewin Adams

Lowell Hewin Adams and Grace Montine Cheek had the following children:
(**) Hewin David Adams was born on April 26, 1949. He died on August 4, 1965 (Gravesite).
30. (Private).
 
 
 
 

   

Pringle Allan and Juanita Mae Davis Adams
 
 
20. Pringle Allan Adams was born on May 3, 1930 in Hart Co., GA. He died on September 16, 2010 in Cobb Co., GA (Gravesite). He married Juanita Mae Davis, daughter of Marion Evan Davis (See Davis) and Lillie Corine Swanson (See Swanson), on September 30, 1950. She was born on May 1, 1933 in Buford, Gwinnett Co., GA. She died on May 15, 2009 in Cobb Co., GA (Gravesite).

Birth Certificate ~ Pringle Adams
Birth Record ~ Juanita Mae Davis
Marriage License ~ Pringle Allan Adams & Juanita Mae Davis

Pringle Allan Adams and Juanita Mae Davis had the following children:
31. (Private).
32. (Private).
 
 
 

Generation No. 5

21. Charles Monferd Adams was born on September 12, 1932 in Lavonia, Franklin Co., GA. He died on July 20, 2013 in Easley, Pickens Co., SC. He married (1) (Private). He married (2) (Private).

Charles Monferd Adams and (Private) had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
22. Joyce Gwendolyn Adams was born on May 22, 1934 in Greenville Co., SC. She died on April 21, 2016 in Easley, Pickens Co., SC. She married Bruce Edwin Holliday, son of John Edgar Holliday and Fannie Harkins, on September 26, 1952. He was born on November 26, 1933. He died on November 3, 2016 in Seneca, Oconee Co., SC.

Bruce Edwin Holliday and Joyce Gwendolyn Adams had the following child:
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
23. Iris Rebecca Adams was born on April 21, 1937 in Pickens Co., SC. She died on November 8, 2014 in Crawfordville, Taliaferro Co., GA. She married (1) (Private). She married (2) (Private).

(Private) and Iris Rebecca Adams had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).

(Private) and Iris Rebecca Adams had the following child:
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
24. Jean Carolyn Adams was born on March 21, 1939. She died on March 7, 1990. She married (1) Willie Joe Wright on February 4, 1956. He was born on March 15, 1937 in Pickens Co., SC. He died on February 6, 2012 in Pickens Co., SC. She married (2) James L. 'Mitch' Browning. He was born on September 13, 1935 in SC. He died on January 25, 2004 in SC.

Willie Joe Wright and Jean Carolyn Adams had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
25. Jerry Michael Adams was born on June 2, 1944. He died on April 21, 1999 in SC. He married (1) (Private). He married (2) (Private).

Jerry Michael Adams and (Private) had the following child:
(**) (Private).

Jerry Michael Adams and (Private) had the following child:
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
26. (Private).  
 
 
 
27. Diane Adams was born on March 13, 1943. She died in 2009. She married (1) Jerry Ray Boozer about 1963. He was born on March 23, 1937 in Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA. He died on October 22, 2016 in Lula, Hall Co., GA. She married (2) ? Jones.

Jerry Ray Boozer and Diane Adams had the following children:
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
(**) (Private).
 
 
 
 
28. (Private)  
 
 
 
29. (Private)  
 
 
 
30. (Private)  
 
 
 
31. (Private)  
 
 
 
32. (Private)  
 
(**) No further information on this individual.  
 

 
 
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