Obituaries - G

Albert Garner

Journal-Gazette, September 6, 1940
Submitted by Jim Cox
Hartford City, Sept. 5  Albert Garner, 86, a resident of this city for many years, died last night at the Ball Hospital in Muncie following an operation.

He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Ray Pruden of this city and Mrs. Chester Kiesel of Vevay and a son, Joseph Garner of Muncie.

The body will be taken to Vevay for burial Saturday.

Nancy Eugenia (Brooks) Gray

Submitted by Linda McCool

Mrs. Eugenia Gray Claimed By Death In Louisville, Ky.
One of County's Oldest And Finest Ladies Succumbs In A Hospital There

Mrs. Nancy Eugenia Gray, 90, well known and respected lady of the Moorefield community, passed away at the St. Joseph Hospital, in Louisville, Ky., Thursday evening, January 31st. She sustained a broken hip in a fall at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Carl Culberston on December 31st and had been a patient in the hospital since that time.

She was born on March 7, 1855 in Jefferson county, the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Culver Brooks. When a young girl she united with the Ebenezer M. E. church, to which faith she remained true during her life.

On December 24, 1878 she was married to Franklin Gray, with whom she lived in devotion and contentment until his death on March 2, 1944. A son Elbert, of Vevay, and three daughters, Mrs. Carl Culberston, near Vevay, Mrs. James Brougher, Connersville, Ind., and Mrs. Fay Hartman, of near Moorefield, are left to mourn the passing of a devoted mother.

With the children already mentioned she leaves a brother, Morton Brooks of Versailles and two sisters, Mrs. Eva Glockner of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. Nettie Switzer of Mitchell, Ind. She also leaves fourteen grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted at ten o'clock Sunday morning by Rev. H. W. Chatterton at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home and burial was made in the Vevay cemetery.

Angelo Griswold

Compiled by Jeffrey Holtz


"Angelo Griswold, 47, died Tuesday afternoon at his home near Bennington following a short illness of heart trouble. One of the largest crowds that has ever been in attendance was present at the annual old settler's meeting in Griswold's Grove near Bennington Saturday is estimated 2,500 people were present."

Charles Griswold

Compiled by Jeffrey Holtz

Charles Griswold

Private, U.S. Army
145th Infantry Regiment, 37th Infantry Division
Entered the Service from: Ohio
Died: September 27, 1918
Buried at: Plot F Row 26 Grave 33
Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery
Romagne, France

Frank R. Griswold

LaPorte Herald-Argus, 11 December 1944
Compiled by Jeffrey Holtz

Funeral services for Frank R. Griswold, 91, who died at 12:15 a.m. Saturday at the home of his son, Irving Griswold, route 1, La Porte, were held this afternoon and at the grave in Springville cemetery, the Rev. W. Vander Linden officiating. He was born in Vevay, Ind., on October 21, 1853, the son of Leonard and Sarah Helen Griswold. Others surviving are: 5 grandchildren. His wife, one son, one daughter, and one grandson preceded him in death, the latter in a Japanese prison camp. O. M. Haverstock was in charge of funeral arrangements.

George Griswold

29 January 1928
Compiled by Jeffrey Holtz


Who Went To Look For Him When He Fails To Return To The House After Feeding His Stock

George Griswold died suddenly at his home north of Bennington at eight o'clock Sunday morning following an attack of heart trouble. Mr. Griswold had left the house to feed his stock and when he did not return his daughter, Miss Gertha, went to look for him and found him lying in the barnyard, dead.

Mr. Griswold was past seventy-one years of age, being born September 24, 1856. When a young man he was united in marriage to Mary Sarver and one son and one daughter blessed their union. Mrs. Griswold died over two years ago, while the son, Charles was killed in France during the world war. The daughter, Miss Gertha survives. Rev. Clair Malcomson conducted the funeral services at 1:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the M.E. Church at Bennington and the remains were laid to rest in the Slawson Cemetery with Mrs. J. M. Clements the undertaker in charge.

Mary (Blodgett) Griswold

Madison Courier, 14 February 1914, page 3
Compiled by Jeffrey Holtz

Mrs. Mary Griswold died on Thursday night after an illness of several months of dropsy, ending in a severe attack of pneumonia. She was the wife of Lemuel (Leonard) Griswold of Pleasant Township and was a Blodgett before her marriage to Mr. Griswold. Besides the aged husband, she leaves two daughters and five sons. The daughters are Mrs. Ulie Sigmon, of Park's Ridge, and Mrs. John Copeland, of Jefferson County near North Madison. The five sons are George, Hulley, Lawrence, Elwood and Angelo, the later at home with his father. She was 81 years of age. The burial and funeral services will take place on Saturday, interment at Bennington.

Hulley Griswold

DEATH NOTICE, 9 January 1935
Compiled by Jeffrey Holtz

HULLEY GRISWOLD IS STRICKEN BY DEATH Heart Trouble is Fatal To Resident of County

Hulley Griswold, a lifelong resident of this county, passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Kathryn Wiesickle, in Rising Sun, on Wednesday afternoon. He had suffered with heart trouble for some time past as death was due to his illness. Surviving is his widow, two daughters, Mrs. Wiesickle and Mrs. Nell Archer of Vevay, and two sons, Robert of Brooksburg and Mart of Hamilton, Ohio. As we go to press no further details of his life are available.

OBITUARY, 11 January 1935

Rites Held At Bennington, Burial At Vevay

Funeral services for the late Hulley Griswold of this county were held at the Bennington M.E. Church late Friday afternoon with Rev. Sal Wiseman officiating. Mr. Griswold whose death occurred last Wednesday at the home of his daughter in Rising Sun, was a lifelong resident of this county. He was the son of Lemuel (Leonard) and Mary Blodget Griswold and was born near Bennington, January 31st, 1865. On August 27th, 1896 he was united in marriage to Miss Hattie Turner who with the four children survive. He also leaves two brothers, Elwood and Lawrence Griswold of this county and two sisters, Mrs. Uly Sigmon of Parks Ridge and Mrs. John Copeland of North Madison. For many years the deceased followed the trade of blacksmith and was known and respected by a host of friends throughout the county. Following the services interment was made in the Vevay cemetery with Haskell & Morrison in charge.