hmtl5 Jesse Gritton b. 1836 Kentucky d. 21 Sep 1865: Gritton Genealogy
Jesse Gritton

Jesse Gritton

Male 1836 - 1865  (29 years)

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  • Name Jesse Gritton 
    Born 1836  Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Sep 1865  [1, 2, 4
    Buried Johnson Cemetery, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • We have search for his headstone at Johnson Cemetery but have not found one. Since his parents are buried there it is very likely that he is also.
    Person ID I284  Gritton
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2019 

    Father John R. Gritton,   b. 20 Jul 1808, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1894, Vermilion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Nancy Atkinson,   b. 17 Oct 1808, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1894, Blount Township, Vermilion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1831  Mercer County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Family ID F135  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Catherine Cline,   b. 5 Jun 1843, Vermilion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1929, Jamaica, Vermilion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1860  Vermilion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6, 7
    • Marriage License Abstracts Vermilion County, Illinois 1853-1874. Page 57. Nathaniel Cline, guardian, signed for Sarah C. Cline. Nathaniel Cline was the brother of Sarah's late father.
    Children 
     1. John Riley Gritton,   b. 2 Jun 1861, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1914  (Age 53 years)
     2. Charles Ismael Gritton,   b. 5 Mar 1864, Fairmount, Vermilion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1932, Odell, Livingston County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Albums
    Cline Family Bible
    Cline Family Bible (6)
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1836 - Kentucky Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Sep 1860 - Vermilion County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Johnson Cemetery, Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Gritton Family Register
    Gritton Family Register
    Gritton Family Register
    Gritton Family Register
    Gritton Family Register
    Gritton Family Register

    Albums
    Cline Family Bible
    Cline Family Bible (6)

  • Notes 
    • There is a Jesse Gritton, age 28, farmer, married, on the list "Schedule I. - Consolidated list of all persons of Class I, subject to do military duty in the Seventh Congressional District consisting of Townships of Blount and Middleford in the County of Vermilion and State of Illinois, enumerated during the month of June 1853, under direction of Capt. W. Fithian, Provost Marshall, page 432.
      US Civil War Draft Registration Records. Blount Township. Jess Gritten. Age 28. White. Farmer. Married. Born in Illinois.

      In same record, just above Jess's entry are entries for his cousins (sons of Milo B. Gritton and Jane Burton):

      Merriman Gritten. Age 24. White. Farmer, Married. Born in Illinois.

      a few lines below is: John Gritten. Age 20. White, Farmer, Married. Born in Illinois.

      I cannot find any documentation of military service for Jesse Gritton.

      I cannot find any documentation about Jesse Gritton's death, nor record of a will or probate.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Find a Grave.

    2. [S75] Don Claypool, Don Claypool, (Don Claypool, 1997).

    3. [S89] census records.

    4. [S1] Cline Family Bible.

    5. [S53] Kentucky, County Marriage Records.

    6. [S12] Illinois Marriages.

    7. [S48] Marriage Abstracts, Vermilion County, Illinois: 1853-1874, (Illiana Genealogical and Historical Society).