Susan W. Churchill

Susan W. Churchill

b: 1860
d: 24 Apr 1934
THE HENRY BULLETIN, Martinsville, Va., Tue., April 24, 1934, p. 2, col. 3 [edited]. The Ridgeway community lost one of its most valuable women in the passing Sunday morning of Mrs. Susan W. Griggs, whose death came after a long decline in health. He condition during the past several months had been critical. The deceased, who before her marriage was Miss Susan W. Churchill, had been a life long resident of the Ridgeway community and was well known throughout the southern half of the county. Since the death of her husband many years ago, she, with her daughter, successfully managed the Griggs Hotel, which enterprise was favorably known through this section by the hospitable treatment afforded all who visited the place. Due to declining health in recent years, she was forced to relinquish her active duties in the operation of the business to a daughter. Surviving are the following daughters: Mesdames M. W. Atkins, W. M. Carpenter and Miss Georgia Griggs, all of Ridgeway. One sister, Mrs. George O. Jones, of Ridgeway. Five grandchildren also survive - they are Mrs. Rodney Pickering of Baltimore; Mrs. J. Harry Lawrence of Roanoke; George M. Atkins of Abington, Va.; John James and Samuel W. Wysong of Charles Town, W. Va. Her husband preceded her to the grave many years ago. Funeral services were held from th e home Monday afternoon. Burial followed in the Ridgeway Cemetery. [Ref. FOLLOW THE PERIWINKLE, Vol. I, p. 35, Ridgeway Cemetery, no location given: Susan Churchill, Wife of Geo. Ira Griggs, 1860-1934; George Ira Griggs, 8/25/1846 - 8/3/1912].

Her headstone says "To know her was to love her".
Biography
THE HENRY BULLETIN, Martinsville, Va., Tue., April 24, 1934, p. 2, col. 3 [edited]. The Ridgeway community lost one of its most valuable women in the passing Sunday morning of Mrs. Susan W. Griggs, whose death came after a long decline in health. He condition during the past several months had been critical. The deceased, who before her marriage was Miss Susan W. Churchill, had been a life long resident of the Ridgeway community and was well known throughout the southern half of the county. Since the death of her husband many years ago, she, with her daughter, successfully managed the Griggs Hotel, which enterprise was favorably known through this section by the hospitable treatment afforded all who visited the place. Due to declining health in recent years, she was forced to relinquish her active duties in the operation of the business to a daughter. Surviving are the following daughters: Mesdames M. W. Atkins, W. M. Carpenter and Miss Georgia Griggs, all of Ridgeway. One sister, Mrs. George O. Jones, of Ridgeway. Five grandchildren also survive - they are Mrs. Rodney Pickering of Baltimore; Mrs. J. Harry Lawrence of Roanoke; George M. Atkins of Abington, Va.; John James and Samuel W. Wysong of Charles Town, W. Va. Her husband preceded her to the grave many years ago. Funeral services were held from th e home Monday afternoon. Burial followed in the Ridgeway Cemetery. [Ref. FOLLOW THE PERIWINKLE, Vol. I, p. 35, Ridgeway Cemetery, no location given: Susan Churchill, Wife of Geo. Ira Griggs, 1860-1934; George Ira Griggs, 8/25/1846 - 8/3/1912].

Her headstone says "To know her was to love her".
Facts
  • 1860 - Birth - ; North Carolina
  • 1880 - Census - ; Ridgeway, Henry, Virginia
  • 24 Apr 1934 - Death - ; Ridgeway, Virginia
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Susan W. Churchill
1860 - 24 Apr 1934
  
 
  
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) Jas. B. Churchill
Birth<1817>Ct
Death
Marriageto Sallie Churchill
Father?
Mother?
PARENT (F) Sallie Churchill
Birth<1818>Nc
Death
Marriageto Jas. B. Churchill
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
FSusan W. Churchill
Birth1860North Carolina
Death24 Apr 1934Ridgeway, Virginia
Marriage1878to George Ira Griggs
Family Group Sheet - Spouse
PARENT (M) George Ira Griggs
Birth25 Aug 1846
Death3 Aug 1912Ridgeway, Virginia
Marriage1878to Susan W. Churchill
FatherGeorge E. Griggs
MotherFrances W. Wills
PARENT (F) Susan W. Churchill
Birth1860North Carolina
Death24 Apr 1934Ridgeway, Virginia
Marriage1878to George Ira Griggs
FatherJas. B. Churchill
MotherSallie Churchill
CHILDREN
FGeorgia Griggs
Birth
Death
FSusie Churchill Griggs
Birth
Death
FMay Bud Griggs
Birth
Death
FMargaret H Griggs
Birth26 Dec 1881Ridgeway Henry County Virginia
Death12 Mar 1891Ridgeway Henry County Virginia
FMaggie Griggs
Birth
Death
FKatie Wills Griggs
Birth<1879>Va
Death
Evidence
[S32] 1880 United States Census
Descendancy Chart
Susan W. Churchill b: 1860 d: 24 Apr 1934
George Ira Griggs b: 25 Aug 1846 d: 3 Aug 1912
Margaret H Griggs b: 26 Dec 1881 d: 12 Mar 1891
Katie Wills Griggs b: <1879>