Melva (Mansker) Grissom

Melva Syretha (Mansker) Grissom (1915 - 1996)

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Melva Syretha Grissom formerly Mansker aka Carmen
Born in Thebes, Alexander, Illinois, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Saint Marys Hospital, Centralia Township, Marion, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 1 Feb 2020 | Created 23 Dec 2016
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Contents

Biography

Birth

Melva was born 17 Nov 1915 at Thebes, Illinois.[1][2]

Residences

  • Melva was living with her parents at Thebes, Illinois during the 1920 census.[3]
  • Melva was living with her father at Thebes, Illinois during the 1930 census.[4]
  • Melva was living with George Smith at Thebes, Illinois in 1935 and during the 1940 census.[5]
  • Melva lived for many years in Ahaheim, California before moving back to Alma, Illinois. She raised Richard (Ricky) Mansker after his parents were killed.

Marriage

When young, Melva dated Blackie Hubford and Cardinal's player, Pepper Martin[6].

Melva married seven times; twice to Ed Grissom:

  1. Melva married George Smith
  2. Melva married Ed Grissom
  3. Melva married Carmen
  4. Melva married Ralph R. Irwin
  5. Melva married Ed Grissom

Occupation

Death

Melva died 21 Dec 1996 at Centralia, Illinois. [7][8]

Burial

Melrose Abbey Memorial Park[9]
Anaheim
Orange County
California USA

Obituary

Sources

  1. Find A Grave (see below)
  2. Hattie (Pearson) Burger list of family names and dates
  3. 1920; Census Place: Thebes, Alexander, Illinois; Roll: T625_297; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 22 Ancestry Record 6061 #109504001
  4. 1930; Census Place: Thebes, Alexander, Illinois; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0022; FHL microfilm: 2340141 Ancestry Record 6224 #83218460
  5. 1940; Census Place: Thebes, Alexander, Illinois; Roll: m-t0627-00758; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 2-23 Ancestry Record 2442 #141088043
  6. Dan Mansker remembers that Melva dated Pepper Martin
  7. Find A Grave (see below)
  8. Social Security Administration; Washington D.C., USA; Social Security Death Index, Master File Ancestry Record 3693 #24055342
  9. Find A Grave (see below)


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