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
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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 | Created 23 Dec 2016
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Categories: Thebes, Illinois.

Biography

When young, Melva dated Blackie Hubford and Cardinal's player, Pepper Martin[1].

Melva married George Smith and was living with him in 1935 and 1940 in Thebes, Illinois.[2] George was Melva's first husband.

Melva had been married seven times, twice to Ed Grissom. She lived for many years in Ahaheim, California before moving back to Alma, Illinois. She raised Richard (Ricky) Mansker after his parents were killed.

Married: Ralph Irwin, Carmen,

She is buried at Melrose Abbey - Anahiem, California.[3]


Sources

  1. Dan Mansker remembers that Melva dated Pepper Martin
  2. 1940; Census Place: Thebes, Alexander, Illinois; Roll: m-t0627-00758; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 2-23
  3. Find A Grave - Melva Syretha (Mansker) Grissom


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DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Melva by comparing test results with other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Melva:

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Images: 5
Melva Mansker and Blackie Hubford
Melva Mansker and Blackie Hubford

Melva, Clarence Ralph, & Gordon Clair Mansker
Melva, Clarence Ralph, & Gordon Clair Mansker

Melva and Ed Grissom
Melva and Ed Grissom

John Lewis and Melva Mansker
John Lewis and Melva Mansker

Melva Mansker as a baby.
Melva Mansker as a baby.

Collaboration

Melva is 28 degrees from Rosa Parks, 25 degrees from Anne Tichborne and 17 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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