Jeremiah GRISHAM1

HAIRSTON.org ID#7382, b. 1752, d. 20 September 1858
Birth*Jeremiah GRISHAM was born in 1752 in Virginia. The 1850 Federal Census show date of birth about 1754.1,2 
Census 1800*He appeared on the census of 1800 in Chester County, South Carolina, Jeremiah Gersham, Males under 10 - 2, 10-15 1, 16-25 1, 26-44 1, Females under 10 -2, 10-15 1, 26-44 1, over 45 1.3 
County Change*1805 - Ouachita County formed as part of Louisiana Territory. 
County Change1807 - Quachita County changed to Ouachita Parish. 
Census 1820*He appeared on the census of 7 August 1820 in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, Jeremiah Grisham, Males 10-15 2, 16-25 1, 45+ 1, Females 16-25 1, 45+ 1. He is living next to James Grisham 44 born in SC (from 1850 census) and Richard Grisham with two females, probably wife and daughter.4 
Census 1830*He appeared on the census of 1830 in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, Males: 1 60-69, Females: 1 60-69.5 
Census 1840*He appeared on the census of 1840 in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, Males: 1 80-89, Females: 1 70-79.6 
Death Spouse*It appears from census records that his first wife was born between 1761 and 1770 and then died between 1840 and 1844. 
Marriage*He married Susan BASSETT on 31 October 1844 in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana.7 
Census 1850*Jeremiah GRISHAM appeared on the census of 14 October 1850 in Ward 11, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana.1

 
Death*He died on 20 September 1858 in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana
Obituary*Died - At his residence in Ouachita Parish, La., on the 20th inst., Mr. Jeremiah Grisham, in his 106th year of age.
Vicksburg Wig, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 29 Sep 1858, Wed Page 5. 

Family 1

Children

Family 2

Susan BASSETT b. a 1794

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  2. [S257] Obituary attached to this record.
  3. [S1800] 1800 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  4. [S1820] 1820 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  5. [S1830] 1830 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  6. [S1840] 1840 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org.
  7. [S290] Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925, Provo Utah, Ancestry.com.
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