Bettie Bell Grigsby1,2,3

ID #401, (19 January 1888 - 5 December 1964)
Betty Bell Grigsby (1912)

Parents:

Father: James Dallas Grigsby4 b. 9 May 1846, d. 2 Feb 1893
Mother: Caroline Virginia McGinniss5 b. 23 Sep 1860, d. 21 May 1891

Key Events

EventDateDescription
Birth19 Jan 1888She was born on 19 Jan 1888 in King George County, Virginia.1,6
Marriage23 Nov 1916She married James Samuel Dishman, son of James William Dishman and Anna Edwards Suttle, on 23 Nov 1916 in Shiloh Baptist Church, King George County, Virginia, by Pastor W. E. Warren.7,8
Death5 Dec 1964She died of coronary thrombosis on 5 Dec 1964 at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredricksburg, Virginia, at age 76.5,1
Burial7 Dec 1964She was buried on 7 Dec 1964 in Round Hill Baptist Church Cemetery, King George County, Virginia.9,1

Children with James Samuel Dishman:

Virginia Rae Dishman+19,20 (9 Sep 1918 - 7 Apr 2006)
Hazel Grigsby Dishman+21 (15 Sep 1920 - 26 Jun 2013)
Anna Carolyn Dishman+22 (24 May 1922 - 1 Jan 2007)
Betty 'Mae' Dishman+23 (18 May 1924 - 8 Jun 1996)

Note - Living persons are excluded from this website so not all marriages or children may be listed above.

Other Events

EventDateDescription
Guardian2 Aug 1894She was named a ward of George Washington Grigsby on 2 Aug 1894 in King George County, Virginia.10,11
Census19001 Jun 1900She was listed as Samuel Andrew McGinniss's niece on the 1900 census in King George County, Virginia.12
Occupationfrom 1910 to 1916She was a one room public school teacher from 1910 to 1916 in King George County, Virginia. She first taught at the Ninde Store public school along with Miss Sadie Wilson, and then became one of the first teachers at the Madison School when it opened in 1913. She ended her teaching career in 1916 when she married because married women were not allowed to be teachers.13,14
Census191015 Apr 1910She was listed as James Cleveland Grigsby's sister on the 1910 census in King George County, Virginia.15
Name Variation15 Apr 1910Her name was recorded as Bettie E. Grigsby in the 1910 census.13
Residence12 Sep 1918She and James Samuel Dishman lived on 12 Sep 1918 in Alden, King George County, Virginia.16
Census19201 Jan 1920She was listed as James Samuel Dishman's wife on the 1920 census in King George County, Virginia.17
Census19301 Apr 1930She was listed as James Samuel Dishman's wife on the 1930 census in King George County, Virginia.18

 

Other information

Last Edited: 10 Dec 2016

Citations

  1. [S308] The King George News, 10 Dec 1964, Obituaries, Mrs. Betty G. Dishman.
  2. [S437] William Kenneth Dishman, Notification of Birth Registration Vol. 1951, File No. 39196, born 2 Sep 1928, Nindes Store, King George County, Virginia, father James S. Dishman, mother Bettie Grigsby.
  3. [S598] King George County Guardianship Accounts, unknown volume, p.366-367 and p.446-447, 1906-1908, ward Bettie B. Grigsby, guardian George W. Grigsby.
  4. [S143] Betty Grigsby Dishman, Virginia Certificate of Death, died 5 Dec 1964 at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, VA, born 19 Jan 1888, mother Virginia C. McGinnis, father James D. Grigsby.
  5. [S143] Betty Grigsby Dishman, Virginia Certificate of Death, died 5 Dec 1964 at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, VA, born 19 Jan 1888, daughter of James D. Grigsby and Virginia C. McGinnis, informant James S. Dishman (husband).
  6. [S143] Betty Grigsby Dishman, Virginia Certificate of Death, died 5 Dec 1964 at Mary Washington Hospital, Fredericksburg, VA, born 19 Jan 1888.
  7. [S3] James Wm. Dishman Family Bible, "Marriages - J. Samuel second son of James and Anna Dishman was married to Betty Grigsby Nov. 23, 1916."
  8. [S16] Certificate, J. S. Dishman and Betty Grigsby marriage of 21 Nov 1916, license issued 21 Nov 1916, marriage occurred 23 Nov 1916 at Shiloh Baptist Church, Virginia.
  9. [S289] King George County Historical Society, King George Co. Church Cemeteries, p. 153, Round Hill Baptist Church, Betty Grigsby Dishman entry.
  10. [S169] King George County Fiduciary Bond Book, No. 6 (1893-1904): page 16.
  11. [S598] King George County Guardianship Accounts, unknown volume, p.362-369 and p.444-447, 1906-1909, guardian George W. Grigsby, wards Bettie B. Grigsby, Edna W. Grigsby, James C. Grigsby, and Lillie M. Grigsby.
  12. [S46] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, Andrew McGinniss household, ED 42, Sheet 5A, Line 40 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 9 of 19.
  13. [S47] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, J. Cleveland Grigsby household, ED 58, dwelling 31, family 30, line 57 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.).
  14. [S385] Madison School Reunion, speech transcript, 13 Oct 2010 Personal papers of Keith Dishman, includes copies of articles from the Fredericksburg Free Lance newspaper from March 4, 1913 and May 24, 1913 that mention Betty Grigsby as a teacher at the school.
  15. [S47] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, J. Cleveland Grigsby household, ED 58, dwelling 31, family 30, line 54 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.).
  16. [S198] WWI Draft Cards; Virginia, King George County, Local Board (Code No. 45-1-22C); Record Group 163, National Archives and Records Administration - Southeast Region, card of James Samuel Dishman, serial no. 435, order no. A406.
  17. [S48] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, James S. Dishman household, ED#60, Shiloh District, Sheet 1A (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 1 of 20.
  18. [S49] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), King George County, Virginia, Samuel J. Dishman household, ED 50-6, Sheet 4B, line 79 (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc.), image 8 of 29.
  19. [S3] James Wm. Dishman Family Bible, Virginia Rae Dishman, born Sept. 9, 1918, 1st daughter of Sam Dishman & Betty Grigsby.
  20. [S460] Virginia Marriage Certificate, Wallace T. Duncan and Virginia Rae Dishman marriage, married 22 Nov 1939.
  21. [S3] James Wm. Dishman Family Bible, Hazel Grigsby Dishman, born Sept. 15, 1920, 2nd daughter of Sam Dishman & Betty Grigsby.
  22. [S3] James Wm. Dishman Family Bible, Anna Carolyn Dishman, born May 24, 1922, 3rd daughter of Sam Dishman & Betty Grigsby.
  23. [S3] James Wm. Dishman Family Bible, Betty Mae Dishman, 1924.
 

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