Descendants of John Grigsby

Seventh Generation


20. John Grigsby III (John , John , Thomas , Isaac , Alexander , John ) was born in 1710 in Faquier. He died in 1771.

John married Ann Lampton. Ann was born in 1708.

They had the following children:

  48 M i John Grigsby IV was born in 1738. He died in 1789.
        John married Miss Bayliiss.
  49 F ii Mary Grigsby was born in 1740 in Stafford, Va.
        Mary married John Wake on 24 Aug 1766 in Faquier.
+ 50 F iii Nancy Ann Grigsby
  51 M iv William Grigsby was born on 30 Oct 1744 in Stafford, Va. He died in 1782 in Virgina.
        William married Elizabeth Bullitt on 8 Feb 1771 in Faquier.
  52 F v Susannah Grigsby was born in 1747.
        Susannah married William Stewart.
  53 F vi Rachel Grigsby was born in 1750.
        Rachel married Thomas Nelson.
  54 vii Mott Grigsby was born in 1753. Mott died in 1795 in King George, Virgina.

21. Moses Grigsby (John , John , Thomas , Isaac , Alexander , John ) was born in 1712 in Stafford, Va. He died in 1780 in Virgina.

Moses married (1) Abigail Fritter.

Moses married (2) Katherine Branson in 1744.

They had the following children:

  55 M i Henry Grigsby was born in 1744. He died in 1825.
        Henry married Lucy Lang.
  56 M ii William Grigsby was born in 1746. He died in 1826.
        William married Dorothy Unknown.
  57 M iii Redmond Grigsby was born in 1748. He died in 1828.
  58 F iv Elizabeth Grigsby was born in 1750. She died in 1834.
        Elizabeth married James Fagin.

Moses married (3) Mary Metheny in 1756.

They had the following children:

  59 M v John Grigsby was born in 1756.
        John married Susan Monteith.
  60 M vi Moses Grigsby II was born in 1758.
        Moses married Abigail Fritter.

36. James Redmond Grigsby (James F. , John , Thomas , Isaac , Alexander , John ) was born about 1700 in Stafford, Va. He died in Mar 1752 in Overwharton, Stafford, Va.

He had the following children:

  61 F i Susannah Redmond Grigsby.
        Susannah married Unknown Tharp.
  62 M ii James Grigsby was born in 1708. He died in 1797.
        James married Francis Unknown.
  63 F iii Elizabeth Grigsby was born in 1710 in Stafford, Va. She died in 1783.
        Elizabeth married Edward Hughes.
+ 64 M iv Enoch Grigsby
+ 65 M v Samuel Grigsby

38. Nathaniel Grigsby (James F. , John , Thomas , Isaac , Alexander , John ) was born in 1716 in Stafford, Va. He died in 1801 in Bardstown, Nelson, Ky.

Service: Patriot, appointed Road Surveyor for road from John Fryer's ford to the mountain road. December 14, 1778, Nathaniel Grigsby, Sr., was also in list of tyghables in Loudoun County, VA, June 1780. Also furnished supplies.

Nathaniel married (1) Elizabeth Butler. Elizabeth was born in 1728 in Virgina. She died in 1771 in Virgina.

They had the following children:

+ 66 M i James
  67 M ii Butler Grigsby was born about 1754.
+ 68 M iii Nathaniel Grigsby
  69 F iv Ann Grigsby was born about 1758.
        Ann married Burdett Eskridge.
+ 70 F v Susanna Grigsby
  71 F vi Elizabeth Grigsby was born about 1764.
        Elizabeth married George Mason.
+ 72 M vii John Grigsby
  73 M viii Mark Grigsby was born about 1775.
  74 M ix Enoch Grigsby was born in 1778.
+ 75 M x William Grigsby
+ 76 M xi Joseph Grigsby

Nathaniel married (2) Susannah Linton (Lenton) Smith.

They had the following children:

  77 M xii Linton Smith was born about 1774.
  78 M xiii Mark Grigsby was born in 1775.
  79 M xiv Enoch Grigsby is printed as #74.

39. John Grigsby (James F. , John , Thomas , Isaac , Alexander , John ) was born in 1720 in Stafford, Va. He died on 7 Apr 1794 in Rockbridge, Va.

BIOGRAPHY: The Grigsbys are Anglo-Saxon. Goldsmith mentions their great number in England. (In drama "She Stoops to Conquer"). Josiah, in 1794, in the House of COmmons, seconded the motion of the celebrated Earl Gray, later prime minister of England, for a reform in the representation of Parliament. The English ancestors of our family came over to Virginia in about the year 1660, on the restoration of Charles II; and were on the side of the Puritans, as Independents.
John Grigsby was called "Soldier John" after he was one of Augustine Washington's company at the siege of Carthagena, etc. The tradition is that his parents came from Wales, which even Julius Ceasar could not conquer. It is known that he had three brothers: Thomas, Aaron and Redmond.

Service: Patriot Index shows Patriot, records show him as a Privat in the 13th Virginia Regiment, also that he was a Captain in the 13th Virginia Regiment. He accompanied Lawrence Washington in the forces of Admiral Vernon on the expedition against Carthegena, South America, in 1740. Known as "Soldeier John".

John married (1) Elizabeth Porter. Elizabeth was born on 27 Feb 1733/1734 in Orange, Va. She died on 7 Oct 1807 in Rockbridge, Va.

They had the following children:

  80 F i Elisha Grigsby.
        Elisha married Elizabeth Hawkins Porter.
  81 F ii Elizabeth Grigsby.
  82 F iii Frances Grigsby.
        Frances married Thomas Beckham.
  83 M iv Rueben Grigsby.
        Rueben married Verlinda Alex Porter.
  84 F v Ann Grigsby was born on 13 Sep 1766.
  85 M vi Joseph Grigsby was born on 6 Jan 1769.
        Joseph married Mary Ashby Scott.
  86 F vii Jane Ashley Grigsby was born on 19 Oct 1769.
        Jane married William Paxton.
  87 F viii Rachael Grigsby was born on 7 May 1771.
        Rachael married Alexander McNutt.
  88 F ix Martha Grigsby was born on 19 Sep 1772.
        Martha married Alexander Trimble.

John married (2) Rosanna Etchinson. Rosanna was born in 1730 in Virgina. She died in Culpeper, Va.

They had the following children:

+ 89 F x Mary Ann Grigsby
+ 90 M xi James Grigsby
+ 91 M xii John Grigsby
+ 92 M xiii Charles Grigsby
  93 F xiv Sarah Grigsby was born on 30 Dec 1757.
        Sarah married Thomas Welch.
+ 94 M xv William Grigsby

40. Redmond Grigsby (James F. , John , Thomas , Isaac , Alexander , John ) was born on 19 Apr 1721 in Stafford, Va. He died on 6 Oct 1809 in Prince William, Va.

Redmond married (1) Elizabeth.

They had the following children:

  95 F i Susanna Grigsby.
+ 96 F ii Mary Grigsby
+ 97 F iii Elizabeth Grigsby
  98 F iv Catherine Grigsby was born in 1773.
  99 M v Redmond Grigsby was born in Mar 1775.

Redmond Davis Grigsby, son of Reuben Grigsby and wirfe, Nancy Parker (of Kentucky), married Matilda Stark, born 1818; had son, Redmond Grigsby and grandson, Redmon Grigsby Davis.
Other Grigsbys were William, James, Charles, Aaron Grigsby married the sister of Abraham Lincoln. The Grigsbys came from Virginia. The older ones are buried at Old Pigeon graveyard newr Lincol City, Indiana. Many of the Grigsbys were killed by the Indians, and one boy was taken captive by them. From Mrs. Florence A Chrisney, Chrisney, Spencer County, Indiana.
Aaron Grigsby married 1836 Nancy or Sarah Lincol, daughter of Thomas Lincoln.
  100 F vi Dorcas Grigsby was born in 1777.

Redmond married (2) Susannah James.

41. Richard Grigsby (William , John , Thomas , Isaac , Alexander , John ) was born in 1716. He died in 1782.

Richard married Amy Rush. Amy was born in 1721. She died in 1793.

They had the following children:

  101 M i William Grigsby was born in 1745. He died in 1809.
+ 102 M ii James Grigsby
  103 M iii Benjamin Grigsby was born in 1749. He died in 1840.
        Benjamin married (1) Elizabeth Duncan in 1786.
        Benjamin married (2) Alice Browning in 1790.
  104 M iv John Grigsby was born in 1751. He died in 1819.
        John married Elizabeth Payne.
  105 F v Grizzele Grigsby was born in 1753. She died in 1812.
  106 F vi Euphema Grigsby was born in 1755. She died in 1818.
        Euphema married Unknown Bland.
  107 F vii Barsheba Grigsby was born in 1757. She died in 1821.

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