Patty McKinley's Genealogy

Grass, Gretchen Bernice

Female 1902 - 1970


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  • Name  Grass, Gretchen Bernice 
    Born  13 Sep 1902  Oaktown - Knox Co., IN. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    _UID  4D12BA610C644179BD064841A86668046A4B 
    Died  14 Sep 1970  Oaktown - Knox Co., IN. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Shaker Prairie Shepherd Cemetery, Carlisle, Sullivan, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I66  Patty McKinley's Genealogy
    Last Modified  1 Jan 2015 

    Father  Grass, Willard Lee 
    Mother  Fausel, Myrtle M. 
    Family ID  F24  Group Sheet

    Family  McKinley, Dewey Comodore,   b. 22 Dec 1898, Haddon Twp - Sullivan Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1972, Oaktown - Knox Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 Jan 1921  Sullivan Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Status  MARRIED 
    Children 
     1. McKinley, Willard Leon,   b. 5 Jan 1923, Carlisle - Haddon Twp. - Sullivan Co., IN. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1976, Vincennes, IN. Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. McKinley, Norma Ruth
     3. McKinley, Ronald Gene,   b. 5 Oct 1935, Carlisle - Haddon Twp. - Sullivan Co., IN. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 2007, Carlisle - Sullivan Co., IN Find all individuals with events at this location
    Headstones
    Dewey & Gretchen (Grass) McKinley Headstone
    Dewey & Gretchen (Grass) McKinley Headstone
    Located in the Shepherd Cemetery in Carlisle, Haddon Twp., Sullivan Co., IN
    Census Records
    1930 US Federal Census Busseron Twp. Knox Co., IN
    1930 US Federal Census Busseron Twp. Knox Co., IN
    Enumeration District 12-2 Supervisor District 10 Sheet 11B Lines 72, 73, 74, 75
    Last Modified  1 Jan 2015 
    Family ID  F23  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shaker Prairie Shepherd Cemetery, Carlisle, Sullivan, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Sullivan Daily Times - 1970
      "Gretchen McKinley Succumbs At Home"
      Mrs. Gretchen McKinley, 68, of Oaktown R. 2, died at her home at 10:30 p.m. Monday. She was born in Sullivan County, the daughter of the late Lee and Myrtle Fausel Grass. She was a member of the Shaker Prairie Christian Church. Survivors include the husband, Dewey McKinley, whom she married Jan. 15, 1920; two sons. Willard of Vincennes, and Ronald of Carlisle; a daughter, Mrs. Norma Halter, Vincennes; two brothers, Wilbur and Lee Grass Jr., both of Carlisle; two sisters, Mrs. Garnett Hooper, San Francisco, CA., and Mrs. Mertie Powell, Terre Haute; and 13 grandchildren. The body was taken to the Schulze Funeral Home at Carlisle where arrangements are pending.

  • Sources 
    1. [S73] FamilySearch, FamilySearch.org (Reliability: 0).
      From Familysearch.com

      Groom's name: Commodore Dewey Mckinley
      Groom's race or color: White
      Groom's birthdate: 22 Dec 1898
      Groom's birthplace: Carlisle Indiana
      Groom's residence: Carlisle Indiana
      Groom's number of marriages:
      Groom's father's name: Alonzo Mckinley
      Groom's mother's name: Eliza Cook
      Bride's name: Gretchen Bernice Grass
      Bride's race or color: White
      Bride's birthdate: 13 Sep 1902
      Bride's birthplace: Carlisle Indiana
      Bride's residence: Carlisle Indiana
      Bride's number of marriages:
      Father of bride's name: Willard Lee Grass
      Mother of bride's name: Birtie Mary Fausel
      Officiator's Name: Ralph W Hoffman
      Informant's name:
      Marriage license date: 15 Jan 1921
      Registration Place: Sullivan, Indiana, USA
      Marriage county: Sullivan
      Marriage date: 15 Jan 1921
      Marriage place: , Sullivan,
      Official's name:
      Record number: 508
      Film number: 1401530
      Digital GS number: 4170576
      Image number: 00508
      Number of images: 1
      Collection: Indiana Marriages 1811-1959

      Citing this Record:
      "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XXNL-FQG : accessed 1 January 2015), Commodore Dewey Mckinley and Gretchen Berneice Grass, 15 Jan 1921; citing , Sullivan, , county clerk offices, Indiana; FHL microfilm 1,401,502.