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Edith Griswold (born Seely)

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Gender: Female

Date of Birth: February 19, 1882

Date of Death: April 7, 1956

Birth Place: White Hall, IL

Death Place: White Hall, IL

Edith Seely Griswold

Mrs. E. Griswold

WHITE HALL – Mrs. Edith Seely Griswold died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday of a heart attack at her apartment while conversing with a friend.

Mrs. Griswold was born Feb. 19, 1882, in the White Hall vicinity. She was the daughter of Americus and Mary Shackleford Seely. Her stepmother, Mrs. Carrie Seely, died five years ago.

She was united in marriage to Frank C. Griswold April 29, 1903. He died April 25, 1943. One son, Loyal Seely Griswold died Jan. 25, 1944.

Surviving are two granddaughters, Mrs. Herman Howard of Memphis, Tenn., and Nancy Ann Griswold of St. Louis, Mo.; one brother, William Seely of Hillview, and a half-brother, Clifford Seely of Peoria.

She was a member of First Baptist Church and Past Worthy Matron of Guiding Star Chapter, OES.

The body is at Dawdy Funeral Home, and funeral rites will be held there Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.

Published in the Alton Evening Telegraph, (Alton, Illinois) Monday, April 9, 1956, page 19

[Grand-daughter of SGS # 2328 – Edith Pearl; Americus; Anthony Stuart (# 2328); Guy (# 835); ? Justus William; Joseph; John; Benjamin; Nathaniel, Robert]