Grigg, James

Birth Name Grigg, James
Gender male
Age at Death 86 years, 11 months

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth February 1, 1825 Devon, England 1901 census - gravestone says 1 Jan
 
Death 1912 Prince Edward Island, Canada dates from his gravestone
 

Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Grigg, William
Mother Dannell, Elizabeth
    Brother     Grigg, William Dannell Daniel
         Grigg, James
    Sister     Grigg, Mary
    Sister     Grigg, Elizabeth Dannell
    Brother     Grigg, Robert Brooks
    Sister     Grigg, Ann
    Sister     Grigg, Jemima
    Brother     Grigg, Edwin Edward Bartholomew
    Sister     Grigg, Harriet J.
 
Father Grigg, William
Stepmother Dougherty, Will Ann
    Half-brother     Grigg, John Fowler Wells
    Half-brother     Grigg, Thomas Armstrong
 
Father Grigg, William
Stepmother McLeod, Merenda

Families

    Family of Grigg, James and Downing, Elizabeth
Married Wife Downing, Elizabeth
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage January 19, 1848 Port Hill, Lot 13, Prince Edward Island Mrs. James Grigg to Elizabeth, dau. James R. downing, both of Lot 13
 
  Children
  1. Grigg, Elizabeth
  2. Grigg, Maria A.
  3. Grigg, Evangeline
  4. Grigg, Cephas B.
  5. Grigg, Jabez
  6. Grigg, Catherine Alice
  7. Grigg, Harriet Jane Janie
  8. Grigg, Sarah T.
    Family of Grigg, James and Bridges, Jane
Married Wife Bridges, Jane
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage December 14, 1875 Prince Edward Island, Canada married by Duncan Currie Methodist Minister, Rob Bridges was a witness
 
  Children
  1. Grigg, Gertrude
  2. Grigg, Robert P.

Media

Narrative

The Islander – Feb 11, 1848
Married.
On the 19th ult., at St. James’ Church, Port Hill, by the Rev. W.H. Cooper, B.A., Mr. James Grigg, to Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. James R. Downing, both of Lot 13.

1881 census, West Devon Lot 10
James Grigg 56
Jane Grigg 46
Cephas Grigg 24
Harriet Jane Grigg 25
Sarah T. Grigg 16
Jabez Grigg 21
Maria A Grigg 31
Evangeline Grigg 26
Catha. Alice Grigg 20
John Coopman 12
Abegail Heffel 23 (teacher)
Source Citation: Year: 1881; Census Place: Lot 10, Prince, Prince Edward Island; Roll: C_13162; Page: 12; Family No: 51.

Guardian 1912 - On Thursday evening, February the lst, James Grigg of West Devon was given a surprise birthday party on his 87th birthday.

Several of James' stories about the pioneer days in Prince County were printed in the Guardian.

Summerside Pioneer - James died March 17 1912 in West Devon. James and Elizabeth (Downing) Grigg had 10 children, 3 sons and 7 daughters.

Pedigree

  1. Grigg, William
    1. Dannell, Elizabeth
      1. Grigg, Ann
      2. Grigg, William Dannell Daniel
      3. Grigg, James
        1. Downing, Elizabeth
          1. Grigg, Elizabeth
          2. Grigg, Maria A.
          3. Grigg, Evangeline
          4. Grigg, Cephas B.
          5. Grigg, Jabez
          6. Grigg, Catherine Alice
          7. Grigg, Harriet Jane Janie
          8. Grigg, Sarah T.
        2. Bridges, Jane
          1. Grigg, Gertrude
          2. Grigg, Robert P.
      4. Grigg, Robert Brooks
      5. Grigg, Mary
      6. Grigg, Elizabeth Dannell
      7. Grigg, Jemima
      8. Grigg, Edwin Edward Bartholomew
      9. Grigg, Harriet J.