Floride Mildred Grigsby Dinkins

1915

Floride Grigsby Dinkins was born September 16, 1915 in  Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA as the first child of and Rebecca Branham Grigsby

1920

Florie Grigsby was counted in the census on 20 Jan 1920 in Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a four-year-old female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Manardia Grigsby, her mother, Rebecca Grigsby, and siblings; Glenn Grigsby, Janie Grigsby, James Grigsby, Lottie Grigsby, Bryant Grigsby and Owens Grigsby.

1930

Floree Grigsby was counted in the census on 24 Apr 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a thirteen-year-old female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Nardie J. Grigsby, her mother, Rebecca B Grigsby and brother, Owen Grigsby.

1939

On January 22, 1939, Miss Floride Grigsby was listed in the newspaper article “North Columbia news notes.

1940

Floria Grigsby was counted in the census on 14 May 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a twenty-one-year-old female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father Manardie Grigsby, her mother, Rebecca Grigsby and Owens Grigsby.

1945

When she was 29, she married Lewis Hogan Dinkins on 28 Jul 1945 in Kershaw, South Carolina, USA.

“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-6S24-Z?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-6STH-1?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-6S5L-H?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.

1951

On September 26, 1951, Mrs. Lewis Dinkins was listed as a living daughter in the obituary of John M. Grigsby.

1952

On February 2, 1952, Mrs. Lewis Dinkins was listed as the living mother in the obituary of Infant Daughter Dinkins.

1997

LUGOFF – Graveside services for Floride Grigsby Dinkins, 81, will be held at 2 p.m. today at Union Baptist Church Cemetery. Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, is in charge.

Mrs. Dinkins died Monday, September 8, 1997. Born in Blaney, she was the daughter of the late John M. Grigsby and Rebecca Branham Grigsby. She was the owner of Dinkins Grocery, a member of Union Baptist Church, and predeceased by her husband, Lewis H. Dinkins.

Surviving are daughter, Becky Sturkie of Lugoff; and grandchildren, Ashley and Hunter.

September 10, 1997  State (published as The State) 
 Columbia, South Carolina
Page 7
Located in Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Edward Traxler

One thought on “Floride Mildred Grigsby Dinkins

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.