NameForrest Wilbie Grisso, Half 1C3R
Birth5 Aug 1872, Ohio
Death5 Sep 1961, Dayton, Montgomery Co., Ohio
Marriage24 Dec 1896, Dayton, Montgomery Co., Ohio
SpouseBertie Catherine Taggart
Birth10 Jun 1873, Smithsburg, Maryland
Death16 Jun 1948, Dayton, Montgomery Co., Ohio
BirthDec 1897/1899, Dayton, Montgomery Co., Ohio
Birthabt 1902, Dayton, Montgomery Co., Ohio
Birth12 Oct 1903, New Carlisle, Clark Co., Ohio
Death8 Oct 1925, Dayton, Montgomery Co., Ohio
Birthabt 1906, Dayton, Montgomery Co., Ohio
Notes for Forrest Wilbie Grisso
Forrest was Ohio's Poet Laureate at one time (I don't know the period.) He published two collections of his poetry: "Sailing the Silver Seas", Antioch Press, 1938. "On Golden Wings", Commercial Service Co., 1952. The second book has some biographical information, including pictures of Bertie as a young girl, and Forrest and Bertie's 50th wedding anniversary.
Will in Montgomery Co., OH, Probate Court records, case #154880. Records give his date of birth as 5 Aug 1872 and date of death as 5 Sep 1961, of uremia. According to the probate records, his spouse preceded him in death, and he left 4 children:
Bertie Catherine Randall, 406 Mechanic St., Eaton, OH
Phila Belle Smith, Rt. 1, Ozias Rd., Eaton, OH
Nellie May Florkey, 820 Richmond Ave, Dayton, OH
Eldon Forrest Grisseau, 106 Valley View Dr., Dayton, OH.
Notes for Bertie Catherine Taggart
Her death certificate records Bertie Catherine Grisso, age 75 years 0 months 6 days, born 10 June 1873 in Maryland, died 16 June 1948 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, Montgomery Co., Ohio, married, wife of Forrest W. Grisso, father Josiah Taggart, mother’s maiden name Catherine Garver, both born in Maryland, cause of death cerebral sclerosis and arteriothrombosis in state of uremia, informant Forrest W. Grisso, 820 Richmond Ave, Dayton 5, burial in Memorial Park Cemetery.