Name: Sylvester Samuel Sprinkle GRANTHAM
Given Name: Sylvester Samuel Sprinkle
Birth: 18 Jul 1880 in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, WV 1
Death: 17 May 1945 in Rye Twp., Grand Forks County, ND 1
Burial: 21 May 1945 Sunset Prairie Cemetery, Emerado, ND
Coronary Thrombosis 1 OBIT N742
Change Date: 30 Oct 2005 at 01:00:00
1 SOSC N170
1 NOTE Sylvester was also known as Sam by his family and friends. Whenhe was 4 years old, his family moved to Kansas, then a coupleyears later to Hale, MO. Sam left home at the age of 14 andtraveled to Fairdale, IA arriving in Emerado, ND July 8, 1902.
Sam worked for Dan Ryson in the Blacksmith Shop, then purchasedthe building. He built a 6 room building where he had abarbershop. He bought the drug store from George Netcher in1908. The new store was built in 1916, later destroyed by firein 1960. He had a drug department, barbershop, confectionary,telephone central and groceries and other merchandise. Sam lost6 buildings in the 1928 fire, including a barn and barbershop,2 garages, chicken house adn ice house. The 1930's were hardyears and Sam took to farming. He did commercial trucking andhad a 1,000 gallon tank which he used to deliver water to thesurrounding area. He also had a farm in Rye Township, GrandForks County.
Father: David Daniel Lewis GRANTHAM Sr. b: 19 Oct 1851 in Berkeley County, WV
Mother: Damaris Truddle SPRINKLE b: 16 Jul 1850 in Berkeley County, WV
Grace Fidelia BUTTERY b: 23 Dec 1879 in Neillsville, Clark County, WI
17 Nov 1903
in Emerado, Grand Forks County, ND
- Note: 1 NOTE Sam met Grace in the Methodist Church, Grand Forks County, ND in1903 and they were married by Rev. Hart.
- Katherine Lois GRANTHAM b: 22 Aug 1904 in Emerado, ND, Grand Forks County
- Neva Damaris GRANTHAM b: 29 Jul 1906 in Emerado, Grand Forks, n.D.
- Muriel Margarete GRANTHAM b: 21 Aug 1909 in Emerado, Grand Forks, n.D.
- Ross Carlisle GRANTHAM b: 6 Dec 1910 in Emerado, Grand Forks, n.D.
- LLoyd Willis GRANTHAM b: 7 Oct 1912 in Emerado, Grand Forks, n.D.
- Helen Alice GRANTHAM b: 9 Jul 1915 in Emerado, Grand Forks, n.D.
- Delbert Austin GRANTHAM b: 27 Jan 1917 in Emerado, ND, Grand Forks County
- James Howard Wayne GRANTHAM b: 10 Jul 1918 in Emerado, Grand Forks, n.D.
- Beatrice Grace GRANTHAM b: 4 Feb 1920 in Emerado, Grand Forks, n.D.
- Coral Venus GRANTHAM b: 13 Nov 1921 in Emerado, Grand Forks County, ND
- Title: #46
Author: Grace Fidelia Buttery Grantham
1 TYPE Letter
1 DATE Feb. 11, 1951