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John Stevens "Granger" Gilstrap
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1867
Pickens
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1956
Columbia
Richland County
South Carolina, USA

John S. Gilstrap was the son of William Benson and Esther Reid Gilstrap, and the husband of Mary Stewart Gilstrap. He had lived in Liberty for 32 years and was retired from textile work. He was also a member of Rice's Creek Baptist Church.

Surviving him at the time of his death were his wife, two daughters, Mrs. Mary Welborn and Mrs. Elvira Collins, both of Liberty; three sons, Willie Gilstrap and Robert Gilstrap of Pickens and Henry Gilstrap of Big Estatoe; 32 grandchildren and 36 great-grandchildren.

His funeral was held Friday, June 8, 1956 at
the First Baptist Church in Liberty, conducted by Rev. A.B. Couch.

Burial: West View Cemetery, Liberty.

Full obituary may be located here:
The Greenville News
Gilstrap, John S
1956 Jun 7 p8
age 89 Liberty

John S. and Mary Stewart Gilstrap were
the great-grandparents of Jimmy Gilstrap,
original manager of this entry.

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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Stewart Gilstrap (1872 - 1958)
 
 Children:
  Arie Luvesta Gilstrap (1890 - 1905)*
  William Benson Gilstrap (1892 - 1963)*
  John F Gilstrap (1894 - 1972)*
  Robert Tillman Gilstrap (1896 - 1984)*
  Roy Bolt Gilstrap (1901 - 1928)*
  Henry Coleman Gilstrap (1903 - 1975)*
  Oscar Hampton Gilstrap (1904 - 1930)*
  Elvira Elizabeth Gilstrap Collins (1907 - 1977)*
  Lewis R Gilstrap (1910 - 1953)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West View Cemetery
Liberty
Pickens County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Karyn Buckner Garvin
Originally Created by: Jimmy Gilstrap
Record added: Jan 25, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5172373
John Stevens Granger Gilstrap
Added by: Jimmy Gilstrap
 
John Stevens Granger Gilstrap
Added by: Jimmy Gilstrap
 
John Stevens Granger Gilstrap
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